Job Details: Early Childhood Ireland: Communications Specialist

Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Early Childhood Ireland: Communications Specialist
[Early Childhood Ireland logo]


Early Childhood Ireland is the leading children’s advocacy and
membership organisation. We work in partnership with our members to
achieve quality experiences for every child in Early Years and School
Age Care settings. We advocate for an effective and inclusive Early
Years and School Age Care system which values, supports and invests in
childhood, children and services.

Early Childhood Ireland’s Strategic Plan (**Apply on the website**)
contains two ambitions.
By **Apply on the website**:

* Early Childhood Ireland is the largest membership organisation in
the sector and our members are leading the way in achieving quality
practice in their child-centred settings.
* Early Childhood Ireland is the leading advocate for children in
Early Years and School Age Care (EYSAC) settings in Ireland, has
influenced policy and legislative development in EYSAC, towards the
quality system we have championed; and Ireland has achieved an
investment level of 1% of GDP by **Apply on the website**.

At Early Childhood Ireland, we are committed to investing in our
people and culture to ensure that as an organisation we deliver on our
strategic plan while also continuing to be a great place to work. We
are currently operating on a blended working basis, offering great
flexibility to our employees and providing excellent opportunities to
learn, grow and thrive.

POSITION: Communications Specialist
REPORTS TO: Communications Manager
CONTRACT: Full-time, permanent
LOCATION: Our national office is based at Tallaght in south Dublin
MODEL OF WORKING: The organisation is operating a blended working
model for the foreseeable future, subject to review based on
organisational needs.


The Communications Specialist works closely within the Communications
team to support the organisation’s communications strategies, ensure
brand visibility, and manage online presence. The purpose of this role
is to support the Communications Manager and Director to deliver Early
Childhood Ireland’s ambitious communications strategy, adhering to
the organisation’s brand guidelines, vision and mission. The
Communications Specialist provides support to the whole organisation
and liaises directly with other teams on behalf of the Communications
team. They work to increase awareness of and appreciation for the
Early Childhood Ireland brand and the work we do to ensure that every
young child in Ireland is thriving and learning in quality, affordable
and sustainable settings.

The position is fast-paced and demanding, working across a range of
activities from planning and rolling out major campaigns and projects
to writing and editing content for members and stakeholders as well as
collaborating with suppliers, funders and corporate partners. The
Communications Specialist develops, proof-reads and edits all draft
communication materials, both internal and external, and is actively
involved in planning and executing a wide range of campaigns and
projects, such as Early Childhood Ireland’s National Pyjama Day
annual fundraiser and other key communications campaigns. The
Communications Specialist is a key member of the Communications team,
which supports the work of whole organisation.

Please see Information Pack attached below.


To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV and letter of application
setting out your suitability for, and interest in the role, for the
attention of Joanne Dunne, with the Subject Line: Application for
Communications Specialist via email to: **Apply on the website**
Interviews are planned for the following week.

The cover letter should address the essential requirements and convey
the applicant’s understanding of this role. The CV should be no more
than three pages long. Shortlisting of candidates may apply and will
be based on the Job Description and Person Specification. Candidates
may be asked for further information or to undertake other tasks to
assist in the assessment process.

_Early Childhood Ireland does not require the assistance of
third-party agencies at this time._


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Category: Others

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