NOW CLOSED We are recruiting an Alliance Administrative and Project Support Officer

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Working pattern: 17.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE) – to be agreed with successful candidate
Salary: £25,119 – £26,421 pro rata – plus 6% employers pension contribution
Annual Leave: 28 days per year plus Bank Holidays pro rata
Contract duration: 12 months fixed contract
Location: Hybrid working – at home, the ESCV office in Eastbourne, with regular travel across East Sussex to Alliance member meetings and offices.

The East Sussex VCSE Alliance is a group of 21 VCSE organisations working together to improve services and outcomes for local people and to demonstrate the value, expertise and insight of the VCSE sector to our statutory partners.

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) hosts the Alliance – on its behalf ESCV are recruiting an Administrative and Project Support Officer; this role will provide administrative and project support to the Alliance central team, (Alliance Chair, Vice Chair, Host and Development Officer) and wider membership, to enable the Alliance to deliver on its key priorities and work plans.

We are seeking an organised individual with excellent administrative and project support skills, with an eye for detail and a ‘can do’ attitude. You will enjoy interacting with a wide number of people in multiple organisations, in both the public and VCSE sector. As such, the workload will be varied, responsive and reflective of a changing environment.

This role will build on the Alliance’s growing reputation of speaking as one voice to influence and promote the importance of the VCSE sector and to increase our influence and trust amongst our partners.

The postholder will work with the Alliance Development Officer to support Alliance members deliver on their agreed strategic priorities for the benefit of the people, communities and wider voluntary sector of East Sussex.

For more information about the Alliance, its members and key priorities for 2023/24 please visit

“East Sussex Community Voice is an Equal Opportunities and Diversity employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.”

How to apply:

For an application pack, please visit and download the Job Description and Person Specification.
Applications are by CV and personal statement (maximum of 2 sides A4).

In the personal statement please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification to tell us about any relevant skills and experience and why you are applying for the role.

Please send your completed application to Anna McCollin-Moore ( with the email subject:
‘Confidential – Alliance Administrative and Project Support Officer application’.

Hard copies can be posted to Anna McCollin-Moore at the address below.
Please mark the envelope with ‘Confidential – Alliance Administrative and Project Support Officer application’.

Once submitted, applications will be acknowledged, however, in the interests of economy an acknowledgement will only be sent to postal applications if you supply a stamped addressed envelope.

Deadline for applications: Midnight on 21st January 2024. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close applications early.

Interview date: Week beginning 5th February, date TBC. To be held in-person at the ESCV offices in Eastbourne.

Further information about the Alliance Administrative and Project Support Officer role

For an informal conversation about this role please contact:

The Alliance Development Officer, Anna McCollin-Moore

East Sussex Community Voice
Greencoat House
32 St Leonards Road
East Sussex
BN21 3UT

07983 855324

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