Connacht Rugby are delighted to confirm that we are now in the process of hiring a number of Club Rugby Development Officers in the province.
The purpose of these positions will be to promote and develop Rugby in certain catchment areas around the province, according to the needs of the club in that area as per the agreed Season Plan.
The Club Rugby Development Officer will report directly to the Rugby Participation Manager of Connacht Rugby. The Club Rugby Development Officer will also form a close operational relationship with their respective club and will be in constant communication with the club, including providing up to date progress reports on a monthly basis.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in rugby and will have experience of coaching and/or playing the game, and it is a requirement for the candidate to have completed a minimum of an IRFU or equivalent coaching course. It is desirable that the candidate has an IRFU Coaching Children or Coaching Youth Award. previous experience of coaching young people from the age of 7 to 18, as well as working/volunteering in a club, school or community environment is a requirement.
For a list of clubs currently seeking Club Rugby Development Officers CLICK HERE, where you can also apply for the position.

We are currently in the process of recruiting a Ticketing and Sales Manager to join the expanded commercial and marketing team. The new position is one of a number of new jobs created in the province since the start of the season.


The Ticketing and Sales Manager is a full-time, fixed-term position based at Connacht Rugby in Galway.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading ticketing and sales revenue lines and will report directly to the Head of Commercial and Marketing.


“We are in a really exciting phase of restructuring and expanding the commercial and marketing team in Connacht Rugby,” said Connacht Rugby’s Head of Commercial and Marketing, Brian Mahony.

“Since the start of the season we have advertised for three new positions in the team and we have been delighted with the high calibre of candidates we have attracted so far. We are now looking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the important position of Ticketing and Sales Manager.”

“The ideal candidate will have a track record and experience in ticketing, sales and business development-based roles. They will need to possess a fastidious attention to detail and be technically minded.”

“Importantly, they will also need to have sales in their DNA and be comfortable selling face to face and over the phone. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to work in professional sport and has a genuine passion and interest in what Connacht Rugby is about,” he added.


A full job description is available on the Connacht Rugby website and the closing date for applications is Friday, December 8 at 1pm. Interested candidates should upload a résumé and a cover letter to the jobs portal here.


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