Springboard PR & Marketing’s Client Director, Maria Tracey has been appointed Public Relations Officer for Network Cork, the largest branch of Network Ireland. The one-year voluntary role will involve the development and implementation of communication strategies for the not-for-profit Cork organisation for women in business, professions and the arts.
Maria has worked for Springboard PR & Marketing, a leading award-winning communications agency for the past four years. A member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland, she specialises in the creation and execution of strategic communications, maximising her clients’ brands and achieving measurable marketing results. As client manager, she drove the launch campaign for the Waterford Greenway, a campaign which won Best Public Sector Campaign at the PRII’s 2018 Awards for Excellence in PR.
Speaking about his new role, Maria said: “I am delighted to be elected PRO for Network Cork Ireland. I have been a member of Network Cork for the past four years, and have seen first-hand how the organisation encourages and promotes women, with our very own MD Susie Horgan winning Network Cork Businesswoman of the Year in 2017.
“The organisation is renowned for being one of the most successful branches in the country, growing year-on-year. I look forward to working with Network Cork’s new president, Marguerite O’Sullivan, along with my fellow committee members, to further strengthen the organisation’s reputation within the business community both locally and nationally.”
Maria was appointed PRO following Network Cork’s AGM held in Council Chambers, City Hall on Wednesday, 11 December.