February 28, 2022

Swim Ireland, the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Water Polo and Open Water Swimming in Ireland are seeking a Communications Executive to join our team. This post will be integral to the delivery of Swim Ireland’s communications objectives. This is a two-year contract with capacity for continuation into 2023 and beyond.

This is an exciting time for the organisation as we start into a new Strategic cycle, with only 2 years to the Paris Olympic Games and some very exciting participation initiatives coming on stream in the coming months. We are looking for a motivated person who likes to work in a dynamic and positive environment and who will work with our Head of Communications to deliver our communications aims and objectives over the next few years. The ideal candidate will have a communications background and at least 2 years’ relevant experience and either a knowledge or deep interest in Irish sport/aquatics.

Contract Type: 2 Year full time

Salary: TBC

Location: Swim Ireland head office. Due to some travel involved, a clean current full driving licence and own car is essential

Interviews: Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place week beginning the 28th March.

Closing date: Applications must be received no later than 5pm on Friday 18th March.

If you would like to apply for the role of Communications Executive as indicated above, please send a CV outlining your qualifications and experience, a letter outlining your suitability and match to the requirements, 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). Referees will not be contacted without your permission.

Applications should be sent to chloekinahan@swimireland.ie

For further information on the role, please see the detailed job description and person specification and/or contact Trish Mayon: trishmayon@swimireland.ie +353 (0)86 8094786

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

Successful candidates will only be offered the position subject to satisfactory Garda Vetting (if required) and completion of Safeguarding requirements.

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