Come and Work With us - Head of Communications and Media

An exciting opportunity for an experienced communications professional with a passion for international development, humanitarian and climate work

07 Feb 2024

At Dóchas, we mobilise our convening power to influence policy change and public support in Ireland through coordinated action. Communications and Media engagement is critical to achieving this. Being an authoritative voice for the international development and humanitarian sector and facilitating dialogue and debate in the public domain is a central component of our work. In addition to this we aim to inspire, engage and mobilise members to use their voice to spotlight the issues we work to address.

This role is responsible for developing, mobilising and delivering communications and media content, support and engagement.

Key Responsibilities

 As a member of a small team, you will play a full part in the administration, planning and evaluation of Dóchas' work as a whole. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the on-going needs of the organisation.


This position requires significant experience in communications, media engagement and digital marketing.  You must be a strong communicator with great people skills, an ability to engage, network and influence with stakeholders of all levels and have a passion for international development, humanitarian and climate work.

Relevant Background & Experience

Knowledge, skills and qualities

See the full job description and application details here

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am Monday 4th March 2024

If you would like to discuss this role, please feel free to contact Jane-Ann McKenna, CEO at jane-ann(at)

Please send CV and cover letter outlining suitability for the role by email to Anna Farrell, anna(at) 

Note: All applicants for this role must currently have the right to live and work in Ireland.




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