We are Hiring – Sport Ireland ASPIRE Graduate

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Vision Sports Ireland are recruiting via the Sport Ireland ASPIRE Graduate Programme.

ASPIRE is a graduate employment programme that is 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 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 Vision Sports Ireland. Vision Sports Ireland are responsible for the recruitment and selection of the graduate.

The role of the ASPIRE Graduate will be to learn about the sport and physical activity sector by supporting experienced members of the Vision Sports Ireland team. The graduate will be involved in the day to day operations of promoting sport and physical activity for people who are blind or vision impaired. The successful candidate will perform a wide range of administrative duties to support the organisation such as liaising with key stakeholders and volunteers, coordinating events and courses, engaging with members and supporting the wider NCBI organisation.

This placement offers the successful graduate a significant opportunity to gain relevant experience in stakeholder management, event and programme delivery as well as gaining an insight into the importance of marketing and communications. This is a unique opportunity to work with a multi-sport National Governing Body who’s objective is to increase physical activity opportunities for its members. The experience gained will provide an excellent footing for the graduate to potentially advance their career within the sports and physical activity sector.

Full details and Application link below


Apply with CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role on the link below.

Closing date: February 7th 10am

ASPIRE Graduate Programme Full Details & Application

Informal enquires welcome to padraig.visionsports@ncbi.ie

Vision Sports Ireland is an equal opportunities employer

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