Job Opportunity: Athletics Ireland seeks a Competitions Officer


An exciting opportunity exists to become part of the Athletics Ireland Competitions team to deliver National Competitions.

Main Duties:

  • Liaise with local organising committees and venue managers to ensure all required facilities and equipment is in place for all competitions
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure all statutory obligations are in place for competition.
  • Manage the creation and deconstruction of event sites where applicable.
  • Procurement of resources required for the delivery of competition
  • Ensure all necessary equipment is available at each competition
  • Production of competition administrative documents to ensure high standards are maintained throughout.
  • Build effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Additional duties when required by the Director of Competitions

Desirable Skills/ Experience:

  • Sport or event management Qualification or equivalent
  • 2 years’ experience with a National Governing body or equivilant
  • Experience in a voluntary setting.
  • Excellent copy-writing and computer skills and good communicator.
  • Organised with strong time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines and manage own workload. 

Job Description:

Full job description is available HERE.

How to apply:

Applications including a cover letter and curriculum vitae should be sent by email for the attention of the Athletics Ireland Human Resources Manager to The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday the 4th of February 2022. Athletics Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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