Interim Head of PR (Maternity Cover) - Arnotts

Arnotts are looking to recruit for an Interim Head of PR (Maternity Cover).

Company Arnotts
Location 12 Henry Street, Dublin 1
Position / Title Interim Head of PR (Maternity Cover)
Contract Type Maternity Cover
How To Apply

Applications should be forwarded to Sharon McAleer at Turn on Javascript!


We’re a retail world built on iconic firsts. Famed for the creativity that touches our brands, buildings and experiences.  We’re always challenging ourselves to make every experience more special and unique for our customers and our people.  Supported by strong family foundations that inspire us to create something that lasts. Because we care about the tomorrow we’re carving out. 


We are seeking a strong PR Manager with minimum 7 years experience to replace our Head of PR for the duration of her maternity leave. This role would suit a multi-discipline PR professional with experience and strong media relations in the beauty, fashion, home and lifestyle area, as well as strong relationships with leading bloggers and influencers. Responsible for owning and delivering the PR and Communications programme for Arnotts 


  • Understand the business strategy, objectives and needs of the organization and the different departments to develop and implement public relations strategies that will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products and services.
  • Responsible for executing the PR strategy for the brand
  • Devising and managing the PR budget to ensure maximum effectiveness.
  • Respond to requests for information from the media in a  timely manner or  designate another appropriate spokesperson
  • Overall responsibility for the
  • communication of all new product launches
  • Close collaboration with the marketing, multi-channel and buying teams to ensure clear communication of the brands both in the press and in the public domain
  • Demonstrate the ability to forge and exploit strategic press relationships, achieving landmark coverage through strategic and creative work with all sectors of the media
  • Monitor and evaluate PR coverage, competitive activity and brand health, making key recommendations that keep us on our planned growth trajectory and share best practices.
  • Line management of PR team, including interns, where applicable.

Essential Criteria

  • Public Relations Qualification desirable
  • Minimum 7 years public relations experience
  • Strong fashion. beauty and homewares media contacts necessary
  • Well-honed commercial acumen
  • Excellent communicator, influenced, and collaborator


Our City Centre based Head Office is close to all forms of transport and surrounded by many shops, parks and beautiful restaurants.

Team discount is offered across Brown Thomas, Arnotts and our Concession partners

Wellbeing initiatives; EAP Scheme, Tax Saver Commuter, Bike to Work, Local Discounts


Doing the right thing:  We act with authenticity, honesty and integrity in everything we do.

Drive Creativity:  Encouraging working environments where everyone can use their creativity to drive the business forward in an ever changing Retail environment.

Inspiring the Customer:  Our teams are passionate about creating an authentic and unique experience for all our customers

Winning Together:  Brown Thomas and Arnotts prides itself on working as one business and two brands. We share our knowledge and support others to be successful in achieving individual and company goals.

Performing with Pride:  We deliver results and celebrate success


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