Job Vacancy: Communications and Outreach Officer

The Discovery Programme: Centre for Archaeology Innovation Ireland is seeking candidates for the post of Communications and Outreach Officer.

A unique opportunity to promote and share Ireland’s outstanding archaeology and cultural heritage research

We are seeking a motivated and effective communicator who will take forward the development and delivery of the Discovery Programme’s schedule of outreach, public engagement and communication activities. The successful candidate will be expected to have a good working knowledge of Ireland’s archaeological and built heritage, and be willing to learn more about archaeological research in Ireland. The successful candidate will be instrumental in ensuring the Discovery Programme engages with local communities, building the profile of the organisation, and support the delivery of research materials and information in Irish as well as English.

Nature of Employment: This is a full time permanent appointment (subject to successful completion of a six months probationary period and satisfactory performance in post).
Salary: In the region of €38,215.00-€40,044.00 per annum (pro rata) (Point 5-6 Executive Officer Standard Scale 66240, with annual increments on that scale on satisfactory performance in post)
Current Location: Merchants House, Merchants Quay, D08 K3KD, Ireland.
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer or their nominee

Completed Applications to be received by: No later than 12 noon Friday 03 June 2022
Expected employment start date: Preferably no later than August 2022

How to Apply
Applications must be made by submitting an email, with the title of the position entered into the subject field of the email, to info@discoveryprogramme.ie
Attached to that email, applicants must include:

  • This application form with all the information fields set out on it completed.
  • A short cover letter / personal statement, no more than 500 words 12pt single spaced text, outlining why you wish to be considered for this post and why you believe your skills, experience and values meet the requirements of the position.
  • A comprehensive CV, detailed as relevant to the position but to be no more than three pages in length. The first page of the CV should include a summary biography.

Applications must be received prior to the closing date and time stated, that is 12 GMT noon on 21/02/2022

Documents
Candidate Pack (PDF)
Application Form (Word Doc)