STAFF VACANCY: Finance and Administration Officer

We are looking for a new Finance and Administration Officer

Job description:

Responsible to: Centre Manager

Hours: 28 hours per week – flexible for the right candidate

Place of work: Ropetackle Arts Centre / Home Working

Salary: £20,000 to £24,000 pro-rata depending on hours and experience

Holidays: 21 days per annum plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

Main purpose of role:

An exciting opportunity to play a key role in Adur’s vibrant, award-winning arts venue. This role combines the job of bookkeeping and finance duties with general admin to assist with the smooth running of Ropetackle Arts Centre and its office. The balance between each aspect will depend on the time of the accounting cycle, and the demands of the business. The post-holder will be expected to work flexibly and without supervision. Prioritising tasks and being responsive to team members will be crucial.

Main responsibilities:

Note: Job description may be amended and adapted to account for changing circumstances.

Person specification:



Note: Job description may be amended and adapted to account for changing circumstances.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of this role to:

The closing date for applications is: Thursday 25 February 2021

  •   A great local venue, always something on that appeals to all people. Lovely to have a local arts venue and not to have to go to Brighton

  •   Have been to several shows at Ropetackle Arts Centre. Plenty of variety for all tastes. It is great that you can sit in the comfort of a table and chair... read more

  •   Just returned from our first visit to this place to see a band. The refreshment prices were good for a venue, half the price of places like the o2 or... read more

    Marc H
  •   We have been to the panto at the Ropetackle several times and this year it was as good, if not better than ever. It had all the ingredients we... read more

  •   Recently saw the South Coast Soul Review at Ropetackle and enjoyed a really good live band. Always a nice atmosphere and you can enjoy a drink inside the performance... read more

    Josie C
  •   First visit from Southampton to the Ropetackle for a Jon Boden concert. We had a excellent experience considering covid.

  •   Recently moved to Shoreham, and it’s lovely to have an arts centre. There are lots of activities and the cafe provides a friendly central hub. We have attended several... read more

  •   Attracts great diverse acts from nostalgic 1970s acts to new local talent as well as great comedy. Bar and informal restaurant there as well with good ale and appetising home... read more

  •   Fabulous friendly award winning venue run almost entirely by volunteers. Films.,bands, recitals talks you name it you can experience it here. Lovely cafe and bar and fab staff.

  •   Another great Sunday Jazz , just love the place, great place To go Sunday jazz is just a delight once a month