Job Title

Personal Assistant

  • Position:
  • Salary: £20245 - £20245
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  • Job ID: 04285
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Job Description


PA to the Archdeacons of Dorset and Sherborne

To provide administrative support to the Archdeacons of Dorset and Sherborne; to work with the Senior Administrative Secretary to the Bishop of Sherborne to ensure the smooth running of the Sherborne Office.

Duties to include; diary management, minute taking, office management, general office duties including updating internal systems and reports, co-ordinating reviews and conferences, venue organisation, supporting with audits and visitors and general administration.

Person Specification

  • Good general standard of education
  • Demonstrable experience of providing secretarial and administrative support for senior staff
  • Previous administrative experience of managing a varied and complex workload
  • Previous administrative experience of record keeping and good organisation
  • Experience of managing and organising events
  • Fully competent with Microsoft Office Package including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience of working with data management systems
  • Familiarity in working in a virtual environment using software such as Microsoft 365 and TEAMS, SharePoint, Zoom, webex, Skype etc
  • Adaptable and willing to understand the role of the Archdeacons and respond to their busy workloads
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to communicate well to a wide range of people from all walks of life
  • Be prepared to travel in the diocese (mainly Dorset and Salisbury) on occasion

Please note that the above duties are only a summary of responsibilities. A comprehensive job description is available on request.

This is a full time permanent role based in Blandford Forum. Due to location, all applicants must have their own vehicle.

Salary £20,245


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