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ICS is hiring: Project Coordinator for immediate start

The Irish Computer Society wishes to recruit a Project Coordinator on a 3-month contract basis.

The ICS, a not-for-profit organisation, is the representative body for IT professionals in Ireland. Our social enterprise division, the ICS Foundation, advocates for digital literacy and the use of technology in education, research and developing policy on all aspects of ICT and supporting the ICT profession in Ireland.

As Project Coordinator, you will be working on Tech Week, a high profile, national festival of technology aimed at students, their parents and the public. Tech Week is made up of a range of classroom and community activities taking place across Ireland – in schools, libraries, community centres and many other locations. These activities give students a chance to develop their interest in technology subjects, examine potential career prospects and learn new skills.

You will work as a member of the Tech Week project team, reporting directly to the project manager.  You will coordinate various STEM outreach activities, event administration and logistics, engaging with schools and our Tech Week partners.

Please forward your CV and a cover letter to Gillian Harty (gillian@ics.ie) by Friday 1st March.

Essential Requirements for this role

  • Third level qualification or higher, in business, education or technology
  • Experience in project coordination and event planning
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • You will need to be comfortable working within a small team, building relationships with other teams across the business as necessary
  • Flexibility to work unsocial or extended hours occasionally
  • ECDL or equivalent

The Person

  • Self-motivated, flexible, creative
  • Able to work independently to produce high quality work
  • Excellent communicator, in both written and verbal form. 
  • Good team player

Terms

  • The position will be based in our Dublin 4 premises and you will start immediately.
  • Average 35-hour working week.
  • Annual leave calculated on a pro-rata basis –  based on 25 days annual allowance (including 5 days mandated by company)

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