Employment opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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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 set up to plan and deliver the scheduled events in 2018. We are a small friendly energetic team and will at various times be looking to add more staff to work with us in the preparations for the events in August 2018. We look 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.


Intern Opportunities

Working alongside our staff, students on our internship programme have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain confidence from practical experience and mentoring. A small number of Internships will be offered for between 6 to 9 months, working in several different areas

  • Marketing and Communications
  • Events Services
  • Logistics
  • Office Management and Administration

Essential Requirements

You must be a student of a graduate programme relevant to one of the areas we require. You must have Fluent English to a business level, excellent written, verbal and communication skills. Non-Irish citizens must have relevant documentation to be involved in an internship in Ireland. You must have a commitment to the values of World Meeting of Families 2018.

The Commitment

This is an unpaid 6 or 9-month internship. However, there will be a small allowance to cover transport and lunch. The intern will be based in our office in Dublin for 5 days per week. WMOF2018 office provides a highly motivating working environment and an opportunity to be involved in a world Event. WMOF2018 will provide office space, support meetings, training where possible and references. Occasional weekend and evening work hours may be required as part of this position. Each intern will work on a specific project, dealing with tasks related to their knowledge and expectations.

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WMOF2018 Office

Holy Cross Diocesan Centre,

Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3, Ireland

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