Parish Administrator, St Mary's Church
St. Mary's Church, Saffron Walden has a busy and thriving Parish Office which opens every weekday morning in the Parish Rooms. Run by the Parish Administrator and a team of some 15 volunteers from the congregation, the office acts as a central hub for enquiries, bookings and parish resources as well as producing and distributing weekly and monthly publications for St Mary's, the villages in the team ministry and other local churches and charities.
We are seeking a Parish Administrator to manage the day to day running of the Parish Office and the Parish Rooms, coordinating the volunteer team and working closely with the Rector's secretary and the Weddings Coordinator. The successful applicant will be a good manager of volunteers as well as being prepared to undertake any of the work themselves. They should have a good knowledge of church life and the ability to engage positively with a wide variety of people including clergy, congregation, users of the buildings, and the wider public.
The work of the Parish Office is a fundamental part of the church's mission and ministry in Saffron Walden. The Parish Administrator will be working closely with many committed Christians and will often be the first person someone encounters when they contact the church.
Hours and place of work: 20 hours per week in St Mary's Parish Office, Saffron Walden
Managing the day to day running of a busy and thriving church office which acts as a hub for enquiries, bookings and resources during the week.
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