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Vacancy: Headline, Full-Time Programme Officer

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Programme Officer to join our Headline team.

About Headline
Headline is Ireland’s national programme for responsible reporting and representation of mental illness and suicide. Its primary functions are:
 To support Irish media in their work of covering difficult, and sometimes traumatic content;
 To provide training, and educational supports to the next generation of media professionals through university lectures and workshops;
 To create an evidence base through monitoring, data gathering, and research for theimprovement of mental illness representations in Irish media;
 To facilitate the public in addressing cases of irresponsible, or harmful reporting

Purpose of the Role:
The primary purpose of this role will be to monitor reporting of suicide and mental ill health in both broadcast and online media. In addition, the Programme Officer will work with the Headline Team Leader across many core services, including the annual Mental Health Media Awards.
The Programme Officer will be a dynamic, resourceful, energetic, resilient and creative professional who has a passion for positive change. They will be curious by nature with excellent attention to detail and solution-oriented. They will have a good understanding of both Ireland’s media landscape and mental health sectors, or have an excellent understanding of either media or mental health sectors.

For more information on the role and person specification: Headline Programme Officer Job Description 

To apply: Shine Application Form – Headline Programme Officer

Application is by official Shine Application form ONLY. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.’s) will not be accepted. Send your completed Application Form in Microsoft Word or PDF format to
In the subject field please enter Headline PO

Application Deadline: 12 noon on Wednesday 5th May 2021

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