DRI is Seeking a Communications Coordinator

As part of our ongoing commitment to stablising DRI’s year to year planning, budgeting and communications, we’re looking to add a Communications Coordinator for a part time contractor role. If you or anyone you know might be interested, read on and see the application form at the bottom. Thank you!

Role Description: Communications Coordinator

Digital Rights Ireland is seeking a part-time contractor to help us execute a broad remit including communications, fundraising and event management. As part of Ireland’s leading digital rights advocacy organisation, you’ll have an in-depth, hands-on opportunity to learn about the workings of a voluntary body, to grow skills relevant to a wide range of roles and responsibilities, and to take ownership of crucial tasks that keep DRI running.


  • Social media management
  • Weekly blogging
  • Monthly newsletters (Mail Chimp)
  • Monthly reporting from backend systems on finances, press and social media
  • Assisting with quarterly event prep, execution and management
  • Assisting with development research and with grant proposals

Training will be provided for all systems.


  • Highly organised
  • Numerate and literate
  • Computer and internet literate
  • Social media and WordPress experience
  • A proven interest in politics, voluntary organisations or grass-roots campaigning

Preference will be given to candidates with previous professional marketing, PR, advocacy, or development experience.

Details: Part-time, work from home. One day of travel per month to Dublin or Cork may be required.

Remuneration: Base rate of €25 per hour for 16 hours per month (€4,800 per annum) plus expenses. Additional hours will be required around travel and events, bringing annual remuneration to an estimated €8,000.

Closing Date: Please submit your application before midnight on 20 July, 2015. Thank you.

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We’re sorry; applications for this position closed 20 July. We will respond to all applicants by midnight on 24 July. Thank you for your interest.