We're Hiring - Receptionist & Office Administrative Assistant

Posted on: 27 Mar 2019

We're Hiring - Receptionist & Office Administrative Assistant

Applications Now Closed


Breakthrough is currently looking to hire a full time Receptionist & Office Administrative Assistant. We are looking for a warm, friendly and organised receptionist and office administrator to join our small but growing team in Fundraising & Development at Breakthrough Cancer Research.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact in the Fundraising office in person, by phone and by email

  • Providing administrative support to the Fundraising & Executive team

  • Meeting & greeting supporters and volunteers

  • Answering incoming telephone calls & enquiries

  • Managing incoming emails and redirecting where appropriate

  • Sorting & Distributing incoming post, including fundraising appeals

  • Typing correspondence, letters, mail merges etc.

  • Data input into CRM System


Suitable candidates will have the following experience and personal attributes:

  • Experience working in a similar role in a fast paced office environment

  • Warm friendly disposition with can-do attitude and excellent customer care skills

  • Excellent telephone manner

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

  • High level of experience using MS Office Suite and Outlook CRM/ Database Management systems

  • Good organizational ability and attention to detail

  • Self-motivated individual, capable of working independently and managing own workload effectively

  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn new things

  • Enjoys working as part of a small but motivated and growing team

  • Compassionate as sometimes dealing with sensitive and difficult situations


Hours: Full time Mon-Fri from 9am to 5pm, with flexibility to work very occasional evenings and weekends if required to accommodate work requests.

Interested candidates should email their CV & cover letter to Orla Dolan, CEO Breakthrough Cancer Research at orla@breakcancer.ie

Closing date: 6th April 

Interviews with shortlisted candidates will be held w/c 8th April

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