Conservation Projects Manager, South East

£33,927 per annum
36 hours net per week
Home based - South East

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, energetic and motivated Conservation Projects Manager has arisen to join the Trust and play a key role in the care and conservation of 127 outstanding churches in the South East of England.

The Churches Conservation Trust is the national charity protecting historic churches at risk, ensuring they are enjoyed as social, tourism, educational and cultural resources, kept open, in use, and living once again in the heart of their communities.

As a key member of the national conservation team, you will work with national and regional colleagues, volunteers, local partners and stakeholders to develop and manage a range of holistic, conservation and new use projects, from inception to completion, and providing professional advice and support to community led initiatives.  You will lead on all capital, conservation and maintenance, programmes in the region.

The successful candidate will have a relevant professional qualification or be educated to degree level in an associated discipline. You will have experience in the field of historic building repair or specialist knowledge of conservation. As you’ll be working in our churches across the South East of England, but not exclusively, it is essential you have a full driving licence.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please select ‘Apply Now’ to begin your application.  You’ll be redirected to our recruitment portal and asked to submit a CV and a short supporting statement (max 2 sides A4) outlining how you fulfil the person specification for this post.


Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our recruitment portal will be considered.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Monday 22 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on Friday 9 September 2022 in our National Office, London. Please note that the interview dates have been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview.

We are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We are not a licenced sponsor at this time. Any offer of employment will be made subject to valid right to work in the UK being provided.

If you have any queries about this role, or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please email [email protected].

Conservation Projects Manager, South East - Job description