Responsible to:  IAFA Commissioner and IAFA Board

Responsible for:  Office Administration



IAFA is the National Governing Body for American football in Ireland and is recognised as such by Sport Ireland and the International Federation of American Football (IFAF). At present IAFA is a volunteer-run organisation and there are over 3,000 active members involved in the sport at various levels. American football is a rapidly growing sport in Ireland, and we are expanding our Management team to meet this increased demand.

Duties will include:

  • Management of all incoming correspondence.
  • Administrating the annual membership process
  • Assistance with Accounting Duties
  • Coordination of booking of facilities
  • To assist IAFA Board in the delivery of the Sport Ireland recommendations and the

Development strategy of IAFA.

  • 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.


 Person specification:

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 qualification Formal IT training. Experience of Content Management Systems Additional European Language
Relevant Experience At least 1-year experience in a similar role Knowledge of IAFA and American Football
Special Aptitudes Excellent literary and communication skills with the ability to produce clear, concise reports.

Proficient IT skills particularly regarding database management

Proven 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.


General information:

If you would like to apply for the role of IAFA Secretary, please send your CV, outlining your qualifications and experience, along with a cover letter outlining your suitability to Applications will only be accepted up to 5pm on 25 May 2019

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