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Personal Assistant to the Archdeacon of Barking

Personal Assistant to the Archdeacon of Barking
Hours: Part-time role (24 hours per week with flexibility between the hours of 9am to 5pm)
Salary: £23,500 - £24,800 per annum pro rata, (actual part time salary £16,114 - £17,005 per annum) subject to experience and qualifications

The PA acts as the primary point of contact for the Archdeacon’s office and is responsible for providing diary management and the organisation of meetings, as well as providing full administration support to the duties undertaken by the Archdeacon’s office.

We are seeking someone: -

  1. To provide high quality support to the Archdeacon in preparation for key meetings and forums, including the collation of relevant documentation, creating agendas, preparing and distributing minutes, highlighting actions.
  2. To manage the Archdeacon’s calendar and appointments in an accurate and efficient manner
  3. To respond proactively to enquiries and queries addressed to the Archdeacon’s office

If you are: -

  • An experienced PA/Administrator at a senior level
  • Experienced in managing diaries and arranging meetings with multiple stakeholders
  • Competent in the use of Office 365, Microsoft Packages and Electronic Diary Systems  
  • A team player with a distinctive contribution to make

Then we would like to hear from you. 

For more information please see the job description, and to apply please complete the application form and declaration and return to

The closing date for applications is 16 October 2022
Interviews will take place on 31st October 2022 or 1st November 2022

Closing Date: 16/10/2022

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