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Admin Assistant

Boys’ Brigade is one of the largest uniformed organisations in Northern Ireland. Volunteer leaders work with over 11,500 children and young people every week. The skilled and experienced staff team at Newport is responsible for managing the charity and providing training, programme, compliance and administration support to ensure that leaders are equipped to run their BB Companies.

The Role

Based at The Boys’ Brigade NI District Headquarters, the Admin Assistant will report to the Engagement Assistant / Finance Officer.

Full Time  |  Fixed Term 24 month contract  |  Hillsborough

Important Information
Location: The Northern Ireland Boys' Brigade, 117 Culcavy road, Hillsborough, Northern Ireland, Co Down, BT26 6HH
Date Posted: 23rd May 2023
Closing Date: 9th June 2023
Job Type: Full time
Salary: £19,838.00 Yearly

About the role

Based at The Boys’ Brigade NI District Headquarters, the Admin Assistant will report to the Engagement Assistant / Finance Officer.

This role involves a variety of duties which will include general admin tasks, answering telephone calls, responding to queries, greeting visitors, setting up meeting rooms, researching information for presentations and meetings, and assisting with projects and events.

Hours of work

  • 35 hours per week distributed Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Occasional evening work may be required.

A full job description is available to download.

To apply please submit your CV and cover letter highlighting your experience.

This role is funded by The Rank Foundation Start Here programme.

Previous knowledge or experience within The Boys’ Brigade is not necessary.

The Boys’ Brigade in Northern Ireland reserve the right to enhance the above criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.

The Boys’ Brigade in Northern Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

What you will need

Required criteria

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE qualifications at grade ‘C’ or above (or equivalent) to include Maths and English
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ability to demonstrate competence using MS packages in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to demonstrate an aptitude for learning new procedures and IT packages
  • Good command of written English to enable proof reading duties
  • Good organisational skills and ability to plan own work to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and approach
  • Accuracy in work and high attention to detail
  • Sympathetic to the vision, mission and values of The Boys’ Brigade.
  • Effective team player and able to work on your own initiative

Desired criteria

  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar environment

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