The Creative Ireland Programme seeks expertise from a single identified individual to provide public awareness, communication and marketing services to support the delivery of the Creative Ireland Programme.
The role requires excellent strategic communications experience working within and across the public and voluntary sector, a proven track record in stakeholder relationship management, excellent marketing, branding and public relations expertise in devising and delivering high impact national media campaigns, and ideally knowledge, experience and established networks within the arts, creative industries and broader cultural sector. Ensuring broad participation in the Creative Ireland Programme and developing ways to build awareness among new audiences and drive engagement with the Programme is critical.
The successful tenderer must be capable of
- delivering a robust and high quality public awareness strategy,
- designing, developing and implementing a multi-platform communications plan,
- building and engaging existing and new partners, audiences and participants,
- building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and partners at the highest level and across many sectors,
- overseeing design, development, production and content management of the Programme’s digital platforms including the primary website, microsites and social media channels as well as media launches and stakeholder conferences,
- drawing on their experience to inform and advise on policy development, in particular in relation to the promotion of new schemes or initiatives,
- providing regular briefing and recommendations as required for the proper administrative functioning of the Creative Ireland Programme,
- managing third party supplier and media relationships, and
- managing internal relationships in supporting and advising the Communications Team and Press Office in the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Government Information Service, as required.
The time commitment is, on average, 16 days per month for 24 months, e.g., some events such as Cruinniú na nÓg which is held in June each year may require more days per month in the lead-in whereas another month may require less.
The successful tenderer will work from the Creative Ireland Programme Office in Dublin. Occasional travel outside Dublin will be required.
Read the full tender documents and apply through eTenders: irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/PublicPurchase/162015/0/0?returnUrl=&b=