Posted In Career opportunities | 9th November 2022

Career | Senior Marketing Executive

Dublin Zoo holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s Number One Fee Paying Family Attraction’ having welcomed in excess of one million visitors each year.

Our purpose is to save wildlife and inspire a passion for nature – one person, one family at a time.

We are currently seeking a highly enthusiastic Senior Marketing Executive with a flair for writing, and proven marketing, communication and PR skills to join our award-winning Marketing Department.

The successful candidate will be an ambassador for the Dublin Zoo brand and will support the Marketing Department within Dublin Zoo through planning and carrying out marketing, PR, promotional and online campaigns with a view to promoting the Dublin Zoo brand and growing visitation. With events such as the spectacular Wild Lights nighttime experience, and The Zoo TV series broadcasting to thousands of Irish homes, this is a unique opportunity to join an exciting and highly creative team.

The key responsibilities of this role will include

  • PR and Media Relations: Liaise with the PR agency on all PR queries and briefs, ensuring press releases are written on brand. Set up and be the main point of contact for media activity within the Zoo.
  • Project and Campaign Management: Develop and project manage ad hoc projects and all marketing collateral including promotional leaflets, guidebooks and annual reports. Assist the marketing team in managing and reporting on through-the-line campaigns and marketing / promotional initiatives.
  • Brand Management: Possess a strong understanding of Dublin Zoo’s brand values and ensure all communications are consistent with them.
  • Copywriting and Editing: Serve as a main copywriter and editor for the marketing department for all external and internal communications.
  • Sponsorship Liaison: Work closely with sponsors, ensuring projects and communications are executed to a high standard
  • Agency Management: Brief and liaise with third-party agencies (PR Agency, designers, printers etc.)

The ideal candidate will have a passion for Dublin Zoo and wildlife, excellent writing skills, demonstrate initiative, strong communication and organisational skills in addition to great attention to detail and the ability to multitask. PR experience is a key advantage.

Applicants must be made no later than 5pm, 23rd November 2022.

Apply here.