Church and Community Fundraising Manager
Scripture Union is a national Christian mission-movement whose aim is to use the Bible to inspire
children, young people and adults to know God. With the help of thousands of dedicated volunteers,
we lead a variety of projects, including work in schools, residential activity holidays, published
resources and community initiatives.
Scripture Union England & Wales (SU) is looking for an energetic and experienced fundraiser to actively expand SU’s relationship with local churches and church groups, for maximising both sales and gift incomes, and engaging them more fully into the life of the SU Movement.
Our Mission is to enable children, young people and families to become life-long followers of Jesus. That’s why we are seeking a committed Christian who is passionate about seeing Christians engage with the Bible, one who loves the church and can communicate SU’s vision and projects to church and denominational leaders in compelling and inspiring ways.
- Working within a stewardship of Time, Money and Prayer model, and in partnership with key staff across the SU Movement, the successful candidate will be able to build effective relationships with local churches through fundraising campaigns, appeals, supporter cultivation activities, and much more.
- What’s more, the Church and Community Fundraising Manager will be responsible for developing a range of International Ministry-themed appeals to support the wider mission work of the SU Movement.
- Educated to degree level or its equivalent, in Fundraising or Marketing, you will have at least three years experience in fundraising, preferably in a Christian charity setting.
This is an exciting time to join Scripture Union as we embark on a new stage of our ministry. This role will be critical in helping us to reach our ambitious, yet achievable, ministry goals.
Closing date: 18th January 2016
Interview date: TBC
This role will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service and has an occupational requirement to be filled by a committed Christian, active in church life. Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9 applies.
All applicants should be able to demonstrate commitment to the aims and beliefs of Scripture Union.