The governing body for all underwater sport in Ireland under the Irish Underwater Council (CFT) describes the post as "an exciting opportunity to manage and spearhead [its] development programme."
The full-time position, based in Dublin, provides for operational and administrative support for the delivery of Diving Ireland's participation plans.
The Programmes Development Officer will be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating a development plan for all Diving Ireland participation programmes and courses. These programmes will centre around increase in participation, membership and revenue.
The Programmes Officer will facilitate and co-ordinate opportunities through liaison with commercial providers and clubs, assisting in the planning and running of promotional events across all ages and abilities.
The Programmes Officer will also be responsible for the development and expansion of Diving Ireland's introductory and participation courses. The primary focus will be on capitalising on the potential of the ‘Snorkel Splash’ for introduction to schools as part of the PE curriculum.
Additionally, there will be the wider engagement of clubs and establishing strong working relationships with regional representatives, local authorities and other partners to support the implementation of the development plan.
The closing date for applications is Friday 19 June 2015. Full details of the position and how to apply are available at SportsJobs.ie.