Regional Giving Advisor (South)
The National Church Institutions (NCIs) are national administrative bodies that work together to support the mission and ministry of the Church of England. Their activities are hugely varied, ranging from management of a multi-billion-pound investment fund, to a grant-giving charity, a housing service for retired clergy and the administration of four multi-employer pension schemes.
Voluntary Income in The Church of England is over £800M a year, and funds 75% of the cost of parish ministry. The Church of England National Giving Strategy 2020-2024 has invested over £7.5M in enabling giving and encouraging generosity within its churches. Giving is one of the top 5 priorities for the Archbishops’ Council and the Church of England continues to invest in the National Giving Strategy and Team to encourage giving within its churches.
The National Giving Team, work alongside Dioceses to maintain growth in annual voluntary income by investing in national resource, emerging technologies, and exploring alternative funding streams and income generation initiatives.
As Regional Giving Advisor, you will work in the National Giving Team to support the network of Diocesan Giving Advisors in the South. You will share your knowledge and insight to help churches enable giving and grow generosity.
You will support the adoption of good practice in churches and dioceses through project management, delivering key projects such as the Giving Advisor Fund, Cornerstone, Digital Giving, the Contactless Device roll out as well as a range of new projects and giving initiatives. The post holder will work collaboratively within the Giving Team, and colleagues in the wider directorate.
You will need to have experience of giving in the church and providing strategic advice to senior Managers and key stakeholders. An excellent facilitator and communicator, you will externally represent the Church of England on all giving issues.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 6 December 2023 (midnight).
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 13 December 2023.
The Church of England is for everyone, and we want to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole country. Therefore, while of course we welcome all applications from interested and suitably experienced people, we would particularly welcome applicants from UK Minority Ethnic Backgrounds and other under-represented groups.
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