Four exciting Green jobs to apply for this week!

Published by Dave Brooks on

September 8th, 2016

Three leading Irish environmental organisations are currently looking for new staff. The Irish Peatlands Conservation Council (IPCC), Voice Ireland and the Irish Environmental Network (IEN) are each hiring in a variety of roles. If you have skills in ecology, campaigning, events management or communications, then it may be your lucky day!

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Conservation Policy and Fundraising Officer – Irish Peatland Conservation Council 

The IPCC are looking for a candidate with a background in Environmental Science to work as their Conservation Policy and Fundraising Officer, based in the IPCC headquarters at the Bog of Allen Nature Centre, Lullymore, Rathangan, Co. Kildare. This will involve monitoring development applications and policy decisions that impact on peatlands of conservation importance, designing campaigns so that IPCC supporters can participate in realising the goals of the Peatlands 2020 Conservation Action Plan and implementing the fundraising cycle of the IPCC which raises all of the funds needed to run the IPCC. The deadline for this application is Friday the 9th of September.

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Project Manager/Social Media – VOICE

VOICE Ireland are a national NGO, campaigning in the areas of waste reduction and sustainable resource management. They are looking for a candidate to fill a role in part-time Environmental Project Management and Social Media. The candidate will be organising VOICE’s food waste reduction ‘Food Rescue’ events in Clare and Dublin, as well as coordinating all social media communications for the organisation.

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General Manager – Irish Whale and Dolphin GroupIWDG

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) pleased to invite tenders for the position of General Manager. The IWDG is an All-Ireland group “dedicated to the conservation and better understanding of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) in Irish waters through study, education and interpretation”. The IWDG is a leading marine NGO in Ireland.  The IWDG is a membership based organization. Its work is carried out by a combination of service providers and volunteers (officers). Primary duties of the General Manager include administrating the day to day running of the organisation, maintaining good corporate governance, and managing the survey schedule of the Celtic Mist. The successful candidate will be required to largely work out of the Shannon Dolphin Centre in Kilrush, Co Clare and be flexible regarding working hours. Hours will be flexible and seasonal (quieter in the winter) and will vary between weeks but will average 25 hours per week over the course of the year. The successful applicant will report to the Board of Directors and be expected to work closely with all IWDG Officers.

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Communication Team Intern – Irish Environmental Network

The IEN is a network of 33 Irish Environmental NGOs that work individually and jointly to protect the environment, with a secretariat based in Dublin. They are looking for a half-time IENLogoTransparentcommunications intern to join their busy communications team. The candidate will contribute to posts on the organisation’s social media channels as well as compiling newsletters and writing news stories for The candidate may also assist with events planning and any other organisational tasks. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a 1 page cover letter, along with your CV to, or for more information phone Ian at 018780115.

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Dave Brooks

Dave works as Communication Assistant with the Environmental Pillar. His background is in psychology and he has a masters in Environmental Psychology from the University of Surrey.