Oxford, Oxfordshire
£37,510 to £40,135,
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


  • Permanent, full-time post
  • Based at CMS House, Oxford, with up to two days’ flexibility for home working (currently CMS employees are working from home following government guidance, and will continue to do so until the government advises office working)
  • Starting salary £37,510 to £40,135, depending on experience, with a generous pension contribution: up to 15 per cent employer contribution on annual salary
  • We particularly welcome applications from women and/or individuals from minority groups as they are currently underrepresented within our organisation at this level. All appointments are made on merit of skill, experience and potential as laid down in the job description and person specification.

Helping a brand new audience understand their place in God’s mission and what impact their support can have, the Direct Marketing Manager will be responsible for direct marketing, both online and offline, to individuals and churches in Britain. With responsibility for digital engagement, you will work closely with others to ensure we have an integrated, and properly resourced, approach to digital development. You’ll work closely with colleagues, particularly on the development and implementation of integrated campaigns.

The successful candidate be educated to degree level or equivalent, with significant experience of working in a marketing, direct marketing or digital fundraising, or marketing, environment. The ideal candidate will have proven people and project management experience and able to deliver income to budget, and will be relational, influential and a self-starter.

It is also a requirement for this post holder to be a committed and practising Christian, enthusiastic about the aims and values of CMS.

Further details can be found in the job description and person specification available to download below.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Midnight on Friday 21 January 2022

Interviews are planned for week commencing 7 February 2022 at CMS House, Oxford. Please check back here for any updates which will be posted week commencing 10 January.

To apply:

Please send your application form and CV via the Church Mission Society website.

CMS is committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a workforce that reflects at all grades the diverse communities that we serve.

Candidates for all UK roles must already be eligible to work in the UK, with a valid visa and work permit if required.

As a member of the Inter-agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme, CMS has committed to systematically check with previous employers from at least the last five years for any ‘SEAH’ (Sexual Exploitation, Abuse or Harassment) issues relating to all potential new hires.

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Refreshed on: 06 January 2022
Closed date: 21 January 2022
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing