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Protecting children and young people from sexual abuse and exploitation online and preventing repeat-victimisation is at the heart of everything we do. is the national centre of expertise countering illegal content online, namely child sexual abuse and exploitation, non-consensual sharing of intimate images and videos, racism and xenophobia, and financial scams. With each piece of illegal and harmful content we remove from the Internet, there is one less instance of suffering, of re-victimisation.

We work in partnership with law enforcement, government, academia, online service providers, NGOs, and international partners to make the Internet a safer and a more inclusive place for children, young people, and adults alike.

We know that working for is not for everyone, but contributing to make a tangible difference in the lives of countless children and people within Ireland and abroad, can make one of the most satisfying places to work in. Everyone on the team at, regardless of their role works with a sense of relentless determination and passion which is unique to our organisation. Our values act as a reminder of the important work we do, we are open, we strive to be the best at what we do, we are team players, we care, we respect.

Who we need is looking for a confident, creative, and capable communications professional to join our team. You must be willing to learn fast and get involved with all aspects of what we do. This is a new role within the organisation, and a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, outgoing and energetic person, who feels comfortable talking to people at all levels, to build and enhance's brand visibility, services, education-awareness, and strategic organisational objectives.

Your Core Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a proactive communications strategy for our Company.
  • Develop and deliver well-executed and effective campaigns; ensure consistency in terms of voice, branding, messaging, write and optimise content for the website, digital newsletters, print publications and social media.
  • Manage a small but busy press office.
  • Use project planning techniques to deliver projects and actively manage project deliverables, progress and agreed timelines.
  • Maintain, foster, and develop partnerships with the press, key national, European, and global stakeholders, and partner organisations.
  • Manage the development, production, publication, dissemination, and promotion of marketing assets including Annual Report.

Experience and Knowledge

  • Degree in relevant discipline, preferably a master's degree or higher in communications.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience working in a communications or journalism role.
  • Experience of developing and executing an effective communications strategy.
  • Experience of handling complex multi-channel campaigns & communications.
  • A digital native with experience in the use of social media for business particularly Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram etc.
  • Strong understanding of and an ability to conduct media relations efforts including media list development, pitching, and developing relationships with the media.
  • Understanding/experience of brand management.
  • Experience in project management with a proven track record of delivering on objectives.
  • Understanding of the not-for-profit sector/environment.

Ability and Aptitudes

  • Be a strategic, creative thinker and highly motivated.
  • Have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, presentation skills, adaptability in choosing the most appropriate method of communication for the situation seeking to avoid using one fixed style or approach.
  • Have project management skills with the ability to collaborate with colleagues in cross-functional teams displaying sound judgement, excellent time management and problem-solving skills and the capability of juggling multiple projects.
  • Have a creative flair matched with a pragmatic, can-do attitude with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, manage a complex workload and work to tight deadlines and demands within a small dynamic team.
  • Strong proficiency in MS365, standard office ICT skills, traditional and digital media.


This is a twelve-month contract with the possibility of extension thereafter. The role will be based at our Dublin office with some travel required on occasion. Hours of operation will be Monday – Friday. Flexible working arrangements may be possible for the right candidate.

Starting salary €42K + plus benefits such as generous annual leave entitlement, private health care & pension contribution, cycle to work scheme.

This role will not require the employee to review criminal imagery, nevertheless comprehensive support and welfare are provided to the whole team at

If you would like to apply for this Communications Specialist role, please send an up-to-date CV and cover letter to {{mail}}.

Should you have any queries in relation to this position, please email {{mail}} and we will respond accordingly.