Manchester, Greater Manchester
£29,000 per year
Contract, Temporary, Fixed term until March 2023, Full-time
Job description

We are seeking a strategic and proactive individual with excellent communication skills and a proven track record of developing and delivering a wide range of church engagement initiatives. The Festival Manchester Lead will be responsible for initiating, coordinating and overseeing the work of Home for Good related to our partnership with Festival Manchester.

This work involves the development of Home for Good work into new areas with church communities, para-church organisations, charities and statutory agencies. This involves working with a wide range of church and commissioner stakeholders (e.g., local authorities; adoption agencies) to enable us to further the missional aim of Home for Good to find a home for every child who needs one through fostering, adoption and supported lodgings.

Festival Manchester is an initiative of the Message Trust, the Luis Palau Association and hundreds of local churches, businesses and organisations. It seeks to reach all aspects of society with the gospel of Jesus. Through its ‘Love Where U Live’ initiative, Festival Manchester is focussing on homelessness, the environment, social action, food poverty and, through its partnership with Home for Good, fostering and adoption. This will culminate in a region wide major festival in a park in Manchester in the summer of 2022.

This role will require regular travel throughout Greater Manchester, and occasional travel within the rest of the UK. When not out and about, the postholder will be based from home. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. We are seeking to ensure a diverse workforce and welcome applicants from ethnic minority groups.

At the heart of Home for Good’s team culture is our love for Jesus and passion for serving and supporting vulnerable children. The post-holder will be expected to model these core values and help shape team life. Therefore this post is subject to an Occupational Requirement that the postholder be a committed Christian under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

Please see the application pack for more information. The closing date for this role is 04th October 2021. To apply please submit a CV and covering letter, illustrating how you meet the requirements of the role.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter. The covering letter should illustrate how you meet the requirements of the role as specified in the job description and person specification. Please include 3 references, one of which should be from your current church leader and one from your current / most recent employer. Please also provide details of your current notice period if applicable and most recent salary.

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Refreshed on: 24 September 2021
Closed date: 04 October 2021
Tags: Christian

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