Fighting Blindness: Advocacy Officer

Fighting Blindness

Advocacy Officer

Salary: €21k
Hours: Part Time (3 days per week)
Starting date: Immediate
Reporting to: Head of Advocacy and Communications
Location: Dublin / Remote hybrid model

Desirable qualifications and skills

  • Educated to third level in a relevant discipline
  • Proven interest in health, social science, public policy and the not-for-profit sector
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Focus on accuracy, attention to detail and integrity in data management
  • Working knowledge of practical GDPR implications

Role Specification

  • Support the advocacy function of the organisation
  • Administration of Fighting Blindness membership programme
  • Maintain and update membership records
  • Support member projects and activities
  • Contribute to development of content for communications platforms
  • Assist with queries from patients, members and the general public in relation to services, supports, access and other relevant matters
  • Contribute to organisation of key Fighting Blindness events, such as AGM and Retina Conference
  • Assist with organisation of advocacy meetings, producing accurate and timely minutes

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae and cover letter to Anna Moran at

Closing Date: Friday 4 February 2022.

Fighting Blindness is an equal opportunities employer.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
13th Jan, 2022
Hybrid / Dublin 2
Expiry Date
4th Feb, 2022