Communications & Engagement Manager

Job Ref: ABI Ireland
Type: Full time, permanent
Location: Dun Laoghaire
Salary: €60,000 - €65,000
Closing Date: No Longer Accepting Applications

Full Description

BACKGROUND: Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (ABI Ireland) is Ireland’s leading provider of community-based neuro-rehabilitation services for people who have acquired a brain injury in Ireland.

Lives are shattered by the trauma of brain injury. Approximately 13,000 people acquire a brain injury in Ireland each year. Founded in 2000 as the Peter Bradley foundation, ABI Ireland enables people with an acquired brain injury to live an independent life by providing them with a supportive living environment.

They are seeking an experienced Communications & Engagement Manager to join their Senior Management Team.

THE ROLE: Reporting directly to the CEO, the Communications & Engagement Manager will conceptualise, plan and implement the Organisation’s internal and external communications strategy. They will be required to develop the brand and build the awareness of the Organisation through different communication tools such as marketing, branding, public relations, and social media along with building relationships with external Organisations and Agencies. The Communications & Engagement Manager will also support the Executive Team and all Advocacy and Fundraising activities.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

• Qualified to degree level. Communications discipline is desirable but not essential. • 5 years’ experience in a communications or marketing role with specific responsibility for social media • Relevant experience in developing and implementing media, advocacy and marketing campaigns • Experience in project management with a proven track record of delivering on objectives and working with a number of external agencies • Social media and digital marketing experience • Proven experience of representing an Organisation in the public and/or media

Previous experience of working in an area of disability/ illness, and a general understanding of the not-for-profit sector and political environment in Ireland is desirable.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate self-starter who wants to make a real impact and lead the development and implementation of ABI Ireland’s communications activity - if that sounds like you and you share ABI Irelands’s vision and values, we’d love to hear from you!


The recruitment campaign for the role of Communications & Engagement Manager is being managed exclusively on behalf of ABI Ireland by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please email [email protected] to request the full job description and information pack prior to making your application.

Closing Date: 9am on Monday, 29th June 2020