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Dublin city centre
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County Dublin
Hospitality, sport, leisure and tourism, Marketing, advertising and PR, Media and publishing

gradireland Events Coordinator

gradireland has a vacancy for a full-time Events Coordinator to join our award-winning Events team, based in Dublin city centre.



The gradireland team runs various events throughout the year. These include large, exhibition-style careers fairs; conference-style events; the National Student Challenge; the gradireland Awards; and several smaller, bespoke networking and recruitment events.

Reporting to the Events Manager, the Events Coordinator will help plan, budget, promote, manage and execute all gradireland events. Key functions include:

  • Liaising with exhibitors and customers.
  • Managing relationships with caterers, stand designers, equipment hire and other suppliers.
  • Planning exhibition hall layout and design (look & feel)
  • Organising seminars, presenters and CV Clinics.
  • Set up and update events web pages and events Apps.
  • Maintaining database of registrations, RSVPs, exhibitor information etc.
  • Making up exhibitor packs, name badges, evaluation forms etc.
  • Input into event marketing.
  • Post-event evaluation and reporting.



Essential skills:

  • At least one year’s experience as an Events coordinator/events assistant.
  • Customer focussed and a good communicator, in writing, in person and over the phone.
  • Highly organised, with excellent administrative skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Confident with technology, eg Outlook, MS Office, CMS systems.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in a deadline-oriented workplace.


  • A keen interest in graduate careers, events and education generally.
  • Creativity both with designed visuals and the look & feel of an event.
  • An aptitude for and an interest in business, marketing and PR.
  • Team work, enthusiasm and passion are a must for this job.



Please send a CV and cover letter outlining why you feel you would be a brilliant candidate for this role to no later than Sunday 11 December 2016.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a small but dynamic team. We are committed to providing our staff with the best possible opportunities, and training and career development is on-going for all the gradireland team.

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