Position Openings


CuriOcean is looking for people to join our team and share our journey in achieving heightened marine awareness among younger generations! CuriOcean Interns and Partners gain leadership experience as they engage in activities focused on citizen science, community outreach, and education, learning skills including partnership development, non-profit operations, donor relations, communication, marketing and promotions, data management, event planning, graphic design, and public speaking. Position as Partner (Operations Manager) or Intern is available. See below for job descriptions.

Partner (Operations Manager)

We are looking for an operations manager to partner up with our CEO 
 
Applicants with a background knowledge of marine mammals are of great advantage but not required. Applicants must be organised, personable, self-motivated, resourceful and have experience facilitating events and lessons for large groups. Public speaking skills and experience with children would be a great asset as much of the work will involve hosting workshops with young groups. CuriOcean is looking for a partner that works well as a team and is comfortable around individuals of all ages, ability levels, and backgrounds. This position is part time, schemes and funding workshops are paid. The salary depends on the amount of workshops hosted, meaning one must independently self source/organise the workshops through CuriOcean.
  • Create workshop content - CuriOcean is aspiring to create a greater diversity of workshops with diverse content.
  • Organise Workshops - Reach out to schools/organisations and organise the details of workshops.
  • Host workshops in schools - Travel to schools and carry out workshops either alone or with an intern.
  • Help manage the sales when needed.
  • Keep on top of administrative work. 
  • Keep accountability up to date.
  • Apple for funding.
  • Create activities. 
  • Collaborate with other local charities.
  • Assist in interviewing and hiring processes. 
Background and requirements :
A partner/Operations Manager requires a background in areas such as marine biology, zoology, conservation, oceanography, environmental science, social science, education or a related study.  Candidates require previous experience with a conservation group or a degree/undergoing a degree in this particular field and have previous experience with children. Applicants must be flexible to work weekdays or weekends, depending on the dates of future workshops. Ideal candidates for the operations manager position are passionate about the ocean, detail-oriented, very well organised, thrive on variety, take initiative, have public speaking skills, project management skills, interviewing/hiring experience and leadership skills. Fluent English is required (C1 at least) as this position requires public speaking and excellent writing skills. Being garda vetted is a plus for this position as a lot of the work will involve doing workshops with children.
 If you think that you could be our ideal candidate, feel free to email us a CV and Cover letter until the 15th of May. 
 Position start : As soon as possible

Intern

College students accepted (a minimum of 6 months).

Part time Interns (a minimum of 6 months).
Interning in CuriOcean consists of supporting the organisation’s innovative marine conservation and education projects and working as part of a dynamic team. Interns have varied opportunities to be involved in both the office (working from home) and the field, and support CuriOcean’s marine conservation education, community engagement, research and outreach programs. The intern will play a key role in daily operations of CuriOcean, and gain valuable insight to the workings of a non-profit marine conservation organisation. Interns work along CuriOcean team members and assist in the further development of the project, completing long term goals of the NGO. 
  • Organising Monthly Beach Cleanings (Community Outreach) - These take place in Salthill in Galway and include contacting participants and the county council.
  • Social Media - Creating posts, stories and reels for Instagram and Facebook.
  • Creating Merchandise.
  • Administrative work. 
  • Monthly Newsletter - A monthly newsletter is sent out to subscribers with the latest International and Irish marine news, eco tips, fun facts and CuriOcean news.
  • Monthly Blog Post - Blog posts with diverse marine conservations/biodiversity themes are posted on the CuriOcean website.
  • Funding applications.
  • Interns are also highly encouraged to implement independent projects or research if they desire.
Background and requirements :
Interns require a background in areas such as marine biology, zoology, conservation, oceanography, environmental science, social science, education or a related study. Candidates require previous experience with a conservation group or a degree/undergoing a degree in this particular field. Interns must be familiar with social media and google drive and able to network and collaborate with new people. One must also be able to work with groups of all ages and maintain a high level of professionalism when working with team members and participants. Ideal candidates for the internship program are passionate about the ocean, detail-oriented, organised, thrive on variety, and take initiative. Fluent English is required (Level B2 to C1).  Being garda vetted is a plus for this position as a lot of the work will involve doing workshops with children.
* Intern positions are unpaid (there might be a financial compensation when doing a workshop if possible).
*Allocated work schedules can be suited to a work/study schedule.
If you think that you could be our ideal candidate, feel free to email us a CV and Cover letter by the 15th of May :)
Position start : As soon as possible.