Open Positions at the Irish Red Cross


We are currently seeking to fill the following roles:


1. Communications Manager

The Irish Red Cross (IRC) is looking for a creative and highly motivated communications professional to develop and implement a clear and compelling communications strategy to bring our story to a wider audience. This is an exciting and strategic role that will focus on the development of a coordinated approach to build public support for the IRC and the establishment of an efficient and coordinated internal communications structure throughout the IRC’s national network and head office in Dublin. 
The person chosen for this role will oversee and drive the development of our communications strategy. Working closely with the Secretary General, our external Media Advisor and Senior Management Team, and directly managing a team of two dedicated communications staff, the Communications Manager will promote the humanitarian work of the IRC in Ireland and overseas in line with the Principles of the Red Cross organisation.

2. Philanthropy Coordinator – Major Donors and Legacy Giving

The Philanthropy Coordinator is responsible for delivering income from Major Donors and Legacy Gifts. We are seeking an individual with exceptional motivation and networking skills to drive the strategies in this critical and expanding area of Irish Red Cross fundraising. This is a demanding role that requires high levels of dynamism, energy, and innovation.
This is an exciting role for a self-starting individual who wants to make a difference working with one of Ireland’s most respected charity organisations.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to pro- actively engage with donors on a routine basis. This candidate will also have the capacity to draft concise and articulate proposals and be comfortable delivering presentations and programme updates in informal and formal settings.

3. Branch Outreach and Engagement Officer

The Outreach Officer role has been tasked with identifying the challenges faced by local Irish Red Cross branches, improving engagement with members, supporting the development of community-based activities to support Ukrainians and the wider community while creating a streamlined connection between branches and head office. The objective is to create a road map to build strong branches that deliver sustainable humanitarian action at grassroots level which can be scaled and replicated across the National Society.

4. Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Migration Programme

The M&E Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the monitoring and evaluation function, across a number of projects, in the migration department. They ensure M&E is undertaken to the highest technical standard and that there is a strong analysis available and contributing to a high quality programme. The role will contribute to the ongoing development of the organisational M&E agenda.

5. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Migration Programme

The primary purpose of this role is to support the implementation of a strong monitoring and evaluation approach across the migration programme. 

6. Mediation Officer – Migration Programme

The Irish Red Cross is tasked under its mandate as auxiliary to the Irish Government to develop capacity building and mediations services for the Beneficiaries of Temporary Protection (BOTPs) living in pledged and state accommodation. To help ensure that adequate measures are in place to protect the welfare and wellbeing of residents, and that concerns raised by residents or providers are responded to and resolved in a timely manner. This role will coordinate with a partnering organisation to develop a system focused on building capacity, trainings and mediation for BOTPs, Accommodation Providers and local NGO’s in specific areas.

7. Integration Officer – Migration Services

The primary purpose of this role is to support integration with local stakeholders, particularly the Local Authority Integration Teams, and provide direct support through our volunteer network. The role will support the wider Irish Red Cross programme facilitating the placement of refugees into accommodation and to support the social integration of refugees at community level. It is expected that the role will travel nationally.