Vacancy: Parish Office and Centre Manager

Feb 14, 2020

St. Brigid’s Church, Cabinteely

Parish Office & Centre Manager

St. Brigid’s Parish wish to recruit a Parish Office & Centre Manager on a full-time,  fixed term basis , 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday, including occasional weekend work. This role is offered initially for a period of one year and flexibility is required.

Reporting to the priest in charge of the Parish, the role is to provide administrative assistance to the priest in charge in the day to day running of the parish office while professionally managing the Parish Centre, ensuring its’ objectives by supporting and developing its’ staff and volunteers as well as sourcing funding through appropriate commercial activity in addition to managing the day to day running of the Centre.


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Previous experience in a similar role;
  • At least 5 years administrative experience is required;
  • People management experience including working with volunteers;
  • An understanding of the voluntary character of community work;
  • Catering or event management experience;
  • Proficient in MS Office;
  • Familiarity with current health and safety legislation.

Applications should be made by email to Fr. Aquinas Duffy, Acting Moderator, at with attached up-to-date CV and a letter indicating how your skills and experience match the role advertised. Applications may also be posted to Fr Aquinas Duffy C/o. St Brigid’s Parish Office, Johnstown Road, Cabinteely, Dublin 18, D18 YP96.

Recruitment Process:

Please be advised that short listing of applications may take place followed by no more than two interviews for candidates that progress through the recruitment process. References from two previous employers will be sought for suitable candidates. Candidates successful at interview will be required to complete an on-line pre-employment medical questionnaire.

Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Friday 28th February 2020.

Download Job Description below.

Cabinteely Parish – Parish Office & Centre Manager Job Description – 13022020