Spokesman for the Smokers' Rights Group - Forest Ireland

An opportunity has arisen for a communications professional to work for and represent the smokers’ rights group Forest in Ireland on a part-time, ad hoc basis, with most of the work being conducted in response to breaking news stories and developing political events.

Company Forest Ltd.
Location Dublin area (WFH)
Apply by 24 May 2024
Position / Title Spokesman for Forest Ireland
Reporting to The Director of Forest in the UK
Contract Type Part-time
How To Apply

A CV with a covering letter should be sent to:

Simon Clark
Director, Forest
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Interviews will take place in Dublin w/c 10th June 2024.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Forest in the UK the person will be responsible for:

  • Positioning Forest as one of the primary sources of comment for smoking and vaping-related stories in Ireland (broadcast and digital/print media)
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key journalists and broadcasters
  • Drafting and editing press releases
  • Writing op-eds and other editorial copy
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Keeping on top of topical issues, political developments, and breaking news stories concerning smoking, vaping and other recreational nicotine products

Skills

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Good writing skills
  • Good communication skills (for television and radio appearances)
  • Experience of media and public relations
  • Experience of political engagement
  • An interest in and/or commitment to freedom of choice and individual liberty
  • Good judgement

To apply

A CV with a covering letter should be sent to:

Simon Clark
Director, Forest
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Closing date for applications

Friday 24 May 2024

Interviews will take place in Dublin w/c 10th June 2024.

Founded in the UK in 1979, Forest receives donations from tobacco companies in the UK and Ireland.

 

 


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