Job Description:
The primary purpose of the Sports Administrator is to provide high quality administration, communications and governance support to the Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership organisation and Sports Co ordinator. The officer will be required to demonstrate capacity to work effectively as part of an experienced, highly effective and innovative team and in doing so link in with all staff and in particular the Senior Sports Administrator with regard to general office administration. The officer will support the delivery of services and work programme of Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership.

Post Details:
Length of contract This role is offered on a fixed term contract for 12 months, subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period.
Hours The Sports Administrator will work 35 hours a week. Flexibility of hours will be required for evening and/or weekend work to accommodate the service needs, for which time off in-lieu can be taken.
Job Location Office based in Sligo Town with a remit for County Sligo.
Reporting to Sports Co ordinator.
Salary & Travel The salary is on the Grade IV public sector scale.
Travel expenses will be reimbursed where appropriate.
Closing date 12 noon on Thursday 25th November 2021.
Interviews Those selected will be invited to attend for interview on either Wednesday 8th December or Thursday 9th December 2021.
Application Please send Cover Letter, clearly indicating the post you are applying for, and Curriculum Vitae by email or post to: Sports Co ordinator, Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership, Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB, Quay Street, Sligo. Email:

Specific Areas of Responsibility:
General Office Administration:
 Support and contribute to the preparation, completion, review and reporting of SSRP’s annual operational plans for the delivery of the SSRP Strategy.
 Assist the Senior Sports Administrator with general office administration and financial duties.
 Facilitate the planning, monitoring and reporting on SSRP training with particular focus on Child Protection training.
 Assist with information management and provide relevant information to individuals and groups while ensuring that good standards are maintained in all communications with the public.
 General administration and support to the Sports Co ordinator.
 Be flexible in approach to work, and undertake any other duties that may be required within
remit of SSRP. This will involve occasional evening/weekend work from time to time.

 Contribute to and assist with the implementation of SSRP strategic plan with a specific remit for linking with the relevant SSRP officer with regard to the communications plan.
 Maximise potential using social media networking communications opportunities while further developing relationships with members of the media.
 Promoting of the key messages of the benefits of physical activity through national and local campaigns and co ordinate the communications and public relations activities for campaigns and prepare reports and liaise with Sports Co ordinator and Sport Ireland on marketing campaigns requirements in a timely fashion.
 To support the production of high-quality publications ie Ezine, Annual Report etc that convey positive messages about the organisation, its services and the people who use our services.
 To manage website updates and pro-actively update Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc pages with regard to general campaigns.
 Lead in developing and maintaining an up-to-date contacts / stakeholder databases.
 Ability and willingness to attend meetings, events and networking opportunities outside of normal business hours.

 Support the Sports Co ordinator, SSRP Board and relevant committees with the planning, implementation and monitoring of progress with regard to ongoing compliance in line with the SSRP policies and procedures, the Sports Governance Code, Health & Safety and legal and statutory requirements.
 Develop a system with appropriate filing for monitoring and updating SSRP policies and procedures.
 Keep up to date and informed on governance matters, upcoming changes and information from the various stakeholders.