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Business Development & Marketing Officer

Organization: Halston Street Credit Union Limited
Date Posted: 08/02/2019
Date Needed: 02/08/2019
City: Dublin 1
Location: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Primary Category: Business Development
Type of Position: Part-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Description & Details


Job Title: Business Development & Marketing Officer.

Contract: Part-Time, fixed term contract 9 months.

Reporting to: The CEO.

Summary of Role:

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Business Development and Marketing Officer is responsible for identifying opportunities and building relationships that result in both active membership growth and increased lending, in accordance with the credit union’s strategic objectives. 

His/her primary role is to foster, develop and maintain productive relationships with individuals, groups and businesses within the common bond, in order to increase active membership and lending.

Policy development and planning, with key responsibility for encouraging new business into the credit union, is an important part of this role. This requires a thorough knowledge of the market, the solutions/services the credit union can provide, and of the credit union’s competitors.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop a business development and marketing strategy for the credit union in conjunction with the credit union’s strategic plan:

Design and implement effective marketing campaigns to increase the Loan Book and Active Membership

Develop clear, cost effective communication plans with all stakeholders, through direct mail, digital, online marketing, web development, and social media

Design and produce advertising and point of sale promotional displays and material.

Analyse membership market trends, and enhance member involvement through member surveys/focus groups in line with business development strategy.

Organise and attend all PR and event activities: act as the key credit union representative with all media: advertising, radio, newspapers, local magazines, online etc.

Develop Youth campaigns that will encourage younger members to join and support the Credit Union through promotion of the Credit Union ethos in primary, secondary and third level education;

Manage and maintain the credit union website, Facebook page, Twitter account and any other social media utilised by the credit union;

The ability to work as part of a team as well as on your own to achieve results.

The successful candidate should have the following:

Relevant marketing experience in a results driven, customer focused environment

Relevant 3rd level qualification in Marketing/Business or other

A customer centric approach, focused on delivering continuous improvement in the services provided to the credit union’s members

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: verbal/written and public speaking/presentation

Proven ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team

Proven target driven experience and delivery of quality results

Commercial focus, combined with the ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders

Excellent IT skills and knowledge of digital marketing and social media, and experience in using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. for the production of online content, correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets

Drive and enthusiasm for the Credit Union ethos

A clean driver’s license

How to Apply / Contact


Name of Credit Union:  Halston Street Credit Union Limited.

Address: 145 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

Telephone Number:  01 8722828

Email Address:

Contact Name:  Fidelma King

Position:  CEO



Applications to:

Closing Date for applications: 3rd March 2019

A competitive remuneration package will apply to reflect relevant skills and experience.

For further information and for a more detailed job description, please contact

Please contact Fidelma King on 01 8722828 for a copy of the Recruitment Privacy Notice.

Halston Street Credit Union Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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