The role is a collaboration between Hatch – the world’s leading aquaculture and alternative seafood accelerator, early stage investment firm and innovation services provider – and Bord Iascaigh Mhara
(BIM), Ireland’s seafood development agency.

“The aim of the new position is to build a vibrant aquaculture community and help nurture a pipeline of indigenous Irish aquaculture talent whilst also raising the profile of the industry in Ireland and internationally,” says Wayne Murphy, co-founder and partner at Hatch, who will be the key contact for the successful applicant.

“It’s a chance to contribute to the further development of the Irish aquaculture sector while simultaneously joining a dynamic and entrepreneurial global team. As well as providing unique insights into emerging technologies it is also presents an opportunity to visit cutting-edge aquaculture facilities around the world and bring those learnings to the Irish experience,” he adds.

Key requirements

  • Applications are welcome from candidates with experience, understanding and a background in aquaculture / marine / bluetech.
  • Who have two or more years of relevant working experience in event management, project management or a similar field.
  • And possess knowledge of the Irish aquaculture landscape.

Key responsibilities

  • Drive the development of a coordinated national outreach programme to connect, promote, encourage and develop early stage aquaculture innovation in Ireland.
  • Plan and coordinate local events to promote discussion and the further development of an Irish aquaculture eco-system by connecting all stakeholders and interested parties through workshops, events and / or industry meetings.
  • Develop the value of the sector nationally and to raise Ireland’s profile internationally as a key location for innovation.
  • Create and foster a network of key relationships within the aquaculture community to curate and identify early stage ideas and concepts.
  • Manage day-to-day office administration and be the central point of contact for the project.

To apply, send a few lines and your CV to by 20 January 2021.


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