PR & Communications Advisor - 9 month fixed term contract - Bord Iascaigh Mhara

Applications are invited to apply for the post of PR & Communications Advisor based at BIM Head Office, Dun Laoghaire.

Company Bord Iascaigh Mhara
Location Bord Iascaigh Mhara Head Office, Dun Laoghaire
Apply by 20 September 2017
Position / Title PR & Communications Advisor
Contract Type 9 month fixed term contract.
How To Apply

Applicants can email a Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to Turn on Javascript! or post to the Human Resource Manager, Bord Iascaigh Mhara, P.O. Box 12, Crofton Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96E5AO.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12.00 noon, 20 September, 2017. Please note late applications will not be accepted.

Based at BIM’s Head Office in Dun Laoghaire, the PR & Communications Advisor will support BIM’s Communications Manager within the BIM Communications Office in the CEO Division. The post is offered on a 9 month fixed term contract.

BIM’s Communications Office is responsible for all media relations for the agency. It oversees crisis planning and management for the organisation, BIM’s social media strategy and works with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine regarding Ministerial media opportunities, launches and briefing materials.

The successful candidate will be required to develop an extensive target oriented Communications plan relating to PR opportunities and events, to design, build and execute BIM’s Social media strategy, to draft all press materials to a high standard, organise all photocalls and photo-ops, liaise with DAFM’s press office, build relationships with other State Agencies and manage other ad hoc and recurring duties that may develop.

The ideal candidate will have an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification in Public Relations and have a minimum of six years’ experience working on successful PR campaigns; He/she will be required to have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills with the ability to interact with all levels within the organisation. The post will suit a highly motivated individual that can think creatively and strategically, and can apply an exceptional standard of writing across all disciplines.

Remuneration for the post of PR & Communications Advisor will be at Higher Executive Officer (HEO) Grade in accordance with the Public Sector; Department of Finance approved salary scale salary [€47,081 - €59,294].

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