We’re hiring for the position of Development Officer (Full-Time)!

Check out the job specification below for the role of Development Officer now open with Gaisce – The President’s Award.

The closing date and time for applications is strictly by 12 midnight, Sunday 28th of August 2022. It is the sole responsibility of applicants to ensure Gaisce has received their application form. Late applications will not be accepted. Interviews will be held in mid-September, via Zoom (video call). Candidates for subsequent interviews will be asked to attend in person

All applications for this position must be submitted by using the below application form and sent to recruitment@gaisce.ie.

Development Officer

Gaisce is seeking an enthusiastic, initiative-taking, and committed Development Officer based in Dublin, Ireland to join our team and increase accessibility to the Gaisce Award programme.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in developing the reach and access to the Gaisce Award programme and enjoy the opportunity to engage with and encourage a diversity of organisations to sign up new Gaisce participants
With proven experience in development positions and highly effective interpersonal and networking skills, the candidate should have the ability to successfully promote and recruit new President’s Award Leaders (PALs) to support young people participating in the Gaisce Awards in schools, further education, youth groups and services, community groups and other organisations supporting young people aged 14 to 25 years old
The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic self-starter who can collaborate with colleagues and will be able to identify areas for development for the Gaisce Awards. We are seeking a candidate with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant expertise who can demonstrate strong accountability, leadership, and the ability to deliver upon development goals and targets. 

Download Job Specification for all information relating to job post.

Job Overview:

Title of position Development Officer

1-year fixed term contract (with opportunity for extension, funding dependent)

Salary The starting salary for the minimum requirements of the role being met is €35,000 – further consideration shall be commensurate with the knowledge and experience of the successful candidate.
Probationary Period 6 Months
Employer Gaisce – The President’s Award 
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Single Public Sector Pension scheme (mandatory)
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Training and Development
  • Gaisce’s time off in lieu (TOIL) policy applies to this position
Reporting To

Head of Operations and Development (subject to change)

Place of Work

Gaisce HQ at Ratra House in the Phoenix Park.

Gaisce is currently piloting a hybrid working policy (candidate must have suitable work from home space with high quality broadband). The Candidate must be based in or within a short commutable distance of Dublin as much of the development work focus for this role is required for organisations in around the Dublin region.

Hours and Working Hours

Hours of work are 35 hours per week, excluding lunch. Normal working hours are between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekend and evening work.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is strictly 12 midnight on Sunday 28th of August 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

Queries and submission of your application

The completed application form must be submitted by email (considered your digital signature) to recruitment@gaisce.ie