In line with AsIAm’s Strategic Plan 2018-2020, we are pleased to announce that we are recruiting for a new Community Support Officer and Information Officer.

Interested candidates for either positions should apply with a cover letter and up-to-date CV to careers@asiam.ie by no later than 5:00pm, Wednesday 18th July 2018.

Personal canvassing is strictly prohibited and may result in immediate disqualification.

AsIAm is an equal opportunities employer which reserves the right to practice positive discrimination as set out by the Employment Equality Act, 1998.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT OFFICER

Key Details

  • Job Title: Community Support Officer.
  • Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer.
  • Term of Contract: 1 year.
  • Basic Hours of Work: 37 hours per week.
  • Location: AsIAm Offices, 84 Amiens Street, Dublin 1, D01 N4X9. (travel will be required)
  • Salary: €30,000 p.a.

Job Purpose

The Community Support Officer will be responsible for providing information and guidance to individuals and families in the autism community. This will involve communicating with individuals and families who contact the organisation, organising information and support events around the country and developing resources and materials for the autism community.

Ideal Skills & Experiences

  • A full driving license.
  • A relevant third level qualification.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of autism and experience of working with the autism community.
  • Previous experience working in the NGO, health, education or social care sectors.
  • Previous experience preparing accessible, reliable information on complex issues.
  • Previous experience in organising events and dealing with members of the public.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working to implement the community support related goals set out in the AsIAm Strategic Plan 2018-2020.
  • Correspondence with individuals and families in relation to a wide range of autism-related issues.
  • Researching and collating relevant information for the production of educational resources for families.
  • Organising and executing information / support events around Ireland in line with topical issues facing the autism community.
  • Making presentations on behalf of the organisation at community support events.
  • Organising AsIAm information stands at community events.
  • Providing timely progress reports on work to the Chief Executive Officer and/or Board of Directors when requested.
  • Undertaking other such duties which may be required to assist in the overall running of the organisation, when requested to do so by the Chief Executive Officer.

This position has been kindly sponsored by SuperValu. 

INFORMATION OFFICER

Key Details

  • Job Title: Information Officer.
  • Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer.
  • Term of Contract: 1 year.
  • Basic Hours of Work: 37 hours per week.
  • Location: AsIAm Headquarters, 84 Amiens Street, Dublin 1, D01 N4X9. (travel will be required)
  • Salary: €30,000 p.a.

Job Purpose

The Information Officer will play a crucial role in developing AsIAm’s website into a central hub of information and support for Ireland’s autism community.

The Information Officer be responsible for developing resources and content for AsIAm for both offline and online use, as well as acting as editor for our blog and features content. In addition to content development, the Information Officer will oversee our online engagement with the autism community and support the overall work of the organisation. 

Ideal Skills & Experiences 

  • A full driving license.
  • A relevant third level qualification.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, including use of WordPress and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent editorial skills.
  • Excellent understanding of social media platforms.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of autism and experience of working with the autism community.
  • Previous experience preparing accessible, reliable information on complex issues and dealing with the public is also desirable

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working to implement the website and information related goals set out in AsIAm’s Strategic Plan 2018-2020.
  • Creating and sourcing content for AsIAm.ie.
  • Identifying and profiling events and advocates within the autism community for the website’s ‘News and Blog’ section.
  • Growing the organisation’s brand and online presence, particularly through social media channels.
  • Researching and collating relevant information for producing educational resources (online and offline).
  • Providing timely progress reports on work to the Chief Executive Officer and/or Board of Directors when requested.
  • Undertaking other such duties which may be required to assist in the overall running of the organisation, when requested to do so by the Chief Executive Officer
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