In a major boost for the sector, Bord Bia has today announced that it is commencing recruitment for 29 new positions to support the continued growth and development of Ireland’s world-class food, drink and horticulture industry. This is the largest-ever recruitment drive for the organisation enhancing Bord
Commenting on the announcement, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D. said, “Today’s news is hugely positive for the sector and demonstrates my Department’s commitment to
Meanwhile, Bord Bia CEO Tara McCarthy said the recruitment campaign is central to Bord Bia’s growth and market prioritisation strategy. “The continued growth of our sector hinges on our ability to effectively identify and deploy insight-led strategies in the promotion of Irish food, drink and horticulture. To facilitate this, it is crucial that we have the best possible talent and infrastructure in place both in Ireland and overseas. Today we commence our search to identify a range of highly skilled marketers, analysts
Roles and Locations
The 29 positions on offer include roles in Branding, Marketing, Insights, PR, Digital Marketing, Events and Business Development as well as more specialist Meat, Dairy, Seafood, Beverages, Retail and Sustainability roles. Almost half of these new jobs will be based in Bord Bia’s Dublin office (17) with other positions to be placed in Bord Bia’s offices in London (2), New York (1), Shanghai (2), Lagos (1), Japan (1), Dubai (1), Poland and Germany (2), Netherlands (1) and Singapore (1).
The minimum general requirements for candidates include a qualification in a relevant third level degree such as business, marketing or economics; a minimum of three years full time work experience; proficiency in a foreign language and overseas work experience for certain overseas roles; and a strong interest or experience working in the Irish food and drinks industry.
For further information visit www.bordbia.ie/careers
The closing date for applications is 30th April 2018.