Public Engagement Programme Manager

  • Dublin, Ireland

Sightsavers Ireland are looking to appoint a new Public Engagement Programme Manager, a new role within our organisation, to increase the knowledge of, and the mobilisation of support among the Irish public for Sightsavers’ cause. This is achieved through our school projects, public events and our campaigning work. These public engagement initiatives are a key component of Sightsavers Ireland’s strategy and will be the primary responsibility of the successful candidate.

The role will also lead the delivery of the Irish Aid funded Public Engagement programme, strategically designing activity to meet objectives while strengthening Sightsavers profile and relationship with the public and Irish Aid.

To succeed in this role, the post holder must have extensive previous public engagement experience, and a proven ability to work on their own initiative, while working as part of a team. The successful candidate will have INGO experience and/or a deep understanding of developmental and disability issues. The post holder will have strong experience working with internal and external stakeholders, will be solution-focused, and have excellent verbal, written and digital communication skills.

As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please note that all applications for this role should be made via our retained recruitment partners, 2into3. Visit the application link above for further details.

Closing Date: 9 August, 2021

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