Events Administrator

£25,600 per annum
36 hours per week, including occasional evenings & weekends

The Churches Conservation Trust works with communities to look after 357 historic churches, over two million visitors annually and hundreds of events both private and public. These ancient, listed sites are among the most beautiful locations in England.

Without our care, these buildings might have disappeared entirely. Instead, they are enjoyed as social, tourism, educational and cultural resources, kept open, in use, and living once again in the heart of their communities.

Seventeen Nineteen – Holy Trinity is a Grade I* historic church that was regenerated by The Churches Conservation Trust in 2021 into a new use cultural and heritage events venue, with significant investment from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Launched in 2022 offering a stunning and unique setting where people can meet, discover and connect with themselves and others. An artistic outlet, educational wonderland, gig venue, break-out space and unconventional meeting place, that special occasion event space – Seventeen Nineteen is celebrating history while making way for new memories.

As the Events/Administration coordinator you will play a crucial role in supporting the growth of Seventeen Nineteen into a sustainable venue. Seventeen Nineteen aims to become a key arts and cultural venue for the city of Sunderland. The Events/Administration coordinator will support the Seventeen Nineteen team to bring this vision to a reality.

You’ll will work alongside a small but dedicated team at Seventeen Nineteen but also in collaboration with the wider national team, including our marketing and comms, fundraising, conservation, learning and by our large network of church supporters and stakeholders, so you do not need a background in historic building conservation or churches.

You can find out more about the Churches Conservation Trust at,

How To Apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please select the red 'Apply now' button to begin your application. You will be redirected to our online recruitment portal. You’ll be 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 Friday 30th June 2023.

A ‘Familiarisation Site Visit’ in location and interview will be held on Tuesday 11th July    2023 in Sunderland for shortlisted candidates. 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.

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].

Events Administrator