Employment opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Credit Photo: WMOF2018 Team

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.

Role: Junior Finance Assistant

The Junior Finance Assistant will report to the Director of Finance and the Finance Assistant of WMOF2018. Main responsibilities include assisting in the day-to-day procedures in the Finance department, including the correlation of invoices against purchase orders, lodgement of monies received, debtors control, including generating sales invoices, creditors control, filing of financial transactions  and general administrative tasks in the Finance department. 
The role is to be filled immediately. Please apply with a cover letter and CV to:  hr@worldmeeting2018.ie
Closing date for applications: 30 March 2018
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Role: Design and Marketing Officer

The Design and Marketing Officer’s will be responsible for the creation of artwork and design work for the Marketing Department, in line with brand guidelines and briefs provided. This role involves managing multiple design briefs simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail, meeting deadlines and collaborating with the team. This role also involves support for other marketing areas. Proficiency and experience in Adobe CS – InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is required. 
Please apply with a cover letter and CV to hr@worldmeeting2018.ie
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Role: Exhibition Sales Coordinator

The Exhibition Sales Coordinator will be responsible for sales, payment collection and management of orders from companies and organisations who will exhibit at the 3 day congress for World Meeting of Families 2018 in the RDS. Working closely with the venue team, marketing team and suppliers for the exhibition build this staff member will be responsible for the final delivery of the exhibition space. Experience in a similar role is required. Experience in Sponsorship sales would be an advantage.
This role is to be filled immediately. Please apply with a cover letter and CV to hr@worldmeeting2018.ie
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Role: Event Services and Logistics Coordinator

The Event Services and Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the management and delivery of an efficient logistics service for the successful implementation of the World Meeting of Families 2018 Events. This will include the support of process for planning, purchasing and supply of goods and event services for the WMOF2018. Good project management skills and event experience required. 
This role is to be filled immediately. Please apply with a cover letter and CV to hr@worldmeeting2018.ie
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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.

If you are interested in getting further information on our intern opportunities please send us your CV to hr@worldmeeting2018.ie.


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