SBP Administrative Assistant (Part Time)

Uncategorized - Mar 10, 2014

Since its inception in 2000, the mission of Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) is to harness the power of Irish business to maximise its positive impact on all its stakeholders. It is a non-profit organisation specialising in advice and guidance to leading companies on corporate responsibility and corporate community involvement.

BITCI is also the national partner in Ireland for CSR Europe, the co-ordinating body on corporate responsibility at a European level.

A business driven network, with major social initiatives, BITCI’s membership is drawn from Ireland’s most progressive companies. BITCI has the unique expertise to train and develop capacity on corporate responsibility within organisations; to improve their companies’ reputation, competitiveness and profitability through communicating their social, environmental and community management impacts.

The Schools’ Business Partnership aims to positively impact and address key issues in areas of educational inclusion in Ireland. It does this by matching schools with large local businesses and engaging in various programmes. Marks & Spencer Ireland has been the lead sponsor of the Schools’ Business Partnership since its inception.

Job Title: SBP Administrative Assistant (Part Time)
Job Purpose:  To develop, deliver and maintain an efficient and professional administration for the Schools’ Business Partnership
Reporting to: Schools Business Partnership Manager
Direct Reports: None
Job Location: Dublin
Travel/ Driving License Required: No


Main tasks and responsibilities

  1. Management Excellence for Teachers Programme Reports
    1. Inputting to survey monkey the session evaluations
    2. Production and distribution of evaluation report
  1. Mentoring Programme
    1. Character Reference checking
    2. Training manuals – updating
    3. Mentoring Celebration event

i.      Overseeing invitation and rsvp process

ii.      General communications and admin tasks

  1. Administering the Garda Vetting process from May/June 2014
  1. Management Excellence for Principals Programme
    1. Notification of principals
    2. Follow up communications
    3. Event material preparation
    4. Evaluation input
  1. Time to Read Administration (primary school programme)
    1. Event management as appropriate
    2. Time to Read 2014/15 Manual Preparation
    3. Evaluation Preparation and coordination
    4. Ad hoc tasks as appropriate
  1. General administration & ad hoc duties as required.
  2. Attendance at key Schools Business Partnership events
  3. Seeing The Schools’ Business Partnership in action




  • Two or more years’ experience in a similar role;

Skills/ Personal Attributes

  • A high level of proficiency in the range of Microsoft Office programmes e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Proficient in the use of social media – Twitter and Facebook
  • Proficient knowledge in IT and database applications such as Microsoft Dynamics CRM;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills;
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills;
  • Good telephone manner;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Flexibility and the ability to manage a varied workload;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal is required;
  • Good writing skills.


Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Desktop Publishing software;
  • Newsletter design and editing;
  • Knowledge of Irish Business and Education sectors.


To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to Estelle Curry by the 28th March 2014.


Business in the Community Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and promotes a policy of continuous personal and professional development among its staff.

 Business in the Community Ireland has a policy of interviewing candidates with disabilities who meet the essential criteria.