The Irish Civil Service is a large, complex organisation employing over 37,000 people in approximately 40 Government Departments and offices and a range of other bodies. Every day the Civil Service makes a vital contribution to Irish life. Everything the Civil Service does – from carrying out the work of Government to delivering frontline public services impacts Ireland in some way.
A programme of work is currently underway to improve, modernise and professionalise the communications capacity of Government.
Applications are sought from suitably qualified and committed individuals interested in Communications Specialist roles in the Civil Service. This is an excellent opportunity to shape communications policy, strategy and practice within key Government departments and offices.
The successful candidate will have:
- A qualification of at least Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) in Journalism, Multi Media/Communications, Marketing or Public Relations;
- At least 2 years’ relevant experience, working in communications, a press office, public relations, or related field;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including writing for press, radio and web, as well as research and editorial skills;
- Strong engagement and influencing skills, with the ability to apply judgement and flexibility in a challenging and fast-moving environment.
A panel will be formed from which vacancies across the Civil Service may be filled. It is envisaged that most vacancies that arise over the lifetime of the panel will be in Dublin.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 3PM, THURSDAY, JUNE 6TH 2019.
For more information including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit www.publicjobs.ie
We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.
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