Jobs

Executive Assistant

37 hours per week  – Permanent

£25,000 per annum

Based at Bull House, Lewes and working from home

If you’ve ever marvelled at the mosaics at Fishbourne Roman Palace, lost yourself in our Museum  and Library in Lewes, or strolled through the gardens of Michelham Priory, you’ll understand why we’re so passionate about Sussex’s past.

At The Sussex Archaeological Society, we discover, conserve and share this with the world – through academic research, learning and outreach activities, and by welcoming visitors to our historic venues.

With a new CEO recently appointed the future is bright for our historical Society – the oldest in the UK – and we’re looking for an expert administrator to join us at the helm.

You’ll be the organisational backbone of the Society – making sure our CEO and Trustees have effective support and processes, so we can deliver the Society’s vision.

We are full of brilliant plans and bright ideas, but in need of expert guidance from an experienced admin professional.

You will support the CEO in managing their diary, organising meetings, and providing administrative support to the Society’s committee meetings.

To join our friendly and forward-looking team, you’ll need:

  • a strong understanding of the work of a CEO’s office
  • the ability to set up new admin processes and procedures
  • experience of preparing agendas and meeting minutes
  • the ability to prioritise tasks
  • a professional and personable approach to your work

If you’re looking for a new role where your work will make a difference – to our team, to our Society members, and to our visitors – then apply today.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form.

Completed application forms should be sent to HR@sussexpast.co.uk

Closing Date:       13th August 2021

Interviews:  week beginning 16th August 2021

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Weekend Café Supervisor

2 days per week – 9.30am-5.30pm (Summer), 9.30am – 4.30pm (Autumn/Winter) Fixed Term Seasonal: August – November

Hourly rate £9.41

We are looking for a Weekend Café Supervisor at the café at Fishbourne Roman Palace  welcoming and serving our visitors to this historic site.

In this role, we are looking for the ability to supervise staff, excellent customer service skills, good communication skills and the ability to operate our tills are essential.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form.

For an informal discussion please contact Melanie Marsh, Property Manager on 01243 785859

CV’s or completed application forms should be sent to HR@sussexpast.co.uk by the closing date.

Closing Date: Thursday 12th August 2021           

Interviews:  week beginning 16th August 2021

Sussex Archaeological Society is a registered charity and pursues a policy of equal opportunities. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds and all parts of the community. All applications are judged on merit.

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Cleaner – Casual

Hourly rate £8.91 (or relevant national minimum wage rate)

At Fishbourne Roman Palace, we are looking for a casual cleaner to help keep our historic site clean to a very high standard, during the hours of 7am-10am or 5pm-8pm.

In this role, you will need to sweep and mop floors, vacuum carpeted areas, dust and polish surfaces, empty bins, clean the toilets and kitchen areas.

We are looking for someone who is reliable, trustworthy, has a good understanding of health and safety and is able to clean our offices/building to a high standard.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form.

For an informal discussion please contact Melanie Marsh, Property Manager on 01243 785859

CV’s or completed application forms should be sent to HR@sussexpast.co.uk by the closing date.

Closing Date: 6th August 2021     

Interviews:  week beginning 9th August 2021

Sussex Archaeological Society is a registered charity and pursues a policy of equal opportunities. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds and all parts of the community. All applications are judged on merit.

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Café Assistants – Casual

Hourly rate £8.91 (or relevant national minimum wage rate)

At Fishbourne Roman Palace, we are looking for some casual Café Assistants to help serve visitors in our café at this historic site.

In this role, we are looking for excellent customer service skills, good communication skills and the ability to operate our tills.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form.

For an informal discussion please contact Melanie Marsh, Property Manager on 01243 785859

CV’s or completed application forms should be sent to HR@sussexpast.co.uk by the closing date.

Closing Date: 6th August 2021     

Interviews:  week beginning 9th August 2021

Sussex Archaeological Society is a registered charity and pursues a policy of equal opportunities. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds and all parts of the community. All applications are judged on merit.

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Learning Assistant

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Garden

30 hours per week (over 7 day rota)

Fixed-term to 30th November 2021

£20,000 per annum, pro rata

We have an exciting opportunity to work in our Learning Team at Fishbourne Roman Palace as a Learning Assistant. In this role, you will prepare and deliver high quality learning experiences to a wide range of schools and other groups through welcoming them to our site and leading a range of practical educational workshops. You will also need to prepare the workshop spaces, update our resources and maintain the equipment used in our educational sessions.

In this role, we are looking for someone with a degree in a relevant subject, excellent communication skills, a demonstrable interest in history, previous experience in a museum, heritage or education setting and experience of giving presentations to a wide variety of people.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please complete the Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form.

For an informal discussion please contact Melanie Marsh, Property Manager on 01243 785859

Completed application forms should be sent to HR@sussexpast.co.uk

Closing Date: 28th July 2021       

Interviews:  week beginning 2nd August 2021

Sussex Archaeological Society is a registered charity and pursues a policy of equal opportunities. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds and all parts of the community. All applications are judged on merit.

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Fishbourne Roman Palace has the following vacancy for volunteers:
We will be opening a second-hand bookshop in the start of our new season and are looking for volunteers to oversee the day to day running of the shop. Bookshop volunteer profile    For more information please email  Melanie Marsh  propertyfish@sussexpast.co.uk in the first instance.