Fighting Blindness: Administration Assistant (Part-Time)

Administration Assistant

Salary: €15,000 – €17,000

Hours: Part Time (21 hours / 3 days per week)

Starting date: February 2019

Contract: 6 months

Fighting Blindness seeks to employ a part time Administration Assistant to join their team.


The administration assistant will report to the fundraising executive and provide support around related administration with a particular focus on fundraising administration using the CRM system Raiser’s Edge.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Input and maintain comprehensive and accurate records on Raiser’s Edge in a timely manner;
  • Administrative duties surrounding the database Raiser’s Edge
  • Administrative support for all campaigns including database and online support
  • Support around logistics of donor care and stewardship
  • Support office operation activities such as answering the phones and responding to emails
  • Support the preparation process for office meetings
  • Provide administrative support to the wider team

Suitable candidates will possess the following experience and professional characteristics:

  • A high level of experience in using the Microsoft Office suite, with proficiency in Excel and database software (preferably knowledge of Raiser’s Edge);
  • High level of administrative and organisational skills, including the ability to manage competing priorities and working to deadlines. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential to this role.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport and collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders;
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also as part of a team
  • Experience of dealing with sensitive information in a professional manner, with adherence to data protection legislation;
  • Knowledge of the charity Sector with respect and empathy for the work of the organisation and the people it serves;

Salary is dependent on experience.

Position based in Fighting Blindness office, 7 Ely Place, Dublin 2.

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their CV and cover letter to Anna Moran, Fighting Blindness, by Wednesday, January 23rd 2019.

Fighting Blindness is an equal opportunities employer.


Dublin 2

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