Cycling Ireland Administrator Position

Sports Administrator

Job Title:  Cycling Ireland Sports Administrator

Responsible to:  Cycling Ireland Operations Manager

Contract Duration:  Permanent Position

Responsible for:  Office Administration

Hours of work:  39 hours per week

Salary:  Negotiable DOE

Location:  Dublin

Background:

Cycling Ireland is the National Governing Body for the sport of Cycling in Ireland with approximately 19,500 members in over 350 clubs around the country. A vacancy exists for a talented and ambitious individual to join our office staff. There are currently nine fulltime and one part-time staff members employed.

Duties will include:

·          Adherence to Cycling Ireland policies, procedures and rules.

·         Management of all incoming  correspondence.

·         Providing a professional Member’s  Support Service via phone and email

·         Maintaining and developing the newly launched Members Management System

·         Administrating the annual Members licenses Renewal process

·         Producing  Cycling Ireland’s  Yearbook

·         Content maintenance of Cycling Ireland Website and e-zines

·         Assistance with Accounting Duties

·         Coordination of booking of facilities

·         To provide assistance to the Cycling Ireland Staff in the delivery of the Cycling Ireland Strategy and the High Performance Strategy.

·         Assisting with other Ad hoc projects

Candidates should note that this list does not represent an exhaustive list and is subject to change as the job requires.

This position will require an amount of weekend availability.

 Person specification:

  ESSENTIAL DESIRABLE
Qualification & Attainments   Higher level Leaving Certificate including English or Maths (or equivalent qualification)Computer literate and competent in the use of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.Fluent in the English Language  Third level qualificationFormal IT training.Experience of Content Management SystemsAdditional European Language
Relevant Experience At least 3 years experience in a similar roleExperience in managing a website or database system.Knowledge of Cycling in Ireland  5 years’ experience in a similar roleExperience of working with volunteers.Be an existing Cycling Ireland member, with experience at organising events or managing club duties. 
Special Aptitudes Excellent literary and communication skills with the ability to produce clear, concise reports.Proficient IT skills particularly regarding database managementProven record of working to a deadline.Excellent organisational skills. Previous experience in a logistical  or IT administration role 
General Aptitudes Must be able to act on personal initiative and take decisions within policy.
Disposition Good Interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.Ability to be self-motivated, resourceful, work on own initiative in a flexible and co-operative manner. Proven record of working in a client service role. 
Circumstances Ability to work out of normal office hours.Be prepared to undertake training in any relevant job related area.Full clean driving license.

General information:

Application closing date: November 23rd 2013.

Short listing will apply as does Garda/Access NI vetting procedures.

Interested persons are invited to submit their CV along with a covering letter outlining why they believe they are suitable for the post to Frank Keenan Operations Manager, Cycling Ireland, to the following email address:admin@cyclingireland.ie

Cycling Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.