Marketing & Communications Officer

Job Ref: MaterFoundation
Type: Full time, permanent
Location: Dublin
Salary: Dependent on experience
Closing Date: 5pm on Monday, 18th September 2017

Full Description


Established in 1985, the Mater Foundation is the official fundraising charity for the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and also the largest adult hospital foundation in Ireland. The Foundation exists to inspire and enable financial support from the community to enhance patient care within the hospital.

Funds raised have one specific goal – to improve patient care in the Mater. This is achieved by investing in state-of-the-art equipment that makes diagnosis and treatment more efficient and effective, enhancing facilities to create a comfortable and caring environment, and financing research that ensures the Mater is leading the way in medical innovation.


Reporting to the Head of Fundraising & Communications, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of an effective internal and external marketing strategy using a wide range of marketing and communication techniques including digital and traditional marketing, social media and public relations. They will play a key part in helping to raise voluntary income by promoting the aims and mission of the organisation and developing supporter engagement.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years’ experience in marketing and/or communications, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Excellent copy writing skills, with experience of writing for websites
  • Ability to utilise social media effectively to maximise supporter engagement
  • Strong working knowledge of WordPress and experience of updating websites


The recruitment campaign for the role of Marketing & Communications Officer is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Mater Foundation by non-profit specialist recruitment agency Charity Careers Ireland.

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: 5pm on Monday, 18th September 2017