June 14, 2018

A very exciting opportunity has arisen in Swim Ireland for a dynamic, organised and experienced individual to support the Participation Department in the delivery of a number of our programmes. The Participation Support Officer, a part time, 3-month contract, will play a key role in supporting our Participation Department in the delivery of both the indoor and outdoor programmes.

Swim Ireland is the National Governing Body for the Aquatic Disciplines in Ireland, recognised as such by the Irish Government, Sport Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland, the Olympic Council of Ireland and FINA and LEN, the World and European Aquatic Governing Bodies.

Some Key Responsibilities for the role include:

  • Responsible for the delivery of SFAM Open Sea and other participation events
  • Support the delivery of open water events with key partners
  • Liaising with and building relationships with event organisers and suppliers
  • Responsible for the co-ordination of a calendar of events over the Summer months
  • Attend meetings with relevant Committees
  • Support the Clubs and Community department in achieving its goals


If you would like to apply for the role of Swim Ireland Participation Support Officer as indicated above, please send a CV outlining your qualifications and experience and a brief cover letter outlining your suitability to the role, together with the names and contact details of two people (Relatives or friends will not be accepted) who can comment on your suitability for this position (including your current or most recent employer).


Please submit your application to Adam Cox, Swim Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, National Sport Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin 15. or applications can be submitted electronically to recruitment@swimireland.ie


Closing date: Applications must be received no later than 12 noon – Monday 25th June 2018

Interviews: Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Friday 29th June 2018

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 20 hours per week (including a number of weekends)

Contract Type:  3 Month Part Time Fixed Term Contract

Vetting: Garda vetting will apply

Salary: Remuneration will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Base location: Swim Ireland Head office, National Sports Campus, Abbotstown, Dublin 15


Swim Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Further Information:

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