We currently have a number of live job recruitment positions open as below with some of our leading sporting organisations that are part of the Sport for Business network.

The latest additions are in the areas of Social Responsibility with Bohemian FC, Communications and Commercial with Paralympics Ireland, Sponsorship and PR with Irish Life, Sponsorship with the GAA, Sponsorship Activation with BoyleSports, Data and Insights at the IRFU, Strategy at the FAI, and in Finance and Governance at Athletics Ireland.

One of the benefits of membership of Sport for Business is the opportunity to reach out to our very engaged audience with positions that become available.

If you have a role that you would like to fill, let us know by sending the details to rob@sportforbusiness.com and we will take it from there.



Football Social Responsibility (FSR) Manager


Term: 3-year full-time contract (6-month probationary period)
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Hours: 40 hours per week, with additional hours as required.
Salary: €38,000
Jobs reporting to the job holder: Programme Coordinators, Volunteers

Job Purpose:

To strategically grow and manage the Bohemian FC core social outreach pillars of

1. Equality, Inclusion and Football For All,

2. Anti-Racism and Integration,

3. Climate and Environmental Protection,

4. Education and Arts,

5. Rehabilitation (Bohemian Foundation)

Supported by: FSR Advisory Committee.

Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

– To liaise with all identified partnership bodies/agencies with a view to promoting the community outreach programmes and to identify opportunities to work with others not yet engaged.
– The development, creation and management of innovative programmes under the five key pillars to improve the lives of those who take part, raise the profile of the club and create sustainable community links.
– Support the delivery of programmes funded both nationally and locally with overall responsibility for the correct reporting obligations and ensuring funding criteria is met at all times.
– Measure programme outcomes and document these at agreed intervals.
– Coordinate and deliver ad hoc ‘More than Football’ events in key locations.
– Work with the COO to identify opportunities to communicate the programmes to wider audiences and key club partners.
– To actively work as part of the team to contribute to accomplish the club objectives under our strategic plan.
– To lead in the recruitment of programme coordinators.
– To complete any other duties when required by the club.
– To be aware of and adapt club activities and policies in line with FAI/UEFA FSR guidelines.

Essential Knowledge/Experience/Skills:

– Graduate/Graduate calibre.
– Must have relevant experience. This may include social outreach activities within a sports development environment, experience of project management, ability to multitask.
– Working within partnership and multi-agency programmes.
– Activity planning and staff management.
– Strategic thinker.
– Strong communications skills and the ability to network.
– Knowledge of funding streams available to sports clubs/organisations.
– Ability to understand, foster and promote the core values of Bohemian FC.

Interested parties should send CV and accompanying cover letter to pro@bohemians.ie.

The deadline for applications is 6pm Saturday June 18th.


Communications and Commercial Executive at Paralympics Ireland



A new and exciting opportunity to join the Irish Paralympics Organisation in their preparation for Paris 2024.

Paralympics Ireland is the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) for Ireland, recognised by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and is responsible for preparing and managing the Irish team at the Paralympic Games.

Their mission is to support Irish Para-Athletes to reach finals and deliver podium places at the Paralympic Games. They provide support and advice to NGBs in their delivery of a high-performance pathway for athletes with a disability ensuring that the next generation of Irish Paralympians will be amongst the best prepared and most successful Para- Athletes competing in future Paralympic Games.

The Role

This is an exciting time for Paralympics Ireland as they look to grow their team to better support the performance aspirations of our Team Ireland Para athletes and their key national partners.

The primary function and key responsibilities will be in the Communications and Commercial departments which will involve coordinating all Paralympics Ireland social media content to reflect the aims and objectives of Paralympics Ireland and to amplify those of the organisation’s partners. The secondary function will be in supporting and working on Office administration including being first point of contact.

You will be involved with relationships and communication with the press, online media, and other external publishing bodies to raise and maintain the organisations presence and the overall mission of Paralympics Ireland. Aid in developing strategies to enhance external commercial relations.

Website and Social-Media

Updating and developing content and the digital content calendar on an ongoing basis. Supporting new communications techniques and platforms. Creating and designing engaging content for Paralympics Ireland channels. Gathering key analytical data from company website and social media accounts monthly as well as liaising with Para-Athletes to gather and create engaging digital content for the Paralympic Ireland accounts. You will be responsible for monitoring athlete social content and external partner social content. Liaising with key international partners around production of original content and implementation of global content plans.


You will liaise with key stakeholders such as media, sponsors and athletes when required and build up contact network while assisting with the drafting and release of press releases and outgoing communications content. You will maintain and update CRM and media contacts database and prepare key documents for media and partners as well as Paralympics Ireland newsletter. You will have to establish key relationships with athletes and coaches to ensure appropriate use of athletes in media. Update and maintain communications folders on company server including athlete profiles, image, and footage banks. You will be assisting with management of media events including press conferences, interviews, launches, photocalls etc.


Managing the day-to-day operational requirements of each sponsorship ensuring all rights are delivered, activated, and tracked and ensuring effective management and planning of all sponsorship rights. You will regularly monitor and review the performance of each sponsorship adapting to improve results. The opportunity to work alongside Brand, PR, Advertising, Digital and Content teams to identify new and innovative ways to add value for sponsors.

You will be co-ordinating multiple projects and events simultaneously. Supporting fundraiser campaigns for Paralympics Ireland through contact with external stakeholders and administrative support of programs and events. You will create reports that can assist in the negotiation processes of partnership and sponsorship deals and make recommendations on new commercial opportunities.

Office Administration

The General office administration requires you to be first point of contact for general calls and emails while coordinating general office administration such as meetings, records, safety officer duties and GDPR compliance. With this is the responsibility to develop, manage, and maintain a Paralympics Ireland company-wide database.

In the lead-up to competitions, you will be responsible to support Team Leads and sports with logistical aspects such as travel and competition entries. Process and assist with Athlete Licensing for the IPC SDMS System. You will support Irish Paralympic Team preparation for Paralympic Games e.g., accreditation data, equipment, kit sizing etc.

What you will need to succeed

You will ideally have a keen interest in marketing & communications and display excellent organisation and planning skills. You will have proven experience of working and communicating clearly with multiple stakeholders internally and externally. The ability to devise & pitch activation ideas for campaigns and events. You will have thorough understanding of social media and traditional media. You can easily build strong and lasting relationships internally and externally. Transferable skills to work flexibly on projects with other areas of the company where necessary.

What you will get in return

You above all else will be given the chance to join an elite sports organisation. Flexible working options available and this exciting role offers the opportunity to use and develop skills across a broad range of communication and commercial disciplines. An opportunity to attend the next Paralympics games. An amazing opportunity to be part of something very exciting.

NB. This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and can be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organization.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job is not quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

  • Suitable candidates should apply with their current CV to harry.macmahon@hays.com

Closing date for applications is 5pm on June 24th 2022

Paralympics Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated in strict confidence.



Sponsorship and PR – Assistant Manager at Irish Life


Location: Dublin, IE

Irish Life is one of Ireland’s largest financial institutions with a presence across a range of financial services markets. We are one of Ireland’s leading financial services groups with over 1.4 million customers. For over 80 years, we’ve been helping people to look after their life insurance, pension and investment needs, and more recently their health insurance.

It is a subsidiary of Great-West Lifeco and a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies.

We are proud of our culture of developing and supporting the growth and professional development of our people. The focus has resulted in a team of top talent with high standards, positioning us at the forefront of our industry.

Job Purpose

Working within our Group Brand Team, key responsibilities for this role are to:

1. Support the implementation of the Sponsorship and PR strategies that deliver on marketing and commercial KPIs.

2. Work closely with the management team by taking the lead and delivering results for Irish Life’s key sport sponsorships, the Irish Life Dublin Marathon and Irish Life GAA Healthy Clubs, as well as specified PR campaigns.

3. Work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and agencies to deliv-er and support the Sponsorship and PR strategies and business goals.

4. Collaborate with other Irish Life teams including digital, divisional and internal communications to optimise the impact of our Sponsorship and PR campaigns.

5. Take the lead in assigned projects.

6. Provide support to colleagues in idea generation and decision making.

7. Support the wider Group Brand and Customer Team developing and implementing strategic and tactical projects.

Key Accountabilities

Working within our Group Brand Team, key responsibilities for this role are to:

1. Support the implementation of the sponsorship and PR strategies that deliver on marketing and commercial KPIs.

2. Work closely with the management team by taking the lead and delivering results for Irish Life’s key sport sponsorships, the Irish Life Dublin Marathon and Irish Life GAA Healthy Clubs, as well as specified PR campaigns.

3. Work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and agencies to deliv-er and support the Sponsorship and PR strategies and business goals.

4. Collaborate with other Irish Life teams including digital, divisional and internal communications to optimise the impact of our Sponsorship and PR campaigns.

5. Take the lead in assigned projects.

6. Provide support to colleagues in idea generation and decision making.

7. Support the wider Group Brand and Customer Team developing and implementing strategic and tactical projects.

Desired Knowledge / Experience / Skills

You should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • 3rd level Marketing / Business qualification and at least 4 years of experience in Marketing Communications.
  • Developed or coordinated integrated Brand and Marketing campaigns that have delivered communications and commercial impact.
  • Experience working and creating effective relationships with Advertising, Media, PR and Design agency partners.
  • Experience activating Sponsorship and PR campaigns using online media and offline channels to deliver impactful content and optimise tangible results.


  1. Be a good team player – likes working across teams and building good relationships.
  2. Communicate with impact – make things easily understood and actionable
  3. Creative and a problem solver – want to make things better for our internal and external customers and be someone who embraces change.
  4. Very organised, in an agile way – plan ahead and manage multiple deadlines, but also flexible to adapt and change course if needed.
  5. Self-motivated, with the drive to get the right things done – work away on own initiative and a desire for personal learning and growth
  6. Commercially aware – a focus on clear objectives and results

A better Life with Irish life

So you’ll probably know that Irish Life has been around for quite a while, and over that time we’ve consistently been one of Ireland’s most successful companies.

However, you mightn’t know that we now take care of over 1.4 million customers, which is more than 1 in every 3 adults across Ireland. And we’ve got very ambitious and innovative plans to grow our business and ensure we continue to lead the way for our customers and employees.

What’s important to us

At Irish Life we want to help people to confidently embrace life today and to build better futures. We believe in personal growth and to always be learning. We like to set high standards and to recognise and reward a job well-done. We love the insight that comes from getting to know and understand people, the things that motivate them and makes them feel at their best. And by bringing these things together, we can create unique and memorable Irish Life experiences for our own people and our customers.

The company reserves the right to draw up a shortlist as part of the selection process.

The Closing Date for this position is later this week…


Apply for the role here 



Senior Sponsorship Executive at the GAA


Cumann Lúthchleas Gael is Ireland’s leading sporting and cultural organisation with a membership approaching one million people and more than 500,000 playing participants at all levels.

Inspired and supported by the voluntary efforts of its members, the GAA is focused on the development and promotion of Gaelic Games and culture nationally and in local communities.

Home of the GAA, Croke Park Stadium is Ireland’s foremost sporting and entertainment venue. Over 1,500,000 visitors are welcomed annually to national and international events and the Croke Park campus also features Croke Park Meetings & Events and GAA Museum and Tours.

An opportunity now arises for a Senior Sponsorship Executive, who will support the sponsorship revenue of the GAA and manage the relationships with the GAA’s senior sponsors and partners in a proactive and effective manner.

Working as part of a cohesive Commercial and Sponsorship team, the Senior Sponsorship Executive will be responsible for servicing GAA senior sponsors and other selected sponsorships/partnerships, making presentations to existing sponsors, and managing key relationships on behalf of the GAA throughout the year.

Responsibilities shall include:

  • Support the Commercial and Sponsorship Team in the management of the GAA sponsorship portfolio.
  • Strategic planning with partners to agree and deliver sponsor brand objectives.
  • Build and maintain excellent partner relationships.
  • Ensure sponsorship commitments are honoured and added value is delivered to all sponsors throughout the year.
  • Liaise with various internal departments, broadcasters, provincial colleagues, county boards and other relevant personnel to facilitate sponsorship activation and fulfil sponsor rights.
  • Day-to-day account management of the GAA Senior Championship portfolio and selected other sponsorship properties.
  • Commission, interpret and apply research findings to review the performance of sponsorships.
  • Enhance, plan, and deliver for partners a hospitality programme, comprehensive review documents and a structure that positions the GAA as best in class.
  • Respond in a timely manner to issues and maintain transparent communication at all times with partners.
  • Maintain the integrity of the sponsorship model and hierarchy whilst balancing with the needs of the Association.
  • Assist other units within the Association with their sponsorship needs by providing expert advice and guidance.
  • Work with third parties such as the GAA’s signage partner to ensure best in class delivery for sponsors at venues.
  • Liaise with sponsor agencies including PR, Media Buyers, Creative, Digital, Experiential etc to ensure complete sponsorship fulfilment.
  • Benchmark best practices in sponsorship delivery and activations in Ireland and internationally.
  • Undertake any other such projects and responsibilities as may reasonably be deemed appropriate by his/her/their manager.


Essential Criteria:

  • 3rd level degree (Minimum Level 8 NFW), in a relevant area (preferably in Marketing, Communications or Business);
  • At least 5-7 years experience in the area of client relations/account management or a similar area(s);
  • Excellent sponsorship industry knowledge – sports sponsorship experience desirable;
  • Own car with a full clean driver’s license;
  • An ability to multi-task a number of different sponsor requirements;
  • Experience in issues management;
  • Strong communication skills, written and presenting;
  • Proven track record in client relationship management;
  • Event management experience;
  • Strong organisational skills and demonstrable ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities; hands- on approach to getting things done;
  • High level of IT proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written);
  • A strong knowledge of, and interest in, Gaelic Games and Croke Park Stadium;
  • Strong knowledge of social media trends.

Desirable Criteria:

• Experience in the area of sports sponsorship.

Candidates interested in the above role should apply here with an up-to-date cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

The closing date is 3 pm on Thursday, 23rd June 2022.

The GAA is an Equal Opportunities Employer



Sponsorship Activation Executive at Boylesports


The Role

The Sponsorship Activation Executive will report directly to the Sponsorship Manager and will assist in the execution of the BoyleSports sponsorship strategy, specifically activation and event execution. They will assist in managing the existing portfolio and ensure all activity is aligned with wider business and market objectives. The Sponsorship Activation Executive will seek out new sponsorship opportunities to support business objectives and growth ambitions. They will provide regular reports following the measurement framework to ensure that we monitor and maximise partnership performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning and execution of the BoyleSports sponsorship strategy for the UK and Ireland.
  • Work with the Sponsorship Manager to create an opportunity framework to be able to accurately assess the value of new opportunities for BoyleSports, to ensure they align with business, market and brand objectives.
  • Assess all new opportunities through this framework.
  • Assist in the project management of the activation for all sponsorship assets, from digital promotion to event hosting, engaging with multiple teams across the business to ensure a 360 approach, specifically Brand, Content and Retail.
  • Assist in the management of relationships with 3rd party partners.
  • Create regular reports, following the measurement framework, to understand the KPIs associated with each partnership and understand associated ROI.
  • Work with BI to create a Sponsorship Performance Dashboard to monitor KPIs and create monthly and ad-hoc reports.
  • Host pre-event planning workshops to gather business requirements.
  • Create post-event reporting following the analysis framework and ensure it is delivered in a timely manner for all partnerships.
  • Stay abreast of industry sponsorship movements to be able to capitalise on opportunities.
  • Assist in managing 3rd party promotions teams to support event activation. Ensure they represent the brand properly, are well trained and presented.
  • Ensure maximum brand exposure for all assets, think creatively and negotiating added value.
  • Assist in the management of hospitality for all BoyleSports events including Croke Park box and other more traditional sponsorship partnerships.
  • Day to day management of the ambassador portfolio – contract management, personality management, activation.
  • Responsible for ordering and managing a stock of branded merchandise for sponsored events and wider marketing team.
  • Partner with internal teams to ensure smooth event delivery and activation i.e. Retail.
  • Ad-hoc event hosting required for customer attended events.


  • A full clean driver’s license.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings when required.
  • Ensure Safer Gambling is at the heart of all activity.
  • Maintain full awareness and understanding of appropriate legislation for relevant channels and ensure all activity is approved by Compliance and Legal team(s); ensure that all materials are consistent with License conditions and code(s) of practice; ensure all staff are trained and familiar with Responsible Gambling and AML requirements and knowledge is consistently and effectively updated.

To apply for this role click here for the Boylesports Careers portal



Data and Insights Manager at the IRFU


The IRFU is currently inviting applications for the position of Data Insights Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the implementation, management, and adoption of the IRFU Data Platform(s) which will optimise engagement with fans, supporters, and participants. The successful candidate will play an important role in optimising the use of the Data Platform and associated data & insights tools to assist with engagement and decision making across the IRFU and Provinces.

This position is being offered on a 3-year fixed-term contract based at the IRFU head office, 10-12 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.



Reporting to the Director of Strategy and Technology, the role will be responsible for leading the implementation, management, and adoption of the IRFU Data Platform(s) which will optimise engagement with fans, supporters, and participants. You will play an important role in optimising the use of the Data Platform and associated data & insights tools to assist with engagement and decision making across the IRFU and Provinces.


Operational & Functional: Director of Strategy & Technology


–      Head of IT

–      IRFU Digital Marketing Manager

–      Provincial Business leads across Irish Rugby with responsibility for data and insights

–      Directors and relevant business leads across Commercial, Communication, Operations and Rugby Development Departments


–      Lead the development and implementation of the ‘IRFU Data Platform’ (as Product Owner) in partnership with the IRFU IT Department, through a range of Technology Partners  (including maintaining project plans, reporting and stakeholder engagement).

–      Work collaboratively with senior IRFU and Provincial stakeholders to define a data strategy & plan, to help deliver organisation goals (ie. Commercial, Communication, Rugby Development and Operations departments)

–      Work with the Marketing and Commercial Departments (through the Digital Manager) to support engagement and communication activities (incl. campaign data, breadth analysis, audience segmentation and reporting processes)

–      Establishing reporting and insights cadence which proactively drives tactical and strategic decision making (i.e. strategic & business reporting across key departments)

–      Design new ways of working that increase data capture of the organisation and increase the quantity and quality of strategically valuable data accessible to the organisation

–      Plan and deliver a data education programme aimed to educate and inspire the organisation to adopt a data-driven culture.

–      Be the go-to person for day-to-day data and insights requests to help departments and provinces achieve their objectives.

–      Identify opportunities for data, data platform and insight tools to integrate into Irish Rugby’s working practices


–      Be an excellent team player; ability to work as part of a small project team

–      5+ years’ experience in a similar role

–      Prior experience in consumer analytics, business intelligence or reporting.

–      Practical experience in the management of CRM system (Microsoft Dynamics) and management of external data sources (API’s).

–      Tertiary qualifications in data science, computer science, engineering, or relevant fields.

–      Capable of communicating complex data insights in a clear and articulate manner.

–      Awareness of Data Protection, Privacy and Governance principles, e.g. GDPR

–      Has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop positive relationships and influence across a diverse range of stakeholders.


The closing date for applications is strictly 2 pm Tuesday 21st June 2022.

To apply for this role click here

The IRFU is equal opportunities employer.



Strategy Manager at the FAI



The Position:

Reporting to the COO, the Strategy Manager will be involved in supporting the delivery of the FAI Strategy 2022-2025. Working with a variety of key stakeholders, including the Senior Leadership Team, Staff, Leagues, Clubs, Sport Ireland and UEFA the person will be expected to carry out in-depth analyses of current and potential football growth strategies. The role will support department leaders to develop regular performance reports against objectives, segments and areas of the game to be served in line with FAI budgets/forecasts.

Job requirements

Strategy Development

  • Work with departments to develop sub-strategies that ladder up to the FAI’s #WeAreOne Strategy 2022-2025 (e.g. League of Ireland, Women’s Football)
  • Liaise with stakeholders to seek feedback on our strategic objectives and execution of our plan
  • Evaluation of new opportunities for Irish football e.g. robust analysis to support the development of business cases

Business Planning

  • Work with internal Departments to develop annual business plans which incorporate activities, budgets, human resources and KPIs
  • Work with CEO and COO to prioritise resources (financial and people) ensuring that the Association is investing for maximum impact

Project Management

  • Work closely with divisions to track on a monthly basis execution of the activities and KPI’s that make up their business plans
  • Generating business insights and intelligence reporting for Board and other stakeholders
  • Responsible for the management of strategic risk, generating reports for the FAI Board and Committees


  • Stakeholder Management: Take an active role in fostering internal and external relationships that can present opportunities for the association (e.g. Government, UEFA, FIFA)
  • Special Projects: Provide support for special projects ranging from the UEFA EURO 2028 Bid to Government Relations


The successful candidate will have the following:

Experience & knowledge

  • Degree in business/related field, or relevant professional experience
  • Good knowledge and experience in strategy development with a depth of expertise and a toolkit of best-in-class practice and policy.
  • Expertise of developing organisational and component strategies that span multiple functions and aspects of the FAI’s purpose.
  • A track record of effective influence and interaction at senior level.
  • Ability to work towards collective outcomes, galvanising and energising teams and colleagues, through strategy development & KPI management.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and inclusive manner
  • A track record in developing successful strategic plans for sports organisations with proven results to grow the sport.
  • Experience of playing a role in supporting senior management, keeping the focus on strategic objectives and ensuring the organisation is clear on the milestones they must reach in order to deliver the FAI Strategy 2022-2025.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with Senior Leadership Team & FAI colleagues.
  • A love for football and understanding of the football and wider sporting landscape

Key Skills Required

  • Excellent presentation, communication and influencing skills
  • Good team player with the ability to work in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Comfortable with complex or ambiguous data and situations
  • Strong project management and work prioritisation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good strategy and market analysis skills
  • Financial modelling skills
  • Excellent Excel & PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent report writing (word and PowerPoint) and presentation skills for a board audience
  • Analytical rigour and attention to detail
  • Articulate with excellent interpersonal skills – ability to establish credibility with senior management

The closing date for applications is COB on Friday 17th of June 2022. 

Shortlisting will take place shortly afterwards.
The Football Association of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer. 

To apply for this position click here.


Finance and Governance Manager at Athletics Ireland


Athletics Ireland is the National Governing Body for Athletics in Ireland. Its Head Office is based at 19 Northwood Court, Northwood Business Campus, Santry, Dublin 9. Athletics Ireland is a company limited by guarantee with approximately 35 employees.

Position Description

We have a new opportunity in our Finance department for a candidate who is highly motivated, with a strong accounting background and understanding of good governance for organisations. The position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work as part of the finance team in Athletics Ireland.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Period close, consolidation and reconciliation activities including stocktake.
  • Preparation of annual statutory financial statements and interim reports.
  • Coordination of the annual audit process, engagement with external auditors and delivery of outputs to key internal and external stakeholders as required.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Delivery of continuous improvement initiatives and various projects within the Accounting & Reporting function.
  • Providing technical accounting support to stakeholders.
  • Partnering with stakeholders on accounting related matters.
  • Compilation of Management Accounts and payroll.
  • Management of local bank accounts and associated procurement.
  • Partnering with the business on accounting and tax-related matters.
  • Support the work of the Finance and Governance Committees and promote best practice.
  • Maintain the Governance code status for the organisation.
  • Ad hoc duties

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • High level of technical accounting competency and strong analytical skills.
  • Highly motivated – able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills – knowledge of SAGE would be preferable.
  • In-depth knowledge of the principles of good governance.


  • Qualified/3+ year PQE with recognised accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA) or part-qualified accountant with relevant work experience.

Reporting to:        

The Director of Finance


Remuneration and Location

Salary:                                         Band 3, €42,264 (min) to €57,180 (max).

Position Tenure:                    Six months’ probation, 2-year fixed-term full-time contract.

Position Location:                 Athletics Ireland Head Office at 19 Northwood Court, Santry, Dublin 9.

The appointment will be made subject to satisfactory Garda Vetting and suitable reference checks.


Applications including a cover letter and curriculum vitae should be sent by email for the attention of the Athletics Ireland Human Resources Manager to kieronstout@athleticsireland.ie

Closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday the 17th of June 2022.

Athletics Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.





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Sales Manager at the FAI

CEO at Leinster Rugby

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Independent Management Committee Members of the Ladies Gaelic Football Association

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