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Administration Officer
Cathedral Music Trust

Job Description

Cathedral Music Trust is looking for a friendly and efficient Administration Officer, to play a key role in ensuring the smooth running of the charity.

About us

Cathedral Music Trust (CMT) is a charity which supports and promotes sacred choral music. We do this by campaigning on behalf of cathedral music and musicians, giving grants to cathedral choirs and choristers in need, and encouraging the pursuit of excellence in choral and organ music. The Trust is a newly formed charity, incorporating the Friends of Cathedral Music and the Diamond Fund for Choristers. It has ambitious plans to invigorate and expand its operations as the leading source of support for cathedral music through advocacy, education and grant-giving. It is especially committed to enabling children from a diverse range of backgrounds to experience the many benefits that come from being a chorister. 

About the job

Permanent, part time position.

28 hours per week, working from home.

Salary £18,750 per annum - this is pro rata the full time equivalent salary of £25,000 pa

You will support the Operations Director, to whom you will report, to ensure the efficient and effective running of the charity. Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Providing the first point of contact for volunteers and supporters, and handling emails and correspondence
  • Maintaining contact and communication lists and ensuring GDPR compliance
  • Maintaining and managing the organisation’s database (CRM), including processing membership data and keeping membership and donor records accurate and up to date
  • Managing applications for grants, processing and administering grants, and monitoring performance
  • Maintaining logical, ordered and up to date digital file architecture
  • Assisting with activities and events, including booking rooms and catering for meetings and events
  • Assisting the work of the Development Director

About you

You are self-motivated, proactive and efficient, with outstanding organisational and time management skills and a high standard of written English. You have demonstrable experience of managing processes and administrative tasks in a virtual office. You have a proven ability to provide excellent customer service and are used to dealing with volunteers. You have strong IT skills and experience of customer relationship management systems for non-profits. You have experience of arts administration and/or an interest in choral music.

More information

A job description and person specification is available below. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their background.

In order to apply, please email us your CV, covering letter and names and contact details of two referees. In your letter, please explain how your skills and experience match the job description and person specification, why you would like to join us, and any other relevant details in support of your application.

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