Quill - Office Manager, - Dublin, Ireland

Marian Quill

Dublin, Ireland


Office Manager,

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Fundraising for Celtic Cross Primary School

From October 2011

Purkait Gheri, West Bengal, India.

• Involved in fundraising for an Indian primary school which was established in 2008 by Carlow person of the year Elaine Jones.

• This involved a trip to India in March/April 2012 to visit the school and meet the children and their families. This proved to be a valuable experience.

PA/Assistant to Regional Director

College Road

February 2000 - October 2011

• Diary management and administrative duties
• Organising conferences and events
• Organising meetings/minute taking
• Supporting HR with recruitment of new staff
• Organising and scheduling staff training throughout the South East
• Organising training venues and preparation of course manuals and paperwork
• Dealing with information queries from outside agencies
• Implementing and maintaining an effective filing system
• Fundraising/Event Coordination
• Generating weekly and monthly reports
• Preparation of grant and funding applications
• Preparation of activity reports, documents and service plans
• Developing, operating and maintaining relevant databases for the services
• Ensuring records are kept up to date and establishing appropriate administration systems to deal with the changing needs of a busy office environment.

Phelan Holdings, Lyrath House

October 1999 - February 2000

Kilkenny Road, Kilkenny
P.A. to M.D. of US restaurant group.
• Provide full secretarial support
• Drafting letters and emails
• Proof reading letters and reports
• Organising and coordinating diary
• Minute taking
• Organising and coordinating business meetings and travel
• Dealing with incoming correspondence
• Coordination and documentation of quarterly reports and presentations
• Implementing and maintaining effective filing systems
• Responsible for the day to day running of the office
• General administrative tasks

November 1997 - October 1999 Held various temporary assignments in Scotland and Ireland during period of relocation to Ireland.

Hammersmith, London and Coflexip Stena Offshore, Westhill

Coflexip Stena Offshore

October 1990 - October 1997

PA to Marketing Manager
• Providing secretarial and administrative support
• Organising meetings and seminars
• Minute taking
• Drafting letters and emails
• Proof reading reports and letters
• Diary Management
• Coordination of travel
• Document control
• Accounts Administration
• Generating weekly/monthly reports
• Technical manual presentation, major bid coordination and presentation
• Meeting and greeting guests
• French language and translation skills used on a constant basis liasing with the parent company in France
• Ad hoc duties

Various temporary assignments in London

November 1989 - October 1990

Secretary to Marketing Manager

Rank Xerox

November 1988 - October 1989

• Providing secretarial support to Marketing Manager and his team
• Diary Management
• Organising and coordination of travel
• Organising meetings and conferences
• Minute taking
• Dealing with customer queries on a daily basis
• Accounts Administration
• Creating databases and graphics for customer presentations
• Meeting and Greeting guests
• Ad hoc duties

Marketing Secretary/Project Assistant

Dowty Defence and Air Systems Ltd

June 1985 - October 1988

• Provide secretarial and administrative support
• Coordinating reports
• Organising travel arrangements
• Organising diaries
• Dealing with incoming correspondence
• Drafting letters and documents
• Involvement in major bid preparation and presentation
• Coordination and delegation of duties to other staff members
• General management of the department

Qualifications & Certifications

IT Technology Skills

Waterford Institute of Technology


FCJ Primary & Secondary School

Studies/Commercial French

Merrion Commercial College

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