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The Parish of Christchurch. Christchurch Priory, St George at Jumpers, St John at Purewell

Job Vacancies

Last updated Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

Chief Operations Administrator

The PCC of Christchurch, Dorset, is seeking to appoint a Chief Operations Administrator to join the leadership team. This is a senior, full-time, permanent post. Salary £30-£33k plus contributory pension

With three churches – Christchurch Priory, St George’s and St John’s – and many outreach and cultural activities, this is a busy, diverse parish with a long history and a promising future. The Priory dates back to the 11th century, is Grade 1 listed and in the Major Churches Network. Among other things, the successful applicant will:

·       Manage and have oversight of day-to-day activities across the general administration, operations and front-line functions of the parish, including its three churches

·       With the Vicar, lead in strategic planning and directing operations/projects

·       Liaise closely with the Finance Administrator

·       Have an awareness of how faith communities work and be in harmony with our values

If you are a forward thinking, proactive administrator with experience of a leadership role in a challenging environment, we would like to hear from you. For a confidential conversation with the vicar, please contact 01202 800888.

Role description and application form are available by emailing

Closing date: 28 February 2021. (No agencies please)