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Get your career off to a great start with An Post

There's never been a more exciting time to join

Recruitment for September 2020 will open in January 2020

An Post has successfully restructured the company into two world-class businesses; An Post Mails & Parcels and An Post Retail, each with its own management team and long-term strategy.

Our Mails & Parcels Business is rapidly expanding the eCommerce and mail marketing businesses, growing our share of the competitive parcels sector by 40% in 2018.  Our teams throughout Ireland are delivering solutions that make An Post the first choice service provider to many leading national and international companies. The business plays a fundamental role in Irish economic life as the backbone of eCommerce, making sure that communities across Ireland have the same access to goods as in major world cities.

Our Retail business is transforming to meet the needs of a broader range of customers, both face-to-face and online. Our expanded range of financial products, enhanced Government services, new eCommerce services and extended opening hours meet the needs of 1.3m customers every week.


GradPosts, An Post’s graduate employment programme, has career launching opportunities for ambitious graduates who have achieved, or expect to achieve, a 2.2 grade in a relevant degree. We are looking for graduates who are able to work strongly in teams, to analyse problems and provide customer and quality focused solutions. You will join our graduate employment programme which covers various roles across Engineering, Business Analytics, HR, Business Planning, Retail Development, Communications, Finance and IT. This programme offers graduates unique learning, training and work opportunities in dynamic commercial environments across a two-year programme. 
An Post will begin recruiting for graduates for September 2020 in January 2020 to work across all our businesses.

Why work for An Post?

A Competitive and Commercially Successful Company - An Post is a major commercial organisation providing a range of services which include eCommerce, Postal, Government and Financial Services. It is one of Ireland's largest companies, directly employing over 9,000 people through its national network of retail, processing and delivery points.

A Respected Corporate Citizen - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plays a pivotal role in An Post in order to manage and develop long-term sustainability. Our core purpose is to act for the common good, improving the lives of people in Ireland, now and for generations to come. Our commitment is to deliver high quality and affordable services, supporting communities across the State and respecting the environment. Diversity and Inclusion plays a key part in our strategy, continuously evolving to be representative of our employees and the communities in which we serve.  An Post aims to be a force for good, expressed through our programmes from literacy to addresses for homeless citizens to our work in delivering the five UN Sustainable Development Goals that are most relevant to the postal sector.

An Post and You

  • We provide graduates with opportunities to work across a wide range of disciplines
  • We offer graduates development opportunities through the IMI Graduate Development Programme, internal speaker events and a Mentorship Programme
  • We value and support our employees through our Occupational Health and Support Services
  • We reward talented people who perform 
  • There are excellent career paths for those who stand out and deliver

Key dates

GradPosts 2020 applications will open in January 2020.

How to apply

Application forms will be available in January 2020. Leave your email address at and we’ll tell you when they are available.