Part-time position – Administrative Assistant

 COPPER COAST GEOPARK
A UNESCO Global Geopark

“Atlantic Geoparks”
A project part funded by the INTERREG Atlantic Area,

                    

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE : ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

CONTRACT TYPE : Part time, 10 hours per week, fixed term October 2017 – October 2018, at a rate of €12/hour gross or €5,096 per annum gross.  Some evening and/or weekend work may be necessary.

PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT :  Bunmahon Co.Waterford

JOB FUNCTION

The ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT will provide administrative support to the Atlantic Geoparks Project Coordinator and to nominees of the Board of Copper Coast Geopark, including, but not limited to project file management, book keeping support and training course coordination.

The assistant will be responsible for providing the following  services and duties in support of the project and its staff throughout its lifetime, and others as may be requested, including the following:

OFFICE MANAGEMENT

  • Maintain project files and archives.
  • Process incoming and outgoing post as necessary.
  • Deal with central mail, email and telephone enquiries.

BOOK KEEPING SUPPORT

  • Maintain accurate and up to date project finance records.
  • Prepare sales invoices, work in progress and assist with credit control.
  • Process purchase invoices

SUPPORT TO PROJECT ACTIVITIES

  • Assist with organising workshops, conferences, seminars and training events as and when necessary.
  • Make project related travel, hotel, meeting and logistical arrangements.
  • Meet and greet project participants and stakeholders.
  • Maintain an up to date calendar of events, meetings and other project related activities
  • Assist with preparation and production of project reports.
  • Be able to act as Health and Safety officer.

Skills and Experience Required

ESSENTIAL

  • Book keeping skills.
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • An understanding of and experience in working with the community sector
  • Office management experience.
  • Proficiency in administrative skills, database and Microsoft Office
  • Experience of events coordination and marketing.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements.

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of INTERREG reporting requirements.
  • Experience of working with local community.

Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter to:
Atlantic Geoparks Project
Copper Coast Geopark
Knockmahon
Bunmahon
County Waterford

Applications should be submitted no later than 1.00pm on 6th October, 2017.  All should be lodged in envelopes clearly marked “Atlantic Geoparks Assistant”. 

Copper Coast Geopark is an Equal Opportunities Employer


About Copper Coast Geopark

The Copper Coast Geopark is in Co. Waterford, Ireland and is an outdoor museum of geological records; it stretches along the coast from Kilfarassy Beach, near Fenor in the east to Ballyvoile Beach near Stradbally to the west. Volcanoes, oceans, deserts and ice sheets all combined to create the rocks which provide the physical foundation of the natural and cultural landscapes of the area. Follow the self-guided "Copper Coast" trail and walking cards available from the The Copper Coast Geopark Centre in Bunmahon.

Contact Information

Copper Coast Geopark Ltd.
Knockmahon,
Bunmahon,
Co. Waterford,
X42 T923
Ireland

Phone: +353(0)51292828

Email: info@coppercoastgeopark.com

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