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Virtual Events and Marketing Executive



Applications are invited by the Dublin office of the Maples Group for the position of: 

Virtual Events and Marketing Executive – Fixed Term Contract.

The Virtual Events and Marketing Executive will report to the Senior Marketing Manager in Dublin and will have primary responsibility for the coordination and execution of digital events, webcasts and client engagement points for the Dublin office. The role will work as a part of the regional team in Dublin as well as the global Marketing team. This is a fixed term contract to cover Maternity Leave.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Delivering high calibre brand and targeted client experiences to position the Dublin office as a premier service provider; 
  • Planning and coordination of all aspects of campaigns and events including, but not limited to, webinars, conferences, virtual roundtables, corporate hospitality and executive dinners; 
  • Organising and maintaining an activity calendar for the Dublin office and broader collaboration with other offices across Europe; 
  • Setting success metrics for activities, assessing stakeholder feedback (internal and external) and providing related reporting; 
  • Monitoring competitor activity and sharing market intelligence with key stakeholders; 
  • Developing and delivering creative ideas and concepts; 
  • Working to existing, and improving upon best practice protocols (i.e. timings, targeting, evaluation) and ensuring these are followed for all projects; 
  • Proactively working with Dublin Marketing colleagues and practice groups to outline campaign objectives; 
  • Working within national Covid-19 guidelines applicable at the time, researching venues or virtual options, negotiating costs, time frames and logistic requirements with relevant suppliers and providers (both internal and external); 
  • Managing competing tasks for a wide range of events and effectively utilising available resources to ensure deadlines are achieved; 
  • Being accountable and responsible for specific budgets and providing regular updates on costs throughout the planning and execution process; 
  • Coordinating and delivering marketing collateral including, but not limited to, presentations, invitations and client giveaways / corporate gifts; and 
  • Assisting with additional tasks that may be required as a part of the on-going Marketing needs of the Dublin and wider European offices.


The successful candidate will be a self-starter and team player in equal measure. They will be ambitious, positive and energetic. Highly organised with very strong attention to detail, the candidate will be capable of influencing all levels of staff. The individual will have excellent communication skills demonstrating the confidence to engage effectively and credibly with busy individuals at a senior level. The individual's skills and experience will include:

  • Marketing/Communications degree or other relevant marketing qualification.
  • Minimum 4 years' relevant marketing experience (professional services experience preferred).
  • Excellent project, organisational and time management skills.
  • Strong digital marketing skills and acumen.
  • Demonstrate a strong commercial sense.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with InterAction or a similar customer relationship management database.
  • Experience of email marketing software package Tikit or similar would be an asset.


75 St. Stephen's Green Dublin 2 D02 PR50 Ireland


There is a competitive salary and benefits package on offer for this role.


26 February 2021