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Four new roles advertised by Age Action

Published 29/02/2016

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We're delighted to announce that we are now hiring for four positions at Age Action in Administration, IT and Fundraising, based at our offices in Dublin and Cork.

Age Action is the leading advocacy organisation on ageing and older people in Ireland.  Our mission is to achieve fundamental change in the lives of all older people by eliminating age discrimination, promoting positive ageing and securing their right to comprehensive and high quality services. Our vision is that Ireland becomes the best country in which to grow older.

To support those objectives, we are currently advertising four posts: Assistant Community Employment Supervisor, Database and IT Support Manager, National Fundraising Officer and Regional Fundraising Officer (Cork)

Assistant Community Employment Supervisor (Ref: ACESF16)

This is a three month contract to cover sick leave which may be extended.  The successful candidate must have experience in Community Development and Training and a third level qualification.  The salary for this post is currently €22,334 to €28,228.  Placement on the scale will be determined by the Department of Social Protection who fund our Community Employment Programme.

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Database and IT Support Manager (Ref: CRMF16)

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM).  The role would suit a candidate with a degree in Computer Science or Business Administration or equivalent work experience.  This is a very diverse and challenging role and the right person will need to have the ability to stay calm under pressure and keep focused on what is required.  The post is a full-time one-year fixed term contract based in Dublin with the possibility for renewal.  The salary is €33,725 gross per annum.

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National Fundraising Officer (Ref: NFOF16)

The successful candidate will have excellent communications, presentation and writing skills. They should have a minimum of three years experience in fundraising and/or marketing/sales with a proven track record of successfully delivering fundraising campaigns, organising and running successful community-based fundraising events and legacy campaigns on a national basis.  Applicants must also have experience of working with and managing volunteers.  The post is a full-time one-year fixed term contract based in Dublin.  The salary is €41,023.  The post may be renewed based on achieving set targets.

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Regional Fundraising Officer, Cork (Ref: RFOF16)

The successful candidate will have excellent communications, presentation and writing skills. They should have a minimum of three years experience in fundraising and/or marketing/sales with a proven track record of successfully delivering fundraising campaigns, organising and running successful community-based fundraising events at local level.  Applicants must also have experience of working with and managing volunteers.  The post is a full-time one-year fixed term contract based in Cork.  The salary is €35,363 gross per annum. The post may be renewed based on achieving set targets.

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Applications for all these roles by letter outlining your suitability for the post (maximum 300 words), quoting job reference with CV and details of two referees in Word format by email to recruitment@ageaction.ie by 12 noon on Friday, March 18th, 2016.  Interviews scheduled for week beginning April 18th, 2015.

Age Action is opposed to discrimination and the best candidate will be appointed regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or other grounds. Being over 50 years of age will not be a disadvantage.

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