Public Affairs Executive - Dublin Chamber

Dublin Chamber is recruiting a Public Affairs Executive to join a highly motivated team of public relations professionals. The role involves working with member companies to prepare policy positions and convey them to key influencers. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and communication skills, which will be used to support the Chamber’s public affairs campaigns.

Company Dublin Chamber
Location 7 Clare Street, Dublin 2
Apply by 31 January 2019
Position / Title Public Affairs Executive
Department Public Affairs
Reporting to Director of Public & International Affairs
Contract Type Full-time permanent
How To Apply

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Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Public and International Affairs Director, to work with member companies and Dublin Chamber’s governing Council to:

  • Plan, manage and deliver influencing campaigns in support of policy objectives;
  • Research, write and convey policy statements, reports and submissions;
  • Analyse public policy developments for their impact on Dublin and on business;
  • Draft communications and speeches;
  • Represent the Chamber at external fora relevant to the Chamber's policy agenda and speak on behalf of the Chamber at seminars and conferences; and
  • Develop the Chamber's network of key influencers in relevant policy areas and effectively communicate Chamber initiatives.

Key Experience and Required Skills

  • Expertise and interest in public policy;
  • Excellent written and oral communications;
  • Excellent drafting skills with a keen eye for detail;
  • Understanding of Irish politics and business;
  • A high degree of IT proficiency, excellent organisational skills, attention to detail, and an ability to work in a fast paced ever changing environment; and
  • Relevant graduate degree or equivalent work experience preferred.


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