Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Canoeing Ireland (CI) is the National Governing Body responsible for promoting, developing and managing paddlesport in the Republic of Ireland.

Following a period of re-organisation, Canoeing Ireland are now seeking applications from
suitably qualified individuals to lead the organisation in delivering on the goals set out in the Strategic Plan.

As CEO you will manage Canoeing Ireland’s operations in close cooperation with the volunteer and professional resources of the organisation, piloting CI towards successful achievement of its identified goals. You will have considerable experience in organisational management, probably in a sporting/volunteer environment. You will have demonstrated skills in the areas of governance, policy, finance, HR and communications. You will be a capable change manager who understands the influences that impact on sport’s National Governing Bodies.

If, after carefully reading the full CEO Job Description, you believe that you have the skills,
experience, desire, energy and enthusiasm to lead Canoeing Ireland through the next phase of development, tell us why in a one-page letter, supported by a CV, both in pdf format, by email to The closing date for receipt of applications is July 31 2018.