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Parish Administrator

St Georges and St Pauls Church in Tiverton are recruiting an administrator to join the staff team and practically support the churches ministry.  We are seeking a well organised, flexible individual who has excellent communication skills and a good level of administrative experience.   You will be a welcoming first point of contact for members of the public and the congregation whilst running a busy office. Regular tasks will include preparation for Sunday service, managing our premises bookings, assisting our treasurer with bookkeeping and updating our church database and calendar.  An ability to prioritise workload and to balance weekly tasks alongside longer-term work is essential.

Experience in one or more of the following areas is essential,

  • Working knowledge of the local church and community

  • Running social media accounts

  • Working with Church Suite or similar CRM/database

  • Experience with ProPresenter church presentation software

  • A good understanding of Microsoft 365

  • Safeguarding administration/safer recruitment

  • Bookkeeping and financial systems

  • Working with members of the public

  • Use of WIX for website administration

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to use their existing administrative skills and after a thorough induction you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge, while working together with the vicar and other ministry team members to fulfil the churches mission to our local community.


SALARY and BENEFITS:  circa £18954, part of a supportive team with management structures in place, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata), sick pay provision (on completion of probation period), pension scheme, initial twelve-month initial contract.

HOURS: 30 Hours per week, including a TOIL arrangement for 1 hour every 2 weeks on a Sunday and occasional out of hours for meetings by negotiation. Overtime may occasionally be available, and a job share will be considered.


JOB LOCATION:  Parish Office, St Paul’s Church, Church Street, Tiverton, EX16 5HU. Occasional working from home by prior arrangement  


Full job description and person specification available here.


Recruitment Process:

  • Application by CV and covering letter to chair of HR committee

  • Closing date for applications 26th April but applicants should note that we review all applications on a rolling basis and therefore early application is advised. We reserve the right to close to new applications early.



We are a lively Anglican church, for all ages, seeking to serve others and be transformed by the love of Jesus Christ. Therefore, it is essential that you understand the Christian faith because our beliefs are central to everything we do, and the parish administrator will be expected to respect these beliefs and reflect those values, whilst working actively to support our ministry and vision.


You will need to be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position and an enhanced DBS check will be required in line with our safer recruitment policy.

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