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World Meeting of Families 2018 

The World Meeting of Families comes to Ireland! Dublin, Ireland, has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families in August 2018. This major world event celebrates family as the cornerstone of our lives, and the fundamental building block of society and the Church. Families from all over the world will gather in Dublin from 21-26 August 2018 programme of workshops, talks and discussions for adults; an engaging and exciting programme for young people as well as faith and fun activities for children. WMOF2018 will include the daily celebration of Mass, a festival of families’ event, exhibitions, cultural events, musical performances and events around the country.

World Meeting of Families 2018 Limited by Guarantee is a company setup to plan and deliver the scheduled events in 2018. We are a small friendly energetic team and are now looking to add more staff to work with us in the preparations for the events in August 2018. We are looking for candidates who enjoy working in a fast paced team environment and who can bring the skill we need to deliver this exciting event in August 2018. All positions are on a contract basis.

Full Job descriptions available on www.worldmeeting2018.ie/jobs

Further information about World Meeting of Families www.worldmeeting2018.ie

 

 

Purchasing Officer – Event Services and Logistics Department

 

Position

The Purchasing Officer – Event Services and Logistics Department, will be responsible for supporting the management and delivery of an efficient and effective logistics service for the successful implementation of the WMOF2018 Events. This will include the support of process for planning, purchasing and supply of goods and services for the WMOF2018

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager Duties include:

  • Planning with the Senior Project Manager for Event Services and Logistics and other senior staff to establish a preferred list of services and supplies required by the various departments and committees for the World Meeting of Families 2018
  • Assist with the planning of venue space management including the delivery, distribution, warehousing and retail areas for the World Meeting
  • Assist with the planning for the full end to end procurement function, vendor identification, vendor selection, negotiation, contract management and vendor performance.
  • Assist the services and supplies management on site during the events.

Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  • A third level qualification in purchasing or business management or relevant work experience.
  • Experience of goods and service purchasing and management of distribution
  • Proven knowledge of the Festival and Events industry
  • IT Literacy – MS Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, CRM Database
  • Commitment to the ethos and objectives of the World Meeting of Families 2018
  • Fluent Written & Spoken English is essential
  • Position: Paid – Fixed Term Contract – April 17 to September 18

Hours: Full Time Type of Work: Admin, Purchasing, Events

Location: WMOF2018 Office, Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Rd., Dublin 3.

Closing Date: 31st March 2017

Please email letter of application with attached CV by email to the General Manager HR@worldmeeting2018.ie

Please list the position you are applying for in the subject line.

 

 

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 Sponsorship Manager

Position

The Sponsorship Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of a strategy for the delivery of significant and appropriate corporate sponsorship associated with the planned events and activities which will facilitate the effective hosting of a successful World Meeting of Families 2018. This role will be a fixed term contract.

Reporting to the General Manager Duties include:

  • Review and assess all aspects of the WMOF2018 planning and programme, in conjunction with project and operations managers, and prepare detailed reports on opportunities such as sponsorship, commercial partnerships and new sales and revenue streams
  • Identify potential sponsors, and the potential benefits to them of association with the World Meeting of Families.
  • Manage the process from approach (including presentation design) to contract with the sponsor, ensuring that the correct documentation is agreed and signed.
  • Ensure that commitments regarding sponsorship deals, major exhibitors and features are delivered on time and as agreed.

Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  •  A proven track-record in sponsorship sales
  • An established knowledge of the festival and events industry
  • An established knowledge of working in the Charities Sector
  • An established knowledge of creative pitch writing and presentation.
  • An understanding of the ethos and objectives of the World Meeting 2018
  • Position: Paid – Fixed Term Contract – April 17 to September 18

Hours: Full Time Type of Work: Sales; Sponsorship

Location: WMOF2018 Office, Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Rd., Dublin 3.

Closing Date: 16th April 2017

Please email letter of application with attached CV by email to the General Manager HR@worldmeeting2018.ie

Please list the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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  Volunteer Co-ordinator

Position

The Volunteer Co-ordinator, while working on a day to day basis with the Volunteer Department Project Manager, will be responsible for assisting with the co-ordination and administration of all volunteer personnel, policies, procedures and activities related to the recruitment, assignment, training and deployment of the 2,500 volunteers required for WMOF2018. He/she will also assist with the planning and implementation of the Volunteer Recognition Plan.

Reporting to the Volunteer Project Manager duties include:

  • Support the development and implementation of the overall Volunteer Services Plan for recruitment and training of the volunteer WMOF2018.
  • Assist with the management, ongoing maintenance and supervision of the Volunteer database.
  • Facilitate the co-ordination and daily operations of the Volunteer Information Centre which will be run by volunteers.
  • Provide support to the Volunteer Project Manager to implement and deliver effective recruitment and training for all volunteers.

Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  •  Minimum of a least two years’ experience in HR or Volunteer Services administration is required
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • A good understanding of the objectives of the World Meeting of Families 2018
  • Familiarity with the management structure of the Catholic Church would be useful
  • Experience of working with volunteers for events or festivals would be useful
  • Multi-lingual capability is desirable
  • Position: Paid – Fixed Term Contract – April 17 to September 18

Hours: Full Time Type of Work: Admin, HR, Volunteer Management

Location: WMOF2018 Office, Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Rd., Dublin 3.

Closing Date: 16th April 2017

Please email letter of application with attached CV by email to the General Manager HR@worldmeeting2018.ie

Please list the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Vacancy for Parish Secretary / Parish Sacristan

University Church is currently recruiting for a Parish Secretary / Parish Sacristan to be based in its Church on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. This role is offered initially on a one year fixed term / part-time basis (15 hours per week, including weekends).

Reporting to the Priest in Charge, duties include:

  1. Providing an administrative service to Parish Office
  2. Managing the parish office with the effective use of up-to-date office systems
  3. Receiving members of the public and dealing with enquiries
  4. Maintaining computerised accounts for the parish
  5. Recording and managing parish records
  6. Preparing the altar for daily mass(es) and other liturgical services, overseeing and preparing the church for use during the day ensuring the correct lighting, heating, security, light maintenance, general cleaning
  7. Closing and securing the church and grounds at the agreed time

Requirements:

 The successful candidate will have at least 5 years clerical/administrative experience

  • IT Literate – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Database experience desired
  • Book keeping experience is essential
  • Knowledge and experience of Accounts IQ is also desirable
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team

Next steps:

Letters of Application with enclosed up-to-date Curriculum Vitae should be emailed to:

ashling.keane@dublindiocese.ie

Click here on University Church Parish – Parish Secretary, Sacristan – Job Description:

The closing date for completed applications is 5.00pm on Tuesday 4th April 2017.

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