Truro, Cornwall
c£23,000 per year (pro rata)
Permanent, Part-time, 30 -35 hours a week (flexible working considered but over a minimum of 4 days Monday to Thursday), Full-time
Job description

We are looking to appoint an experienced Executive Assistant to provide high quality, dedicated support to the Archdeacons. This is an opportunity for an organised and motivated individual to have a significant impact through the provision of excellent personal secretarial and administrative services.

Duties include diary management; dealing with correspondence and papers; preparing for and sometimes attending meetings; maintaining records and working across the organisation with colleagues to enable to effective operation of the office of the Archdeacons as part of the wider diocese.

A key aspect of the role is communications. This includes regular contact with a range of stakeholders including clergy, volunteers, congregation members, Bishops and partner organisations. This is work that requires care and sensitivity, and the ability to learn quickly as we are a unique organisation. You will often be responding on behalf of the archdeacons, so must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to confidentiality and high accuracy. Confidence with IT including the main Office tools is essential.

The ideal candidate is a ‘safe pair of hands’ who builds good relationships with others and is able to be efficient without compromising standards. In return we offer a role which is interesting, rewarding and varied within a supportive organisation.

At the Diocese of Truro we really value work-life balance and employee wellbeing, have a friendly working environment. We are currently operating a hybrid pattern of office and home working, which will continue long-term, as staff find they really value the flexibility. We are committed to supporting your development. We offer additional benefits such as free parking, a range of wellbeing activities and the Diocesan Pension Scheme with 9-15% employer contribution. For more information about working with us see our website.

The role holder must have sympathy with the aims, objectives and values of the Church of England and be willing to learn about the organisation.

To apply and for more information please visit our website.

Sorry, we do not accept CVs.

Applications must be received by midnight on 10 October.

Interviews on 1 November will be via Zoom. 


Posted on: 20 September 2021
Closed date: 10 October 2021
Tags: Admin, Christian

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