1 August
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West Cork fintech firm Global Shares creates 80 jobs in new expansion

Fintech firm Global Shares is planning a global expansion across its 10 offices, bringing staff numbers to more than 200. Following significant growth, Global Shares has announced that it plans to hire 80 staff in a major expansion at its offices in Clonakilty, Cork city, Dublin, London, Edinburgh, Portugal, Germany, New Jersey, California and Hong Kong. A spokesperson for the fintech software firm – which is…

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1 August
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Event Production

Gotcha Covered are a Wedding Planning and Event Management company based in East Wall, Dublin 3. An opportunity has come available for an Event Production Assistant to join their busy Production Team. An Events / Hospitality Industry background would be advantageous. This is a full-time, permanent role, with an immediate start. Applicants are advised to submit their CV , Cover Letter (Optional) & a description of…

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1 August
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So you want to work in Events... Here are 3 stories to inspire you

There is no denying that event management is an amazing job. In addition to being the mastermind behind some really exciting experiences, event managers and planners get to try their hands at many different tasks during their workday. If you think event management is the right career for you, here's 3 successful stories to inspire you. “It has been nearly a year since I finished the…

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31 July
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PR, Social & Media Strategist Internship: Publicis Dublin

3-month Internship; June – August 2017        Publicis Dublin, the Irish office of the Publicis Groupe, the 2nd largest Creative Communications Group in the world, are seeking a highly energetic and enthusiastic PR, Social & Media strategist intern, to help support their new “earned media” service offering. This person will be reporting directly to the Publicis Brand Communications Manager. Here they will be assisting our business in…

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31 July
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Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program. See how much it costs

For a monthly fee, Twitter would promote up to 10 tweets a day in addition to running month-long Promoted Account ads. With its ad revenue in decline, Twitter needs to explore ways to boost its business. And it really is. Twitter is testing a subscription-style ad program that would have businesses pay $99 a month for their accounts and some of their tweets to be automatically…

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31 July
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The benefits of a career in digital marketing

Digital Marketing is a booming industry, expected to create 150,000 jobs by 2020.  Continually changing, always interesting, challenging and rewarding; and with great long-term prospects, digital marketing careers have become the next big thing. With almost every company - big or small - taking the digital route to promote their products/services, this industry is reaching new heights every day. But what is it that keeps digital…

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27 July
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Cork’s digital economy is worth €1bn and could generate 15,000 jobs

The former chief digital officer of Brisbane, Kieran O’Hea, says Cork’s digital economy needs to be appreciated and understood. Cork’s digital economy is estimated to be worth in the region of €1bn, surpassing its €850m tourism economy. That’s the view of Kieran O’Hea, former chief digital officer of the Australian city of Brisbane. O’Hea has established Digital Cork, a new effort to see a digital economy…

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27 July
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Communications Officer – Enable Ireland Disability Services

Communications Officer, Enable Ireland Disability Services Enable Ireland have an exciting opportunity for a Communications Officer to join their Communications Department.  The purpose of the role is to provide support to the Communications Manager in developing and implementing Enable Ireland’s communications and digital marketing strategy across its disability services, charity shops and fundraising divisions. The successful candidate will have a passion for communications and digital marketing…

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27 July
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3 easy ways to gain PR experience (when you don’t have any)

Whether you’re looking to find an entry-level PR job or boost your CV for an internship, you need experience to get started in the PR field. While it may seem like a vicious cycle (“How do I find a position that will give me experience if I don’t already have it?”) there are some easy ways that you can get more PR experience to prepare you…

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26 July
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Influencer Rob Kenny: "From press conferences with Naomi Campbell, to photoshoots with the Irish Rugby Team, to flying a Jetpack man down the River Liffey, I have made some pretty unique career memories already at the age of 25"

Rob Kenny, Brand Communications Manager of Publicis Dublin, part of the worldwide Publicis Groupe, is one of our recent Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations with Arranged Work Experience graduates. Always busy with a number of key responsibilities, including Head of PR & Head of Influencer Marketing, Rob took some time out of his eventful schedule to talk about his route to career success. Rob, you are…

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