Athletics Ireland seeks a Communications and Media Executive


Athletics Ireland, the National Governing Body for Athletics in Ireland is seeking a Communications & Media Officer to join and work with a dynamic team.

This role will support the delivery of communications and media related strategies for Athletics Ireland including communications with the athletics community, building our digital profile, and putting in place initiatives to connect with the running community.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant third level qualification and a marketing communications background, with knowledge of athletics and sport in Ireland.

Contract Type: Two years fixed term contract.

Location: Athletics Ireland head office, 19 Northwood Court, Santry, Dublin 9. Due to some travel involved, a current full driving licence and own car is essential.

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Closing date: Applications must be received by email no later than 5pm on Friday the 3rd of September 2021 with [Marketing] in the email subject line.

This position will require some flexibility around working hours with regards evenings and weekends. The standard working week is 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday with a Time Off in Lieu system in place for out of hours work.

How to apply for this post.

If you would like to apply for the role of Communications and Media Officer as indicated above, please send a CV and covering letter outlining your qualifications and experience. Selection shall be by means of a competition based on an interview conducted by Athletics Ireland.

When applying by email, please provide a letter of introduction detailing your qualifications, skills and experience relevant to the role and your Curriculum Vitae outlining your skills and work experience not later than 5pm on Friday the 3rd of September 2021 to the Athletics Ireland Human Resources Manager at

Athletics is an equal opportunities employer, and all applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Successful candidates will only be offered the position subject to relevant satisfactory Garda Vetting and completion of  Safeguarding requirements.

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