5 October
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What can you do with an event management qualification?

The events industry is a dynamic, fast-paced sector offering opportunities to work on anything from small staff events to festivals, sport events and charity fundraisers. Job Options: Event Manager Event management involves creating and developing large scale events which may include conferences, conventions, concerts, trade shows, festivals, and ceremonies. Courses to get you there: Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management with Arranged Work Experience - Full Time…

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5 October

I highly recommend Fitzwilliam Institute-you never know where it may lead you

Rose Servitova - Job Coach, Author & Festival Curator: “From observing trends in the non-profit sector and wishing to keep my skills fresh and relevant for any opportunities that may arise with my own employer (disability service) or elsewhere, I noticed that public engagement, fundraising, corporate partnership, sponsorship and event management were on the up. I researched far and wide before settling with Fitzwilliam Institute's Diploma…

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4 October
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"Our event profit went from €4000 last year to over €10,000 this year"

Clodagh Fleming was in this year's top 3 for Event Industry Awards' "Event Manager of the Year" category. Her event, Rith na Lochanna 5k,  was also been shortlisted for "Best Sporting Event". She took the time out of her very busy schedule to share her experience and expertise in Event Management with aspiring event managers. First of all, can you tell us a little bit about…

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4 October
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Want to Make a Career Change? What You Need to Know About Working in Events

Think event planning is for you? Ready to leave your current industry for a life of parties? Here’s what you need to know before making the big leap. Many people are attracted to event planning because they notice they have a knack for organization. They get involved as a volunteer or throwing a party for themselves or their company and suddenly they’re hooked. They love the…

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4 October
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Conference and Banqueting Assistant

A Conference and Banquet Assistant is responsible for assisting with set-ups and seating as well as managing queries to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while contributing to meeting departmental targets. What will I be doing? As a Conference and Banquet Assistant, you are responsible for assisting with set-ups and seating as well as managing queries to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A…

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3 October
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Angela Sully, Part-time (Evening) Diploma in Oracle PL/SQL graduate, about the course

"I would like to say thank you to my tutor for the help and support given to me on the recent Diploma in Oracle PL/SQL Programming course.  I found the course both challenging, rewarding and finally a very valuable skillset to have in the IT industry today. At all times I received encouragement and support throughout the course and overall found it to be interesting learning".…

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2 October
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How did they get there? 3 public relations graduates tell their stories

Andreas Needham, Communications Officer at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency:  “I took the night classes for my Diploma in Public Relations with the Fitzwilliam Institute. I was working in marketing communications and PR in a tech company when I started the course, having recently made the move from magazine journalism. I was a journalism graduate but despite working in the ‘PR industry’, I didn’t have any…

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2 October
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4 Reasons Why You’ll Love Working in Events

Do you love meeting people? Are you creative and have a flair for fun ideas and activities? Are you good at planning, organising and leading? If so, a career in event management could be just the thing for you. But what are the benefits of a career in Event Management? The events industry is growing A recent survey by Eventbrite discovered that 18-34 year olds are…

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2 October
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How to Contact a Top PR Agency about a Job Opening (Tips for New Public Relations Pros)

Job hunting is scary - we totally get it. Instead of looking at the job process as intimidating, it's important to look at it as a learning experience and an opportunity to reveal your talent and worth! An interview is the necessary key to unlock the door to your dream job. Like anything in life, you have a greater chance of success if you are armed…

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2 October
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Programme Manager

Post Summary RCPI is seeking to appoint a Programme Manager to develop and implement an operational model for the Histopathology Quality Improvement (QI) project. The manager will work with the key stakeholders to develop a sustainable model which will be embedded into the HSE structure and clearly outline the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved as well as define the governance and funding of the…

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