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Job Title

Communications Officer






Communications Officer. Unijobs on behalf of one of our public sector clients The University Hospital Limerick are currently recruiting for the position of Communications Officer. This post will initially run for three months with the strong possibility of it being extended thereafter. The successful candidate will have a working week of 37 hours Monday to Friday and the candidate must be available to start immediately. The salary on offer for this post is €46,771. The postholder will work as part of the Communications Team. The Communications team provide advice, support, training and execution of both internal and external communication activities for the UL Hospitals Group. Duties and Responsibilities: Respond to media queries promptly and accurately, reflecting existing communications policy, objectives, work, and initiatives. Support the launch of new services and promote existing services by developing and delivering innovative and effective communication plans for external audiences. Arrange appropriate media interviews/press conferences and provide preparation and briefing support to interviewees. Seek balanced coverage in the media. Source and place stories on our services in the local & national press and relevant health service websites and publications. Research, write and prepare communication materials and press releases. Support social media activity by sharing relevant content for the public/external stakeholders. Attend Regional Health Forum or other relevant public meetings as required. Support development of responses to Parliamentary Questions. Support the management of PR aspects of potential crisis situations. Demonstrate excellent writing, editing and communications skills, tailored for target audiences, with an understanding of online and offline writing requirements. Be patient focused and understand the groups fundamental role, purpose, structure and strategic goals. Contribute as part of a high-functioning team, with concurrent projects and competing priorities. Perform duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned by your line manager. Unijobs is an equal opportunities employer. This job originally appeared on

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108 days ago