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Become a International Literature Festival Dublin Volunteer - We Need You!

Posted in Volunteer Opportunities on 20 April 2015

International Literature Festival Dublin (formerly the Dublin Writers Festival, established in 1998) depends hugely on our enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to help transform Dublin City yet again into a literary festive hub from the 16th till the 24th of May. Each year the Festival takes on a number of volunteers for different tasks, which vary from front of house (collecting tickets in venues and dealing with customers), audience research, brochure distribution and other areas. As a volunteer you will also have the opportunity to witness inspiring sessions and to meet other great volunteers!

The International Literature Festival Dublin recognises the dedication and support from all the volunteers (past & present) who support the festival. Your time is greatly appreciated!

To download the application form please CLICK HERE or email volunteer@ilfdublin.com for more information.

We look forward to seeing you at ILFDublin2015 for 9 Days, in 29 Venues and alongside over 90 authors!

Web design student wanted

Posted in Jobs on 17 April 2015

Millrace Gallery in Blackrok are looking for a student interested in building up their web design portfolio, while editing the website www.millracegallery.com.

Do you know PHP and have a passion for web design? Then contact Gerry on 0872132532 or at info@millracegallery.com

Marketing Intern

Posted in Jobs on 17 April 2015

OFFICE OF STUDENT INVOLVEMENT 2015 – 2016 FOR THE MAKEUP CREW

The ideal Student Involvement as our  Marketing intern will be responsible for developing and implementing a quality, well-rounded and successful marketing and advertising plan. Work in conjunction with our professional and student staff; assist with events, programming, assessment , other initiatives and social media.

HOURS 

Per week 12 – 15 hours/week, some weeks or events may require more

Days         Mon - Sat  Times negotiable as they may vary  

PRIMARY DUTIES

Develop and implement an encompassing advertising plan for events, activities, office initiatives; including fliers, social media, web, promotional items

Establish and coordinate a stronger online presence including creative marketing avenues

Manage The Makeup Crew Facebook , Instagram & Twitter  accounts 

Uphold branding standards

Office support such as mailings, front desk coverage, filing

Assist staff in promoting events

Assist organizations with advertising

Other duties as assigned

Our premises are located No. 38 Dame Street where we have a training facility for those wishing to peruse a career in Makeup Artistry including Fashion , Theater , Media and Special effects.

We are also hoping to open a new premises in the coming weeks and need to get the marketing for the new business up and running from scratch also.

 

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to themakeupcrew@hotmail.com

OFFICE OF STUDENT INVOLVEMENT 2015 – 2016 FOR THE MAKEUP CREW

The ideal Student Involvement as our  Marketing intern will be responsible for developing and implementing a quality, well-rounded and successful marketing and advertising plan. Work in conjunction with our professional and student staff; assist with events, programming, assessment , other initiatives and social media.

HOURS 

Per week 12 – 15 hours/week, some weeks or events may require more

Days         Mon - Sat  Times negotiable as they may vary  

PRIMARY DUTIES

Develop and implement an encompassing advertising plan for events, activities, office initiatives; including fliers, social media, web, promotional items

Establish and coordinate a stronger online presence including creative marketing avenues

Manage The Makeup Crew Facebook , Instagram & Twitter  accounts 

Uphold branding standards

Office support such as mailings, front desk coverage, filing

Assist staff in promoting events

Assist organizations with advertising

Other duties as assigned

Our premises are located No. 38 Dame Street where we have a training facility for those wishing to peruse a career in Makeup Artistry including Fashion , Theater , Media and Special effects.

We are also hoping to open a new premises in the coming weeks and need to get the marketing for the new business up and running from scratch also.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to themakeupcrew@hotmail.com

 

Senior Fundraiser

Posted in Jobs on 17 April 2015

The Senior Fundraiser is primarily employed to increase the contributions of individuals and

groups to the Mid West Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association by building relationships

and exploring new fundraising opportunities from various sources while working to raise

awareness of the charity’s work, aims and goals.

 Develop and Implement a fundraising strategy and set priorities, goals and budgets.

 Deliver the funds required by the organisation for it to operate and implement our

Service Plan

 Motivating and facilitating supporters/volunteers to maximise the funds that they

raise.

 Inspiring new supporters to raise money, while maintaining and developing

relationships with existing supporters.

 Recruiting, organising and managing volunteers to carry out various functions within

the charity.

 To devise, co-ordinate and deliver an annual calendar of revenue generating

fundraising activities.

 Organise traditional/annual activities.

 Develop new and imaginative fundraising activities, many of which involve

organising events.

 Developing and co-ordinating web-based fundraising.

 Increasing funds by researching and targeting charitable trusts whose criteria match

the charity’s aims and goals.

 Managing and updating databases to record donor/supporter/volunteer contact

details and preference information.

 Writing proposals to obtain grants and sending mail shots to potential and current

donors.

 Making risk analyses and balancing time-cost ratios to focus effort on the most

appropriate fundraising activities with he highest chance of success.

 To provide monthly written reports on fundraising to the Board of Directors.

 To prepare written monthly financial performance reports on fundraising activities

to the Board of Directors – actual performance (net income) versus projected net

income from the event/activity.

 To manage the cost effective production of fundraising materials e.g. collections

buckets, t-shirts, flyers etc.

Interested? Contact Gillian O'Gorman at gillian@spinabifida.ie. Best of luck!

Android Developer

Posted in Jobs on 08 April 2015

As an Android Developer at MobileAware you will work as part of a team to deliver the next generation of consumer tools on tablet and mobile devices – this is a chance to build software that really matters and to change and improve consumer relationships with service providers. You will have the opportunity to develop a product that will reach a wide audience and tangibly impact customer service experience.

You must be able to deliver high quality code on time and with detailed comments and unit testing where appropriate.

The successful candidate will be comfortable with configuration control tools such as Git, and object orientation and design patterns. It will be essential to consider the performance limitations of battery life, CPU and memory availability to implement robust and efficient solutions. Integration with web services and consuming XML or JSON must be second nature, and an ability to parse data into objects and manipulate with ease is a must. The candidate must also be comfortable writing and debugging multi-threaded code.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately estimate project based on interface wireframes/desired functionality
  • Meet deadlines established by accurate project estimates
  • Work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment
  • Clearly articulate thoughts and ideas both verbally and in writing
  • Apply knowledge of current Android development trends and new technologies
  • Know Android HIG and advise design team early when minor changes are necessary
  • Think outside the box
  • Effectively utilize Git/distributed version control
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies

Requirements

  • Thorough understanding of software development technologies including: Java, C, SQL, JSON, XML, JavaScript, HTML
  • In-depth expertise working with Android distributions, understand how the emulator works, and how SDK add-ons are built
  • Strong object oriented programming and design experience
  • Experience with all Android UI controls
  • Proficiency with Android environment and Android developer tools
  • At least 3 years experience writing apps for mobile platforms
  • Ability to demonstrate working application examples via the Google Play store
  • Experience consuming JSON and XML Restful Web Services Asynchronously
  • Exceptional communication skills – both oral and written
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to manage shifting priorities as projects evolve
  • Understanding of and passion for the digital space
  • Experience debugging an Android app, including but not limited to DDMS, Traceview, and Draw9 debugging

Pluses

  • iOS/Blackberry development experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop or Fireworks
  • Know how to build Android UIs and cut-out graphic elements from PSD files using Photoshop/Fireworks
  • Experience with Web development technologies including: .NET, C#, VB.NET, Django, HTML5, CSS, Ajax, PHP, REST
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • A robust sense of humor is always nice (and probably essential)

About MobileAware
MobileAware is a young international company searching for smart, motivated individuals to be part of our rapidly expanding team. Team members at MobileAware have the opportunity to contribute to original, cutting-edge products that are deployed to major telecom operators worldwide. Our innovative solutions enable mobile network operators to rapidly build and launch a mobile presence that is accessible from any device. Many of the world’s largest operators, including Orange, T-Mobile, TELUS and Vodafone, have relied on MobileAware to help them transition to a Mobile First Strategy.

 

Web Developer

Posted in Jobs on 08 April 2015

This role involves utilising PHP to develop custom projects that integrate with our enterprise-level content management system. You will be involved throughout the lifecycle of the project, integrating client websites into the CMS using PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

You will be working as part of our Professional Services department, alongside a team of Business Analysts, Project Managers and Web Developers. The role is client-focused so good communication is essential.

This is a unique opportunity for you to work on large scale projects, and to develop your skills in a fast paced environment.

As TERMINALFOUR have an international client base some travel may be necessary.

This role is based within our Professional Services department, reporting to TERMINALFOUR's Head of Professional Services. The role will particularly focus on the following areas:

Responsibilities

  • Work with Business Analysts advising on the design and estimation of custom PHP and Web applications.
  • Developing maintainable and re-usable code to address client needs.
  • Comprehensive testing of these PHP and Web applications.
  • Working with clients and project managers to ensure robust application development and timely project deliverables.
  • Creating HTML cutups from designs provided by graphic designers, using responsive design techniques.
  • Producing high quality CMS-driven sites from detailed functional specifications.

Requirements


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Web Developer.
  • Strong Knowledge of PHP and Object Orientated Programming principles.
  • Knowledge of Composer and PHP Unit advantageous.
  • Strong in HTML5, CSS, Javascript/JQuery, W3C & WAI (Please provide example websites created).
  • Experience with GIT and GruntJS workflow advantageous.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and achieve tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, organised and delivery focused.
  • Ability to work both on own initiative and under instruction.
  • Experience in specifying projects and working with others to develop those specifications.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both by telephone and in writing.
  • Build a high level of technical competency in the TERMINALFOUR product portfolio.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with participatory decision-making.

Please apply here.

Java Developer

Posted in Jobs on 08 April 2015
If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.
As a Java Developer specific responsibilities may include:
Required Skills:
  • Java programming in a J2EE/JEE environment
  • Java Server Pages (JSP)
  • Use of HTML, XML, Javascript and CSS
  • Oracle Databases (Oracle 10g or higher) using JDBC
  • SQL & PL/SQL stored procedures, packages, functions and triggers in Oracle 10g or higher
Application Development:-
  • Working with Business users to agree on requirements and specifications
  • Documenting functional and technical designs for your area of work
  • Developing key components in Java and Flex according to a project plan
  • Experience with requirements gathering and system design would be desirable.
  • Quite close interaction with business users is required and as such a desire to be customer facing along with the appropriate soft skills is necessary.
  • Building of prototypes, development of applications and build of interfaces with legacy, enterprise resource planning and other enterprise systems

 

Qualifications
 
Application Maintenance
  • Responding to incident support tickets & identifying the causes behind any application failure.
  • Following the identification of these root causes, identify an immediate quick fix, or work around. These quick fixes may involve the manipulation of XML messages and/or database fields. Where possible long term code fixes for these failures should be made, tested and included in an appropriate build.
  • Other duties - the role will also involve taking full responsibility for maintaining and versioning code bases, and providing valid and tested application builds for deployment to all environments including production.
Please also note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
 
Please apply here.

 

Events and Campaigns Assistant

Posted in Jobs on 08 April 2015

The intern will gain practical experience in organising events including for example stalls at fairs, training sessions, workshops, public talks - Upkeep of a contacts database, preparing mailings for invitations, booking venues, preparing materials for events including liaising with printers/suppliers - general office skills, team work skills and communications skills. The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following: - MS Office - Databases - Running small and large events - The work Concern Worldwide does overseas and in Ireland - Attending relevant conferences. On completion the intern will have attained skills in volunteer management, project management, facilitation/training skills, campaigning and activism skills, social media skills, development education.

Skills Requirements Strong organisational skills. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Interest in development issues as well as a commitment to Concerns work with people in the developing world.

Please send your CV to hrenquiries@concern.net.

Events Assistant

Posted in Jobs on 08 April 2015

The intern will gain practical hands on experience in all aspects event management. Examples of our current fundraising events programme include sports events, treks, concerts and hospitality events. The intern will benefit from working in a busy Events team environment and will assist with and gain experience of: Assist with development and management of current MS Ireland fundraising events; Work closely with the Events and Communications teams on developing marketing and promotion strategy; Help with co-coordinating social media plan; Provide support for event participants as well as event administration duties; Research and implementation of fundraising event opportunities; Assist and provide back-up support when needed with general fundraising duties. On completion the intern will have attained skills in all Event Management.

Skills Requirements They will be a competent user of Microsoft Office applications. They will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and have an interest in event management.

Please send your CV to jobs@ms-society.ie.

Event Internship

Posted in Jobs on 08 April 2015

Are you a recent graduate? and have recently completed an event management course and want to obtain some proper hands-on experience, keep on reading.

As an Intern, you’ll be mentored by a fellow team member and given the opportunity to enjoy a fast-paced, but fun environment working in a tight knit team. You will have the chance to be involved in all areas of the business. No two days will be the same, from dealing with enquiries and organising events.

Your Role will Involve:

  • Assisting in the organisation of events
  • Dealing with production for hen parties
  • Liasing with hen organizer, venues and actors
  • Booking suitable venues for events
  • Dealing with enquiries
  • Visiting all bars and venues and getting to know everyone
  • Attending events when necessary
  • Running the Musical Pub Crawl one evening a week
  • Assisting with social media activity
  • Database management
  • Ongoing project work

Details:

  • Paid Internship & commission
  • Opportunity to earn more with extra work
  • 6 month contract

Have you:

  • Completed an event management or related business degree
  • A passion for learning
  • Excellent attention the detail

Please email a CV and Cover Letter here.

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