EU PROJECT EXECUTIVE

THE ROLE
This is a varied and stimulating position for a creative and motivated individual with knowledge of and interest in ICT, STEM, education, training and development. The EU Projects Executive will be assigned to European funded projects that see the involvement of the ICS Foundation, working alongside the relevant ICS Foundation project manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the implementation European funded projects in the areas of Digital Skills, STEM, Professionalism and eHealth.
  • Engaging stakeholders, securing supporters and raising awareness of the projects aims through call, email and social media campaigns, in person at dissemination events and exhibiting at conferences.
  • Assisting in the roll-out of digital skills pilots.
  • Administering the project/s platform/s, reporting activities and costs per project period.
  • Promoting projects through the ICS Foundation’s and project’s own social media profiles and presence, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.
  • Creating content for press releases, articles, blog posts and keynote presentations.
  • Researching areas of relevance to the ICS Foundation’s objectives.
  • Assisting in the drafting of proposals for national and EU funded projects.
  • Logistic and administrative support.

THE PERSON

  • Minimum Third Level qualification in PR, communications, business, education, or relevant and equivalent qualification or experience,
  • Excellent organisational skills to work independently in coordinating initiatives and supporting projects with many moving parts.
  • ECDL.
  • Active and well-rounded personal presence in social media, with a command of each network and their best practices.
  • Excellent academic writing and editing skills in English and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, self-confident and sociable – ability to network effectively, a team player.
  • Flexible and effective under pressure with an ability to juggle different priorities and meet deadlines.

TERMS
• The position will be based in our Dublin 4 offices.
• Average 35-hour working week.
• 25 days annual leave (including 5 days mandated by the Company).
• This is a one year contract with the possibility of extension or permanency.

Applications can be made in writing to Linda Keane linda@ics.ie