Ireland Reaching Out is hiring!

Friday, 22 January, 2016
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Are you passionate about connecting with Irish people all over the world? Do you have a grá for local heritage?

Ireland Reaching Out are hiring © Failte Ireland

The Ireland Reaching Out programme is expanding at a rapid rate and we are now looking to add some new skills to our team to help with connecting the Irish diaspora around the world with their local communities of origin. Have a look below to see if you have the skills and experience needed to fill one of these exciting new roles.

Community Development Executive

We are looking for a Community Development Executive to join our team. In this temporary, part-time position you will showcase Ireland Reaching Out, creating awareness of our programme and work with key staff to develop and implement a volunteer recruitment, training and management programme.  

We are looking for a professional with an interest in training and working with volunteers, a competent public speaker, experienced using MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint and available to travel throughout Ireland. You must have a clean driver’s license, at least two years’ experience in an admin/training role and be willing to work hard to build strong volunteer relationships.  

This role will also involve creating content for the relevant section of the IrelandXO website (volunteer) and therefore good IT skills are required, although full training will be provided. Regular meetings will be held in Co. Galway so you must be available to travel.

Ability to work on own initiative, project manage and creativity are key to this role. 

Deadline for applications to info@irelandxo.com (by CV and Cover Letter) is January 29th 2016. 


Marketing Assistant

With a potential audience of over 70 million people of Irish heritage worldwide, we are looking for someone to assist Ireland Reaching Out with our online marketing activities.  Their goal will be to create awareness about the programme and to engage with this global audience through innovative use of social media and also through the Ireland XO website and email communications platform.

We are looking for someone with an eye for detail and a good grasp of digital marketing tools and trends.  Good writing skills, creative thinking  and IT familiarity are essential to this role.  

This is a part-time, temporary position and will include managing our social media, helping to create content for the Ireland XO website, our weekly mailings and to manage day to day general enquires about our programme.

This role is based in Galway.

Deadline for applications to info@irelandxo.com (by CV and Cover Letter) is February 5th 2016. 


Drupal Web Designer

We are looking for a web developer with strong Drupal CMS experience to assist Ireland XO from an IT point of view, to be the problem solver for any day-to-day issues on our drupal based platform. The ideal person will be able to work independently and be highly competent in all areas of web design, having build and maintained websites built on Drupal CMS. Good front end design, together with strong UI/UX experience will make you an ideal fit for this role.

This is a contractual, home-office based role.

Deadline for applications to info@irelandxo.com (by CV and Cover Letter) is Feb.19th 2016.