News 2018 

Title:  Job Opportunity - Get Ireland Walking - Administration Officer
Date:  16/03/2018

Position Overview

The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) initiative is led by Mountaineering Ireland and supported by Healthy Ireland and Sport Ireland. GIW works in collaboration with a number of sporting and health promoting agencies to promote walking throughout the country.

Get Ireland Walking, now with a national remit is expanding its staffing resources and wishes to recruit a full-time, Administration Officer to work in its head office in Sport HQ.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will; facilitate the delivery and support of all head office administration responsibilities for Get Ireland Walking, coordinate grant aid for ongoing programmes, provide communication support to the team and ensure databases are kept current and relevant. In addition, the successful candidate will have the responsibility of managing all head office related tasks.


Employer:       Mountaineering Ireland (Get Ireland Walking Initiative)

Post:               Administration Officer

Duration:        A full-time, funding specific contract will be offered to the successful applicant.

Hours of Work:Full-time post of 39 hours per week, in a variable working hours’ arrangement involving some evening and weekend work.

Annual Leave:  21 working days per annum (dependent on start date this will be calculated on a pro-rata basis).

Salary:              €28,000 (negotiable) salary per annum depending on experience

Reporting to:   The person appointed will report directly to the Get Ireland Walking Programme Manager.

Location:           The person appointed will have office facilities at the Mountaineering Ireland’s Office, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 and will on occasion be required to attend off-site meetings and events throughout the island of Ireland.

Closing Date:  Applications must be received no later than 17:00hrs on Tuesday 3rd of April 2018.

Interviews:     Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Mountaineering Ireland office, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 on Thursday 12th of April 2018.


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 'Administration Officer’ in the subject line. For further information on the role, please contact Jason King, Get Ireland Walking Programme Manager, at (01) 625 1109.


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