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Careers at the Farmers Journal

Current vacancies

  • Digital Marketing Executive
  • Student Placement – Production Department - summer 2018
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    Digital Marketing Executive

    We are looking for a Digital Marketing Executive to work as part of the digital marketing team to develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all our online channels. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the accelerated growth of the Agricultural Trust online platforms. You’ll work across our award winning brands, Irish Farmers Journal, The Irish Field and Irish Country Magazine on areas such as SEO, social media marketing, PPC, website development, Google Analytics, Google Adwords and all things digital marketing related.


  • Ensuring online campaigns have the highest return on investment
  • Researching and proposing strategic campaigns in line with the company’s business objectives
  • Presenting analytical reports to enable the measurement of campaign performance
  • Assessing our websites and developing prioritised SEO technical and content recommendations
  • Managing and developing highly effective email campaigns
  • Creating and adding effective web content
  • Collaborating with agencies and other vendor partners
  • Evaluating emerging technologies for adoption where appropriate
  • Creating and maintaining a strong online sales strategy
  • Ensuring data management efficiency
  • Managing new product launch campaigns which will involve creation of marketing collateral and communications to enhance the brand
  • Supporting all company marketing campaigns in response to business needs

  • 2+ years previous digital marketing experience
  • 3rd level qualification in marketing, digital marketing or a related discipline
  • Up to date knowledge and experience of digital media strategies
  • Experience with MSOffice, Adobe, Photoshop, Indesign, Mailchimp, Social media.
  • Good knowledge of website analytics tools and ad serving tools
  • Professional, friendly and ambitious personality
  • Strong commercial acumen and leadership qualities
  • Effective team player who is able to also work independently
  • Project management skills; skilled in prioritising
  • Strong eye for detail
  • A full job description is below

    This is a permanent role and will primarily be based in Dublin

    Interested applicants should forward a CV and cover letter outlining suitability to the HR Manager at with ‘Digital Marketing Executive’ in the subject line by Wednesday 31 January 2018.

    Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

    The company is an equal opportunities employer


    Student Placement – Production Department – July to September 2018

    The Irish Farmers Journal is offering a student placement opportunity in 2018 its production department to undergraduates of Journalism or related courses.

    The placement period is 1 July to 30 September 2018, full-time hours, based in our offices in Dublin 12. This is a paid placement.

    The chosen student will gain a broad range of experience in the production (sub-editing/design) department, working on the Irish Farmers Journal, Irish Country Living, The Irish Field, Irish Country Magazine and other publications as required.

    Essential requirements are:

  • Journalism or related course undergraduate
  • Skills in:
  • Sub-editing

    Layout and design

    Writing headlines and captions

    Adobe: InDesign, Photoshop, InCopy

    MSOffice: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    Digital: CMS, HTML, social media

  • Ability to generate fresh ideas and work on own initiative
  • Work experience in a production/sub-editing role an advantage
  • Applicants will be short-listed based on a CV and cover letter. The cover letter should explain in no more than 400 words why you would like to gain work experience on the production team and why you are a suitable candidate for this opportunity.

    Interested applicants should forward a CV and cover letter to the HR Manager at with ‘Student Placement 2018 - production’ in the subject line.

    Application deadline: Friday 19 January 2018

    The company is an equal opportunities employer


    Digital Marketing Executive Job Description