KILDARE TOWN HERITAGE CENTRE

POSITION OF MANAGER

FULL-TIME 5 DAYS PER WEEK

Kildare Town Heritage Centre are seeking applications for a managerial position to cover a Sabbatical for one year starting at the beginning of September 2022

The position is managing and overseeing the County Tourist Office and Heritage Centre that includes a Virtual Reality Experience “Legends of Kildare” a small souvenir shop and to co-ordinate guided walking tours.

CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS:

  • MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
  • RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
  • EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE
  • ABILITY TO WORK IN A TEAM ENVIRONMENT
  • COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
  • KNOWLEDGE OF NATIONAL ATTRACTIONS
  • ADMINISTRATION, IT AND TELEPHONE SKILLS
  • BUDGET SKILLS
  • FLUENCY IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

The position requires occasional weekend and evening work and requires flexibility.

Salary €29,000 - €31,000 depending on experience

Closing date for applications is strictly 5pm on 30th May

Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are interested in this position, please send Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter to

The chairperson, Kildare Town Heritage Centre, Market House, Market Square, Kildare Town

or email info@kildareheritage.com

Kildare Town Heritage Centre is an equal opportunities employer.

Event Co-ordinator/Facilitator

We are seeking applications for an exciting new opportunity for an Event Co-ordinator that will activate public realm space and attract visitors to Kildare Town and Surrounds.

The Position is part-time and for a period of 30 weeks.

Brief Job Description.

This job is to support and raise the standards of existing events in Kildare Town and surrounding area.

This is a position for someone who is self-motivated, energetic and an excellent communicator.

You will ensure that all events support the community and strengthens the tourism value of the town and area.  You will be required to create at least one new event that will draw tourists to the local area, and you will assist with the efficient coordination of events on the day.

Job Requirements / Skillset Required:

Minimum of one years’ experience in event organisation

Excellent interpersonal skills

Project management skills

Budgeting and funding application skills

Creative and self – motivated to undertake all aspects of running events

Job Details

30 weeks / 3 days per week @ €15 per hour

The job is based mainly at home with the requirement to work ½ day in the Kildare Town Heritage Centre or other designated location.

Please send your Cv’s and a covering letter for the Attn: Manager ,Kildare Town Heritage Centre,Market House,Market Square, Kildare Town, R51 T189

Or Email them to: info@kildareheritage.com

Closing date for applications is strictly 5pm on 30th May.