Social Media Executive

Posted on: 11th September, 2017

Carr Communications is looking for an experienced Social Media Executive to join its European Projects team – someone who’s creative, organised and hardworking. The ideal candidate will have a qualification in Social Media / Digital Marketing / Communications / European Studies, with at least one year’s work experience in a relevant setting. The candidate must demonstrate experience of the value social media brings to business, along with examples of their work. We’re looking for a fast learner with meticulous attention to detail and excellent communication skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious team player with a strong interest in social media, communications and European Affairs.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage the social channels of a number of EU research projects
  • Research and develop content schedules across a variety of channels
  • Research and develop engagement strategies incl. key influencers to maximise impact
  • Support senior team members across EU projects
  • Analyse success of social media campaigns and online communications
  • Research, write and distribute communications materials, including newsletters
  • Develop and maintain relationships with project partners
  • Attend client meetings and prepare reports
  • Monitor media coverage and policy developments
  • Update databases and conduct desk research
  • Administrative tasks

The person we’re looking for will have:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of social media and online communications
  • Ability to engage online audiences and grow followings
  • Experience developing content for Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in tools such as WordPress and Mailchimp
  • Track record developing and delivering successful social media campaigns
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Interest in, and understanding of European issues
  • Eagerness to learn and develop new skills, and assume more responsibility over time
  • Graphic design and/or video production skills would be beneficial
  • Some EU travel may be required

About Us

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s best known communications companies with a successful track record spanning more than four decades. It has become a household name for public relations, communications, and business / management training. See www.carrcommunications.ie.

How to apply

If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, please send a current CV and cover letter by email, with ‘Social Media Executive’ as the subject line, to Judith Kieran: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

 

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Tel: (+353.1) 772 8900
Email: info@carrcommunications.ie

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