Scouting Ireland

About The Role

Scouting Ireland wish to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer, who will provide strategic direction and ensure the effective operations of the organisation.

The Chief Executive Officer will have overall responsibility for the organisation’s direction, management, and administration, ensuring the provision of high-quality services to young people. They will also be required to represent the organisation publicly and develop and maintain strong positive relationships with a variety of other stakeholders, representing the interests of young people and their families.

The ideal candidate for the role will be passionate about youth development and have a deep appreciation for the outdoors, as well as the innate ability to motivate and inspire those around them. As leader of a national organisation, the post-holder will be expected to significant experience at Chief Executive or an appropriate senior management level, responsible for service provision, staff, and operational budgets of a relevant size.

To view the candidate briefing document, please click here.

About Scouting Ireland

Scouting Ireland operates as a voluntary, non-formal educational movement with 38,000 youth and adult members across Ireland. Their programmes focus on a system of progressive self-education, known as the Scout Method, which aims to nurture the mental, physical and holistic growth and development of young people of all ages.

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How To Apply

This recruitment campaign is being managed exclusively by 2into3 on behalf of Scouting Ireland. To apply, discuss further, or to request a copy of the candidate briefing document, please contact Orla Dolan at or at +353 86 792 4696. Please send your CV and Cover Letter in Word doc format only. The closing date for applications is Monday 10th June 2024.