Part-time job vacancy at Wicklow Uplands

Situated between Djouce and Luggala lies the scenic lake of Lough Tay
Situated between Djouce and Luggala lies the scenic lake of Lough Tay

Wicklow Uplands Council is seeking to recruit a part-time Communications Officer for 10 hours per week for an initial period of one year commencing in December 2017. The Communications Officer will be responsible for the overall promotion of the Uplands Council and its activities. The contractor will be positioned remotely and provide their own office facilities. The role will involve regular correspondence with Wicklow Uplands Council’s Co-ordinator, based at the Council’s office in Roundwood, Co. Wicklow and may involve some work outside normal office hours.

Essentially, the Council is seeking an energetic person who can build the profile of the organisation and raise awareness among its stakeholders. Candidates should have experience in public relations, website maintenance and social media, be IT proficient and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of the Wicklow Uplands, sustainable development, countryside management and a relevant third level qualification is desirable.

Applications must be submitted to no later than 5pm on Monday 13th November 2017 and should include a short (circa 1 page) current Curriculum Vitae and cover letter. A full job description can be downloaded here and copy of our Draft Communications Plan is available on request.

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