NOW CLOSED: We are recruiting a Business Support Officer

Business Support Officer Job Advertising

Working pattern: part time – 28hrs a week

Salary: £28,815 – £30,973 pro rata dependant on experience. (Actual salary £22,572 – £24,778)

Annual Leave: 26 days (pro rata), plus bank holidays

Contract duration: Permanent

Location: Based at the ESCV office in Eastbourne 

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) are seeking a dynamic Business Support Officer to join our energetic team and support the smooth day-to-day operation of our organisation.

The Business Support Officer is responsible for providing high-level executive assistance to the Chief Executive and management team, as well as managing tasks essential for the organisation’s corporate governance.

This role requires a proactive and detail-oriented individual who can oversee and undertake multiple responsibilities, lead delivery of essential functions, and work collaboratively with people internally and externally to ensure ESCV operates effectively. 

The purpose of this role is to maximise the effectiveness of ESCV’s management by:

  • Providing high quality and proactive strategic support to the Chief Executive and Management Team.
  • Delivering governance support to the ESCV Board and its sub-committees.
  • Overseeing corporate workflows and administrative processes, ensuring compliance and best practice in key areas, including HR, finance, contracting, premises and data protection.
  • Managing or participating in programmes or projects as delegated by the Chief Executive and Management Team.
  • Acting on their own initiative to support the organisations goals.

“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/Person Specification.

Applications are by CV and personal statement (maximum of 500 words only). In the personal statement please refer to the Job description & 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 with the email subject: ‘Confidential – Application – Business Support Officer ESCV’.

Hard copies can be posted to ESCV, Barbican Suite, Greencoat House, 32 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne, BN21 3UT at the address below. Please mark the envelope with ‘Confidential – Application – Business Support Officer ESCV

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 Sunday 7th April 2024, we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and reserve the right to close applications early.

Interview date: Interviews will be held w/c 15th April 2024 at our offices in Eastbourne

Contact Us:

For further information or queries please contact:

01323 403 590

Further information

For further information or queries please contact:

Alexandra Hawkins ( ) or 01323 403590

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

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