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ECO-UNESCO

Operations and Development Manager

 

LOCATION: 9 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 – hybrid working options
SALARY: range of €50,000-€55,000 (starting salary depends on experience)
EMPLOYMENT: 3-year contract with a view to permanency, full-time


The Organisation

Founded in 1986, ECO-UNESCO is Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation, affiliated to the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (WFUCA) and working to channel the passion, creativity, and energy of young people into positive environmental action. Through our range of programmes and services we inspire, educate, empower, and support young people to act.

The Role

ECO-UNESCO is now seeking to recruit a highly experienced professional as its Operations and Development Manager. This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that is making a real difference to the lives of young people and the environment.  If you have a passion for youth development and environmental education, are enthusiastic, motivated with great people management and organisation skills then we would love to hear from you.

 

How can you make a difference?

 

The Operations and Developments duties will include the following:

  • Manage the effective implementation of ECO-UNESCOs Programmes and Services to ensure the growth of its youth environmental education programmes, including staffing, scheduling, monitoring and reporting.
  • Work with the National Director to grow the reach of ECO-UNESCO programmes, identifying opportunities and submitting funding proposals to deadlines.
  • Support the National Director and the Board of Directors in achieving ECO-UNESCO strategic objectives and translate strategic plans into action plans and objectives identifying and developing opportunities for funding as well as monitoring and controlling activities against budgets, complying with funder requirements and producing reports.
  • Lead on the organisations operations to ensure an efficient and effective organisation including systems, financial and facilities.
  • Provide ongoing motivation, support, line-management, and coaching to members of the Programmes Team, setting work plans and reviewing progress to drive great performance and development of the team.
  • Manage and oversee ECO-UNESCO’s Quality Assurance Systems including the Monitoring and Evaluation System, QQI Quality Assurance, National Quality Standards Framework for Youth Work, IDEA Code of Good Practice in Development Education.
  • Support the organisations work on compliance and manage Health and Safety, Child Protection Policies and Procedure, GDPR.

 

To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess the following experience:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in a similar position and a proven track record of managing projects and people effectively. (E)
  • Familiarity and experience in youth work / education / formal and non-formal education / education for sustainable development/environmental education or community and voluntary sectors (E)
  • Experience in managing the implementation of programmes and services, driving growth and achieving KPI’s

·       Experience in applying for funding and reporting on outcomes.

·       Experience in managing budgets, systems and supporting compliance in an organisation.

If you are an excellent organiser and implementor, and a solutions-focused strategic thinker who wants to play a role in environmental protection and youth empowerment, we invite you to declare your interest in joining us!

 

 

APPLICATION DETAILS:

 

Please send a completed Application Form along with a cover letter to recruitment@ecounesco.ie and mark the email Operations and Development Manager

 

 

Closing date: Midnight Wednesday 17th August 2022

 

More information bellow


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ECO-UNESCO

Communications coordinator

 

We are seeking to recruit a Communications Coordinator. This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that is making a real difference to the lives of young people and the environment.  If you have a passion for youth development and environmental education, are enthusiastic, motivated with great people management and organisation skills then we would love to hear from you.

 

LOCATION: 9 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 D02 FD85- hybrid working options
SALARY: Starting salary dependent on experience

EMPLOYMENT: 3-year contract with a view to permanency, (subject to continued funding)

HOURS : Full-time position, 35 hours per week

PROBATIONARY PERIOD : 6 months

 

The Organisation

Founded in 1986, ECO-UNESCO is Ireland’s environmental education and youth organisation, affiliated to the World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (WFUCA) and working to channel the passion, creativity, and energy of young people into positive environmental action. Through our range of programmes and services we inspire, educate, empower, and support young people to act.

The Role

 

This is a position of responsibility within ECO-UNESCO. As Communications Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating ECO-UNESCOs communications, PR, and marketing work with an aim of building public awareness of ECO-UNESCO’s programmes and managing engagement with members, participants, the general public and the media.

 

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

The Communications Coordinator will carry out the following duties:

• Develop and implement an annual communications and PR plan with KPI’s and ensure targets are met.
• Collaborate with the team to develop and implement communications strategies that promote ECO-UNESCO’s youth programmes and services, our education and training, supporter and membership programmes to key stakeholders including annual promotional drives, annual mailshots, email marketing; google ad words, attendance at external events; advertisements, the creation of communications calendars with a view to increasing registrations and sign ups.
• Maintain a consistent brand and voice in all ECO-UNESCO’s communications and ensure branding guidelines are in place, design report templates, infographics, and other visual representations of ECO-UNESCO’s work
• Maintain ECO-UNESCO’s social media presence, including content creation and curation with a view to growing ECO-UNESCO’s reach on our social media platforms. Monitor ECO-UNESCO’s presence on social media and create social media reports (Analytics and Google Analytics). Design and post social media pieces and videos for each platform (Adobe package & Canva) including production of ‘story-telling’ videos, regular blogging etc.
• Manage the overall maintenance and updating of ECO-UNESCO’s website ensuring information is up to date; monitor its effectiveness, drive growth in visitors to the site including in e-commerce and the ECO-Academy (ECO-UNESCO’s online learning hub)
• Manage and support creation and design of all print and electronic materials, including Monthly e-newsletter, regular programme updates and action alerts.
• Produce and edit all publications and marketing and promotional leaflets and produce ECO-UNESCO’s Annual Report; the annual prospectus; annual newsletter and other publications as required.
• Maintain ECO-UNESCO’s digital library with photos and videos of ECO-UNESCO events and activities
• Assist with production of ECO-UNESCO events including event announcements, invitations, programmes and signage and work closely with the YEA Coordinator to produce the Young Environmentalist Awards
• Promote ECO-UNESCOs work; organise ECO-UNESCO’s presence at external events and identify and coordinate advertising opportunities
• Work with management to identify media opportunities and implement campaigns around key programs and issues. Oversee ECO-UNESCOs PR work including liaising with and creating media contacts; writing press releases & preparing press briefings; organising Photocalls carrying out Media monitoring; liaising with external PR contractors.
• Support the organisations marketing and fundraising efforts including creating packages for potential sponsors and support the organisations membership and supporter programme.
• Measure and report on the effectiveness of communications activities, engagement levels, and progress

Other
• Undertake any other such relevant duties as may from time to time arise
• Maintain clear records of all contacts, activities and funds raised
• Deal with general queries from the general public and members

To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess the following experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in marketing, communications, event management, developing online content
  • Experience of working in information provision and with the media
  • Experience with online marketing tools, social media platforms, and publishing software
  • Experience in event management
  • Experience working with a young target group (i.e. second level and youth work sectors)

 

APPLICATION DETAILS:

 

Please send a completed Application Form along with a cover letter to recruitment@ecounesco.ie and mark the email Operations and Development Manager

 

 

Closing date: Midnight Friday 19th August 2022

 

More information bellow