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As part of the Engagement Team, the Project Officer will support EM Ireland’s work with stakeholders across the private and civil society sectors to build the connection between Ireland and the EU. You will be expected to demonstrate strong expertise in relationship management, and communications. You will be involved in the development of community-driven programmes. Expected outputs include events, outreach projects and information programmes covering a wide-range of issues related to the EU.
- Supporting the development outputs in line with European Movement Ireland priorities, including relationship building and management, events, communication programmes and policy analysis
- Liaise with key stakeholders including (but not limited to) the civil society sector, young people, minorities, cross border organisations, etc
- Research and develop strategies for the development of new stakeholder relationships in keeping with organisational priorities
- Assist in the development of events to support the work of EM Ireland in building relationships and communicating with programme stakeholders
- Ensure metric recording and accurate reporting of engagement programme
- Assist in relationship building with international civil society stakeholders in line with organisational priorities
- Assist in the development of international and transnational engagement projects in keeping with organisational priorities
- Assist in the development of tender and bid proposals where necessary through the development of stakeholder mapping, programme planning and policy analysis as needed
- The role will also involve supporting other EM Ireland teams, projects, events and campaigns as required.
Experience and Skills:
- 1 – 2 years of relevant work experience.
- Experience in stakeholder management.
- Project management experience.
- Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills including strong presentation skills.
- A rigorous attention to detail.
- An ability to work calmly under pressure in a collegial fashion within a dynamic team and to demonstrate resilience and adaptability in the face of changing and competing priorities.
- A quick learner and self-starter with strong ability to develop knowledge on new concepts and adapt to new processes.
- Ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Good ICT skills and an ability to communicate complex information succinctly.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills.
- Well-developed organisational and multi-tasking skills with ability to work independently and with a cross-team setting.
- Very good knowledge and/or experience of EU affairs.
- Knowledge of Irish or a second EU language is helpful, but not obligatory.
- Experience of developing, implementing and reporting on funded projects and programmes.
- Existing media and stakeholder relationships relevant to the role.
- Full-time, permanent role, based in Dublin city centre with a blended working arrangement and travel as required.
- Hybrid working – based in Dublin 2
- Competitive salary
Please apply through the EMI website with your CV and Cover letter (max 3 pages) in one PDF file via the online submission form.
Applications received by email will not be considered.
The closing date for receipt of applications is close of business on Thursday, 23rd November 2023.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an in-person interview in Dublin City Centre on the week commencing 4th December 2023. Whilst we would love to speak to each and every applicant, where this is not possible, we will endeavour to contact you via email.