We have three positions available:


Regional Organisers (Midlands/North West & Dublin)

Fine Gael is seeking to recruit two Regional Organisers. One is to cover the Midlands/North West Region and the other is to cover the Dublin Region.
The Regional Organisers will be based within their region and will work as part of the Fine Gael National Regional Organisers Team. The two individuals appointed will assist in the support and development of Fine Gael in their respective regions with particular emphasis on preparation for elections and other such campaigns. The role will involve day-to-day contact with Fine Gael Public Representatives, voluntary officers and members of Fine Gael.

These are demanding and exciting positions and will suit individuals who enjoy working towards and achieving ambitious goals.

Successful applicants will be required to demonstrate that they have:

  • Strong organisational skills with a proven ability to successfully manage multiple work streams.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, ability to interact, influence and motivate people of all levels.
  • Proven leadership skills in a business or voluntary environment.
  • A keen interest and a broad understanding of the Irish political scene.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with a high level of IT competency generally.

This role will involve travel across the respective region and frequent evening and weekend work. Car ownership with full clean driving licence essential. The roles offer competitive salaries, career progression opportunities and generous annual leave allowances.

Interested candidates are invited to forward a cover letter outlining their suitability and interest in the role to catherine@finegael.com and also enclosing an up-to date Curriculum Vitae. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 26th November at 5pm.

 


Equality & Diversity Officer

Fine Gael are recruiting for the position of Equality and Diversity Officer. This is a fulltime contract position based in Party Headquarters at 51 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2.
Fine Gael is committed to increasing the diversity of its membership and its candidates for national and local elections, with a particular focus on increasing the number of women elected nationally and locally.

The Equality and Diversity Officer will play a key role in driving this agenda in Fine Gael through a variety of means, including:

  • Developing and delivering campaigns, strategies and approaches to attract female candidates and female members, and candidates and members from diverse backgrounds;
  • Developing and delivering training programmes for new members and candidates from diverse backgrounds and for new female members and candidates;
  • Supporting the work of Fine Gael Women’s Network, Fine Gael Intercultural and Fine Gael’s LGBT;
  • Co-ordinating Fine Gael’s outreach to communities and groups that are underrepresented within the Party, and
  • Supporting constituencies to promote diversity, equality and inclusion.

This is a national role that will require significant travel across the country. There will be regular requirements to work and attend evening and Saturday events. A full, clean drivers license and access to a car is required for the role.

The role will require that the successful candidate has:

  • Comprehensive understanding of Irish electoral and party political processes.
  • Very strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and strong IT skills generally.
  • Prior professional experience working in a voluntary, membership or political organisation.

It is desirable that the person has experience designing and delivering training programmes.

A demonstrable passion for promoting diversity, equality and inclusion and a commitment to Fine Gael’s ethos and values is essential.

The role offers a competitive salary, career progression opportunities and generous annual leave allowance. The role is suitable for a portion of the working week to be done remotely.

Interested candidates are invited to forward their application to catherine@finegael.com enclosing an up-to date Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter of 500 words setting out their personal suitability and vision for the role by 5pm on Friday 26th November.

Fine Gael is an Equal Opportunities Employer.