Policy and Communications Manager

Hours: 
Full time
Position: 
Paid
Type of work: 
Housing Support
Employer: 
Co-operative Housing Ireland
Summary: 
Policy and Communications Manager
Description:

Co-operative Housing Ireland is Ireland’s national federation for the co-operative housing movement. Founded in 1973, Co-operative Housing Ireland has supported the provision of homes across the country and has promoted the development of affiliated local co-operative societies across Ireland and is currently responsible for the management of more than 2,000 homes and has ambitious expansion plans for the years to 2020. The organisation is seeking to appoint a Policy and Communications Manager to support the continued growth of the movement, to act as the lead representative on policy matters, and to manage all the organisation’s communications activities.

The Policy and Communications Manager will be responsible for supporting the implementation of Co-operative Housing Ireland’s strategy 2015-2020 to achieve the organisation’s mission to lead the development of social, economic and environmental sustainability in Ireland through co-operative effort and through the provision of co-operative housing. The post-holder will lead on all internal and external policy matters and manage all communications activities on behalf of the organisation.

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Services, the Policy and Communications Manager will lead on the organisation’s representational role on behalf of the co‑operative housing movement including developing the organisation’s position on relevant policy issues. He/she will also manage and promote the brand identity and public profile of Co‑operative Housing Ireland including managing all media relations. The successful candidate will have the ability to ensure that Co-operative Housing Ireland is a leader in the development of policies relating to housing provision in Ireland and to communicate its position clearly.

Co-operative Housing Ireland is seeking a driven and excellent communicator with a background in policy development and communications in the private, public, or not-for-profit sector.  

Application details: 

If you are a determined individual looking to contribute to the lives of Co-operative Housing Ireland’s members contact Adrian McCarthy in strictest confidence at Adrian.Mccarthy@2into3.comor call direct on +353-1-234-3135. 

The closing date for applications is the 24th of November.  

For more information on Co-operative Housing Ireland please see www.cooperativehousing.ie

Region: 
Dublin
Closing date: 
24 Nov 2017