Jobs in Sport

Sport Ireland

Sport Ireland is the authority tasked with the development of sport in Ireland. This includes participation in sport, high performance sport, anti-doping, coaching and the development of the Sport Ireland Campus.

Hockey Ireland - CEO

Hockey Ireland is a non-profit, membership-based organisation recognised by Sport Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland as the National Governing Body for all Field and Indoor disciplines of the sport on the island of Ireland.

Hockey Ireland is affiliated to both the European and International Hockey Federations (EHF & FIH).

There is currently c.42,000 registered members and c.155-160 registered clubs throughout the country.

Hockey Ireland is now looking to appoint a CEO.

 

THE POSITION

The CEO will be expected to understand all stakeholders’ needs, particularly those of our extensive club network which supports our players, coaches, and officials.  In order to ensure our continued development and growth you will have the ability to manage a complex portfolio of organisational responsibilities that include developing and delivering on the vision, mission, strategic direction, and goals of the organisation.

The CEO will have overall accountability, responsibility, and authority for the management of the business and affairs of Hockey Ireland in collaboration with the Board of Management and its Executive Committees. This will be done in accordance with the organisations adopted policies and procedures. Under their overall direction and oversight and in close co-operation with the Board of Management, the CEO will establish, implement, and oversee the short and long term goals, strategies, plans and policies of Hockey Ireland in a manner that develops, enhances, and promotes a healthy, diverse and vibrant organisation; a flourishing club system; a growing membership base that encompasses all Olympic, Paralympic and non-Olympic disciplines of the sport.

 

How to Apply

A full role description is available on request from our recruitment partner Ascension Executive Recruitment - mairead.fleming@ascension.ie 

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and letter of application to mairead.fleming@ascension.ie no later than 5pm on Friday 13th May 2022.

Tennis Ireland - Junior Operations Administrator

Tennis Ireland is the National Governing Body for the sport of tennis in Ireland. For further information, please see our website at www.tennisireland.ie

Role 

Leinster Tennis is currently looking for a Junior Operations Administrator to join the Leinster Branch Office at Cranford Centre, Stillorgan Road. As an Operations Administrator you will report to the Leinster Branch Operations Manager supporting the administration tasks, interacting with key stakeholders and ensuring the smooth running of the office.

Read the full Job Description

Letter of application and CV should be sent by email to hr@tennisireland.ie no later than 4pm on 1st June 2022. Please reference Junior Operations Administrator Leinster Branch application in the subject line.

Tennis Ireland - National Tennis Centre Supervisor

Tennis Ireland are seeking an experienced supervisor to join our team. This role will oversee all supervisory aspects of the National Tennis Centre facility, including day to day maintenance, serving customers and managing court bookings. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in site supervision and solid experience in working with members of the public.

Tennis Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

Tennis Ireland are looking for a service-oriented individual who displays a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritise and multitask, and be a strong communicator.

Job Summary

The National Tennis Centre at DCU is a state-of-the-art tennis facility with four indoor hardcourts, three clay courts (seasonally covered) and three outdoor hardcourts, all floodlit. We are seeking an experienced supervisor to join our team. This role will oversee all supervisory aspects of the National Tennis Centre facility, including day to day maintenance, serving customers and managing court bookings.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in site supervision and solid experience in working with members of the public.
We are looking for a service-oriented individual who displays a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritise and multitask, and be a strong communicator.

How to apply

Letter of application and CV should be sent by email to hr@tennisireland.ie no later than 5pm on Thursday 26th May 2022. Please reference National Tennis Centre Supervisor in the subject line.

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Wicklow Outdoors - Outdoor Recreation Strategy/Activation Officer

Wicklow Outdoors are looking to recruit an Outdoor Recreation Strategy/Activation Officer to join their team. 

Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Committee (WORC) is a Wicklow County Council led group was first established in 2009 to coordinate and develop Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure within the County.

For further information visit www.wicklowoutdoors.com

The Role

-Ensuring that the Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Committee is formalised as an entity and to create a structure under which outdoor recreation is managed in Co Wicklow.
- The management of interagency relationships will be vital to ensure momentum and progress are maintained.
- The Introduction of work plans around Wicklow Outdoor Recreation Strategy with identified leads, targets and metrics.
- Strategically driving County Wicklow forward as Ireland’s adventure Capital.
- Support of the Outdoor Infrastructure Recreation projects in County Wicklow.

Apply

Application Form and Job Description can be requested by emailing: recruitment@wicklowpartnership.ie
Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon Wednesday, 1st June 2022

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Job Opportunities at Sport Ireland Campus

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Pitch and Putt Ireland - Coaching and Development Officer

Pitch and Putt Ireland is the National Governing Body for the sport of Pitch and Putt in Ireland. For further information, please see our website at Homepage | Pitch & Putt Ireland (irishpitchandputt.ie)

Role:

Pitch and Putt Ireland is seeking to fill the position of Coaching and Development Officer. This person will provide proactive management and administration of Pitch and Putt Ireland Child Welfare and Garda Vetting Programme. The role is a multidisciplinary role within the Sport.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and process vetting applications on behalf of Pitch and Putt Ireland using the eVetting Portal
  • Provide support and guidance to Clubs and Children’s Officers on child welfare and safeguarding
  • Be familiar with the Children First Act 2015, to ensure you can act as an information source to Clubs
  • Develop and implement coaching programmes in consultation with Sport Ireland Coaching
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase participation in the sport
  • Devise, implement and deliver training courses on behalf of Pitch and Putt Ireland
  • Any other duties which may be assigned from time to time

Essential Criteria:

  • Proven organisational ability with an excellent standard of English
  • A strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, all packages
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated
  • Clean full driving licence and use of a car

Terms and Conditions:

  • The Head Office of Pitch and Putt Ireland is based in Irish Sport HQ., National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 D15 DY62.
  • The appointment will be a three -Year Fixed Term Contract with a six-month probationary period
  • The successful applicant will be required to comply with Garda Vetting clearance in advance of taking up the position and Safeguarding 1,2 and 3 training within six-months of assuming the role.

Interested applications should send a CV to michael@ppui.ie before 20th May, 2022.

Meath LSP - National Communications Co-Ordinator

Extended closing date: Friday, 20 May 2022

 

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE POST

The National Communications Coordinator will work together with the two Regional Communications Officers and the LSP Communications Working Group to develop a national LSP Communications plan with a focus on key target groups underrepresented in sport and disproportionately affected by the pandemic, people with disabilities, those living in socio-economic disadvantaged areas, older people, ethnic communities etc.

How to applyNational Communications Co-Ordinator | Meath Local Sports Partnership | LinkedIn

Clare LSP - Regional Communications Officer - Munster & Connacht

Clare Local Sports Partnership  Ennis, County Clare, Ireland Hybrid 

Extended Closing date: Friday 20 May 2022

Role:

The Regional Communications Officer for Munster and Connacht will work together with the Regional Communications Officer for Leinster and Ulster, the National LSP Communications Coordinator and the LSP Communications Working Group, to develop a national LSP Communications plan with a focus on key target groups underrepresented in sport and disproportionately affected by the pandemic; people with disabilities, those living in socio-economic disadvantaged areas, older people, ethnic communities etc. The officer will have key role in leading, liaising with the LSP’s in your region in order to communicate the progress of the project.

Apply here: Regional Communications Officer - Munster & Connacht | Clare Local Sports Partnership | LinkedIn

Kilkenny LSP - Regional Communications Officer – Leinster & Ulster

Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership  Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland Hybrid 

Extended Closing date: Friday 20 May 2022

Role:

The Regional Communications Officer will work together with the Regional Communications Officer for Munster and Connacht, the National LSP Communications Coordinator and the LSP Communications Working Group, to develop a national LSP Communications plan with a focus on key target groups underrepresented in sport and disproportionately affected by the pandemic; people with disabilities, those living in socio-economic disadvantaged areas, older people, ethnic communities etc. The officer will have a key role in leading, liaising with the LSP’s in your region in order to communicate the progress of the project.

Apply here: Regional Communications Officer – Leinster & Ulster | Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership | LinkedIn

Leitrim LSP - Community Sport Development Officer

CSDO - Community Sport Development Officer Position

Community Sports Development Officer - Specified Purpose Contract - May 2022

 

Leitrim Sports Partnership invites applications for the position of Community Sports Development Officer.

 

The Community Sports Development Officer (CSDO) will work in a coordinating capacity with all relevant stakeholders to increase and sustain participation opportunities for all population groups within the county under specific programmes of work in a drive to increase participation in sport and physical activity. The CSDO will foster and encourage a culture of Active Participation, supporting opportunities for and access to sport and physical activity in local communities. They will address barriers to participation and encourage access and increase opportunities for participation by those who experience disadvantage for any reason. 

 

All applications must be completed and returned to the Leitrim County Council, Aras an Chontae, Carrick-on-Shannon, not later than 4pm on Thursday 26th May 2022.

CSDO - Community Sport Development Officer Position (leitrimsports.ie)

Triathlon Ireland - Finance Assistant (Part-Time)

Triathlon Ireland - Finance Assistant (Part-Time)

Role:

The Finance Assistant role is a key role in supporting the Finance department of Triathlon Ireland. This position will involve assisting with the financial administrative requirements for Triathlon Ireland, completing operational accounts, and supporting the Finance Manager as and when required.

 

Applications with a CV and cover letter should be made to finance@triathlonireland.com by close of business on 10th June 2022. Candidates who would like more information on the role can contact Linda O’Connor at finance@triathlonireland.com.

 

Triathlon-Ireland-Finance-Assistant-Job-Description-2022.pdf