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Communications and Administration Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,653 pro-rata
  • Galway, Ireland. Ability to work from home essential for the duration of the Covid-19 restrictions
  • Closing 1st March 2021

  • Advertised from 10th February 2021
  • Salary: €28,000 (€35,000 per annum pro rata)


Community Work Ireland is a national organisation that promotes and supports community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality, promoting, protecting and advancing human rights and ultimately achieving social change that will contribute to the creation of a just, sustainable and equal society

The All Ireland Endorsement Body for Community Work Education and Training (AIEB) was established in 2010 as an all-Ireland body ensuring quality and standards in community work education and practice.

Community Work Ireland and the AIEB are seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to provide communications and administration support to both bodies.

This is a unique opportunity for anyone seeking to work in a dynamic, interesting and developing sector and who is interested in fulfilling an important role in organisations that work to promote empowerment, equality, social justice, anti-discrimination and human rights.

The Communications and Administration Officer will oversee communications and maintain and develop the financial, administration, organisational and governance procedures of CWI and AIEB. AIEB, an independent body with its own board, is hosted and supported by Community Work Ireland.

4 Days Per Week (flexible) two-year Contract

Salary: €28,000 (€35,000 per annum pro rata)

Experience At least two years’ experience in an office environment including experience in general secretarial, administration and accounting, organising meetings/events, online communications platforms, production of online newsletters and website maintenance.

Location: Ability to work from home essential for the duration of the Covid-19 restrictions. Post Covid, the successful candidate will be located in the Community Work Ireland office in Galway.

Application notes

To receive a copy of the job description and application form email

Please note a CV is not required and should not be submitted.

Please forward your completed application form by 5.00pm Monday March 1st 2021 to; (subject line Comms and Admin Application)

Interviews will be held during the week of March 8th 2021

CWI is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all communities and backgrounds.