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Atlantic Youth Trust Seeks Executive Administrator

14th April 2024
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The Atlantic Youth Trust is recruiting for an executive administrator to manage and optimise its day-to-day management and fundraising efforts.

The trust is a North–South youth development and cultural integration charity established in 2013 to connect youth with the ocean and adventure.

Currently it operates two tall ships and plan to take more than 560 youth to sea in 2024, together with shore-based activities and engagement.

The charity says its mission is to build life skills, resilience and co-operation in 15-to-22-year-old youths.

To support this, the trust is developing a strong volunteer network with local ‘chapters’, building a club of like-minded adults in the spirit of Irish excellence and adventure around the world.

The Atlantic Youth Trust is managed by AMX101, a philanthropic company, operating the registered charities in Northern Ireland (Reg CHY 106339) and the Republic of Ireland (Reg CHY 21079).

Reporting to the executive director of AMX101 Management, the executive administrator will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • To manage and optimise the day-to-day administration, account management, support fund raising, events and to ensure effective communication
  • To ensure strong financial controls, manage administrative compliance across the organisation and submit reports to relevant funders
  • To support communications and information systems, website and social media platforms
  • Financial ability, basic book-keeping, invoicing, banking, etc.
  • Event management and supporting volunteer-led events

This is a full-time, Monday-to-Friday position based in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin with a salary range of €30,000–45,000.

To apply for this role, provide a CV and cover letter stating your suitability to the role and experiences ASAP to [email protected] by the closing date of Friday 26 April at 5pm.

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