Join the Techstart Team!

Mon 23rd July 2018

Join the Techstart Team!

Fund Administrator – Maternity Cover (2018- 2019)

Techstart Ventures manages Techstart NI - an integrated program of advice, grants and equity funding. To learn more about Techstart NI visit

We are seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join the Techstart NI Team in the role of Fund Administrator, on a temporary fixed term contract. The role will commence mid-September 2018. This job opportunity will provide the successful applicant with knowledge, experience and networks within the start-up world and will provide insight into the workings of a key part in the local tech ecosystem.

Job Purpose:

The role of the successful applicant will be to co-ordinate and manage the planning and preparation of the Investment Awareness Programme (IAP) workshops and events. The role will also include assisting in the delivery of the Proof of Concept Grant Fund, alongside general Office Management duties within the Belfast office in the Cathedral Quarter.

Main duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Co-ordinating the implementation of the IAP workshops and events to timescale and budget; including
    • Event planning and scheduling
    • Promoting the events through appropriate mediums
    • Event Logistics
    • Handling Registrations
    • Preparing relevant documentation
    • Post-event administration
  • Assisting in the running and administration of the PoC Fund; including
    • Dealing with initial telephone and email enquires
    • Advertising and promoting the PoC Fund through appropriate mediums
    • Communicating directly with applicants, grant beneficiaries and stakeholders
    • Operating the Grant Management software package
    • Preparing relevant documentation
    • Assisting in the monitoring of all grant beneficiaries
    • Assisting in vouching and approving grant claims
    • Ensuring all applicant records are kept up to date
    • Scheduling of meetings
  • General Office Administration and Management duties
  • Any other reasonable duties as required by Management.

Key Information

  • Full Time, fixed term contract commencing mid-September 2018
  • Training in all aspects of the role will be provided so no prior relevant experience is necessary
  • Competitive Salary
  • Based in Cathedral Quarter, Belfast
  • Closing Date for applications is Thursday 9th August 2018 at 10am
  • E-mail your Cover Note and CV to

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