Parish administrator - newark, St mary magdalene & st leonard’s Churches

We are seeking to appoint an administrator for our growing churches in Newark. As an organisation we aim to welcome new people into church and engage with the local community. We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled person to join our team with responsibility for administration and communication for the parish. The candidate must be supportive of the distinctive Christian ethos and vision of the churches and have relevant experience of administrative work.

This is a full time role (37.5 hours/week, part time may be available for the right person), working in the church office in Newark. Salary between £20,500 and £22,000 depending on experience. 

For more information and to apply, please contact Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday 27th October. Interviews to be held in the week commencing 4th November.

Please find below the job description for the role, available to download.

Applications should be made by submitting a CV, a covering letter and a piece of publicity which is detailed below. Please submit these 3 things by email to by 5pm on Monday 27th October. References will be requested if you are shortlisted.

Guidelines for submitting publicity:

As part of the application process we would like you to submit a piece of publicity for an imaginary event taking place in church. We would like you to specifically use a web application called canva ( to create a social media post and share a link to your design with us. This is to help us assess your ability to work with a programme you may not have worked with before and your ability to design publicity for good communication. These will be important parts of the job.

Details of the imaginary event: Title - Create Hope, event - an event with arts and crafts and music exploring the theme of hope, suitable for families with young children. Time - 10-12:30, Saturday 2nd November. Location - St Mary Magdalene Church.