Benefits of Working for the Council

When you work for the International Trade Council, you join a vibrant and diverse business-focused organization which is open, friendly and offers a welcoming face for all.

The International Trade Council aims to reduce staff turnover and maintain a stable workforce, thereby providing continuity of service to our members and other stakeholders and to provide a high quality service in general.

As an employer, the Council offers a wide range of family friendly and flexible employment arrangements and working options, aimed at creating an inclusive working environment in which all employees are able to achieve a healthy work/life balance.

Benefits Include:

Career development

The Council assists staff at all stages of their career, providing advice, tools and assistance to help them achieve their career goals.


The Council offers competitive salaries within the non-profit sector.

Flexible working

Staff may avail of flexible working options, including the ability to work from home / telecommute.


Flexi-time scheme enables staff to flex their working hours to suit their preferred working pattern.


Full-time working hours are 35 per week, with many roles available on a part-time or contract basis.

Work-life balance

The Council understands the needs of working parents, and we offer a range of options for balancing work and family life.


The Council offers staff the opportunity to take an unpaid sabbatical after two years’ employment.

Support for further studies

The Council understands the need for flexibility, offering study leave and flexible working hours for those employees wishing to further their education.

Counselling resources

The Council provides all employees with access to confidential, professional counselling, debt management and legal advice. This service is also open to employees’ families.