The Organic Growers of Ireland are recruiting an administrator.
Duration: Fixed term contract for one year
Location: Remote work
Start Date: May 2023
Hours: Part-time; 14 hours per week
Reporting Structure: The successful candidate will report to the OGI board
Salary: Dependent on experience
Education: Relevant degree level
The Organic Growers of Ireland is a representative body for organic growers in Ireland. This role involves working independently and providing administrative support to the OGI Board to ensure efficient operation and further development of the OGI. This role is essential in the OGI’s aspirations to address the challenges currently facing the organic horticultural sector.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated and the role will require a high level of versatility and independence.
Main Tasks Include:
- Manage and develop the OGI website and OGI social media platforms
- Prepare the OGI monthly newsletter which includes content research
- Liaise with Board and staff members of the OGI
- Prepare applications for funding and seek out further funding opportunities for the OGI
- Prepare reports and documents as required in relation to: promoting the activities of the OGI, strengthening the OGI’s position in the agri-food sector, and advocating for and representing the needs of organic growers
- Establish, maintain and strengthen OGI’s relationships with key stakeholders and organisations in the agri-food sector
- Seek out opportunities to drive the growth and development of the OGI in the agri-food sector
- General administrative duties such as schedule meetings, maintain organised file systems, deal with emails and phone calls etc.
Experience & Skills Required:
- Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
- Competence with IT applications, such as: WordPress, MailChimp, Survey Monkey, Google Workspace and Microsoft Office. Experience with Word Press is beneficial but not essential as training can be provided
- Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work on own initiative, self-manage and proactively drive tasks to conclusion
- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
- Knowledge of organic horticultural sector essential
- Experience preparing funding applications
The closing date for applications is Sunday 30th April 2023.
To apply for the position please send a Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to: email@example.com
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