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Job Opportunity: ASPIRE Graduate Programme

By Camogie Press
Posted 2020-01-10 00:00:00
Sport Ireland ASPIRE Graduate Employment Programme
 
Organisation: The Camogie Association
Location: 3rd Floor, Westward House, Russell Street, Dublin 3
Contract Length: 11 month contract
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Salary: €25,000 (per annum – pro rata over 11-months)
Application closing date: 1pm, Friday January 24th 2020
Interview date: Friday January 31st 2020, Croke Park Stadium
Programme duration: February 2020 – January 2021
 
The Sport Ireland ASPIRE Graduate Programme
ASPIRE is a graduate employment programme that is being funded by Sport Ireland. This programme has been approved by Government with support from the Dormant Accounts Fund. The aim of this programme is to enable a number of recently qualified sport and physical activity graduates to gain relevant experience working in the sports sector and to develop relevant skills and knowledge. The successful graduate will receive an 11 month contract and will work directly for the Camogie Association. The Camogie Association are responsible for the recruitment and selection of the graduate.
 
Job Summary
The role of the ASPIRE Graduate will be to support and co-ordinate programmes and projects in liaison with the organisation’s business departments/units, stakeholders and volunteers. The successful individual will perform a wide range of administrative duties to support the organisation. This placement offers the successful graduate a significant opportunity to gain relevant experience and to potentially advance their career in the sports sector. Previous experience in a similar role is not required.
 
Key Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To support the Camogie Association team/organisation in achieving project/programme objectives (incl. Office based and Programme Activity experience)
  • To co-ordinate and have responsibility for a project or a specific set of tasks related to project(s)/programme(s).
  • The Camogie Association Aspire Graduate will work on rotation with key staff members, across the Association in the areas of: Strategic Planning, Event Management, Camogie Development, Communications and Commercial Dept.
  • Perform ad hoc duties as required.
 
Person Specification
Essential Requirements:
The graduate must:
  • Have graduated with a Master’s or Primary Degree in the area of Sport or Physical Activity between January and November 2019.
  • Be currently unemployed i.e. not in current employment.
  • Be available for the 11 month contract duration.
  • Be eligible to work in Ireland on a full-time basis.
  • Garda Vetting and Safeguarding will apply
 
Desirable Criteria:
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent Organisational Skills
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Professional Manner
  • Knowledge of sports organisations and sports structures in Ireland
  • Hold a full clean Drivers’ Licence and have access to a vehicle
 
To apply for this role please send a CV and Cover Letter by e-mail to jobs@camogie.ie or by post to:
 
ASPIRE Graduate Programme
The Camogie Association
3rd Floor
Westward House
Russell Street
Dublin 3
 
(Postal applications should mark ‘private confidential’ on the envelope)
 
Closing date for applications is Friday January 24th 2020 at 1pm.
 
Interviews will take place on Friday January 31st 2020 in Croke Park Stadium.