Head of Communications & Public Affairs

The Heritage Council, Kilkenny

Applications by: 17:00, 3 December 2021

The Heritage Council is seeking to appoint a Head of Communications & Public Affairs. Reporting to the Chief Executive the post-holder will manage internal and external communications of The Heritage Council in order to support the Council’s role as the credible policy advisory authority of Ireland’s national heritage.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The main duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Communications Team to promote the activities of the Council, both internally and externally and act as custodian of the organisation’s profile, image and perception.
  • To optimise and lead the delivery of the Council’s objectives through the development of strong and effective relationships with all stakeholders and specifically the heritage sector.
  • To promote interest, knowledge and pride in the national heritage and to facilitate its enjoyment and appreciation in accordance with The Heritage Acts 1995 and 2018 and The Heritage Council’s Strategic Plan.
  • To prepare and deliver a Public Affairs Strategy.

Salary: Entry will be at the minimum of the salary scale, analogous to the Civil Service Grade of assistant Principal Officer: €69,702 (incl. required pension contribution)

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