ActionAid Ireland: Communications, Digital & Campaigns Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover) – closing date 31 July 2019

The purpose of this role is to support ActionAid Ireland to achieve its remit as set out in ‘Realising Rights for Women and Children 2017-2021’, and the three goals (a) Realise rights for women and children (b) mobilise resources (c) be transparent and accountable.

This is a fixed term contract for maternity cover, starting in September 2019 to enable a comprehensive handover. To fulfill this position you will require the following:

Skills and attributes:

  • A versatile writer with the ability to convey complex information in a user-friendly way
  • Good media contacts and ability to identify newsworthy stories
  • Strong project management skills and ability to work on own initiative, exceptionally organised with good time management skills
  • Strong ability to work effectively as a team member and to collaborate across the organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues in other markets and other organisations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong social media and digital skills
  • Capacity to keep abreast of the changing political and sectoral environment
  • Capacity to access, analyse and make appropriate use of relevant research
  • Willingness to travel in Ireland and abroad if required
  • Commitment to ending poverty, social justice, and equality

I.T. Skills

  • Competence with MailChimp and Survey Monkey (or similar platforms)
  • Experience with CMS systems, ideally WordPress.
  • Outlook and Microsoft Packages – advanced level (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experienced user of Google Adwords and Analytics
  • Knowledge of design software and graphic design an advantage

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in a Communications and/or a Marketing-related discipline.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working in a communications, media or digital role
  • Experienced and regular user of IT communication tools.
  • A good understanding, interest in and experience of development issues and current affairs.

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Applicants should complete the attached Application Form and send to by 13.00 on Tuesday 16th July 2019

Salary negotiable, dependent on experience.

If you have questions in advance please email

Interviews will be held in Dublin on Wednesday 31st July.





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