JOB TITLE: Administration & Communications Officer

RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Resources (Cathedral Administrator)

KEY INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS: Canon Liturgist, Office Manager, Comms & Events Manager,

JOB PURPOSE: To provide Administrative, Liturgical and Communications support to the Senior Cathedral team. This is a key role in ensuring the day to day work of the Cathedral runs smoothly and involves working closely with all members of the Cathedral team.

SALARY: £18,500 per annum

HOURS: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Main responsibilities

The Admin & Comms Officer has a wide range of duties. These include, but are not limited to:

 Support the Canon Liturgist in preparation for regular and special services in the production of printed material.

 Planning and scheduling for the production and printing of regular and one-off liturgies.

 A point of contact for external enquiries to Cathedral Office team, and for the Cathedral congregation

 Maintenance of the Cathedral’s database and records.

 Actively engage with and support the general organisation and administrative operation of the Cathedral Office Team.

 Support the Communications Manager in delivering internal communications; service booklets, weekly Cathedral notices, Cathedral Bulletins

 Support the Communications Manager in External Communications including updating of web site and social media.

 Administrative support for Director of Resources, and other senior staff as required.

 Deputising for colleagues during absence.

Person Spec:

 IT competent and confident; using MS Office, and happy to learn and use the Cathedral database

 Confident in using Social Media and updating the Cathedral website

 Literate and confident in proof reading

 Knowledge of the Liturgical Calendar and Anglican rhythm of worship would be a significant advantage

 Ability to read music would also be an advantage

 A capable and polite communicator, who can easily establish good working relationships both internally and externally.

 Ability to work in a timely and organised fashion to agreed deadlines

 Empathy with the ethos of the Church of England

Please submit your CV and the attached form by Thursday 23rd March, 2017 to anna.pitt@birminghamcathedral.com

Application Form

Cathedral Choir Vacancies

Lay Clerks - ALTO(m/f) & TENOR, range £4,360 to £6,541 p a

Choral Scholarships - see below

Canon Marcus Huxley, the director of music, is always pleased to hear of people interested in joining any of the Cathedrals choirs.

Please email music@birminghamcathedral.com or call Canon Marcus Huxley, Director of Music, on 0121 262 1846.

If you would like to apply for a paid position, please send your CV and the relevant application form. More information about the choir is available here.

Application form for lay clerk or choral scholar

Application form for lay clerk or choral scholar with choir chaperone duties

Code of conduct for choir adults