5 November 2021


€46,342 – €61,590.

Fixed Term

A new vacancy has arisen for a Membership Manager within the Digital Repository of Ireland team based at the Royal Irish Academy (3-year fixed-term contract).

The key responsibilities are:

  • Serve as the liaison for DRI’s current and potential members, guiding new members from application through invoicing to announcement

  • Build a membership database/customer relationship management system to monitor member engagement and deposits, and report on requirements and membership development

  • Work with members to assess their current needs, plan for future needs (technical, archival, educational, policy) and liaise with appropriate DRI staff to meet these needs.

  • Liaise with the DRI Education & Outreach Manager to identify training needs and materials and assist with training

  • Chair DRI’s membership taskforce, setting meetings, monitoring action items, providing reports and/or discussion points to the Director or DRI staff meeting as appropriate

  • Organise member events (e.g. Members’ Forum, coffee mornings)

  • Contribute to DRI taskforces, reports, project proposals and other DRI duties as assigned

The essential criteria are:

  • Degree in an area relevant to DRI’s remit, e.g. humanities, social sciences, information, librarianship/archival studies, data management or equivalent

  • Significant demonstrable experience working in the higher education or cultural sector, ideally in a research or research support role

  • Skills and expertise in one or more of the following areas: digital preservation, digital repositories, archives or libraries, digital humanities or digital social sciences, digital cultural heritage, research data management, metadata

  • Evidence of skills in landscape analysis and strategic planning

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with evidence of experience in stakeholder engagement

  • Experience in organising events, from planning through design to delivery

The closing date for applications is 5 November 2021.


Scroll to top