Shine: See Change Communications and Social Media Officer

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See Change Communications and Social Media Officer


Reporting: The post holder will report to the See Change Team Leader
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week for 12 month period then 21 hours per week after 12 months (subject to funding).
Location: Head office is in Maynooth, Co Kildare so meetings will be required there from time to time but there is flexibility for remote working.
Salary: €30,346 per annum pro rata


Shine’s vision is of an Ireland where all those affected by mental ill health have the right to recovery and the opportunity to achieve the best quality of life. Our mission is to promote individual and family recovery.

About See Change

See Change is Ireland’s organisation dedicated to ending mental health stigma. Our work is informed by people with lived experiences of mental health difficulties, who are best placed to give insight into mental health stigma.

Purpose of role:

The post holder will support the development and day to day execution of the organisation’s communications strategy with social media at its core, enhancing See Change’s social media presence, creating content and innovative campaigns and engaging with people on all our social media platforms.


  • Able to develop and implement sound communications strategies with minimal oversight that build lasting digital connections supporting the aims and objectives of See Change
  • Creates communications and social media campaigns including strategy and timeline.
  • Creates and distributes engaging written and graphic content in the form of e-newsletters, web page and blog content, or social media messages.
  • Website/ social media content creation across the See Change programmes and campaigns.
  • Updates social media platforms and website
  • Grows and expands company social media presence into new social media platforms, plus increases presence on existing platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Collects social media data and analyses interactions and visits, using this information to create comprehensive reports.
  • Ensures brand consistency in marketing, social media messages.
  • Ensures adherence to the NALA Plain English guidelines across website and all printed materials
  • Communicate with materials suppliers
  • Prepare reports, press releases, marketing materials and other content to promote the work of See Change.
  • Build relationships and liaise with See Change ambassadors, clients, partners and other stakeholders
  • Represent See Change at events and exhibitions as required.
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Other duties appropriate to the role may be assigned from time to time.


  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Excellent IT skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office365, Teams
  • Knowledge of software packages such as Photoshop, Canva, Mailchimp, Survey Monkey and Buffer
  • Social media content creation skills
  • Proven strong knowledge of existing social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn), either from personal or professional use.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Awareness of confidentiality and the ability to deal with sensitive queries.
  • Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, be able to work remotely (open to fully remote employee for the right candidate).


  • Minimum 2-3 years work experience in similar role
  • Third level qualification in Communications/ Social media or marketing


Application is by official Shine Application form ONLY. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.’s) will not be accepted. Send your completed Application Form in Microsoft Word or PDF format to

In the subject field please enter SC Comms

Application Deadline: 12 noon on Wednesday 14th April 2021

Conditions of Appointment:

All offers of posts are subject to completion of HSELand Children First E-learning programme prior to commencement of employment.

NOTE: Due to the anticipated large number of applicants, we will not be able to reply to unsuccessful candidates. We thank you for your interest and appreciate the time and effort you have taken to apply for the post on offer.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
6th Apr, 2021
Remotely / Co Kildare
Expiry Date
14th Apr, 2021