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Role: Communications Manager

Closing Date: Monday 13th June 2022

About Disability Federation of Ireland

The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) is a federation of its member organisations. Its members comprise a broad cross section of organisations that represent and support people with disabilities and disabling conditions. Their engagement reaches from local through national to European and international levels. Their membership organisations continue to play a key role in this work, as do a growing number of disabled persons.

The main objective of DFI is to benefit the community by protecting the rights, and valuing the role, of persons with disabilities and disabling conditions in the community; encouraging their fullest participation in shaping a society that promotes the quality of life of such persons. In this way DFI represents the interests and the expectations of people with disabilities to be fully included in Irish society.  

About the Role

DFI are looking to hire an experienced and motivated Communications Manager who will play an important role in developing communications with its membership and strengthening the profile of disability advocacy in Ireland.

The purpose of the role will be to lead the provision of the full range of DFI’s communications and marketing functions including all digital, social, and traditional media. They will work with other DFI staff to conceptualise and implement communications strategies and campaigns (including membership engagement), maintaining good working relationships with all stakeholders to identify member needs and overcome barriers to engagement.

To succeed in this role, the successful candidate will be highly comfortable with managing and communicating content. They will be a team player and has both patience and confidence. The candidate will be a good media spokesperson who is committed to creating DFI’s tone, with a strong ability to correlate the message on DFI’s numerous strands of advocacy.

How to Apply

The recruitment campaign for this role is being managed exclusively by 2into3. If you are a determined leader looking to take on a challenging and rewarding role, please send your CV (in word document format only) to Amy Ennis at or 086 792 4696, including a cover letter outlining your motivation for applying. The closing date for applications is Monday 13 June.