Senior Executive Assistant and Office Manager to the Bishop of Barking

Closing date: 23 February 2024
Contact: The Rt Rev Lynne Cullens, Bishop of Barking
Location: Walthamstow


This is an exciting opportunity to manage the office of the Bishop of Barking,


As Senior Executive Assistant and Office Manager (Barking Episcopal Area) you will manage the office of the Bishop of Barking, providing and overseeing excellent PA support to the Bishop.

Working collaboratively with the team, you will ensure efficient working practices by dealing proactively with correspondence, enquiries and the management of the Bishop’s diary, ensuring that the Bishop is well informed and well prepared for meetings.

You will be responsible for the Secretarial Staff in the Barking Area Office.

Your hours of work will be 35 hours per week.

You will be based at Barking Lodge, Verulam Avenue, Walthamstow. Barking Lodge is also the residence of the Bishop and her family and it will be important to relate to the Bishop’s family and guests in a friendly and helpful way.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role, please email

Closing date for applications: 23 February 2024.

Interviews will be held on the 7 March 2024 in Walthamstow.

For further information and to apply

This role is advertised on the Church of England Pathways website. For further information including role description and person specification, and to submit an application, please click here. 

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