Trinity Church In Snow By Onne van der Wal

Trinity Church, an historic Episcopal congregation in the heart of downtown Newport, is looking for a skilled Administrative Assistant to join our church staff. With well over three hundred years of history in this place, we are a well-established organization and, by the grace of God, are currently experiencing rapid growth in programs and membership. Are you ready to jump into a fast-paced environment that requires independent action as well as collaboration? Are you looking for a position that will challenge you? Can you maintain a professional demeanor and still have fun at work? If your answer is yes, we want you!

The Ideal Candidate Will:
• Be mature, professional, upbeat, energetic, and extremely organized.
• Have experience handling confidential information.
• Be able to effectively interface with other staff, volunteers, parishioners, visitors, and vendors.
• Thrive in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment.
• Know how to handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy, maintaining positive working relationships with all internal and external contacts.
• Be able to prioritize assignments and, when necessary, multi-task.
• Approach his/her work with a sense of ownership and personal initiative.
• Have some knowledge of or experience with the liturgy and traditions of the Episcopal Church and/or other Christian denominations.

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10am – 2pm

Submit cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here -

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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