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We're Hiring: Marketing and Events Executive

The Irish Computer Society are currently seeking a bright enthusiastic professional to fill the position of Events and Marketing Executive. This person will predominantly work on promoting and organising our ICS conferences.


  • Create project plan for every event to outline tasks that need to be completed to ensure a successful event 
  • Create marketing and social media plans for every event to achieve your targets
  • Create Direct Email and Call campaigns using salesforce
  • Schedule and chair regular meetings with Project board
  • Research suitable venues of conferences /events and negotiate best possible prices
  • Make contact with potential event speakers
  • Coordinate event website with web developer and ensure the registration process is set up correctly 
  • Coordinate event logistics (e.g. Venue requirements, AV, Catering, transport, etc.)
  • Ensure that ICS websites, web pages, and social media accounts are up to date for each event 
  • Negotiate rates with exhibitors, delegates, speakers, advertisers and venues
  • Ensure that communications, press releases, marketing lists, salesforce campaigns are up to date, on time, proofed and approved 
  • Ensure that the Marketing Project Plans are up to date 
  • Liaise with event sponsors to make sure they are sufficiently looked after
  • Create an event running order and manage event staff to ensure the event runs smoothly.  
  • Create post conference and annual report for Managers and Stakeholders 
  • Work co-operatively with sales teams to maximise sales for conferences attendees and Sponsors.  
  • Research and be aware of market trends, analyse competition in locality and nationwide. 

Essential Skills:

  • Educated to degree standard in Marketing/Business/Events Management/PR
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working within events/marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Word/ Powerpoint/ Excel
  • Able to multi-task
  • Strong presentation skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Self-Directed
  • B2B sales experience would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp, Salesforce and/or Adobe Illustrator software 

Employment Type:  Full-time


The Irish Computer Society is a not for profit member society whose mission is to advance, promote and represent the interests of ICT professionals in Ireland.

The ICS provides its members with:

  • An independent representative voice
  • Independent means of keeping up-to-date
  • Resources for professional development
  • A network of contacts in the ICT sector
  • Europe-wide professional recognition
  • Guidance on professional standards

The ICS also works to advance and promote computer literacy throughout the Irish population by:

  • Providing a means for current and potential computer users to achieve certified qualifications
  • Encouraging the continuous development and availability of ICT curricula, and the use of appropriate ICT throughout the education system
  • Furthering Ireland's economic, educational and cultural participation in the worldwide Information Society.

Please email your CV and cover letter to to be considered for this role. Deadline for receiving application is Friday 21st July, 2017.

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