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Events Assistant and Administrator

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £18,880 - £19,850 p.a. depending on depth and variety of experience
Closing date: Friday 31 January

Based at our Eastbourne office, Sovereign Harbour

Interviews expected w/c 12 February

St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices: St Barnabas House adult hospice in Worthing and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice near Arundel in Sussex.

  • Are you looking to start a career in Events or Fundraising?
  • Are you looking for a busy and varied role?
  • Do you want to develop your skills and experience?
  • Would you like to be part of passionate and successful team?
  • Then we have just the job for you!  

As Events Assistant and Administrator you will have a role at the heart of the charities and will deliver excellent donor care, putting our supporters at the heart of everything we do. Working with our Challenge Fundraiser on our large and varied running programme and Skydives; tasks will involve administrative support; day-to-day liaison with our running supporters, promoting our charities and fundraising activity; marketing; database administration; event support and volunteer management.

The role is based at our Eastbourne office in Sovereign Harbour, however you will also be required to travel within the Sussex area and visit our office in Worthing West Sussex.

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Are brilliantly organised
  • Have excellent admin and computer skills with attention to detail
  • Enjoy being part of a passionate and successful team
  • Have great communication skills and are happy to chat on the phone and via social media
  • Have lots of energy, enjoy helping others and have a can-do attitude
  • Are willing to go the extra mile

If having a rewarding and fulfilling career is top of your requirements along with working as part of a great team and making a difference to people’s lives, then this job is for you.  For an informal chat about the role please contact Andrew Battley on 01903 706352.

The role requires some flexibility to work evenings and weekends and you must have a full clean driving licence.

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.