ShoutOut is Hiring!

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ShoutOut is hiring a interim managing director, could this be your dream job?? If you wish to apply please send your CV and cover letter to the Chairperson, Declan Meehan, on, by November 16th at 5pm. The role description is below. Questions can be directed to

Managing Director

Role Description



ShoutOut is a charity working on the Island of Ireland to end the exclusion of LGBTQIA+ people by providing educational workshops. ShoutOut was founded in 2012 and operated as a voluntary body until December 2017. ShoutOut has one member of staff, the managing director, who is wholly responsible for the day to day running of ShoutOut with oversight from the Board of Directors.


The role is located in our office in Outhouse, 105 Capel Street, Dublin 1.

Line Management

Chairperson of the Board of Directors of ShoutOut.

Key Duties

School Workshop Management

Overall management for ShoutOut’s school workshop programme including outreach to schools, calendar management, coordinating volunteers to attend workshops, following up, crisis management and monitoring quality.


Delivering and monitoring training of volunteers, teachers, youth workers, social workers as well as training within corporate organisations including continuous evaluating of training practices. Training requires individual tailoring for different clients, research and assisting with developing policies for organisations. Training will also require travel across the island of Ireland.


Exploring new fundraising opportunities, applying for grants and creating and organising fundraising events.

Reporting, Administration and Team Management

Administration includes financial management and accounting, social media management, correspondence between various stakeholders. Regular reporting to the chairperson, and the board of directors. Management of the voluntary executive team by delegating tasks and ensuring the professional development of the executive team.

Representation of the Organisation

Speaking on behalf of the organisation at various events, forums and meetings to ensure LGBTQ+ inclusion in education is given a voice at a strategic level with partner organisations, government departments and agencies, as well as with the wider LGBTQ+ community.

Key Skills and Attributes

·       A comprehensive understanding of, and passion for, LGBTQIA issues including rights, best practice and policy.

·       Project management and coordination.

·       Public speaking.

·       Excellent communication skills.

·       Experience in the charity sector.

·       Financial administration.

·       Problem-solving.

·       Crisis management.


€25,000 per annum pro rata at 20 hours per week.


7 months from December 1st 2018 to June 20th 2019.