|Company||Trinity College Dublin|
|Location||Public Affairs and Communications Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland|
|Apply by||18 July 2018|
|Position / Title||Media Officer|
|Department||The Office of Public Affairs and Communications, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin|
|Reporting to||Head of Media Relations|
|Contract Type||Three-year fixed-term contract (part-time, pro-rated to 50%)|
|How To Apply||
Applicants should submit a full Curriculum Vitae to include the names and contact details of 3 referees (including email addresses), together with a cover letter (1x A4 page) that specifically addresses the application procedure set out above.
APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY E-RECRUITMENT:
If you have any application queries, please contact:
Tel: +353 1 896 3333
Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Caoimhe Ní Lochlainn,
Background to the Post
The promotion of quality research and educational initiatives in the national and international media is important in maintaining Trinity College Dublin’s profile as a university of global consequence. This role, based in the Media Relations unit of the Office of Public Affairs and Communications Office, forms part of an expanded media relations team engaged in this promotion for the benefit of the University. The Media Officer will assist and report to the Head of Media Relations in carrying out duties.
Standard duties and Responsibilities of the Post
Knowledge & Experience (Essential & Desirable)
Skills & Competencies
The Office of Public Affairs and Communications is responsible for developing and managing the University’s public affairs and communications strategy, providing support and an advisory service to staff in these areas. It includes public affairs, media relations, internal communications, social media and digital. It promotes Trinity College Dublin as a leading research and teaching university in Ireland and abroad to key audiences.
In order to assist the selection process, candidates should submit a CV along with three published articles or examples of writing. This should be included with their application electronically, through our on-line recruitment process. Candidates who are shortlisted may be asked to submit a more complete portfolio of their written work.
Further Information for Applicants
URL Link to Area: www.tcd.ie
URL Like to Human Resources: https://www.tcd.ie/hr/
The Selection Process in Trinity
The Selection Committee (Interview Panel) may include members of the Academic and Administrative community together with External Assessor(s) who are expert in the area. Applications will be acknowledged by email. If you do not receive confirmation of receipt within 1 day of submitting your application online, please contact the named Recruitment Partner on the job specification immediately and prior to the closing date/time.
Given the degree of co-ordination and planning to have a Selection Committee available on the specified date, the University regrets that it may not be in a position to offer alternate selection dates. Where candidates are unavailable, reserves may be drawn from a shortlist. Outcomes of interviews are notified in writing to candidates and are issued no later than 5 working days following the selection day.
In some instances the Selection Committee may avail of telephone or video conferencing. The University’s selection methods may consist of any or all of the following: Interviews, Presentations, Psychometric Testing, References and Situational Exercises.
It is the policy of the University to conduct pre-employment medical screening/full pre-employment medicals. Information supplied by candidates in their application (Cover Letter and CV) will be used to shortlist for interview.
Applications from non-EEA citizens are welcomed. However, eligibility is determined by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and further information on the Highly Skills Eligible Occupations List is set out in Schedule 3 of the Regulations https://www.djei.ie/en/What-We-Do/Jobs-Workplace-and-Skills/Employment-Permits/Employment-Permit-Eligibility/Highly-Skilled-Eligible-Occupations-List/ and the Ineligible Categories of Employment are set out in Schedule 4 of the Regulations https://www.djei.ie/en/What-We-Do/Jobs-Workplace-and-Skills/Employment-Permits/Employment-Permit-Eligibility/Ineligible-Categories-of-Employment/. Non-EEA candidates should note that the onus is on them to secure a visa to travel to Ireland prior to interview. Non-EEA candidates should also be aware that even if successful at interview, an appointment to the post is contingent on the securing of an employment permit.
Equal Opportunities Policy
Trinity is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to employment policies, procedures and practices which do not discriminate on grounds such as gender, civil status, family status, age, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation or membership of the travelling community. On that basis we encourage and welcome talented people from all backgrounds to join our staff community. Trinity’s Diversity Statement can be viewed in full at https://www.tcd.ie/diversity-inclusion/diversity-statement.