Irish Environmental Network: Communications Officer


Communications Officer

Location: The Macro Building, 1 Green St, Dublin 7 (office-based in Dublin or hybrid)
Organisation: Irish Environmental Network (IEN)
Contract: Full-time 2-year contract (renewable conditional on funding)
Salary: €44,000-€49,000

About the Irish Environmental Network (IEN)

The IEN is a network of 34 national environmental non-governmental organisations (eNGOs) that work to protect and enhance the environment and to place environmental issues centre stage in Ireland and internationally. We are looking for a full-time Communications Officer to join our small, energetic team to shape policy and advance sustainable development principles.

Overview of the role

The purpose of this role is to support the objectives of the IEN and our advocacy arm, the Environmental Pillar, through the management and implementation of its communications strategy. The role also includes management of the Green News, a digital news-site dedicated to reporting on environmental issues, putting out news stories on a regular basis, while also looking in-depth at environmental issues.

You should have a strong background in media and communications with demonstrated experience in relationship-building with internal and external stakeholders.

What We Offer

This role offers the opportunity to join a dynamic organisation and to work with a diverse coalition of leading Irish eNGOs. The role may office-based in Dublin or hybrid. Attending in-person events and meetings will be expected.

Other benefits include:

  • A 5% employers' matched contribution to a company contributory pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave of 25 days
  • Further Education / Training opportunities
  • Time off in Lieu (TOIL) policy
  • Travel (bike-to-work schemes/tax saver commuter tickets)
  • The IEN offices are located centrally in Dublin 7, close to lively Capel Street and only 5 minutes from the Luas

See full job description HERE. The IEN is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive and supportive environment for all employees.

To Apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter by email to:

Deadline for applications: 5 PM Friday, 9 June 2023

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Region: Dublin 7