Childhood Development Initiative: Training Coordinator

Childhood Development Initiative

Training Coordinator (Full-Time)

Position Description:

Job Title: Training Coordinator

Employer: The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI)

Location of Post: Fettercairn, Tallaght West, Dublin 24

Reporting Relationship: The Training Coordinator will report to the CEO.

Purpose of the Post

The Training Coordinator will coordinate and promote the delivery of a range of CDI training modules and professional development opportunities with consistent high quality.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with relevant CDI staff to deliver training and other professional development training opportunities to the community of Tallaght West and nationally;
  • Undertake a market analysis which informs the development and implementation a product plan for each offering;
  • Develop and implement innovative and effective social media campaigns to promote training and CPD events;
  • Coordinate venues, trainers, hospitality and other logistical arrangements;
  • Manage online bookings and payments;
  • Develop best practice guidelines in relation to online and blended delivery;
  • Ensure accreditation is applied as appropriate;
  • Maximise opportunities for testimonials and showcasing;
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation of all training and CPD events;
  • Participate in CDI team planning, reporting and reflection;
  • Additional responsibilities as required.

Eligibility Criteria:

Required Qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A relevant third level qualification (e.g. event management; marketing; adult education; communications)

Required Experience:

  • Project management and coordination.
  • Social media and communications.

Other requirements specific to the post.

Driving Licence and access to vehicle are essential.

Desired skills, competencies and/or knowledge.


  • Social media and marketing skills;
  • Organisational and project management skills;
  • IT Literate.

Relevant Knowledge:

  • Understanding of structures and services in the child, family and community sector;
  • Knowledge of key mechanisms by which to engage target audiences.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to work effectively with a number of team members and to coordinate, negotiate priorities and work under pressure.


The contract of employment is to 31st December 2020 and is subject to funding.


The annual salary will be €32,000-50,000 for a 37.5 hour working week. Point on scale to be determined based on qualifications and relevant experience.

To Apply

The application form (attached below) should be completed and submitted with your C.V. to by 4pm on Thursday 20th August 2020.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
31st Jul, 2020
Dublin 24
Expiry Date
20th Aug, 2020