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Marketing and Communications Officer

We are now hiring a Marketing and Communications Officer for the Languages Connect Awareness Raising Campaign. Languages Connect is facilitated by Post Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI) and funded by the Department of Education.

Join an enthusiastic and hard-working team of education and marketing professionals who manage a wide-range of events, campaigns and resources for students, parents, teachers, guidance counsellors and principals and work with third-level institutions to help promote the benefits of foreign language skills. The successful candidate will support the Marketing and Communications Manager and wider PPLI team.

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Job Specification:

The duties of the Marketing and Communications Officer will include but are not limited to:

Create, implement, and track integrated communications campaigns for the Languages Connect awareness raising campaign. 

-Work with educational, cultural and industry partners to create effective co-operative promotional campaigns and events.

-Coordinate the campaign to promote languages at primary school level and build awareness around the Say ‘Yes’ to Languages Primary Sampler Modules.

-Coordinate elements of #ThinkLanguages, our flagship National Transition Year Event, working with the wider PPLI team, external agencies, and stakeholders.

-Develop, implement, and disseminate a range of communications and promotional supports for schools, teachers, and students to become language champions.

-Brief and oversee the work of external agencies, such as designers, videographers, photographers, digital specialists, and printers, etc.

-Create and curate content and manage updates on Languages Connect website and social media.

-Work with the wider team to ensure consistent brand identity and best practice is used across all communication channels.

-Manage external educational events and promotional opportunities.


The role is a full-time position on a one year fixed-term contract reporting to the Marketing and Communications Manager.

PPLI is based at The Liberty Insurance Building in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. .

For more information on the role, please review the Information Booklet.

To apply, please complete the Application Form

Application Deadline: Friday 27th May 2022.