CE Vacancies at Dundalk FM – closing date 31 July 2023

Dundalk FM has Vacancies for 2

Part Time Community Employment Staff

1. Evening Duty Manager

2. Weekend Duty Manager

Commencing September 2023

Main duties include:

  • to operate the sound desk

  • to train new volunteers and community group representatives in the production of radio shows

Full training will be provided.

The full Job Description is available on www.dundalkfm.com.

The closing date for applications is 31 July 2023.

To Apply email centralce@gmail.com

Telephone 042 932 8316

A Community Radio station is for people to produce and

broadcast their own programmes and participate in operating the station.

Dundalk FM began broadcasting in 2004 and is a not for profit,

independent, community run and owned radio broadcast and training service.

Job Description

Post Title:

1. Evening Duty Manager (Monday to Friday)

2. Weekend Duty Manager (Saturday and Sunday)

Reporting to: Manager

Location: Dundalk Media Centre CLG

Responsible for: Facilitation of volunteers and production duties

Salary: CE Central

Hours: 19½ hours per week

To edit programming for repeat, organise the overnight schedule, facilitate presenters who pre-record shows, work the sound desk where required and train new volunteers in sound desk operation and audio editing. Also responsible for monitoring on air activity and front office and studio operations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist and support volunteers with editing and production.

  • Audio Editing and archiving programmes.

  • Recording programmes, promos and ads.

  • Operating the Sound Desk.

  • Interviewing and recording public events.

  • Training presenters and community groups.

  • Assist with outside broadcasting.

  • Keeping the studios, restrooms, reception area clean and tidy (vacuum, empty bins, ensure toilets are clean and presentable).

  • Answering the phones/emails/looking after guests.


    • Some broadcasting – in studio and on location.

    • Covering reception as required.

Any other duties as may become part of the job as directed by the Board of Directors in consultation with the employee.


  • To undertake other duties as directed by the Manager in pursuit of the aims and objectives of Dundalk FM

  • To maintain a pledge of CONFIDENTIALITY regarding information held regarding the business affairs of Dundalk Media Centre CLG.


We are hiring – Community Radio Producer (October 2022)

Community Radio Producer(4)

Job Description

Job Title: Community Radio Producer

Reporting to: Manager

Hours: 39 hours per week


  • Assist with live studio technical production.

  • Support the centre to achieve its goal of engaging all community groups in the area each year.

  • Support in the coordination and delivery of Radio and Media skills training to Community Groups and Individual Members.

  • Edit and back up programmes.


  • To produce Ads and to research and present News, Sports, Weather, Community Notices and Death Notices.

  • To ensure adverts are edited and recorded and passed to the Advertising Rep/Assistant Manager for approval.

  • To assist with the O/B team and attend events, outside broadcasts, promotions, roadshows and to go along record these events.

  • To assist and/or run New Community Group and Volunteer Information Sessions.

  • To meet with Community Groups and identify what the station can do to help them achieve their goals.

  • To assist with developing and delivering Community Media Projects and Programming.

  • File all relevant administration work.

  • Provide broadcast training to staff, presenters and service users.

  • To look after studio bookings and equipment bookings.

  • Broadcast assistant as required.

  • Be familiar with legislation covering broadcasting and all relevant legal stipulations.

  • Assist with the development of new targeted programmes.

  • To keep studios clean at all times.

  • Liaise with and attend Committee meetings as required.

  • Refer any significant problems regarding Programmes/Technical issues to the Manager.


  • To undertake any other duties as directed by the Manager in pursuit of the aims and objectives of Dundalk Media Centre CLG.

  • To undertake training as necessary.

  • To maintain a pledge of confidentiality regarding business affairs at Dundalk Media Centre CLG.


We are hiring – Production Staff (full time)

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The main duties and responsibilities are to

  • Provide broadcast training and to facilitate Community and Voluntary Groups and volunteer presenters to create radio shows.
  • Produce, present and edit programming according to the weekly schedule.
  • Ensure adverts are scripted, edited and recorded to a professional standard.
  • Assist at outside broadcasts, promotions, roadshows and to record these events as required.
  • Administer studio and equipment bookings.

A background in training, audio production and an understanding of social benefit is desirable.

To apply for this position, please send a Cover Letter and CV to

HR, Dundalk FM, Partnership Court, Park Street, Dundalk, A91 HH29 or apply by email to hr@dundalkfm.com.

Production Staff – Job Description June 2020

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th August 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Dundalk Media Centre Company Limited by Guarantee trading as Dundalk FM is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and

Pobal through the Community Services Programme.


We have a vacancy for a Weekend Duty Manager/CE Position

Dundalk FM is now recruiting for a

Weekend Duty Manager – CE Scheme

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The duties include operating the sound desk, editing and archiving programmes.

The job is for 19½ hours per week and candidates must qualify for Community Employment.

Please check with your local employment service office for eligibility.

To apply email centralce@gmail.com or telephone 042 932 8316.

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