Job Opportunity: Grants Administrator – Dublin

6th February, 2020 : Ireland


Job Specification: Grants Administrator

The position has been filled – Thank you.

The Ireland Funds is seeking to hire a Grants Administrator to start immediately. Based in Dublin, the Grants Administrator will be responsible for a significant portfolio of grant making activities will work alongside the Grants Manager and Grants & Donor Services Executive.

This role will be predominantly office-based, but there will be ample opportunity to travel across the island of Ireland to meet and hear from the many worthwhile charities and non-profits supported by The Ireland Funds. This will be a fulfilling and worthwhile opportunity for the right candidate.

Reporting:  The Grants Administrator will report directly to the Director Ireland / Grants Manager

Term: 6-month contract

Salary range: For information on salary range, contact nlynch@irelandfunds.org.

Apply with CV and Letter of Application to Nicki nlynch@irelandfunds.org by 12 noon on Friday 14th February.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversees the Grants Administration process for Donor Advised gifts, grant rounds and programmes (No Mind Left Behind)
  • Supports the delivery of the Small Grants Round which were awarded in 2019 with progression to complete management of the Small Grants Round in 2020
  • Ensures efficient set-up, processing and payment of grants in conjunction with Accountants and Boston Accounts Dept.
  • Act as the main point of contact for due diligence requests and suitability reviews
  • Conducts grantee site visits where necessary

Team Responsibilities

  • Contributes as a reviewer for both the Small Grants Round and Flagship Grants Round annually
  • Contributes with feedback calls and meetings to unsuccessful applicants
  • Contributes to the overall strategy and direction of The Ireland Funds’ grant making and funding priorities
  • Representing The Ireland Funds at events

Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office programmes, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, use of OneDrive and SharePoint an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience in using a CRM system (Salesforce)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organisation skills