News 2017

Title:  Job Opportunity – ‘Training Administrator, Website & Social Media Officer’
Date:  31/03/2017

Position Overview

Mountaineering Ireland invites applications for this exciting full-time, funding specific position. Mountaineering Ireland is the representative body for walkers and climbers in Ireland. It is recognised as the National Governing Body for mountaineering, hillwalking, rambling and climbing by both Sports Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland.

Mountaineering Ireland works in collaboration with a number of key stakeholders to promote participation and growth of its activities throughout the island of Ireland. Currently Mountaineering Ireland is expanding its staffing resources and wishes to recruit a full-time, funding specific Training Administrator, Website & Social Media Officer to work in its head office.


Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will; facilitate the delivery and support of all Training Administration (Support) responsibilities and the running and management of all website/social media programmes while maintaining and ensuring the successful delivery of a head office support service for a National Governing Body of Sport.  


Employer:                             Mountaineering Ireland.


Post:                                       Training Administrator, Website & Social Media 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 to the CEO of Mountaineering Ireland, functionally and operationally.


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.


Interviews:                           Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Mountaineering Ireland office on Thursday 27th of April 2017.


Closing Date:                        Applications must be received no later than 17:00hrs on Tuesday 18th of April 2017.



Please click here for a 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 “Training Administrator, Website & Social Media Officer” in the subject line. For further information on the role, please contact Murrough McDonagh, CEO of Mountaineering Ireland, at (01) 625 1115.


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