Executive Administration Officer

  • Location: Woods Mill, near Henfield, West Sussex (initial temporary period of home working due to office closure during the Covid-19 pandemic)
  • Salary: £ 23,848 per annum pro-rata
  • Contract Type: Fixed term until 31 March 2022
  • Hours: Part time 14-21 hours per week including occasional weekends and evenings.
  • Closing Date: 9am Monday 8 June 2020
  • Interview Date: Thursday 18 June 2020 (virtual meeting)  

Sussex Wildlife Trust is seeking an experienced Executive Administrator to join the team at Woods Mill in West Sussex. This role is temporarily home-based until the Trust’s offices re-open following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sussex Wildlife Trust

Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast.  By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places.  Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.

The Role

The Executive Administrator will join the CEO Office team and undertake a number of administrative duties such as setting up and maintaining administrative systems within a wide range of areas, diary management, coordinating office activities, facilitating meetings, producing accurate meeting records and organising events.

The Person

Demonstrating excellent organisational skills and exceptional attention to detail, you will have experience of creating systems to increase organisational efficiency. You will be highly proficient in Microsoft programmes including Excel and Word. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are vital in this role, as is the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You will be able to think on your feet and to find your own solutions to issues you find.

Occasionally, you will be required to work evenings and weekends, for example taking minutes at meetings and assisting with events.