About An Post
Our core purpose is to act for the common good, improving the lives of people in Ireland, now and for generations to come. Our commitment is to deliver high quality and affordable services, supporting communities across the State and respecting the environment.
An Post is changing, from an old world dominated by Mail and cash distribution to a new world more focused on e-commerce and financial services. Join our journey of transformation as we bring great products and services to communities and businesses throughout Ireland.
We have restructured our company into two world-class businesses, An Post Mails & Parcels and An Post Retail, each with its own talented team and agreed long-term strategy.
Our Mails & Parcels business is rapidly growing our eCommerce and mail marketing businesses, offsetting declining mail volumes, while still delivering the highest quality postal service to every home and business in Ireland. We want to play a full role in Irish economic life as the backbone of eCommerce, making sure that communities across Ireland have the same access to goods as in major world cities.
Our Retail business is transforming to meet the needs of a broader range of customers, both face-to-face and online. We already manage more cash than any other organisation in Ireland and will seek to diversify and grow our financial and retail services while providing a trusted gateway to government services for our customers. We aim to re-invent the post office network so every town and major village in Ireland has a modern post office, providing the financial technology services our customers need in a cashless society.
There’s never been a more exciting time to join An Post. There are excellent career paths for those who stand out and deliver. Take the first step to career-launching opportunities by finding out more about our graduate employment programme.
Why work for An Post?
Our core purpose is to act for the common good, improving the lives of people in Ireland, now and for generations to come. Our commitment is to deliver high quality and affordable services, supporting communities across the State and respecting the environment. Diversity and Inclusion plays a key part in our strategy, continuously evolving to be representative of our employees and the communities in which we serve. An Post aims to be a force for good, expressed through our programmes from literacy to addresses for homeless citizens to our work in delivering the five UN Sustainable Development Goals that are most relevant to the postal sector.
An Post and You
As part of our graduate employment programme we:
- Provide graduates with opportunities to work across a wide range of disciplines
- Offer graduates development opportunities through the IMI Graduate Development Programme, internal speaker events and a Mentorship Programme
- Value and support our employees through our Occupational Health and Support Services
- Reward talented people who perform
- Provide excellent career paths for those who stand out and deliver
GradPosts, An Post’s graduate employment programme, has career launching opportunities for ambitious graduates who have achieved, or expect to achieve, a minimum of a 2.2 grade in a relevant degree. The programme is open to candidates who are final year undergraduates and those who have graduated in the last two years. We look for graduates who are able to work strongly in teams, can analyse problems and provide customer and quality focused solutions. An Post’s graduate employment programme covers various roles across a wide range of disciplines. It offers graduates unique learning, training and work opportunities in dynamic commercial environments across a two-year programme.
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Facts and figures
- Number of employees: > 250
- Management & Business
- Accounting & Finance
- Marketing, Advertising & PR
- Retail, Business & Commercial Services
- Manufacturing & Processing