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Reference: 71402

Date Added: 7 June 2019
Closing Date: 23 June 2019

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Working For: The Church of England

Location: London

Salary: £26,681 rising to £28,304 after probation

Job Details

The role of Personal Assistant to the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Adviser on Social and Public Affairs is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and experienced Personal Assistant to provide high quality secretarial and administrative support to the Adviser on Social and Public Affairs, who is part of the Archbishop’s Senior Team at Lambeth Palace.

The Adviser on Social and Public Affairs leads on those aspects of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s role and ministry that touch on public policy, civil society, government and church-state issues. This work is key to shaping the Archbishop’s witness in the public square, focussing on those areas of specific interest and concern to the Archbishop.

The ideal candidate will be confident and professional with superb communication skills and the ability to build excellent working relationships. Due to the nature of this role, there will be an ever-changing workload and you will need to be able to prioritise with ease, operating several steps ahead at all times.

You will also need proven administrative, office and diary management skills and the ability to support the Adviser in organising events, official engagements and functions at Lambeth Palace involving the Archbishop. A background or working in a policy environment ideally in parliament/the civil service or the third sector would be very helpful.

In return we offer a unique environment with opportunities for continuous learning, generous annual leave for work life balance, season ticket loans and a range of benefits including discounted entry to attractions and what we feel is a market leading package when it comes to our pension scheme.

Closing Date: 23 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held on the 1st July 2019

Application Details

For further information and to apply, please visit https://pathways.churchofengland.org/job/pathways/1137/personal-assistant

Website: https://www.churchofengland.org/

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