Communications Associate Manager, Ireland - Facebook

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Company Facebook
Location Dublin
Position / Title Communications Associate Manager, Ireland
Department Communications
Reporting to Communications Manager, Ireland
Contract Type Permanent
How To Apply

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Facebook is looking for an experienced Communications Associate Manager to support our proactive and reactive projects in Ireland. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in both corporate and consumer communications, and some experience in delivering proactive brand reputation campaigns. Critically, they will be no stranger to working in a busy press office, having been at the front line of managing daily issues, handling urgent media requests and drafting responses in a highly demanding environment. 

We are looking for someone who has good relationships with Irish media and can bring new ideas to the team. They will also be expected to challenge the team with fresh thinking and creativity and introducing new ways to solve problems. 

Most importantly, they will be willing to get their hands dirty with no job being too big or too small. 

The ability to combine flawless execution, ruthlessly prioritise and work on a number of projects, together with a calm disposition is essential. This position is based in Dublin reporting to the Ireland Corporate Communications Manager. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a busy reactive press office, handling complex and sensitive issues which require prioritisation, cross-team input and internal management
  • Being on the front line with media, responding to comment enquiries, monitoring coverage
  • Proactively identify and pitch positive stories about Facebook's products and proactive initiatives
  • Work cross-functionally with product, policy, monetisation and other international PR team members on individual media opportunities and broader programs
  • Prepare briefing materials and manage spokespeople
  • Meet and educate press, bloggers and influencers about Facebook, our products and initiatives

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid media relationships and experience in dealing with press
  • Proven experience in working in a busy press office environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver campaigns with multiple teams/stakeholders
  • Good writing, project management and decision-making skills
  • 5+ years professional experience in communications or public relations, some agency experience preferred
  • Undergraduate or equivalent qualification

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