Recruiting: Festival Office Assistant – Community Employment position

Recruiting: Festival Office Assistant – Community Employment position
February 4, 2021 Cork Harbour Festival


  • Assisting with the administration of the Ocean to City 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.

Cork Harbour Festival is 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 for participants to gain experience in a particular area of their 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.


Eligibility to participate on Community Employment (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.


19.5 hrs per week

Deadline for application: 

25 Feb 2021

You can register your interest by selecting the ‘Register your interest’ at the website or you can contact a case officer in your local Intreo Centre.

For more information:

please email or phone Catherine 021 4316813.

Cork Harbour Festival returns 1-10 June 2024 

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