RESPONSIBLE TO: Hockey Ireland, Marketing and Communications Manager
LOCATION: Hockey Ireland, UCD Belfield
SALARY: 16,200 per annum
HOURS: 26 hours per week
CONTRACT: Fixed term contract – 16 months

Hockey Ireland is seeking to employ a Communications Officer. The aim of this role is to support the Marketing and Communications Manager in the following areas:
– Copywriting: draft content for newsletters, websites, social media, press releases and presentations
– Community management: manage online engagement with the hockey community, including replying to online comments
– Campaigns: build and execute social media and direct mail campaigns
– Analysis: collate data and analyse reports to measure success of communications campaigns
– Strategy: assist in further developing social media and communications guidelines for Hockey Ireland affiliated clubs
– Stakeholder engagement: act as the primary contact for the WIS Ambassador Programme and other stakeholders
– Projects: assist with communications campaigns involving the WIS programme, including event management assistance

Personnel Specification
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

Academic / Technical Qualifications
• A third level qualification in journalism, communications, marketing Experience
• 1+ years’ experience managing communications or digital marketing campaigns Skills / Attitudes
• Strong analytical, organisation and multi-tasking skills
• High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently and prioritise own workload
• A passion for marketing and brands
• Strong communicator and ability to build relationships with contacts and stakeholders

PROCESS
• To apply, please send a cover letter and 1 to 2-page CV to info@hockey.ie before 17.00 on 8th Oct 2019