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Our Core Values

Core Value 1

Opportunity for all

FIT believes in providing opportunity for everyone, and that all people should have a chance to be a part of Ireland's evolving digital economy.

Core Value 3

Strength is in Unity

The scale of the skills shortage and the opportunities arriving from Ireland are vast. It is only by coming together with our stakeholders that we can tackle it head on and make meaningful change.

Core Value 2

No Limits

Every journey must have a first step. FIT believes that there should be no limits on a person's progression through education and that if a person wants to continue their learning journey, that should be facilitated.

Core Value 4

Continuous Innovation

FIT believes in continuous assessment of its offerings to ensure it remains relevant in an ever changing environment e.g. New Apprenticeship offerings.

The benefits of working at FIT

As well as offering fulfilling and challenging work, FIT offers all employees paid holidays, travel pass and bike to work schemes, along with access to Employee Assistance Programmes. In addition, upon completion of a wait period, FIT Staff can avail of a company Occupational Pension Scheme, paid Health Insurance and Death in Service insurance cover.

Current Career Opportunities

Events & Social Media Coordinator - Dublin

FIT is currently seeking an Events & Social Media Co-ordinator to assist with the day-to-day co-ordination of all FIT social media content and FIT event activities nationally. This will be on a one-year temporary position initially.

The FIT Events & Social Media Co-ordinator will deliver professional digital activities for FIT to support all organisation wide programme activity along with coordination of all external events and digital media activities.


·       Bike to work scheme

·       Employee assistance program

·       On-site parking

Employer Profile

FIT (Fastrack into Information Technology) is a representative organisation of the technology sector committed to growing Ireland’s tech talent pipeline.  Working in close collaboration with national education and training provision, national and regional development agencies and community organisations, FIT’s mission is to promote an inclusive and sustainable smart economy ensuring access to in-demand tech skills for quality employment and shared prosperity, in doing so, we are maximising opportunity through technology and making technology work for all.

Through regular skills needs analysis with its industry partners, FIT determines the impact and skills employment opportunities arising from emerging technology trends and designs training programmes that enable a broad and diverse cohort of people to acquire in-demand tech skills. Designed for Further Education Training (FET) provision these programmes are delivered with the support and collaboration of Education and Training Boards (ETBs) nationally. FIT tech programmes, while responsive to industry demands, are built in accordance with the requirements and standards of the National Qualifications Framework.

FIT will appoint an Events & Social Media Coordinator to support the implementation and day-to-day coordination of FIT’s annual digital strategy and events activities, located in Glasnevin, Dublin 11.

Job description

Role: FIT Events & Social Media Coordination.
Reporting to the Innovation & Development Manager, who will support them with the day-to-day coordination of FIT’s annual digital strategy and events activities, located in Glasnevin, Dublin 11 and on a pre-agreed hybrid basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Support the whole FIT team with the running of all FIT company social media postings including targeted national digital campaigns.

·       Assist with recruitment of participants for all FIT programmes including the tech apprenticeship programmes through planned digital marketing and event activities.

·       Work when applicable with external marketing agencies and partners.

·       Design and evaluate all digital & marketing resources including carousels, video media etc as and when requested.

·       Support the FIT leadership team with reaching their programme scaling targets & company strategy objectives.

·       Plan, co-ordinate & attend annual stakeholder events including organising resources & social media.

·       Provide detailed analysis on campaigns post -execution in terms of CTR’s and engagement time.

·       Implement ongoing updates to the FIT website and to all the FIT social platforms.

·       Formulate guidelines around the FIT brand and use of its logos for all presentation templates and communications.

·       Manage Press Releases and all external communications as/when necessary.

Skills and Experience – Essential:

·       Ability to analyse data and draw insights. 

·       Adaptability & problem solving

·       Organization and basic project management skills.

·       Having extensive knowledge of the latest digital marketing tools and technique

·       A mixture of knowledge of a variety of areas such as SEO, copywriting, social media, content marketing, paid marketing, email marketing and analytics.

·       An understanding of the principles of creating inclusive media content & communication that is accessible for all.

·       Understanding of marketing automation, UX skills & excellent communication skills.

·       Understanding of basic HTML and CSS for editing and adding content to websites

·       Grasp of social media campaign management tools, such as Hootsuite or equivalent

Preference will be given to candidates with:

·       An understanding of content generation tools such as Photoshop, Canva, etc

·       An interest & knowledge of video based content and basic video editing skills.

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

The typical working day is 8.30am – 5.00 pm but the post holder will be required to work outside normal working hours (i.e. evenings and weekends) very occasionally.

Application Process: – Please email the following documents to with the subject line clearly marked Events & Social Media coordinator.

·       Cover Letter (Personal Statement)

·       Curriculum Vitae

Closing Date: The closing date for applications is 5:00pm on the 30th of April 2024.

The job description as presented is a guide to the work the post holder will initially be required to undertake. It may be amended from time to time to meet changing circumstances by mutual agreement. It is expected that the job description will be reviewed regularly by the post holder and his/her line manager.

GARDA VETTING: The successful applicant will be required to complete a Garda Vetting Process.

DATA PROTECTION AND CONFIDENTIALITY: All staff are responsible for ensuring that any personal data which they hold is kept securely; personal information is not disclosed either orally or in writing or accidentally or otherwise to any unauthorised third party, and personal data is only used for the purpose for which it is being held.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES: FIT is an equal opportunities employer. It is the responsibility of the post holder to promote equal opportunity and recognition of diversity throughout their role.

HEALTH AND SAFETY: The post holder will be required to: promote health, safety, and welfare in all aspects of the apprenticeship programme and to undertake their duties and responsibilities in full accordance with the FIT’s Health & Safety Policy and Procedures and take responsible steps to safeguard their own safety and that of others with whom they work.


Get in touch

If you have any questions or just want more information send us a message. We’d love to hear from you.

Simply fill out the form or call us at:
+353 1 882 5570 (Dublin)
or +353 21 242 8755 (Cork).


"We’ve made it our mission to meet the recruitment needs of the IT industry, through training, support and career opportunities for job seekers, so that they can achieve their true potential while contributing to the Irish economy."
CEO Peter Davitt
Peter Davitt