Situations Vacant-Paid Positions

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(1) Dóchas seeks Conference Organiser

For full terms of reference please click here. Closing date: 22 November.

(2) Concern Worldwide - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally: 

Concern Worldwide is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in Ireland and internationally. Full details are available at (where you can also register your details to receive job alerts directly). Various closing dates apply. 

(3) GOAL Opportunities - Vacancies in Ireland and Internationally: 

GOAL is currently advertising vacancies for various roles in a number of countries. Full details are available at Details for current invitations to tender for consultancies can be found at closing dates apply.    

(4) ActionAid Ireland seeks Fundraising Data Specialist

ActionAid Ireland is seeking a database professional with an understanding of fundraising or customer data for a core role in our Individual Giving team.

This role is a great opportunity to develop your experience, with responsibilities including:

  • Managing ActionAid’s database of supporters and income-processing

  • Designing and implementing processes for donor journeys

  • Providing timely and accurate finance and fundraising reports

  • Maintaining data accuracy and quality of the database

  • Highlighting donor trends and fundraising learning

For further information, please click here. To apply for the role, please send your CV and Supporting Statement by 1 December to For an informal conversation, please contact Anton Packheiser on (44) 07749 858597.

(5) Trócaire invites candidates to submit their expression of interest for inclusion onto a panel of consultants with expertise in the Preparation of Funding Proposals.

Candidates must demonstrate that they have the resources and expertise to supply the services required.  Throughout the year, Trócaire offices in Ireland and our 20 countries of operation in Africa, Asia and Latin America prepare applications for donor funding for both our development and humanitarian programmes. At times of high demand on staff time, we require surge capacity to assist with the preparation of funding proposals. Trócaire invites interested persons with the requisite skills and track record to submit an expression of interest for inclusion in the panel. It is envisaged that when consultancy opportunities become available, members of the panel will be invited to apply through a closed competitive process.

Full tender is available at: For queries on this tender please contact Closing date: 17 November. 

(6) IDEA seeks Partnerships Coordinator 

The Irish Development Education Association is a partner in a three-year European Commission-funded project entitled Bridge 47: Building Global Citizenship, running 2018 -2020. IDEA is leading on the Partnership strand of the project and is currently recruiting a Partnerships Coordinator to ensure delivery of the Partnerships Programme. 

For more information, please click here. Closing date: 20 November at 5pm. 

(7) Trócaire seeks Accounts Assistant (Part Time)

The Accounts Assistant is a pivotal role within the Finance Department. This role is responsible for accounts payable, cash management, employee expense re-imbursements and bank reconciliations for Trocaire Maynooth and has daily interaction with many parts of the organisation in Ireland. The Accounts Assistant will manage the information and transactions in the finance department and operate key internal controls.

This is a part-time (25 hours per week) specified purpose contract (temporary absence cover, expected duration 4 months from January 2018) based in Maynooth.

To apply, please click hereClosing date: 23 November.

(8) Camara Ireland seeks a CEO

Camara Ireland is the Irish education hub of the international development organisation Camara Education. This role will provide leadership and direction in continuing the expansion of the education hub by increasing the social impact delivered through participating organisations of the CamaraIreland programme.

Please see full description at Camara Ireland CEO. Applications must include a CV and Cover Letter. Please apply through or to

Closing date: 24 November.

(9) ActionAid Ireland seeks Communications, Digital & Campaigns Co-ordinator for Maternity cover

Main Responsibilities:

  • Implement the Communications Plan in support of ActionAid’s Fundraising, Public Engagement and Campaign goals.

  • Build and maintain a strong identity and brand for ActionAid Ireland as a social justice organisation working to end poverty and promote equality.

  • Lead and implement a Digital Acquisition strategy for Regular Giving and Cash / emergency donors

  • Build loyalty and retention of ActionAid’s supporters through devising and implementing high-quality supporter communications

This is a fixed term contract for Maternity cover, starting in mid-January to enable a comprehensive handover. For more details and to apply, please click here. Closing date: 24 November.

(10) Camara seeks a Head of Education based in Africa

The Head of Education will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and be responsible for education, product development, and impact measurement throughout the organisation.

Please see full description at Head of Education. Applications must include a CV and Cover Letter. Please apply through or to

Closing date: 27 November.

(11) Camara seeks an IT Development Manager based in Africa

The IT Development Manager has responsibility for the research and development of quality education solutions and organisational systems - comprising of hardware and software solutions - and the oversight over their implementation in the Camara educational hubs and projects implemented by/in the Camara network.

Please see full description at IT Development Manager. Applications must include a CV and Cover Letter. Please apply through or to

Closing date: 27 November.

(12) Ethiopiaid seeks Fundraising Manager

Ethiopiaid is based in Dublin and generates income to fund partner organisations in Ethiopia.  Ethiopiaid supports projects ranging from maternal health and women's rights, to education, disability and emergency relief. Our aim is to see an Ethiopia without preventable poverty, in which every person enjoys the right to quality education, healthcare and a life of dignity.

This is a new role and focuses on institutional funding, trust and foundations and corporate giving. For the right candidate this is a great opportunity to make the role your own, and have an immediate impact in the team. 

To be successful, you will have an interest in international development and proven experience of researching, approaching and managing successful fundraising income streams, in particular Trusts, Institutional Funders and Corporate.

For more details and to apply, please click here. Closing date: 27 November.

(13) Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation seeks various roles

  • Coffee Shop Manager (30 November)

The ideal candidate will have fluent English, be enthusiastic and have excellent customer service skills to provide a friendly and efficient service in a busy coffee/gift shop.  Familiar with HACCP desirable.  Weekend work involved.  Rostering will be over a 7 day period. Own transport essential. If you are interested in applying for this role please forward your CV to

  • Assistant Project Manager:  Addressing the Legacy of Violence through Facilitated Dialogue (28 November) 

The Assistant Project Manager will support the Project Manager (PM) in the day-to-day management of the project and project team and help ensure the implementation of all the project phases: Mobilisation; team recruitment; refining project design; implementation; monitoring and evaluation; sharing of learning and project closure.  For more information, please click here.

  • Project Administrator (Part-Time):  Addressing the Legacy of Violence through Facilitated Dialogue (28 November)

Glencree is seeking an experienced administrator to assist in ensuring the smooth implementation of this sensitive and complex project.  The Project Administrator will assist all members of the project team with administrative and logistical support to help ensure the implementation of all the project phases.  For more information contact