The Sanctuary: Operations Manager

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The Sanctuary

Vacancy: Operations Manager at the Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is a meditation and mindfulness centre based in Dublin 7 founded in 1998 whose vision is to build a more compassionate and resilient society. It delivers daily and weekly meditation practices and a range of courses in meditation and mindfulness; creativity and wellbeing; yoga and movement. The Sanctuary has developed specialist programmes for young people and carers. The Sanctuary also hosts a number of conferences, retreats and talks throughout the year.

The Sanctuary needs to recruit a full time Operations Manager to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the centre, embodying our ethos and values and facilitating the achievement of the Sanctuary’s Vision and Mission.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Managing Director. Flexibility is required as the position on occasion can include evening & weekend work.

Please review the Role Description and Responsibilities attached.

Please submit a covering letter accompanied by your Curriculum Vitae to before the 11th October 2019. Remuneration is dependent on level of experience.

The Candidate should:

  • Strong experience (5-8 years) in an operational / events management role in an educational / community setting and qualifications in management or event planning.
  • Have knowledge and experience of GDPR, Employment and Health and Safety legislation, Financial Administration and Governance compliance required for the sector.
  • Have experience in using Microsoft Office suite; ebanking, Realex and Elavon for banking and payments; social media; Mindbody booking engine and Wordpress content management system for website
  • Have an understanding of mindfulness and meditation and the benefits of having it as a life skill.


Dublin 7

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