News 2022

Title:  Job Opportunity - Administrator
Date:  21/12/2022

The Role

We are looking for an Administrator to join the Mountaineering Ireland team in a new role. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, competent and proactive in prioritising and completing a wide range of administrative tasks and office duties. The role offers scope for learning and progression within a growing organisation, that is focused on enabling responsible participation in hillwalking, climbing and mountaineering, while also caring for the places and environment in which we enjoy our activities.

 

Key Elements of this New Role

Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Direct administration support to the Access and Conservation Officer, the Hillwalking Development Officer and the Administration Officer.
  • Assistance in organising meetings, site visits and events.
  • General office duties, including answering the phone and dealing with queries.
  • Data entry, reporting and maintenance of internal database and carrying out other IT-based tasks.
  • Liaising with committees, volunteers and external partners as necessary.
  • Minute-taking for committee and staff meetings.
  • Other duties which may be assigned.

 

Essential Requirements/Experience

  • Education to Leaving Certificate standard.
  • Minimum of two years’ administration experience within an office environment.
  • Experience of working in a similar role.
  • Self-motivated with good organisational capabilities and the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent IT skills and a good working knowledge of MS Office Suite.
  • Reporting skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Problem-solving ability, flexibility and positive attitude.
  • Ability to learn quickly

 

Desirable 

  • Qualifications in the use of computer applications.
  • Administration or Secretarial qualification.
  • Active participation in any aspect of mountaineering.
  • Interest in the natural environment and climate action.
  • Loyalty and commitment.
  • Experience of working for a sporting or voluntary body. 
  • An understanding of the role of Mountaineering Ireland.
  • Personal experience of a committee role within a club or voluntary group.
  • Experience in administering and posting on social media platforms.
  • Experience in video editing, creating online surveys and online event management.

 

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, training and development opportunities, bike to work scheme and an outdoor clothing allowance.

 

Remuneration and Role Location

  • Salary €30,000 per annum.
  • Subject to a satisfactory six-month probation period, the post is for 12 months with potential for extension.
  • Full-time post of 40 hours per week, that may involve evening and weekend work.
  • The post is based at the National Sports Campus Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 with travel as appropriate.

 

Process

Please complete this Application Form and send email to: jobs@mountaineering.ie 

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 12th January 2023

Interviews will be held in-person on Wednesday 25th January 2023.

 

 

 

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