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Communications Specialist
Content Creation Officer

Communications Specialist

Based in Leinster House, the Communications Specialist will be responsible for supporting the creation of content across a variety of media – primarily digital but also traditional media.

The candidate will be able to devise and develop high level niche content and target same to online communication channels and other selected media as required.

The Communications Specialist will report to the Head of Press and Communications.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will strategise, support and create content for Fine Gael members across targeted media.
  • Identify digitial opportunities and media channels to target and achieve gains for party members.
  • Regularly liaise with external outlets to identify needs and requirements and develop strong working relationships with platform operators.
  • Plan and secure exclusive content through party members and the party organisation.
  • Shape and develop the news agenda and react immediately as the current affairs cycle dictates.
  • You will use your knowledge and experience to influence and maintain a high media profile for Fine Gael in selected areas.

Skills and Experience:

  • An experienced and well regarded media professional
  • Minimum of five years experience working within a media organisation/group
  • An in-depth working knowledge of all media (digital, print, broadcast, national, regional, specialist) – its environment, operation and news-gathering techniques along with the full range of media campaigning techniques.
  • An ability to develop and maintain professional relationships
  • Strong track record and inisght on:
  • Online media
  • Sectoral (niche) media
  • Regional Press
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills and an ability to manage competing and multiple work streams.
  • Be dynamic, flexible, accurate and analytical with excellent attention to detail.
  • This role involves working independently and as part of a team in an often highly pressurised environment. Excellent interpersonal and adaptability skills are fundamental to this role.

Closing date for application – Friday 29th March @ 5pm. CV to [email protected]

Fine Gael is an equal opportunities employer.

Content Creation Officer

The Content Creation Officer will be based in Leinster House and will be responsible for supporting the creation of content across a multi-channel digital media strategy.

The candidate will have an understanding of online communications and content creation tools, including: social media platforms, and video and image production software.

The Content Creation Officer will report to the Head of Digital.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support content creation across a multi-channel digital media strategy.
  • Identify opportunities and digital trends that could support the overall digital strategy.
  • Regularly liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Regularly review national and international online best practice and incorporate the learnings into content creation.
  • Produce timely reports to provide insights and learnings into content performance.
  • Ensure consistent party messaging is being used online and maintain close contact with the wider party organisation in delivering this messaging.
  • The role will change as the needs require and you will be required to adapt to these changes.

Skills and Experience:

  • Qualification and practical experience in video production, graphic design, communications or similar.
  • Editing (image, video and audio) skills are essential.
  • Ability to operate recording equipment is essential.
  • Highly proficient computer skills.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to coordinate the needs of multiple stakeholders.
  • An understanding of screen recording software.
  • Comfortable working on both Mac and PC a plus.
  • An understanding of current affairs and Irish politics a plus.

Closing date for application – Friday 29th March @ 5pm. CV to [email protected]

Fine Gael is an equal opportunities employer.