Join the team: Festival Office Assistant (CE Position)

Join the team: Festival Office Assistant (CE Position)
January 11, 2023 Cork Harbour Festival

Join the team and gain experience in office administration, event production and marketing while helping us organise Cork Harbour’s largest annual event.

This is a CE position and, as such, a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.

Job Description:

Assisting with the administration of the Ocean to City race and Cork Harbour Festival. General administrative and secretarial duties incl. taking phone calls, emailing, data entry, archiving, photocopying, and laminating. Processing incoming participant entries, following up on outstanding matters, and liaising with participants. Other assistance duties as required by the organisation.

Ocean to City and Cork Harbour Festival are organised by Meitheal Mara, Cork’s community boatyard, and training centre. You will receive guidance and training throughout your time with us and will be part of a community organisation.

This is a great opportunity to work in a friendly team and develop office skills. There is also plenty of opportunity to gain experience in particular areas of interest, for example, marketing, website updating, event production, social media, PR, excel, sales, etc. Good organisation skills, communication skills, and computer skills would be desirable.

For more information 

Please email Catherine at or phone 021 4316813.

To apply:

*Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment for 1 year or more or 18 years and over for certain disadvantaged groups. Your eligibility will have to be verified by the Department. 

This year’s Cork Harbour Festival programme will be released in May 2023.

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