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Current vacancies are listed below.

  • Digital Marketing & Events Assistant (part-time)
  • Workshop Facilitators (Music/Art/Drama/History)
  • Safeguarding Trust Panel Members


Digital Marketing & Events Assistant (part time)

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral wishes to recruit a Digital Marketing and Events Assistant to join its team to assist with the operations of the marketing department. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, they will work with all stakeholders across the organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the marketing team in implementing and executing various digital marketing strategies to promote our brand and increase our online presence. This internship is suitable for recent graduates who are looking to gain experience in the digital marketing field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating and executing digital marketing campaigns across various channels, including email, social media, website, and other digital platforms.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and events team to develop marketing strategies and tactics that support the Cathedral’s mission and goals.
  • Contribute to the Cathedral’s social media accounts, including posting regular updates, responding to messages and comments, and monitoring analytics.
  • Assist in creating content for the Cathedral’s website, blog, and other digital channels, including writing copy, designing graphics, and editing photos and videos.
  • Conduct market research and analyse data to identify trends and opportunities for growth.
  • Assist in managing email marketing campaigns, including designing templates, creating content, and analysing performance metrics.
  • Monitor and analyse website traffic and user behaviour to identify areas for improvement and optimisation.
  • Assist with planning and organising of events.


  • A recent graduate or current student pursuing a degree in marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing tactics, including email marketing, social media marketing, and content marketing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Basic knowledge of web design, specifically WordPress and other website content management systems.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.

Attributes & Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Good social media knowledge
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Design software, Editing software
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems to manage website presence
  • Completing or have completed a relevant Third Level Qualification

Duration: This is a 12-hour per week internship for a period of 3 months.

Compensation: €15 per hour (12 hour week) plus the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a dynamic and fast-paced marketing environment within in the tourism sector for one of the country’s leading attractions.

If you are passionate about digital marketing and eager to learn and grow your skills, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity, you can do so by sending on your CV and cover note to Barbara at by close of business Friday 31st May 2024.

Workshop Facilitators (Music/Art/Drama/History)

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is seeking to develop a panel of freelance Workshop Facilitators to deliver workshops to schools and family audiences. They may also work with the Education Department to develop other activities for young visitors. Facilitators will be paid a fee on a per-session basis. The frequency of sessions will depend on demand. Though music, art, and drama have been highlighted, if prospective candidates have ideas about other subjects which might work well in the Cathedral’s Education Programme, please do recommend this.

For more information and how to apply, please visit the Workshop Facilitators news post.

Safeguarding Trust Panel Members

Voluntary / Governance

Under the constitution of the Church of Ireland, each individual church and cathedral is required to have a Safeguarding Trust Panel (STP) chaired by the incumbent. In Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, this Panel forms a subcommittee of the Board and is chaired by the Dean. The Panel has a role in the oversight and support of the Safeguarding Officer and in supporting the Safeguarding Officer in ensuring implementation of the Cathedral’s bespoke Child Protection Policy.

We are looking for volunteers to join the Safeguarding Trust Panel. The Panel meets approximately every two months in a hybrid (online/in person) manner. People with previous experience working with children or in any other safeguarding-related context are strongly encouraged to put themselves forward.

For more information, please contact Clark Brydon (Education & Safeguarding Officer) for further information.


Safe Recruitment

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is committed to ensuring it provides a safe, caring, and supportive environment for all.

As part of this, all successful candidates for employment and volunteering opportunities will be required to undergo comprehensive safer recruitment protocols before commencing their role. These may include – but are not limited to – Garda Vetting, international police criminal records checks, reference checks, and safeguarding training.

For more information about safeguarding at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, visit the Safeguarding page.