Jobs

Volunteer Secretary to the Council of Trustees.

The Council of Trustees are looking for a trustworthy, assertive and enthusiastic volunteer to play a crucial role in the development of effective governance for the Sussex Archaeological Society.

Duties will involve liaising with the Chair of the trustees to plan council meetings. Collate agendas and draft meeting minutes. Support the Council of Trustees by assisting the Chair to manage the progress on agreed actions from council meetings and assisting in the management of governance administration for the Society.

Applications are welcome from volunteers with minute taking and governance experience.

It is anticipated that the role will require 2-3 hours work per week to be worked flexibly from home and by attending meetings.

For further information please click here for a full job description.

To apply, please send a cover letter/email and a copy of your CV to personnel@sussexpast.co.uk.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15th June 2018

Interviews will be held at Bull House in late June/early July on a date to be confirmed.

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Operations Manager – Buildings & Sites, Sussex Archaeological Society

We are looking for a dynamic operations professional to help us with our buildings operations and services. The post is offered for 18 months, starting in June/July 2018.

The post is Full –Time (A flexible working pattern will be considered). The salary for the post is £32,000, plus 30 days AL (incl. BH) + Benefits.

The post reports directly to the Chief Executive of the Society and sits within the senior management team. The post holder will work alongside our Property Managers and operational staff.  This is a newly created role To help provide  day to day  management and project support  for the major physical operational processes undertaken across the Sussex Archaeological Society.

Among other duties, the post holder will be expected to develop and implement a set of comprehensive operational and maintenance plans for the Society’s historic properties and archaeological sites and to train and upskill existing operational and property staff.

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious team player to join a unique and friendly organisation.

For further information please ‘click here’ for a full job description.

To apply, please complete our ‘SAS Application Form’ 2018 and return it via e-mail, along with your CV to personnel@sussexpast.co.uk.

Closing date for applications  –  Friday 25th May 2018.

Date of Interview – Monday 4th June 2018.

Interviews will be held at Bull House, Lewes.

This post has been generously funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund under the Resilient Heritage Programme.

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Fundraising Officer, Sussex Archaeological Society

We are looking for a dynamic fundraising professional to help us promote our organization to individuals and bodies who will want to help invest in our museums, our learning and our community and research activities. The post is offered for 18 months starting in June/July 2018.

The post is Full –Time (A flexible working pattern will be considered). The salary for the post is £30,000, plus 30 days AL (incl. BH) + Benefits.

The post reports directly to the Chief Executive of the Society and sits within the senior management team. The post holder will work alongside our museums, commercial, research, fundraising and membership staff and the post holder will also have to develop and support a fundraising group of trustees and co-opted members.

The right candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the needs of the charitable sector, have strong skills in using social media and online fundraising as well as effective use and knowledge of developing and using databases for fundraising purposes. Although the role is primarily focused on non-grant aided fundraising initiatives you will be required to help support the development of grant funded projects, so experience in this area will be strongly welcomed.

For further information please ‘click here’ for a full job description.

To apply, please complete our ‘SAS Application Form’ 2018 and return it via e-mail, along with your CV to personnel@sussexpast.co.uk.

Closing date for applications  –  Friday 25th May 2018.

Date of Interview – Wednesday 6th June 2018.

Interviews will be held at Bull House, Lewes.

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Cafe Assistants – Michelham Priory

We are recruiting for 5 enthusiastic Café Assistants to work flexible hours as part of our friendly café team at Michelham Priory in Upper Dicker near Hailsham.

You will need to be hard working and enjoy working with the public and as part of a team. On- site training will be provided. Own transport is required due to Michelham Priory’s rural location in Upper Dicker. Weekdays and weekend work available

For more information and to apply please contact Neil Bennett on 01323 844224 or email catering@sussexpast.co.uk.


Catering Assistant – Michelham Priory

We are looking to recruit a Catering Assistant to help with our busy wedding and events programme at Michelham Priory in Upper Dicker near Hailsham.

You will need to be available to work from April weekends and flexible hours in the week. The right candidate will preferably have some catering experience.

On- site training will be provided. Own transport is required due to Michelham Priory’s rural location in Upper Dicker.

For more information and to apply please contact Neil Bennett on 01323 844224 or email catering@sussexpast.co.uk


Wedding and Event Supervisor Michelham Priory – casual hours 

We are recruiting for a fabulous wedding and event supervisor on a casual hour contracts to lead our wonderful weddings and events this year at our beautiful venue Michelham Priory in Upper Dicker near Hailsham.

The right candidate will have experience in the events industry, be highly organised, extremely motivated and energetic with excellent team leading skills and a passion for all things weddings and events. You will need to be hardworking, proactive, a great people person and able to take control of any situation.

Access to your own transport will be required for Michelham Priory due to its rural location in Upper Dicker. The work will normally be at weekends and can run into the night.

To apply please complete our application form SAS-Application-Form-2017 and email it, to Hannah at weddingslewes@sussexpast.co.uk.

The full job description for the role is available here Weddings and Events Supervisor JD – Michelham Priory

If you would like more information please email Hannah at the above address or call the weddings mobile 07546918711.

Training will be provided.

Starting at £8.00 per hour. 


Weddings & Events Assistants – Michelham Priory – casual hours 

We are recruiting for amazing people on casual hour contracts for wedding and event work over the late spring to autumn period at our beautiful venue Michelham Priory.

We are looking for highly organised, motivated and energetic Weddings and Events Assistants to help us deliver weddings and events over the summer at Michelham Priory. The right candidates will have excellent communication skills, an interest in weddings and events and ideally some experience in events and/or customer services. They will be proactive, hardworking and a great team player with a flexible approach.

Access to your own transport will be required for Michelham Priory due to its rural location in Upper Dicker. The work will normally be at weekends and can run into the night.

To apply please complete our application form SAS-Application-Form-2017 and email it to Hannah at weddingslewes@sussexpast.co.uk.

A full job description is available here Weddings and Events Assistant JD.

If you would like more information please email Hannah at the above address or call the weddings mobile 07546918711.

Starting at £7.05 per hour


Museum Assistant, Fishbourne Roman Palace – casual hours 

We are looking for a reliable, friendly and enthusiastic person to join our team of Museum Assistants at Fishbourne Roman Palace.  The successful candidate will be a quick learner with excellent customer service skills. 

This is a casual role to cover morning or afternoon shifts on weekdays and/or weekends, so flexibility will be an advantage.

Minimum wage rates apply.

For more details see the job description Museum assistant FRP – casual.
To apply please complete an application form SAS-Application-Form-2017 and email it to adminfish@sussexpast.co.uk

Closing date: Sunday 27th May
Interviews : Tuesday 5th June


If you are interested in volunteering at the Anne of Cleves House Cafe in Lewes please contact us on personnel@sussexpast.co.uk or cafelewes@sussexpast.co.uk. Alternatively you can pop in at the cafe!