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EU SWIM Project Officer

22.5 hours per week; Salary £20,646 (pro rata)

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is seeking an outstanding individual to deliver the communications element of the EU SWIM Project. System for Bathing Water Quality Monitoring (SWIM) is a cross-border research programme for developing a system for live bathing water monitoring. It is a partnership between University College Dublin, Agri-Food Biosciences Institute and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful. The aim is to develop a system that will allow bathers to check the water quality of their chosen bathing spots live before they dip a toe in the water through the use of a specially designed app on their smartphones.

The EU SWIM Project Officer based at Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful will take the lead on the communications element of the project, establishing and managing the project communication channels and promoting the project to a wide audience through the website, social media and app.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, with a strong background in communications and social media. A university degree and fluency with all social media channels are essential requirements. An understanding of environmental issues and an interest in water-based recreation activities is desirable. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and have the ability to produce work of a high standard, working with multiple partners, to a strict budget, and tight deadlines.

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful reserves the right to hold a reserve list, for a period of approximately 12 months, from this recruitment to fill similar roles which may arise. 

For more information contact: enquiries@KeepNorthernIrelandBeautiful.org or send an A4 SAE, with stamps to the value of 96p, to Applications, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, Bridge House, Paulett Avenue, Belfast, BT5 4HD. 

Applications close at 5pm on 21st May 2019. 

Please hold the 28th and 29th of May 2019 as potential interview dates. 

The project has been funded by the EU’s INTERREG VA programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is an equal opportunities employer and all applications for this post will be considered on merit.

EU SWIM Project Officer Job Description

EU SWIM Project Officer Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Board Positions

We are reviewing our strategy and, therefore, are not recruiting new members until this process is completed. Thank you for your interest in Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful seeks outstanding individuals wishing to join our small team of active Board Members. The roles include supporting the ongoing strategic development of the charity as it grows to meet the challenges of environmental incivilities and sustainable use of resources.

Applicants must be highly motivated and enthusiastic and share our mission to inspire people to create cleaner, greener and more sustainable communities. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be willing to give their time for Board meetings and other sub-group meetings and events as appropriate. Directors are not remunerated, however, approved costs incurred in delivering the role can be recouped.

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful reserves the right to hold a reserve list for a period of approximately 12 months to fill similar roles which may arise.

The application process requires the submission of a full CV, selection for interview and final approval by the full Board.

For more information please email Dr Ian Humphreys, CEO, in the first instance.