Programme Administrator and Researcher (Intern)

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Westminster, London
Fixed Term Full Time
£10.55 per hour - LLW

The role of the Programme Administrator and Researcher will be to support the Renewal & Reform and the Setting God’s People Free programmes in the areas of research, project management, communications and event organisation. Renewal and Reform is a programme of work designed to enable the Church of England to become once again a growing church for all people and for all places. This is a paid internship.

The main responsibilities requirements are;

  • Assisting the Director of Renewal & Reform and the Programme Director for Setting God’s People Free with research relating to the work of these programmes.
  • Conduct research and develop case studies on examples of Renewal & Reform in practice and support the development of new internal communications or leads for the external communications team.
  • Support the Renewal & Reform Programme Office in the governance arrangements for Renewal & Reform and Setting God’s People Free, including booking meetings and rooms and supporting event management.
  • Attending Renewal & Reform Officers and Communications meetings, and assisting with the drafting of minutes.
  • Keep the Renewal & Reform webpages updated as needed under the leadership of the Renewal & Reform Project Manager.
  • Taking responsibility for routine administration relating to the work of Renewal & Reform.

Please see the attached job description for the full main responsibilities

The ideal candidate requirement for this role are;



  • Project and event management skills,
  • Good writing skills, including summarizing material from a range of sources and drafting clear papers and responses.
  • Time management skills, including ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • IT skills, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


  • Experience of basic administration
  • Familiarity with the Church of England

Personal Attributes:

  • Discretion in dealing with confidential matters and sensitive issues.
  • Professional, well organized and creative when appropriate.
  • Self-motivated and well organized, able to demonstrate initiative.



  • Experience of managing events
  • Experience of writing communications for a range of audiences

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