Come Join Our Team

Working for McElhinneys is about delivering great service with style and being proud to be part of something special. Great customer service with a personal and professional approach has been the foundation on which McElhinneys has grown and we work hard to deliver a high quality of service on a daily basis. 

Across every department, from kids to cosmetics, womenswear to footwear, home to the home bakes in our coffee shop we set the standard for style, choice, quality and exceptional service. Our colleagues combine their expert knowledge and passion for what they do to create the legendary, special experience that we are known for throughout Ireland. In return we offer competitive salaries, the opportunity to work within a dynamic team and culture.
If you are enthusiastic, talented and love working with people and would like the opportunity to join our team, we would love to hear from you.  


 Please send your CV to [email protected] along with a cover letter detailing your interest.

April / May 2022 Position Available

Job Type: Full-time 


Job description

McElhinneys is seeking a digital content Creator/Coordinator who is passionate about and experienced in social media, fashion, beauty, home interiors, and what’s hot right now!

Based in McElhinneys Department Store, Ballybfoey, Co. Donegal, this full-time role is a brilliant opportunity for someone with a knack for shooting and editing video content, and an eye for creating slick social graphics, and the flare to create engaging social content for an audience on the scroll. You’ll be mainly creating content for Instagram and TikTok followed by Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

You’ll be working within a fast-paced environment so high energy and forward creative thinking is a must ensuring you bring our customers the latest and most engaging content to keep them entertained and showcase the very best of McElhinney's brand personality.

You’ll work within McElhinney's award-winning marketing and social team to ensure content is on brand and supports the delivery of our social KPIs.

What You'll Do

  • Execute a results-driven social media strategy.
  • Develop and curate engaging content for social media platforms.
  • Work within our marketing team to create and implement commercial social content tracking against KPI’s and budgets
  • Ensuring all content is delivered against social strategy, objectives, and KPIs
  • Community management across McElhinney's social channels - Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content.
  • Attend events and produce live social media content.
  • Maintain a unified brand voice across different social media channels.
  • Collaborate with our marketing team to create a social media calendar.
  • Monitor social media channels for industry trends and competitor analysis.
  • Review analytics and create reports on key metrics.
  • Assist in the development and management of social media marketing and influencer marketing strategy.
  • Monitoring relevant user-generated content across multiple social channels and identifying opportunities for McElhinneys
  • Coordinate creative sprint think tanks with our marketing and social team.
  • Working with our department managers and buyers to support them in social and digital promotion identifying original content ideas to drive audience engagement, sales, and interaction.


  • Passion for social media and proficiency with major social media platforms and social media management tools
  • Proficiency with video and photo editing tools, digital media formats (motion graphics would be an advantage)
  • Excellent social listening skills
  • Ability to understand historical, current, and future trends in the digital content and social media space
  • Strong copywriting and copy-editing skills
  • Impeccable time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented approach with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • A strong working knowledge of TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook, creating engaging and high performing content
  • A keen interest in fashion, beauty, home interiors
  • Project management
  • A strong understanding of social analytics and reporting
  • Excellent communications skills and relish working as part of a team
  • Prior experience of at least 1-3 years

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • 1-3 years experience with B2C social media marketing or content development
  • Direct experience using social media management tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Premiere Pro) or equivalent digital media editing tools a plus

Please send your CV to [email protected] along with a cover letter detailing your interest.

Job Type: Full-time / Part-time


Job description

Due to the expansion and redesign of our award-winning Women's department, we are seeking experienced and highly motivated sales assistants. The successful candidates must have at least 2 years of working in a fashion retail environment with a passion and energy to succeed and offer 5-star customer service. This candidate must have strong people and sales skills, they must be highly motivated and have strong communication skills with the willingness to work as part of a highly driven team.

 Please send your CV to [email protected] along with a cover letter detailing your interest.

Job Type: Full-time / Part-time