Media & Communications Officer - University College Cork

UCC wishes to appoint an experienced and passionate Media and PR professional to join a small but effective team that is central to delivering UCC’s media and content strategy. The candidate will be required to work closely with academic and professional staff in areas including the colleges, research, student experience, learning and teaching and alumni engagement. Many stories live within UCC, the challenge is to develop them.

Company University College Cork (UCC)
Location College Road, Cork T12 K8AF
Apply by 23 August 2019
Position / Title Media & PR Officer
Department Office of Marketing & Communications
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.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday 23rd August 2019.

No late applications will be accepted.

Strong media relations and journalism experience is required, combined with an understanding of audience engagement through a content strategy. Experience in video and audio editing is an advantage, as well as a knowledge and passion for working in the higher education sector. Creativity in amplifying the voice of university is always welcome.

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 Eoin Hahessy, Head of Media and PR, Tel: 021 490 2758, Email: Turn on Javascript! Further information is available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/mandc/

Appointment may be made on the Admin V Salary Scale: €41,675-€51,357(Scale B)-€39,684-€48,882(Scale A)
Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

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 Friday 23rd August 2019.

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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