Communications Manager (Grade VII) - Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) is the regulatory authority for nurses and midwives in Ireland. The role of NMBI is the protection of the public in its dealing with nurses and midwives and the integrity of the practice of nursing and midwifery through the promotion of high standards of professional education, training and practice and professional conduct among nurses and midwives.

Company Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland
Location 18/20 Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co Dublin (Blended working options available)
Apply by 4 July 2022
Position / Title Communications Manager (Grade VII)
Department Operations
Reporting to Head of Operations
Direct Reports 1
Contract Type Permanent (Full-Time) (Subject to successful completion of probationary period)
How To Apply

https://www.nmbi.ie/What-We-Do/Job-Vacancies 

by 12:00 noon (Irish Time), Monday, 04 July 2022

JOB ROLE:

Communications and public affairs are critical areas for NMBI. The successful candidate will have the ability to focus on strategic communications and public affairs matters. They will work to enhance the reputation of the NMBI as a modern professional regulator, by capturing and communicating the mission and activities of NMBI in an accurate, timely and effective manner. 

The Communications Manager will play a fundamental role in stakeholder engagement, corporate communications, media relations, public affairs and communications with registered nurses and midwives.  Strong regulation requires the trust and confidence of its stakeholders. 

There will also be a requirement to produce materials in a Plain English style, as well as fully embed and coordinate a strong customer service ethos across all of the organisation’s communications material and platforms. 

The contract is a permanent (full-time) position, subject to successful completion of the probationary period.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Please see Information Booklet, available at https://www.nmbi.ie/What-We-Do/Job-Vacancies

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Professional Services /Corporate communications role with a proven track record of strategic employee communications campaign delivery.

Skills: 

  • Flexible and adaptable working style – ability to respond effectively to emerging / unexpected needs.
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • A strong sense of organisational culture and values, and a desire to create a positive working environment.
  • Experience of working on projects which require liaising with a variety of stakeholders from across an organisation.
  • An ability to influence and gain respect and credibility.
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent project manager abilities with excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to build rapport and influence across all levels of the organisation.

Qualifications:

  • A primary degree or post graduate degree in marketing, journalism, public relations, or English literature is advantageous but not essential.

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