£24,000 per annum – full-time, permanent

Michelham Priory is a beautiful Tudor country house, set in rural Sussex, which originated as an Augustinian Priory. Set in fabulous grounds and featuring a medieval gatehouse, ancient moat and working watermill, this is a popular and welcoming local tourist attraction & wedding venue and is well known for its wide range of events. The site is supported by a team of committed staff and volunteers.

In this role we are looking for someone to lead on facilities management for the site, which will include managing works undertaken under contract, managing our maintenance volunteers, developing the maintenance programme for the site and ensuring that the site is maintained to a high standard at all times. We are ideally seeking someone with previous experience of supervising a range of property management functions, preferably including historic buildings and a good understanding of health and safety legislation and how these are applied to operational site maintenance plus a good understanding of site security.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please find more details on the job description and complete the application form or for an informal discussion please contact Lindsay Lawrence, Property Manager on 01323 844224.

Completed application forms and Equalities Monitoring Form should be sent to

Closing Date: 5pm on 9th March 2021       
Interviews:  week beginning 15th March 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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