Age & Opportunity is the national organisation that provides a range of opportunities for older people who want to get more involved in arts and culture, sport and physical activity, civic engagement and personal development.
Our aim is to inspire people aged 50+ to live a dynamic life in which they are more active, more visible, more creative and more connected.
We are looking for an energetic and experienced Communications Manager. You will be responsible for both the management of Age & Opportunity’s day-to-day communications and marketing activities, and for end-to-end project management of one-off initiatives and campaigns that support our communications objectives. The role will report to the CEO.
The primary task is to promote awareness and build understanding of Age & Opportunity among our key target audiences. These include funders, programme delivery partners, the local community, policymakers, the press and others operating in the ageing sector.
To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate a track record (minimum 3 years) of working in a management role in communications and marketing. This will include experience of planning and generating high quality content of all kinds; designing and implementing campaigns; positioning and brand management; and social media. You will also have experience of managing marketing agencies and suppliers.
In addition, you will have excellent writing skills, great organisational and project management capabilities, and a natural flair for building relationships with Age & Opportunity’s internal team and with our external audiences and stakeholders.
A full job description and person specification is available here and on our website www.ageandopportunity.ie
This person specification sets out the various criteria which are essential for the post and by which we will assess your application.
Applicants must possess a third-level qualification in marketing, communications, media, journalism, public relations or a related discipline.