Head of Marketing & Communications

An excellent opportunity has just come up to lead the marketing & communications function in a financial services membership body, based in Dublin. The organisation provides a variety of services to its members, including external marketing & promotion, representation with the government, EU and other agencies, and general support & PR. As the Head of Marketing & Communications, you will be managing a team of 7, who work across PR, marketing & communications, and you will have a full IOI remit. You will also become the spokesperson for the organisation and its members, and represent them in the media and public sphere.

The Position

As the Head of Marketing & Communications you will:

  • Develop the overall brand strategy for the organisation including managing all external communications, as well as a large scale a national advertising campaign.
  • Oversee all internal communications with members of the organisation.
  • Manage a team of marketing and PR professionals, overseeing their work and making sure everything is line with overall brand strategy and corporate identity.
  • Represent the organisation and its members in the media and public sphere – essentially act as the spokesperson for the group.
  • Engage in crisis management as necessary.
  • Work with external agencies to create and deliver national advertising campaigns for the organisation.

The Person

To be successful as the Head of Marketing & Communications you will require:

  • A third level degree in a marketing, communications or business related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in a similar marketing, communications or public relations role, ideally with a membership body, or in the financial services industry.
  • An understanding of how the media landscape in Ireland works, and experience liaising with the media and building up successful relationships with key contacts.
  • Experience as a spokesperson would be highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • People management experience.

To learn more apply online or contact Aimee Ward on +353 1 6321844

Salary: €80000 - €100000 Location: Dublin City Centre