We're Hiring - Business Manager

Cosmos Education CLG, a wholly owned MTU subsidiary company, is seeking a Business Manager to join the  (BCO) team at Blackrock Castle in Cork, Ireland.  We have been in operation since 2007 and welcomed over 1.2 million visitors in that time.

The successful candidate will manage BCO’s award-winning science & discovery, tourism and heritage centre and will lead on a number of operations around the delivery of the BCO Programme. This is an exciting leadership opportunity which will support the next phase in the evolution of BCO. It requires an enthusiastic individual who thrives in a complex working environment that presents new opportunities and challenges continuously. Given the public-facing nature of the facility and its unique setting in the iconic Blackrock Castle, the Business Manager will be expected to work primarily on-site . Some remote work is possible, strictly based upon management approval and subject to MTU remote working policy.

The successful candidate will coordinate, organise and participate in a wide range of activities locally, nationally and internationally, working together with BCO operational, education & executive Teams, BCO Labs researchers and external partners. This will require the capacity to work regular weekends and/or evening events as scheduled.

The Business Manager role will require engagement with a variety of stakeholders (researchers, science communicators, policy makers, schools, media and the public) using a variety of initiatives. The role will also involve continued engagement in exhibit content development, the science and heritage centre and participating in funding bids to grow the activity into the future.

The candidate will report to the Centre Head to support the organization in line with the company’s mission, vision and values.

For a full job description and to apply for the position visit the listing at the link.

Closing date for applications is 28th April 2023 at 17:00.

Applicants must be available for interview around the end of May for an immediate start.

The successful candidate will report to the Centre Head.

Cosmos Education CLG is an equal opportunities employer.

Garda Vetting will be required for the successful applicant.

Terms of appointment

  • Salary: €51,528 pa
  • 2 year whole-time position – 37.5 hours per week.