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HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE

The RDS is now recruiting for a Human Resources (HR) Executive to provide support across the HR function and ensure that best-practice HR methods are adopted at all times in line with the RDS’s strategic objectives.

Reporting directly to the HR Manager responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the HR Manager with the Recruitment and Selection process;
  • Handling resource requirements for temporary, work experience and the CE work scheme;
  • Training and Development - compiling training needs identified through the RDS Performance Reviews;
  • Staff/Manager Support and Employee Relations - answering queries and advising on HR policies and best practice guidelines.

The ideal candidate will be a proactive, highly organised, people-orientated individual with excellent attention to detail, will hold a degree or diploma in a relevant HR discipline and have at least 3 years’ HR generalist/executive experience.  For a full job description please click here

Application: Cover letter and CV to susanod@rds.ie and cc to jill@rds.ie

By post to:  Human Resources Executive Job Vacancy, Human Resources, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 AK83.

Closing date: Friday, 19th April 2019

For any other HR queries please contact hr@rds.ie

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FUNDRAISING MANAGER

The RDS was founded in 1731 and is currently funded through membership subscriptions commercial activity, and increasingly from external fundraising.  The Society sources external funds for its Foundation programme in the areas of Agriculture, Arts, Enterprise and Science through sponsorship, grants and from donations, either Members or other sources.  The role of Fundraising Manager will have a strategic focus on securing major gift support from individuals and Members.

Reporting directly to the Foundation Director responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing the action plan from the three-year Strategy for Fundraising;
  • Developing and managing Member-based fundraising campaigns;
  • Achieving specified fundraising targets;
  • Preparing internal reports for RDS Stakeholders and content for RDS publications.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional relationship builder and networker with at least 5 years’ experience in developing and implementing fundraising strategies.  For a full job description please click here

Application: Cover letter and CV to joanna@rds.ie and cc to jill@rds.ie . By post address to: Fundraising Manager Job Vacancy, Human Resources, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Closing date: Friday, 19th April 2019

For any other HR queries please contact hr@rds.ie

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PROJECTS & BUILDING SERVICES ENGINEER

The RDS is recruiting an experienced Projects & Building Services Engineer.  This position will focus on ensuring appropriate project, infrastructure and facilities plans are in place.  Reporting to the future Head of Operations, the ideal candidate will have experience of working in a service orientated, customer focused organisation preferably in a venue of a similar size and status.  A flexible working approach is a must to allow for success in a fast-moving events environment that operates up to 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

For a full job description, please click here.

If you believe you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise to successfully carry out this role, this could be just the job for you. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to davidf@rds.ie and cc  jill@rds.ie.  By Post address to: Projects & Building Services Engineer Vacancy, Human Resources, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Closing date: 28 April 2019

For any other HR queries please contact hr@rds.ie

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FOUNDATION & MEMBERSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE EXECUTIVE

The RDS is recruiting for an experienced Foundation & Membership Administrative Executive to provide administrative and event support to the Foundation Director and to the Programme Managers and to contribute to the overall efficiency of the team.

Reporting directly to the Foundation Director, the specific responsibilities of this role include:

  • Planning and managing various celebratory and fundraising events
  • Providing operational support for meetings including Committee meetings, co-ordinating documents and meeting packs, room bookings and set-up, minute-taking and any post meeting administration, compiling reports (including funding reports) for various Boards and Committees, liaising with relevant staff members
  • Co-ordination of Members’ newsletter (3 times a year), co-ordination and sending of monthly email communications, proofing of speeches and running orders for events

The successful candidate must be a people orientated person, highly conscientious, organised and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The ideal candidate will have at least four years’ administrative experience supporting a team and will hold a third level qualification in business/office administration or event management. For a full job description, please click here.

Application:  Cover letter and CV to joanna@rds.ie and cc to jill@rds.ie

By post, address to: Foundation & Membership Administrative Executive Job Vacancy, Human Resources, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th April 2019

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FOUNDATION & MEMBERSHIP EVENTS ADMINISTRATOR 

The RDS is recruiting for a Foundation & Membership Events Administrator to provide administrative and event support to the Programme Managers and to contribute to the overall efficiency of the team.:

Reporting directly to the Foundation & Membership Administrative Executive, the responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assisting the Foundation and Membership Team before, during and after events. This includes postal and electronic mail-outs, updating and managing databases, venue booking, set up, catering and liaison with third party suppliers as required.
  • Providing operational support for meetings including Committee meetings, co-ordinating documents and meeting packs, room bookings and set-up, minute-taking and any post meeting administration.
  • Record management on a CRM and monitoring and updating specific areas of the RDS website

The ideal candidate will be a people orientated person with a proven ability to organise, prioritise and complete tasks in an efficient manner, will have at least two years’ administrative experience (including the capability to use Office packages) and will hold a third level qualification in business/office administration or event management. For a full job description, please click here.

Application:  Cover letter and CV to joanna@rds.ie and cc to jill@rds.ie

By post, address to: Foundation & Membership Events Administrator Job Vacancy, Human Resources, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th April 2019

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