News 2017

Title:  Job Opportunity - Project Coordinator – Indoor Climbing / Social Inclusion Project
Date:  13/03/2017

Project Overview

Mountaineering Ireland with the support of Sport Ireland invites applications for this exciting fixed term position. Mountaineering Ireland works in collaboration with a number of key stakeholders to promote indoor climbing throughout the country. Mountaineering Ireland is currently expanding its project areas and wishes to recruit a part-time Project Coordinator to work on an Indoor Climbing/Social Inclusion Project.


Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will; facilitate the delivery and support the evaluation of the Indoor Climbing/Social Inclusion Project; develop resources; collaborate with local and national partner organisations, various stakeholders including selected Indoor Climbing Wall centres to ensure the development and implementation of the project has sustainable outcomes; and support activities and reach of Mountaineering Ireland.



Employer:                          Mountaineering Ireland.


Post:                                  Project Coordinator – Indoor Climbing/Social Inclusion Project.


Duration:                            A nine month contract (to year end 31/12/2017) will be offered to the successful applicant.


Hours of Work:                  Part-time post of 20 hours per week, in a variable working hours’ arrangement involving evening and weekend work.


Annual Leave:                    10.5 working days per annum (dependent on start date this will be calculated on a pro-rata basis).


Salary:                                €15,700 per annum (dependent on start date this will be paid on a pro-rata basis).


Reporting to:                      The person appointed will report to the CEO of Mountaineering

Ireland functionally and operationally.


Location:                             The person appointed will work remotely, travel extensively and will be required to attend regular meetings at Mountaineering Ireland’s Office, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.


Interviews:                          Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Dublin on Wednesday 5th April 2017.


Closing Date:                      Applications must be received no later than 17:00hrs on Friday 24th of March 2017.


Please click here for the job description


If you would like to apply for the position, please email a one-page cover letter and two-page curriculum vitae to with “Project Coordinator – Indoor Climbing/Social Inclusion Project” in the subject line. For further information on the role, please contact Murrough McDonagh, CEO of Mountaineering Ireland, at (01) 625 1115.