Welcome to The Irish Times career opportunities page. This page has details of our current vacancies, work experience opportunities and contact information for our Human Resources Department.
Our Values form a central part of how we work in The Irish Times. We produce content of the highest standard and integrity. This is the basis for our reputation and the means by which we fulfil the public trust. We strive for our products to meet and exceed customer expectations. We believe that we offer good quality employment and working conditions. We believe in treating our employees fairly and we treat each other with honesty and respect. High standards of excellence are the hallmarks of our employment.
The Irish Times is committed to excellence and reader and customer satisfaction. We pride ourselves on open communication with our employees about the company’s plans, activities and results. We like to think that The Irish Times is a company where we contribute our individual excellence to team efforts and each individual is recognised as fundamental to the company’s success. Our employees expect to have meaningful work to do, the education, equipment and support to do it and the opportunity to develop and advance. Working in an innovative environment, our employees are encouraged to offer suggestions and ideas knowing that they will be considered.
There are currently no vacancies. When a vacancy does arise we will advertise here and in our newspaper.
Please contact the Human Resources department by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone +353 1 675 8312.
The Irish Times operates a Commercial Graduate Programme and an Editorial Internship Scheme.
The Graduate Programme, designed to run over a two-year period, provides the successful applicants with the opportunity to experience a vibrant media environment through placements across the commercial departments of The Irish Times Group.
The Editorial Internship scheme, run over a 12-month period, is intended to give participants an opportunity to work at the cutting edge of multimedia journalism in the centre of the Irish Times newsroom.
Applications are now closed, but we will advertise here and in our newspaper when the programmes reopen. If this is something that would interest you, watch this space!
Work Experience in The Irish Times
The Irish Times offers a limited number of short work experience opportunities throughout the summer months to those pursuing a career in journalism. The purpose of these placements is to provide budding journalists with some experience in a real media environment.
Placements are unpaid and range in duration from a few days to a maximum of three weeks. We will accept applications in writing, with a cover letter and CV to email@example.com.
Transition Year Work Experience Placements
The Irish Times operates a work experience placement programme for transition year students throughout the academic year. This programme is for students who are interested in how The Irish Times operates and would like to learn more about a career in media.
Transition year work experience placements for the academic year 2012/2013 have been filled at this stage. We will begin to accept applications for the 2013/2014 academic year in July 2013.
If a work placement with The Irish Times is something that you are interested in, applications in writing should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your application should include your contact details, the name of your school and the dates that interest you.
Please note that there is always a high demand for this programme and places are limited.