External Communications – Business Partner - Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland’s External Communications team is seeking a candidate for maternity cover.

The applicant should have excellent media management and engagement, reputation management, and proactive and reactive external communications advice and counsel to senior executives across the Group.

The External Communications team manages the Group's corporate reputation and implements a PR/communications strategy for the Group.

This involves supporting the business by creating and implementing communication plans for a range of divisions across the bank and delivering communications advice and counsel to senior executives across the Group.

The External Communications team manages the press office, and creates external messaging (press releases, statements, responses to media enquiries etc.), ensuring they are delivered effectively.

This is an opportunity to deploy your media relations expertise and develop your skills within a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.

Company Bank of Ireland
Location Dublin
Apply by 18 February 2019
Position / Title External Communications – Business Partner
Department Group Communications
Contract Type Maternity Cover – 12 months
How To Apply

https://careers.bankofireland.com/jobs/communications-business-partner-dublin-ireland

JOB ROLE:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivering high level communications advice and counsel to senior executives across the Group
  • Supporting the growth of the business by creating, developing and implementing strategic communication plans
  • Liaising with journalists on a daily basis, identifying and promoting newsworthy stories and topics of interest

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience and skills:

  • Strong media management experience is required for this role.
  • At least five years' experience in corporate and/or consumer public relations is required.
  • Demonstrable experience in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Proven ability in delivering a strategic end-to-end communications plan in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Proven business and commercial acumen in dealing with a complex internal and external stakeholder environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work comfortably and efficiently in a collaborative setting
  • Familiar with new and emerging technologies and social media that support content/message delivery and measurement

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