Head of Media & Public Relations, Office of Marketing & Communications - University College Cork

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced professional to the role of Head of Media and PR. 

Company University College Cork (UCC)
Location College Road, Cork T12 K8AF
Apply by 12 July 2018
Position / Title Head of Media & Public Relations, Office of Marketing & Communications
Reporting to Director of Marketing and Communications, the Head of Media and PR
Contract Type Permanent Whole Time Post
How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to Turn on Javascript!, quoting the job-title.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Head of Media and PR will have a track record in maximising the communications impact of a large complex organisation through all media and public relations channels, including social media, and will have demonstrated impactful leadership of a media and public relations team. S/he will have an expertise in securing high profile content and visibility across media and public relations channels and will be adept at deploying the latest communications technologies and products to the advantage of the organisation.

The post-holder will play a critical leadership role in developing and delivering UCC’s communications, public relations and reputation strategy to a global audience through the effective deployment of traditional and digital communication channels.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/.   The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Donna O’Driscoll, Director of Marketing and Communications | Office of Marketing and Communications, Tel: +353 21 490 2862. E-Mail: Turn on Javascript! Further information on the Department is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/mandc/

Appointment may be made on Admin I (Grade 7) Salary Scale: €68,177 - €89,009 (Scale B) / €65,872 - €84,683 (Scale A)

In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

Application Instructions: 

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to Turn on Javascript!, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 12th July 2018.

No late applications will be accepted.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector


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