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Career Advice for MII Members

The MII have been listening to what members are looking for in terms of content at the moment. One of the key themes that was emerging was on career advice.

So we have partnered up with Rory Brennan of Marketing Career Recruitment, who will be on hand to provide advice on anything career-related to all the members of the Marketing Institute.

Members can email editor@mii.ie to avail of this offer.

PML Group, Ireland’s leading Out of Home advertising and location based marketing specialist, is recruiting for a suitable candidate to join the PML Client Service team as a Client Executive.  We are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge, is hard working with a strong service ethos, energetic, ambitious and will thrive in a fast-paced, successful, progressive and fun company.

We have an extensive range of blue chip clients across many different categories.  The ideal candidate will develop relationships with these clients using all of our industry leading tools and resources to plan and build effective Out of Home campaigns for them. The successful candidate will also be required to manage budgets, work to very tight deadlines with a high level of detail and generate innovative, data- led proposals that will inform and enhance the clients Out of Home strategy.

Suitable Candidates should have the following attributes:

·       Be a self-starter who works well in a team environment

·       Excellent attention to detail

·       Be problem solvers, who can think outside the box and be very solution oriented

·       Ability to think strategically

·       Organised with the ability to multi-task

·       Comfortable working with figures

·       Excellent negotiation skills

·       Enjoy a fast-paced dynamic work environment

·       Minimum of 12 months full-time experience in a client facing role

Knowledge and experience of the Irish advertising/media industry would be beneficial but not essential.

Full training on company systems will be provided.

Contactdarren@pml.ie and louise@sourceooh.ie

Closing Date: Friday 9th December 2022

Location – Dublin 6

Job Description

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), the national organisation of the hotel and guesthouse industry in Ireland and represents over 900 hotels and guesthouses nationwide. The IHF is recruiting a Marketing Executive for our consumer brand, Irelandhotels.com and our Go Anywhere Gift Card. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to develop your skills while gaining invaluable experience building on our national and international marketing function.

About the Role:
Promotion and marketing of Irelandhotels.com and Go Anywhere Gift Card, including:

• Marketing campaign development and implementation
• Website development and content creation
• Development of marketing collateral consistent with the brand including writing copy
• Managing social media strategies and email campaigns
• SEO updates and amendments
• Liaising with external agencies
• Card sales development
• Customer Care
• Internal and external stakeholder communications
• Weekly, monthly, annual reporting
• Managing all marketing administration duties including stock and procurement

Requirements & Skills:
• 2 – 3 years’ experience in a marketing role
• A qualification in Digital Marketing or similar will be an advantage
• Experience managing social media
• Strong knowledge of SEO and Google Analytics
• Proficiency in various tools/software relevant to social media marketing
• Knowledge of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry an advantage
• Experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
• Self-motivated and results-driven
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Strong copywriting and reporting skills

This is a permanent, full time position reporting directly to the Chief Executive.

Excellent benefits & working conditions (some subject to a qualifying period) including but not limited to: Hybrid Working Policy, Death In Service Benefit, Company Pension and Free Parking.

Please apply by email to jobs@ihf.ie

Salary– €35,000 – €40,000 doe

Closing Date– Friday 2nd December 2022

 

Organisation: Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland

Location : Dublin 2 (hybrid)

Job Description:

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a dynamic marketing team within a leading global financial services firm. The role offers both variety and scope to make an impact and would suit a candidate with 4 or more years’ experience. There is significant scope for development within the role and particularly in relation to our digital strategy. The successful candidate will work with the Head of Marketing along with various business leads, in a fast-paced and collegiate environment. As a hybrid working model, you will have the opportunity to work 2 days of the week from home.

At Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland we aim to provide a first-class investment management service and to keep our clients at the heart of everything we do. Our clients include private individuals, investment advisors, financial institutions, corporate entities, credit unions and not-for-profit organisations. Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland employs over 200 staff.

Responsibilities

  • Key role within the development and execution of digital strategy
  • Key role within the development of our new website (from discovery phase of the project onwards)
  • Liaising with stakeholders, working with our partner agency, writing and populating content
  • Developing lead generation campaigns
  • Write and edit high quality content for social media, email and monthly newsletter
  • Coordinate audio and video content
  • Manage email campaigns via our email marketing platform and client information system, and track results
  • Liaise with design and print service providers on brochures, pitch books, advertising and other collateral
  •  Support on the coordination of client events
  • Ensure that all activity and messaging is on brand
  • Gather market intelligence
  • Track budget
  • Ad hoc work as required

Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Educated to degree level – Business Degree or Equivalent – Marketing, Communications
  • 4+ years’ marketing experience in a business environment
  • Commercial awareness and a flexible approach to changing business requirements
  • High level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Fluency in English is a prerequisite for the role
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong editorial skills. Attention to detail is exceptionally important for the role, with a high level of accuracy required in all communications
  • Knowledge of SEO, keyword research and PPC desirable
  • Multi-tasker with strong organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, building relationships with key stakeholders
  • Creative and flexible thinking
  • Email marketing experience beneficial
  • Knowledge of financial services industry beneficial but not essential
  • Video editing skills also advantageous

How to Apply: Applicants should please send a cover letter and CV to recruitment-Ireland@cantor.com quoting reference Dublin – Marketing Executive.

Location: Dublin 2

A summary of the role is as follows: Reporting to the Communications and Information Manager, the Digital Communications Lead will play a key role to the delivery of HPRA’s communications objectives which include:
Building greater understanding and awareness of the HPRA as an organisation and of the role we play in respect of protecting public and animal health.
Protecting and promoting the HPRA brand to establish trust and credibility among stakeholders.
Delivering clear, targeted information on the products we regulate.
Supporting collaboration and engagement with key stakeholder groups including patients and healthcare professionals.

Strategic Objectives
Responsible for implementing the digital communications activities that support the successful delivery of the HPRA’s strategic plan and relevant goals. This includes the development of the HPRA’s new website as a key communication tool for interacting with stakeholders and an authoritative source of reliable regulatory information.
Contribute to building awareness of the HPRA and protecting its reputation by ensuring that a regular flow of relevant information, regulatory guidance and news is presented through our digital channels incorporating our website and social media platforms.
Consult with colleagues across the HPRA to understand digital communications requirements across different health products and to identify opportunities to enhance information provision to key stakeholder groups.

How to Apply: Visit https://www.hpra.ie/homepage/about-us/recruitment/item?t=/digital-communications-lead-chief-executive-s-office&id=37321326-9782-6eee-9b55-ff00008c97d0 

Closing Date: December 5th

We are excited to be recruiting for an Assistant Brand Manager to join our Marketing Team in Dublin.

Reporting to the Marketing Director, this role will see you taking responsibility and supporting in three key areas of our fast-growing business:

  • Brand lead on one of our fast-emerging categories – snacking. This includes execution of all key elements of the Lindor countlines marketing plan and any new product development.
  • Supporting our brand managers across our other brands on key projects and day to day execution
  • Brand lead on our display program including both permanent and temporary display

This role might suit an individual looking to further their existing Marketing career or have completed a relevant placement year whilst studying.

Key Responsibilities

Snacking Category Lead:

Marketing Plans and Activation

  • Lead implementation of agreed plans for current year for all or aspects of brand campaigns (e.g. TV, print, digital, online activation, partnerships, out of store events and PR) working with multiple agencies, category management and other key internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead implementation of agreed plans for current year for all or aspects of shopper marketing campaigns including all instore activity e.g. display, instore activation, point of sale, customer relationships etc.
  • Set up clear metrics to analyse activities and propose adaptations to plan when performance measures are not being met or when alternative activities are seen to deliver better results.
  • Budget and P&L Management

Innovation & NPD

  • Leads the development/rollout of new products signed off at brand planning: from accurate P&L to execution (including supplier briefings, project proposal and relationships with factories, cost & feasibility, artwork management and all internal alignments)

Ongoing Business Analysis:

  • Preparation and delivery of content for all key internal and external meetings
  • Ongoing analysis of brand performance, identifying issues and opportunities in the market to ensure targets are achieved (Revenue/Profitability/Market Share/Penetration)

Brand Team Support:

  • Work across broad range of projects and brands to support our brand team to help deliver against our overall objectives and build their understanding and experience of the “Lindt marketing approach”

Display Lead:

  • Key responsibility for the planning and delivery of our display plans in Ireland both permanent and temporary
  • Work with a broad cross functional team from brand to sales to UK and international colleagues to develop and deliver best in class display for the Irish market

Other General Responsibilities

  • Assisting with presentation of brand plans at internal and external presentations, e.g. Marketing Plans, Company conferences, Brand Launch Days etc.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key internal and external contacts including the Lindt Irish & UK team, Lindt international, agency partners & brand partners

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience Preferred

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experienced in FMCG marketing, ideally within a recognised top tier FMCG company
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of delivering projects to a high standard and achieving great results in their previous position(s)
  • Influencing skills: IQ and EQ: Experience of working cross functionally with good networking and relationship management skills
  • Able to handle numerical tasks confidently (e.g. tracking and reporting)
  • Well organised and methodical, able to multitask and consistently meets deadlines
  • Proactive and able to propose solutions to problems, regularly takes initiative
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Premium brand sensitivity
  • Some experience of managing a P&L would be good
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities and willing to get stuck in
  • Microsoft office skills – Experienced and proficient in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Nielsen/Kantar databases an advantage
  • Full clean driver’s license and own car
  • Able to live the Lindt values

The role is based in Dublin (60% of time in office), Ireland.

You will be joining a global, innovative leader of premium chocolate, operating in over 120 countries around the world. With its iconic market leading brands such as Lindor & Excellence, Lindt is one of the few companies which controls every step of its chocolate production “from bean to bar”, manufactured across 12 wholly owned production sites in Europe and the USA.

In return Lindt offers a fantastic package which includes competitive basic salary, bonus, pension, healthcare, generous holiday allowance, as well as many other exciting benefits including, of course, a generous chocolate allowance!

How to apply: Please follow this link.

Your Role: Dublin’s FM104 & Q102 are iconic Dublin radio brands with a massive 294,000 Dubliners tuning into our services each week and over 1 million engaging with our digital channels. We are seeking an experienced individual to manage the day-to-day operations of our company. The right candidate must be ready to build and model a great company culture, provide inspired leadership to our management team, establish a great working relationship with stakeholders and set a course for delivering on agreed company strategy. Our listener centric approach is what has made our brands so successful to date, and we’re looking for someone who understands the constantly evolving media and audio world to continue to develop our brands to ensure that they remain relevant for future generations of Dubliners. This unique role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to demonstrate their management and leadership skills in a public facing organisation where brand values are paramount in driving the company’s development and guiding its long-term success. You will be responsible for driving the strategic direction of the business and creating a vision for this success. This role carries a breadth of variety that should excite, inspire and challenge you in equal measures. You will report directly to the Group MD for Wireless Ireland and will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team for Wireless Ireland.

Day to day you will:

 

  • Develop, communicate and implement the organisation’s vision, mission and overall strategy
  • Oversee all operational activities of the organisation and cascade clear direction to deliver on the organisation’s goals
  • Lead and motivate a team of media professionals to advance employee engagement and develop a high performing management team
  • Assume overall responsibility for the company’s financial performance, marketing and PR strategy, people and culture, and developing content and commercial opportunities
  • Build and maintain a deep understanding of our business and the broader Audio and Media markets
  • Ensure that the operating objectives and key metrics are understood at all levels of the organisation
  • Represent the organisation at social, corporate and community events to enhance the organisations reputation and build trusted relationships with key partners and stakeholders
    Ensure adherence to legal, regulatory and other corporate policies to maintain the company’s ethical integrity

 

What we’re looking for from you:

We want someone with a passion for Radio combined with the skills of a highly experienced business manager that can lead on development and implementation of the company’s overall strategy. Appropriate communication with internal and external stakeholders will be critical for success, coupled with a clear understanding of brand marketing strategies.

You have a proven track record in outstanding organisational and leadership skills in similar senior leadership roles
You must be an excellent communicator, have exceptional interpersonal and analytical skills, be tech savvy with a clear understanding of how to develop brands in a digital age
You have experience in developing investment growth strategies with a strong understanding of financial and performance management principles
Experience from within the media sector and in a regulated environment is desirable but not essential

 

We are Wireless: We create great audio and digital products. Our live radio and podcasts, along with our web and social pages, play a massive part in our listeners lives. We engage, we inform and we entertain with our market leading products. In Ireland we own or represent stations in all main urban centres, and we create award winning solutions for our commercial partners. We are also part of the wider Wireless group with radio stations like Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, Times Radio and talkRADIO which are redefining speech broadcasting on digital audio platforms, connected TV and beyond.

Life at News & Wireless
At News UK & Ireland & Wireless, some of us work flexibly, in many different ways. We encourage you to talk to us about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to offer exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

We champion diversity and inclusion, we strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity Board, D&I strategy & training, creating more diverse content and our intern and apprenticeship programmes. We also have 8 employee-led networks; Cultural Diversity, News is Out, GenZ, Sustainability Champions, News for Parents, Women in Tech, News UK Christian Fellowship and we are awaiting the launch of our Women’s Steering Group.
In addition we also offer:

Access to a pension scheme
25 days holiday and up to 4 volunteering days per year;
Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks;
Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access.

We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when interviewing, so feel free to let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate.

How to apply: Follow this link or contact tanya.cannonhowley@newsireland.com in confidence for more information

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