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Job Title:
Administrator/Project Assistant

Leitrim County Enterprise Board, Business Park, Dublin Road, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

€23,188 per annum

37 Hours per week, Monday to Friday

Reporting to:
Harnessing Creativity Project Officer,
Management Committee of Harnessing Creativity Programme,
Chief Executive, Leitrim County Enterprise Board

To provide administrative, budget/finance and marketing support to the Co-ordinator of the Harnessing Creativity Project

Summary of main duties
• Administration of the project
• Process purchase invoices, monitor budget and maintain up to date project finance records
• Provide marketing support
• Maintain project files and archives
• Carry out price checks or tenders and monitor contracts of service providers in the project
• Assist with organisation of project events
• Make project-related travel, accommodation and logistical arrangements

Ad-hoc Support
• Answer telephone and email queries and refer appropriately.
• Process incoming and outgoing post as necessary.
• Other duties as requested.

Competencies and qualities
• At least two years’ experience working in administration (business or office)
• Excellent administrative skills
• High level of numeracy and familiarity with basic financial documents
• Excellent IT skills – high level of competence with Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel in particular).
• Good organisational skills and ability to cope with several jobs simultaneously and to agreed deadlines
• Ability to work with a minimum of supervision
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team

• The post will be awarded on a fixed term contract until 31st May 2015
• The selection panel reserves the right to enhance the shortlisting criteria in order to effect a manageable shortlist.

Please submit your application in the form of a CV and cover letter, to Leitrim County Enterprise Board not later than 4.00pm on Friday, 12 July 2013.

The Partners
In 1995 ICBAN was established as a network of councillors from the central Ireland/Northern Ireland border area with one common aim: to respond to the unique economic and social needs of the central border region. ICBAN is the Lead Partner in the Project

Leitrim County Council
Leitrim County Council was established under the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 and is one of 29 Local County Councils in the Republic of Ireland. The Council is responsible for the administrative area of County Leitrim, delivering a wide range of services necessary to the physical, economic, social and cultural life of the County.

Leitrim County Enterprise Board
Leitrim County Enterprise Board has responsibility for promoting enterprise and economic development within the county, principally through stimulating an entrepreneurial culture and providing a range of business supports, including information, advice and mentoring on various business related topics in order to further develop the innovation capacity of small businesses.

Leitrim Design House
LDH was established in 2000 as a comprehensive response to the needs of the creative sector in the County, thus creating a formal structure for arts and crafts businesses in County Leitrim. An award-winning not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting its 165 plus member businesses, LDH is based in the Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, occupying 1200 sq ft of space comprising a showcase/retail outlet and exhibition gallery plus office facilities and is a landmark visitor attraction in the area.

Tyrone Donegal Partnership
Tyrone Donegal Partnership is primarily a development company which commenced as an Integrated Partnership to deliver International Fund for Ireland Wider Horizons Programmes. The Partnership has also developed strong working relations with a number of funding bodies including INTERREG and the Special Support Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (SSPPR).

Fermanagh District Council Arts Office
The arts play an integral role in the life of Fermanagh. From local community groups to micro-enterprises, from solo practitioners to national organisations, Fermanagh has a long history of cultivating and showcasing the arts in its many guises. A high percentage of the population is currently engaged in arts, crafts and design.

Omagh Enterprise Company
Omagh Enterprise Company was founded 20 years ago with the specific intention of increasing the prosperity and employment opportunities of the people of Omagh and District by creating a favourable environment for business start-up development.