We’re hiring! GCN seeks a Digital Marketer

GCN has an very exciting opportunitiy available for a talented and passionate individual to join our team.

GCN is hiring a Digital Marketer and an Administrative Assistant. In the photo, the hands of a person working at a laptop.
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Are you a digital marketer looking to build your career in Ireland’s media? If so, then the job of Digital Marketer at GCN could be for you! Find out more about the role below.

Digital Marketer

GCN is looking to recruit a smart, friendly, dynamic Digital Marketer to work alongside our small but ambitious team, supporting and coordinating various initiatives and projects.

We are looking for someone who can work independently and collaborate with the team, community groups, readers, brands, and other stakeholders to assist in delivering a vital community resource with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity.

This position will include, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Develop, review, update and implement GCN’s ongoing strategy, and workflows for all digital areas (website, social media channels, marketing, and content).
  • Manage and execute campaigns across various digital channels, including email, social media platforms, search engines, and display advertising, to ensure the effective promotion of GCN’s content, initiatives, and events.
  • Manage GCN’s social media channels, moderating comments and ensuring that comments/direct messages are responded to promptly.
  • Review and optimise social media channels to identify new opportunities and improve content performance.
  • Drive GCN’s magazine subscription strategy through marketing.
  • Post/schedule GCN’s content across all platforms to ensure its effective delivery.
  • GCN’s website management. This includes SEO strategy, UX optimisation, monetisation, testing and implementing fixes and new features and liaising with the team, developers and web services.
  • Assist in monitoring web ads, and ensuring ads served on www.gcn.ie meet targets and follow GCN’s guidelines.
  • Organise and facilitate live streams and live event coverage across GCN’s channels.
  • Measure and report on the performance of digital marketing campaigns, web traffic and initiatives against set goals (KPIs).
  • Collaborate with the online editorial team to produce engaging content, campaigns and initiatives.

A graduate or post-grad qualification in Marketing, Media, Communications or a related field is preferred; however, no experience is needed as training will be provided.

Please apply to [email protected] with a cover letter and CV. The deadline for applications is 17:00 on Thursday, May 30th, 2024.

The role of Digital Marketer for GCN is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme.
Applicants must be in receipt of Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB), Jobseeker’s Assistance (JA), one-parent family payment (OPF), or Jobseeker Transitional Payment.

GCN is a registered charity: 20034580
GCN defines diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we appreciate all our employees, volunteers, readers, contributors, and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment where everybody feels valued, their talents are fully utilised, and organisational and personal goals are met.

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage & civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion, or belief.
Please note we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we urge candidates to apply as soon as possible.

This role of Digital Marketer is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme.
The terms of our funding stipulate that the successful candidate for this post should fall under any of the criteria listed below:
● Person in receipt of Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB), Jobseeker’s Assistance (JA), one-parent family payment (OPF) or Jobseeker Transitional Payment.
● People employed by Tús, Community Employment (CE), Job Initiative schemes, as well as Rural Social Scheme workers who are former CE participants.
● Persons in receipt of disability allowance (DA), invalidity pension, blind persons pension or other disability benefit.
● Travellers.
● Ex-prisoners.
● Stabilised and recovering drug misusers.
● Migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.
● Roma.
● People who are deserted, separated, divorced, or widowed.
● Carers who want to return to work.
● People who are homeless.
● Ukrainians displaced by the war.
● However, there may be exemptions allowed.

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Support GCN

GCN has been a vital, free-of-charge information service for Ireland’s LGBTQ+ community since 1988.

During this global COVID pandemic, we like many other organisations have been impacted greatly in the way we can do business and produce. This means a temporary pause to our print publication and live events and so now more than ever we need your help to continue providing this community resource digitally.

GCN is a registered charity with a not-for-profit business model and we need your support. If you value having an independent LGBTQ+ media in Ireland, you can help from as little as €1.99 per month. Support Ireland’s free, independent LGBTQ+ media.

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