Marketing Communications Officer - Irish Heart Foundation

The Irish Heart Foundation is recruiting a Marketing Communications Officer to join the Marketing and Communications Team. The successful candidate will work with colleagues internally and externally to deliver a range of communications and marketing projects, events and national public awareness campaigns.

Company Irish Heart Foundation
Location 17-19 Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6, D06 C780
Apply by 26 February 2020
Position / Title Marketing and Communications Officer
Department Marketing and Communications
Reporting to Marketing and Communications Manager
Contract Type Permanent
How To Apply

To apply, please send an up-to-date CV and cover letter to Loading... by 5pm on Wednesday 26th February 2020.



  • Working with internal teams and external agencies and organisations, support the Marketing and Communications Team to deliver communications and marketing projects.
  • Working with internal teams and external agencies and organisations, support the Marketing and Communications Team to deliver national public awareness campaigns across print, broadcast and digital platforms, including campaigns on specific health conditions, e.g. “Prevent a Stroke: Feel the Pulse” campaign for atrial fibrillation, “Don’t Ignore the Signs” campaign for heart failure, etc.
  • Support the delivery of conferences and events, including our annual Stroke Professionals’ Conference and our presence at the National Ploughing Championships.
  • Fact-check, review and proof external communications, marketing and information materials, ensuring they comply with brand standards and tone of voice.
  • Create content and generate ideas to support new and existing campaigns.
  • Attend Irish Heart Foundation team meetings and undertake appropriate staff development and training opportunities as agreed with the line manager.
  • The successful candidate is expected to be flexible in this role and carry out other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time.



  • One to two years’ experience in a communications, marketing or project management role, either in-house or in an agency.
  • Experience of working on communications or marketing campaigns, ideally in the health sector.
  • Experience of developing and producing publications, information and marketing materials, advertising, etc.
  • Experience of ensuring consistent branding and tone of voice across communications and marketing materials.
  • Experience of working within cross-departmental or cross-organisational teams working towards a common project goal, on time and on budget.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a proven ability to produce quality copy and publications.
  • Creativity and an ability to produce innovative and original ideas.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work calmly as part of a small team in a busy organisation.
  • Commitment and flexibility required.
  • Good understanding of social media and other digital channels.
  • Ability to represent the Irish Heart Foundation in a professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to develop strong and positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and agencies.


  • A qualification in a related discipline.

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