Swamp Circus Trust is a charity focused on using circus skills to improve the lives of children, young people and adults. Our highly experienced entertainers deliver outstanding performances, alongside team building workshops, channelling profits into our educational project Circo Kernow. As part of this project we run subsidised after-school clubs to improve health and well-being in the local community. We are specialists in dance, acrobatics, aerial, fire, glow, comedy, mime productions.

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen to work within Swamp Circus Trust for an administrator; including event co-ordination and HR work.

Including, but not limited to:

Answering phone calls and managing enquiries

Contracting and liaising with clients and artists for bookings

Maintaining office and filing

Budget management



Social Media

Venue Hire

Arrange meetings and minute taking

Human Resources

Stock management

Sales invoice processing

Managing petty cash

Person Specification


  • Experience working with events co-ordination
  • 2 years working within an office environment
  • Minimum NVQ3 in Business and Office Administration or equivalent
  • Experience with MS Office (particularly Word and Excel)
  • Basic book-keeping knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, innovatively and efficiently
  • Desirable:

  • Tier 2 Safeguarding
  • Own transport
  • Additional information

  • A DBS check will be required
  • Additional accreditations will need to be taken if you do not already have these in place
  • Occasionally includes unsociable working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • 30 hours per week
  • The post will be based at our office in Penryn, Cornwall
  • Mileage allowance paid at 45p per mile
  • Annual salary £15,600

    To apply email CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Final application date: Monday 3 July 2017

    Registered charity 1129011