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Communications & Marketing Officer

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Please Quote Ref No: 2021-039 with your application. Email only please.

Mental Health Ireland (MHI) is a national voluntary organisation with a dynamic team and a network of Mental Health Associates (MHA’s) active throughout the country. MHI aims to promote positive mental health, wellbeing & recovery using process called coproduction to ensure that the voices of the end user are heard at all stages of programme development.

Job Title: Communications & Marketing Officer
Post Available: Specified Purpose Contract – 6 Months Fixed Term Contract (37 hours per week) at Grade IV, Point 4 (€33,508, on 2020 HSE Pay Scale)(Flexibility is required regarding hours as some weekend and evening work may occasionally be necessary. Some travel and out of office work will also occur at times).
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8th December at 4pm. Applications received outside this time will not be considered.
Proposed Interview Date: Interviews will be held week commencing 13th December 2021.
Location: Mental Health Ireland Head Office. Base – Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Employer: Mental Health Ireland
Reporting Relationship: Communications and Fundraising Manager
Informal Enquiries: Carmen Bryce, Communications and Fundraising Manager carmen@mentalhealthireland.ie
Purpose of Post: The Communications & Marketing Officer will have a passion for communications, digital marketing, media strategies and fundraising. They will be organised, creative and have the ability to work independently with great attention to detail. They will also have an understanding of mental health promotion in Ireland and how this operates. In addition, the Communications & Marketing Officer will possess the skills required to interact with colleagues and partners on a range of diverse projects in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will:
• Support the management of the organisation’s website (including all images, tools, web page creation and content).
• Support the planning of digital marketing campaigns, including web, SEO/SEM, email, social media and display advertising.
• Support the management of all digital channels (including updates, design, and user experience).
• Develop content for MHI’s social media presence across all channels.
• Optimise website and social media channels for SEO as well as usability.
• Create, maintain, and implement digital marketing and editorial calendars.
• Maintain effective and engaging brand messaging.
• Design e-invites, posters and promotional content.
• Update and manage e-newsletter, social media and Intranet (including regular posts, news, job listings, etc.).
• Management of analytical tools such as Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools.
• Measure and report on the performance of all digital marketing campaigns.
• Fundraising campaign creation and support.
• Fundraising administrations.

Eligibility criteria and qualifications
Essential skills and competences:
– Degree in Digital Marketing or related field required (or in progress of acquiring).
–  1+ years’ experience in digital marketing and/or communications.
– Demonstrable experience supporting SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns.
– Relevant understanding of SEO & SEM.
– Excellent grasp of social media and website metrics and best practices.
– Creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate.
– Experience with website analytics tools.
– Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns.
– Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking.
– Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing, social media marketing and measurement.
– Social Media: (Organic & Paid) Knowledge of Tik Tok and LinkedIn advertising a strong advantage.
– Design: Graphic design skill required. Photoshop skills desired.
– Web design / maintenance: Must be fluent in WordPress.
– Administration skills: Will be required to support communications and fundraising administrative duties.

Other Requirements

• Appropriate references.
• Garda Vetting Clearance.
Competition specific selection process Short listing will be carried out on the basis of information supplied in your curriculum vitae and letter of application at the closing date.

The criteria for short listing is based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the Eligibility criteria and qualifications, and Person Specification section of this job specification.

Tenure: This is a 6 Month Fixed Term Contract Position subject to funding and completion of a probationary period.
Remuneration: In line with HSE Grade IV, Point 4 (€33,508 on 2020 HSE 2020 Pay Scale)
Annual leave: 26 days pro rata
Probation: 3-month probationary period

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Recovery Education Facilitator

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Recovery Education Facilitator CHO 7

Specified Purpose Contract – 24 Months Part time (26 hours per week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday morning) at Grade III, Point 3, €26,615 Pro Rata

PLEASE QUOTE REFERENCE NUMBER 2021-028 WITH YOUR APPLICATION. EMAIL ONLY PLEASE.

Catchment area: North Kildare, South Kildare, Tallaght Hospital & St. James’ Hospital catchment.

 

Community Healthcare 7 Mental Health Services is a community-based service. The services are working towards a recovery approach to service delivery. The service is made up of Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) that aims to offer supports to adults, children, adolescents, their supporters and family in their own home. Community Healthcare 7 is working towards implementing The National Framework for Recovery Mental Health 2018-2020.

 

Community Healthcare 7 is partnering with Mental Health Ireland to develop, deliver and embed National Mental service Recovery education priorities in services. This aims to introduce a recovery education plan to increase the recovery orientation of the services and Applicants will have a strong and demonstrable commitment to recovery informed by lived or family member mental health experience and experience of co-production and faciltation of recovery education programmes. The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Experience of active involvement in mental health recovery education.
  • Commitment to recovery informed by relevant lived experience or family member mental health experience.
  • Strong and demonstrable experience of group facilitation or similar engagement processes with service users and family members as relevant to this role.

 

This position is a 24 month fixed term contract, the post is based in CHO7 (Dublin South Central, Kildare and West Wicklow) Mental Health Service Hospital catchment and St. James’ Hospital catchment. https://recoveryeducationcho7.wordpress.com/

Please forward a CV and covering letter of application to recruitment@mentalhealthireland.ie

Interviews will be held on week beginning Monday, 17th January 2022. Shortlisting will apply.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 14th December 2021 at 4pm.  Applications received outside this time with not be considered.

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Research Officer

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Please Quote Ref No: 2021-032 with your application in your letter of application and CV. Email only please.

Specified Purpose Contract – 18 Months Fixed Term Contract (29.6 hours per week/4 days) at Grade IV, Point 7 (€38,489 Pro Rata, on 2020 HSE Pay Scale)

Mental Health Ireland is a long-established mental health charity and a leader in mental health promotion and in supporting recovery. We recently recruited a Director of Policy and Research to drive Mental Health Ireland work in shaping and influencing public policy in mental health, wellbeing & recovery. In order to build on our work in this area Mental Health Ireland is now recruiting a Research Officer.

Job Title: Research Officer
Post Available: 1 Part Time Post – 29.6 hours per week – equates to four days per week. (Flexibility is required regarding hours as some weekend and evening work may occasionally be necessary. Some travel and out of office work will also occur at times).
Closing Date: Monday, 13th December at 4pm. Applications received outside this time will not be considered.
Proposed Interview Date: Interviews will be held week commencing 10th January 2022
Location: Mental Health Ireland Head Office, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Employer: Mental Health Ireland
Reporting Relationship: Director of Policy and Research
Informal Enquiries: Fiona Keogh, Director of Policy and Research
fiona@mentalhealthireland.ie
Purpose of Post

  • To support the Director of Policy and Research in developing a coherent and coordinated policy and research programme that supports Mental Health Ireland to grow its influence and visibility in matters pertaining to mental health, wellbeing & recovery.
  • To contribute to building capacity in Mental Health Ireland for research, evaluation and information and disseminating and sharing knowledge and evidence more widely.

Position Summary: The successful candidate will:

• Support the Director of Policy and Research in achieving agreed organisational priorities in research, evaluation and policy.
• Work with a range of stakeholders with a particular focus on coproduction and working with people with lived experience and family members/supporters.
• Conduct literature searches using a variety of methods and with a particular focus on grey literature.
• Compile a variety of materials into a searchable resource or database to enable knowledge sharing within Mental Health Ireland and across other organisations.
• Create accessible summaries of knowledge and evidence drawn from a variety of sources.
• Develop a system to monitor and evaluate the MHI strategy and impact.
• Work with the Director of Policy and Research to conduct and commission research and evaluation in areas of work relevant to MHI.
• Provide advice, support and training to Mental Health Ireland staff and volunteers on matters relating to research and evaluation.
• Professionally conduct the tasks around organising meetings such as contacting participants, taking minutes and other administrative tasks.

Eligibility criteria and qualifications
Essential skills and competences:

• Experience in the production of policy and research outputs
• Proven experience in research and evaluation management and methodology including analysing quantitative and qualitative data;
• Excellent experience in literature searching
• Excellent analytical and writing skills;
• Excellent administration skills;
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain constructive senior level relationships with key partners and stakeholders;
• Strong organisational and planning skills with an eye for detail and accuracy;
• Strong team working skills as well as ability to work on own initiative;
• A high degree of professionalism

Person Specification Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

• Minimum of 2 year’s experience in a similar policy / research position
• Third Level Qualification (or equivalent) in mental health and social policy, social science research, evaluation, public policy analysis or other relevant discipline
• Experience in conducting and managing research and evaluation studies
• Experience in conducting literature searches and writing up the results
• Experience in writing for different audiences from academic papers to policy briefs to lay summaries
• Excellent analytical written and verbal communication, presentation and ICT skills
• Excellent organisational skills including a proven ability to work individually and as a member of a dynamic team
• Project management experience
• Knowledge of the Irish mental health system and mental health issues
• Commitment to the vision, mission and values of Mental Health Ireland
Other Requirements • Appropriate references.
• Garda Vetting Clearance

Competition specific selection process: Short listing will be carried out on the basis of information supplied in your curriculum vitae and letter of application at the closing date.

The criteria for short listing is based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the Eligibility criteria and qualifications, and Person Specification section of this job specification.

Tenure: This is an 18 Month Fixed Term Contract Position subject to funding and completion of a probationary period.
Remuneration In line with HSE Grade IV, Point 7 (€38,489 Pro Rata, on 2020 HSE Pay Scale)
Annual leave: 26 days pro rata
Probation: 6-month probationary period

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