Win tickets to #Bloom – a blooming heaven for Foodies and Greenies!

Win a pair of tickets to this year’s Bloom Festival brought to you by Bord Bia.

To enter, just tell us your favourite colour and use the hashtag #connectorbloom in your answer on our Blog, or on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Thanks to our client Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, for sharing this great prize with us. Bord Bia’s Bloom, Ireland’s Largest Gardening, Food & Family Event, will be taking place in the Phoenix Park Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend, from Thursday 28th May until Monday 1st June.

Bloom 2014 showcased 30 exquisite show gardens, from the very best of Ireland’s landscape gardeners and designers as well as over 120 Irish food producers.

Visitors planning to attend the show in 2015 can expect a host of other features, including the Floral & Nursery Pavilion, advice and demonstrations on the techniques required to achieve a perfect floral display at home, a fantastic new Plant Village live entertainment at the Picnic Area and an Irish Craft Village.

The Children’s Zone, Budding Bloomers, will have a vibrant mixture of features to keep children entertained and active where they are encouraged to play, learn and grow!

Kids attend Bloom for free!

For more information click here

Connector careers

Digital Marketing Career Opportunities @ Connector

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to join one of the best digital agencies in Ireland? is one of Ireland most progressive creative digital agencies specialising in connecting the digital and physical worlds. The team is based in the centre of innovation that is The Digital Hub.

Founded by Conor Lynch in 2009, Connector is a leading Irish digital business agency supporting clients as they face up to digital, social & mobile challenges and opportunities. We offer a wide range of specialist services for those who want to manage digital in-house or to outsource to a trusted partner.

We create ideas that turn into campaigns, campaigns that become content, content in social and digital media that generate awareness, positive sentiment, connections and great return on investment.

Our sister brand runs training courses and other brands in our portfolio include TheSnapys & See more about our clients like Sony Mobile on

Connector is always on the lookout for talented people to join our team in Dublin and the following are current open opportunities. We are looking for a brilliant Digital Account Manager and a talented Digital Marketing Intern.


Job Description

  • This is a full time position based in our office in The Digital Hub in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Salary negotiable based on experience.
  • Regular training provided.

Job Requirements

  • Liaise with clients on digital marketing projects.
  • Write briefs with detailed functionality specifications
  • Brief and manage creative teams, and understand all processes and platforms.
  • Responsible for the quality of service of all integrated campaigns across all channels including SEO, PPC, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
  • Plan and write digital content to support the social media and online strategy, for each relevant audience and marketing channel (email, apps, website, social networks etc.)
  • Manage internal marketing, communications and team training.
  • Update online content via the content management systems (CMS), Hootsuite and email marketing platforms.
  • Use customer insight to monitor visitor engagement and optimise content in line with customer requirements.
  • Report on digital marketing campaigns, to show conversion rates and analytics on key goal conversions.
  • Social media planning and management to include blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
  • Responsibilities include copywriting, keyword strategy, link building & site architecture.
  • Plan and implement customer research and using the findings to feed into the online strategy to support the business goals (growth, retention, engagement).
  • Understand client objectives and alignment of the social strategy In addition to managing social media platforms for the client and build ongoing relationships.
  • Present findings to key stakeholders to drive the social media strategy and engage key users.
  • Identify new tools, including reporting tools to measure the activity.
  • Manage company blogging to develop and influence key bloggers and thought leaders.
  • Implement traditional and digital PR content writing for press releases and newsletters.
  • Develop and plan social media content with key teams, write design briefs and brief designers.
  • Manage copywriting, keyword strategy, link building, site architecture.
  • Produce KPIs and insight to improve digital campaigns.
  • Increase awareness of the brand, product and services both internally and externally through outreach and social media amplification.
  • Manage aspects of the website content and help with keyword research, on-page optimisation, technical SEO and link-building best practices.
  • Create internal content, including presentations emails, brochures and internal sales collateral.
  • Own and manage the branding guidelines and check for compliance.
  • Produce training and best practice guides to manage content and relevant systems.
  • Delivering Training when necessary.

Candidate Profile

  • The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years relevant experience.
  • Business, communications or digital qualification Degree or higher.
  • Native English speaker.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Creative with passion for marketing across all platforms, video, photography and digital media.
  • Confident in engaging with clients and making presentations.
  • Pro-active to keep up to date with the company products, services and marketing campaigns.
  • Willing to share knowledge and expertise, and guide other colleagues.
  • Results focused with excellent project management skills.
  • Able to multi-task and stay calm under pressure.
  • Accuracy with attention to detail excellent at proofreading.
  • Not frightened to debate content be customer voice!
  • Keep up to date with all branding processes and guidelines.

Desirable Technical Experience

  • Up to date with asset management and best practice.
  • Understand regulatory requirements which impact content management for the website and external communications. i.e. eCommerce legislation, Data Protection etc.
  • Experience of YouTube videos and customer engagement content.
  • Experience in using CMS system and uploading data and basic HTML coding
  • Some experience in design packages i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks
  • Ability to use analytics to help with content management.
  • Good knowledge of email, PPC, SEO & Social Media.


We are looking for a full-time or part-time Digital Marketing to join the team immediately. This mission would suit a fanatic in the arts of digital and social media marketing. By joining our elite team you will gain industry experience with one of Ireland top digital specialists who offer a range of Digital, Social & Mobile services.

The Job

After your initiation to our brotherhood of ninja, you will work on internal projects and client work in the area of digital, social and mobile marketing. You will gain invaluable experience with website content management, blogging, community management, digital video, email marketing, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, mobile media and much more! The student shall soon become the master.

The Ideal Candidate

Ideally you will already have the following:

  • Degree in business, communications or technology;
  • Some experience in digital marketing and social media;
  • Good Presentation Skills;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English;
  • A strong knowledge of Digital Marketing Metrics and Analysis is a plus;
  • Martial arts skills not required (for now)

The Offer

This is an unpaid full time / part time junior position with considerable training but expenses will be covered. We are looking at a 8 to 12 weeks trial period before we promote the person to a full time salaried position. Commission on sales is available immediately if you can help us win new business. People eligible for JobBridge can apply through this program and should the candidate prove successful after the the 2-3 month period a full time salaried position will be offered.

To apply , contact us on with your CV and details of your availability with Digital Marketing Internship or Digital Account Manager in the subject line.

If you are passionate about social media, online video, and everything in between you may be the one we are looking for!


Win a Sony Xperia Z3 with the #XperiaChallenge photo competition

Connector is proud to announce our newest Sony Mobile Ireland campaign which features a collaboration with Picture This Dublin: We ask you to welcome the #XperiaChallenge Photo Competition

As we all know Picture This Dublin is more than “just pictures”.They want to show everyone the hidden gems in the nooks and crannies of Dublin to present you a ton of ways to #EnjoyYourCity! And just like Timi and his team, Sony Mobile believes you have to LIVE the city to really enjoy it: Meet your barista, shop local, become a regular, look around and step outside of your comfort zon there’s so much more than meets the eye!

Capture your unforgettable Ireland moments and take part in our great #XperiaChallenge photo competition. Try and win a brand new Sony Xperia Z3, a premium smartphone with high end Cyber-shot and Handycam technologies – because your Ireland moments deserve unparallel greatness. Do not worry about bad lighting conditions, movement or even under water shots anymore – the Z3 will have you covered! Of course we won’t forget about the other two on the winner’s podium, they will be gifted with a Sony Smartwatch 2 for the 2nd and a Sony Smartband 1 for the 3rd place.

The #XperiaChallenge will gift you the opportunity to unleash your creativity and offers a prize that makes sure all your further captured moments are as vivid as real life!

Sounds amazing? We agree! Here is what you have to do:

  • Follow @Sonyxperiaie and @picturethisdublin on Instagram
  • Take your favorite Ireland picture
  • Add the hashtag #XperiaChallenge into the description
  • Get all your your friends to like the picture
  • The winner gets a Sony Mobile Z3

The competition runs until 9th of November 2014. The pictures with the most likes will make it into the Top 20 and will be judged by the Sony Mobile team of judges. The winner will be announced on the Picture This Dublin blog.

Don’t miss out on our great #XperiaChallenge photo competition! We are all excited to see Ireland through your eyes! :-)



Picture This Dublin is delighted to help you #EnjoyYourCity with the #XperiaChallenge photo competition in collaboration with Sony Mobile Ireland.
The #XperiaChallenge photo competition runs from 15.10.2014 – 09.11.2014. One grand prizewinner will win a brand new Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone with Cyber-shot and Handycam technologies. Second prize will be a Sony Smartwatch 2 and third prize a Sony Smartband 1.

We look forward to seeing your photographic talents in action and rewarding one of you with an amazing prize from Sony Mobile!

One grand prizewinner will win a Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone. Any individual who participates during the competition’s period is eligible to win a prize; The grand prizewinner will be chosen from the Sony Mobile team of judges.
Daily contest entries will be accepted each day from 15.10.2014 – 09.11.2014. All entries must be posted AND submitted by 13:00 p.m. GMT on the last day.
-Follow @Sonyxperiaie and @picturethisdublin on Instagram
-Take your favorite Ireland picture
-Add the hashtag #XperiaChallenge into the description
-Ask your your friends to like your picture
-Photos will be judged based on overall creativity and quality.
-Photos chosen must be taken in Ireland.
-Photos must be taken by yourself.
Picture This Dublin as well as Sony Mobile Ireland will announce the grand prizewinner on 13.11.2014 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
All winners must claim their prize within 48 hours by emailing
In addition to being featured on Sony Mobile Ireland’s and Picture This Dublin’s social media accounts, selected photos, including all winning images, may be featured on the according websites and other social media platforms.
The contest is open to any person currently resident in Ireland. Contestants must still be in the country to be able to collect/receive their prize.
Eligible photos must agree to Instagram terms of use.
These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:
Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
Violate the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms of Use and Sony Mobile Ireland’s or Picture This Dublin’s Privacy Policy.
Be likely to deceive any person.
Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act.
Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter or advertising.
If you believe that any User Contributions violate your copyright, please send us a notice of copyright infringement and proof.
By submitting photos to the #XperiaChallenge photo competition, contestants are giving permission for Sony Mobile Ireland and Picture This Dublin to use photos on their websites and social media channels.
Please direct contest questions to with the subject ‘Question re. #XperiaChallenge’ or call +353 1 906 0006.
How to serve up tasty social media for the food sector

How to serve up tasty social media for the food sector

We were really delighted to talk this morning at Dublin Food Chain.

Please visit Dublin Food Chain Breakfast Workshop for the full list of speakers and details about the event.

We hope you liked our presentation on How to serve up tasty social media for the food sector.

If you missed it you can find the presentation below


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connector Digital Marketing Placement

Digital marketing career opportunities @ Connector

About Us

Founded by Conor Lynch in 2009, Connector is a leading Irish digital business agency supporting clients as they face up to digital, social & mobile challenges and opportunities. With our sister brands connector360, and BOSS Metrics, we offer a wide range of specialist services for those who want to manage digital in-house or to outsource to a trusted partner.

We are passionate about helping organisations, SMEs, startups, government agencies and individuals create their digital destiny. We create ideas that turn into campaigns, campaigns that become content, content in social and digital media that generate awareness, positive sentiment, connections and great return on investment.

Connector is always on the lookout for talented people to join our team in Dublin and the following are current open opportunities.

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Sony Mobile presents experimental audio visual show from Stano on Friday night 5th September in Temple Bar

Our client Sony Mobile is proud to present Dublin’s experimental musician STANO Ireland with his new show ‘DECODER’ on Friday night, September 5th. An amazing mix of 3D projection mapping, stunning pictures of Ireland and great experimental music will turn Meeting House Square, Temple Bar into the coolest party in Dublin on Friday night. All ticket sale proceeds will go to ARC Cancer Support Centre. Judging by last year’s event UNSPOKEN which was a great success, this will be a great event not to be missed!

Two 10 metre screens will be the electronic canvas for a cool mix of 3D mapping and amazing impressions of Dublin, resonating with various types of music including classical to electronic.  The event is also the launch of Stano’s new DECODER album which is the 11th in his career. When we spoke about the event, Stano said I’m very excited to bring my Dublin through music and images to a new audience. Even more than that I want to use this experience as a spotlight and appreciation for the great work ARC does for cancer patients.

Just like Sony’s Xperia smartphones, Stano’s productions have high definition audio and outstanding imaging features. DECODER is an event that definitely shouldn’t be missed.

Event Details – Friday Sept. 5th, 9.30pm, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin.

Tickets are available for €10 at All proceeds will be donated to ARC Cancer Support Centres.

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