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Connacht Development Officer

Connacht GAA

Connacht GAA (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Chonnacht) or formally the Connacht Provincial Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association is the governing body for Gaelic games that are played in the province of Connacht, Ireland.

25 Jul 2022
Full Time
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

Founded in 1974, Ladies Gaelic Football is one of the fastest growing sports in Europe with over 200,000 registered members. With over 1000 clubs in Ireland and membership growing by the day, Ladies Gaelic is reaching women and girls from all over the country.

To continue its development as one of the largest, fastest growing, active and dynamic sports in Europe the Association is looking to fill the position of a Connacht Development Officer, based primarily in Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence, Bekan but subject to blended working.

Based primarily in Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence but subject to blended working, the successful applicant will be working as part of the LGFA National Development Team and reporting directly to Connacht Ladies Gaelic Football Association, you will be responsible for the following exciting areas:

  • The implementation and review of our innovative development plan at Provincial and County Level
  • The chance to create and deliver a range of initiatives in our five focus areas; volunteer, club, player, coach and officials development
  • Building on our phenomenal growth in participation rates at all levels

This post is a critical component of the growth and development process of the Association. Successful candidates will have:

  • a third level qualification in a subject which can be proven relevant to the post
  • Minimum one year’s relevant experience within the last three years in a position with responsibility for sports development – please note this is not a coaching role
  • Demonstrable experience of motivating and enabling others to deliver

Salary: The salary range starts from €35K, subject to experience of successful applicant

Expenses: Expenses such as travel, and subsistence will be paid in accordance with Association policy.

Annual Leave: 20 days’ annual leave. In addition, there is additional annual paid leave in the period Christmas Eve/New Year.

Connacht Development Officer Description 2022 is available to download here

How to Apply

Please click 'Apply Now' to email your completed application form for this position to Lyn Savage:

or, By Post to :

Lyn Savage,National Development Manager, Ladies Gaelic Football Association, Croke Park, Dublin 3.

Completed application forms must be received by the Association not later than Wednesday 17th Aug.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Gaelic Games
Salary information
from €35,000

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