25 November

Press Officer

  • Manage enquiries from journalists and other media contacts in a professional and timely manner
  • Prepare press releases, reports and information updates for all media outlets
  • Assist in planning and organising media events, interviews and press conferences, providing the appropriate briefing notes and information
  • Manage a number of journalistic service contracts, monitoring and reporting on the service provision
  • Monitor and report on relevant coverage of racing and our client across all media platforms
  • Co-ordinate the design, printing and distribution of corporate publications
  • Research the political, economic, social and legal environment affecting the Irish racing industry
  • Manage the online press office section within the website, coordinating and implementing regular content updates
  • Other Ad hoc duties as required to support the Marketing/Digital Marketing Team
  • Two to three years’ experience in a busy press office coupled with first-class writing ability, proof-reading and editing skills
  • Thorough understanding of digital communications and the integration of social media in the press office function.
  • and provide social media cover
  • Third level qualification in Public Relations or Journalism
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge Irish racing industry
  • Passion for the racing industry with flexibility in terms of hours to attend occasional race meetings

Job Type: Contract

Salary: €43,000.00 /year

Please apply here.