Communications Assistant (Maternity Leave Cover)

safefood is an implementation body set up under the British-Irish Agreement with responsibility on an all-island basis for promotion of food safety and healthy eating, research and fostering scientific co-operation.

Applications are invited for the specified purpose position of Communications Assistant (Maternity Leave Cover) based in our Dublin office.

The Communications Assistant will provide executive support for the Public Relations and Social Media functions within the Marketing and Communications Directorate and provide administrative support as required for the wider Marketing and Communications team. The job holder will also provide back up to support the Web team and for Events.

Qualifications and experience

  • Leaving Certificate (Standard / Ordinary level) - 5 grades A-D (including maths and English) or 5 GCSE’S grades A-C or equivalent (including maths and English) with a minimum of 2 years’ marketing / administrative experience gained within the public, private, voluntary or community sector environment in addition to the above qualifications OR a minimum of three years’ experience as outlined above with no qualification requirement
  • The ability to adapt to a changing environment and to work with minimum supervision
  • Good IT skills with previous experience in Word, Excel and PowerPoint in a business context
  • Dealing with customer queries in person and by telephone
  • Experience of handling correspondence and keeping records

You can also contact our HR Department at recruit@safefood.eu

The closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm on Friday 19 July, 2019.

safefood is committed to promoting equality of opportunity.

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