17 January

Deputy Editor and Digital Communications Executive - Dublin 4

Deputy Editor and Digital Communications Executive - Dublin 4


2 year Fixed term Contract


A professional body based in Dublin 4 is currently seeking a Deputy Editor and Digital Communications Executive to join their team.

This is a fixed term contract and the successful candidate will play a key role in the publication and need to have experience in sourcing, editing and writing articles for regular journals that they will be responsible for.




  • Support the Editor and research, write, edit, proofread, curate and file news stories, features, articles and video/audio for the journals.

  • Be responsible for writing and curating daily news stories

  • Edit the organisation’s new email newsletter and be responsible for issues

  • Be responsible for ensuring that a regular flow of relevant news and information is presented through our social media channels (mainly Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin).

  • Work closely and liaise with other staff in the marketing and communications unit and throughout the organisation to secure engaging social media content

  • Working with the Marketing Officer, support the delivery of various marketing campaigns via online and other digital/mobile channels.

  • Maintain an interest in developments in the digital arena; identify new digital opportunities.

  • Provide support and guidance in relation to the organisation’s social media policy and training materials.

  • Coordinate social media feeds across the organisation.

  • Ensure that all activity is measured, analysed and reviewed with learnings taken forward




  • A minimum of 3 years relevant, full-time experience (in journalism or communications).

  • A qualification in journalism, arts or communications.

  • Experience of undertaking one-to-one interviews for the purposes of article writing.

  • Impressive track record of previously managed writing projects, i.e. journalism experience, in-house publications, or related.

  • Demonstrable experience of managing social media channels.

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • Strong research skills.

  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, detail and consistency.


Interested in this role? Please contact Sharon at sharon@lexconsultancy.ie