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TASC: Office Administrator (Part Time)

Fixed Contract (part-time) Office Administrator (4-day week) TASC is an independent think-tank whose mission is to address inequality and sustain democracy by translating research into action. TASC’s main objectives are:

  • Promoting education for the public benefit

  • Encouraging a more participative and inclusive society

  • Promoting and publishing research for public benefit

As a public education charity, TASC undertakes and publishes research on five key areas:

  1. Health Inequalities

  2. Climate Justice

  3. Social Inclusion

  4. Democracy

  5. And Economic inequality

Are you passionate about social justice? Do you envision a more equal future for Ireland? If yes, then we would be delighted for the opportunity to meet with you and see if you would be a good fit for our mission. The TASC Office Administrator will report to the Senior Office Administrator and the TASC CEO and regularly collaborate with TASC’s Board of Directors. The following is not an exhaustive list of duties. The post holder is expected to work with and co-operate with the CEO and other members of staff in the on-going development of TASC’s research. The Administrator will be expected to exercise initiative, have a flexible approach to work and be prepared, within reason, to undertake other varied tasks, as needed. Core duties of the TASC Office Administrator

  • Responsible for and/or to provide a range of secretarial & administrative services to the management team, including but not exclusively, photocopying, recording incoming and outgoing correspondence, sending outgoing correspondence (including the weekly newsletter), maintaining office diaries, organising appointments and meetings, and making travel arrangements.

  • Assist in Governance and Compliance administration duties for the Board and CEO.

  • Provision of general support and assistance to the CEO, including arranging meetings, the preparation of draft minutes and distribution of the agenda and papers of Board meetings, as directed.

  • Maintaining files electronically and in hard copy where needed. This includes administration duties for Salesforce CRM.

  • Maintain records of information on membership of the board of directors, sub committees and external networking groups.

  • Assist in the preparation and editing of TASC documents and to arrange for their publication, as appropriate.

  • Organisation and running of TASC conferences, seminars, workshops and other events including Zoom seminars and webinars.

  • Assisting with creating and distributing the TASC newsletter and managing all edits for the TASC website.

  • To undertake additional responsibilities for general running and upkeep of the TASC office (e.g., managing and reporting petty cash, liaising with the TASC accountant, dealing with the property agents, organising repairs, cleaners and so on.)

  • Act as delegated health and safety officer for the organisation.

Person Specification

  • Candidates should have at least three year’s relevant experience in senior level office administration.

  • They should possess sound judgement, integrity and flexibility as part of their work ethic. Be pro-active in ensuring effective communication in meetings, deadlines and project requirements at TASC.

  • Excellent record of attendance, punctuality and reliability.

  • Excellent interpersonal, typing, administrative, organisational and IT skills, including an excellent working knowledge of the MS Office 365 suite of programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to provide content assistance for the TASC website and social media platforms.

  • Experience of event planning and management would be a distinct advantage.

  • Experience in running small events.

Desirable Criteria

  • Genuine interest in the area of social development and equality in Ireland and Europe.

  • Experience working with Salesforce CRM.

  • Governance and Compliance experience working with the Charities Regulator.

  • Desktop publishing and social media platform use.

  • Good general knowledge of the Irish political landscape.

  • Graphic design and report editing skills – such as Canva.

Terms and Conditions Tenure The appointment will be for a fixed term of one year with the possibility of an extension to a permanent part time position. Probation A 6-month probationary period will apply. Satisfactory completion of a 3-month review, and of the 6-month probationary review is a condition of continued employment in the position. Salary The salary for this position is within the range of €32K to €34K pro rata p.a. Salary is paid monthly on the fourth week of the month through the employee’s bank account. Annual Leave The employee is entitled to 25 days annual. However, three of these days leave must be reserved for the Christmas and New Year closedown period. Working Hours The hours of work are from 9am to 5pm with a one-hour lunch break. To Apply: Please send your CV with a 1-page cover letter to by Friday 8th September 5pm. Unfortunately, due to capacity constraints, we can only guarantee a response to shortlisted candidates. All information received from candidates will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR; 2018) TASC is an equal opportunities employer Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often don’t apply for roles if they don’t meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting fewer requirements. We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested. For more information, follow us on:

  • Twitter @TASCblog

  • Facebook @TASCthinktank

  • Website:

  • LinkedIn: @TASC (Think tank for Action on Social Change)

  • YouTube: Think tank for Action on Social Change

CEO: Dr Shana Cohen Non-Executive Directors: Dr Micheál Collins, Proinsias de Rossa, Mike Jennings (Chair), Bríd Nolan, Dr Michelle O’Sullivan, Donald Storrie, Paul Sweeney, Joe Saunders, Elaine Stephen, Ciaran O’Mara, Keletso Malepe and Bernard Harbor. TASC Europe Studies Company Ltd (T/A TASC). Registered Address: Hill House, 26 Sion Hill Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland. Company Number: 342993. Tax Reg No 6362993W, Charity Number CHY 14778 and CRN 20049096.

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Date Entered/Updated: 15th Aug, 2023 Expiry Date: 8th Sep, 2023 Region: Dublin 2

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