A career that will take you places: make your mark with Fáilte Ireland

The National Tourism Development body, named as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces and the Best Workplaces for Women, is recruiting for several exciting roles

Fáilte Ireland: Domestic tourism is a critical factor in Ireland’s economic growth. Picture: Paul Lindsay

With amazing attractions, beautiful locations and a bustling tourism industry, Fáilte Ireland has taken Irish tourism to new heights. The secret to its success? An empowered and passionate team of employees and a dynamic, supportive workplace.

Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development body, is recruiting for several exciting roles. As an inclusive and diverse employer, it welcomes applications from those interested in a rewarding career in the tourism industry.

Fáilte Ireland develops, markets and supports the long-term sustainable growth of domestic tourism in Ireland. As the heartbeat of the tourism industry, Fáilte Ireland creates and invests in world-class tourism brands, including Ireland’s Ancient East, Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, the Wild Atlantic Way and Visit Dublin.

The domestic tourism industry is a critical factor in Ireland’s economic growth. Fáilte Ireland’s role and impact extends from assisting substantial commercial businesses to supporting local communities throughout the country, in developing their tourism and cultural attractions.

If you’re interested in developing a career in one of Ireland’s top five most trusted organisations, now is the time. Fáilte Ireland is recognised as a Great Place to Work, having been named most recently as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces and the Best Workplaces for Women in 2022.

The organisation’s culture and matrix structure are among the numerous reasons they have been awarded with these titles.

Prospective employees can expect to enjoy a richness and diversity in their work while collaborating with talented colleagues in a joint effort to deliver the impact. There are excellent opportunities for professional and personal development.

Working at Fáilte Ireland, no day is typical. Employees can expect to meet with leaders in the tourism industry, attend tradeshows and in some circumstances, travel to support businesses and communities across the country.

The passion shown by both leadership and employees coupled with the care, friendliness and collaboration rooted within the team will resonate with job seekers with career satisfaction at the top of their list.

Employees get to benefit from competitive salaries and avail of progressive employment policies. Fáilte Ireland also offers blended working and flexibility in employment policies, combining family-friendly measures and innovation to bring out the best in everyone.

Other employee benefits include, health and wellbeing initiatives, including their employee-driven “Journies” programme which covers aspects of employees’ wellness under the areas of mental, physical, social and financial. This programme includes activities such as step challenges, fitness courses and virtual cafés, annual health screenings including the flu vaccine, Employee Assistance Programme, employee-led Green Team to promote sustainability among colleagues and more.

It was also the first organisation in Ireland to launch The Arena from I Am Here, the fastest-growing mental health and wellbeing movement globally, which focuses on compassionate connection for employees within the workplace.

Fáilte Ireland offers many fantastic career opportunities to help shape the future of tourism in Ireland. Positions span across areas like marketing communications, corporate governance, consumer planning, ICT, business analysis, sustainability, accessibility and digitalisation.

When you join Fáilte Ireland you will be working in a nurturing team-based environment within a values-driven culture.

With a wide range of exciting careers and opportunities to choose from, it’s never been a better time to join Fáilte Ireland.

Find out how you can make your mark on the Irish tourism industry, with an exciting and rewarding career in Fáilte Ireland.

To discover more about the roles and how you can apply, visit www.failteireland.ie/workwithus