News 2017

Title:  Job Opportunity – ‘Administration Officer’
Date:  14/03/2017

Position Overview

Mountaineering Ireland invites applications for this exciting full-time, funding specific position. Mountaineering Ireland is the representative body for walkers and climbers in Ireland. It is recognised as the National Governing Body for mountaineering, hillwalking, rambling and climbing by both Sports Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland.

Mountaineering Ireland works in collaboration with a number of key stakeholders to promote participation and growth of its activities throughout the island of Ireland. Currently Mountaineering Ireland is expanding its staffing resources and wishes to recruit a full-time, funding specific Administration Officer to work in its head office.


Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will; facilitate the delivery and support of all head office administration responsibilities and financial support to our partner accountancy firm, while maintaining and ensuring the successful running of a head office support service of a National Governing Body of Sport.  


Employer:                            Mountaineering Ireland


Post:                                    Administration Officer


Duration:                               A full-time, funding specific contract will be offered to the successful applicant


Hours of Work:                    Full-time post of 39 hours per week, in a variable working hours’ arrangement involving some evening and weekend work.


Annual Leave:                      21 working days per annum (dependent on start date this will be calculated on a pro-rata basis).


Salary:                                  €28,000 (negotiable) salary per annum depending on experience (dependent on start date this will be paid on a pro-rata basis).


Reporting to:                        The person appointed will report to the CEO of Mountaineering Ireland, functionally and operationally.


Location:                               The person appointed will have office facilities at the Mountaineering Ireland’s Office, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 and will on occasion be required to attend off-site meetings and events throughout the island of Ireland.


Interviews:                           Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Mountaineering Ireland office on Monday 10th of April 2017.


Closing Date:                        Applications must be received no later than 17:00hrs on Wednesday 29th of March 2017.


Please click HERE for the job description


If you would like to apply for the position, please email a one-page cover letter and two-page curriculum vitae to with “Administration Officer’” in the subject line. For further information on the role, please contact Murrough McDonagh, CEO of Mountaineering Ireland, at (01) 625 1115.


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