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District Digital Enabler

£35,000 - £39,000 per year
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District Digital Enabler – Job Description

Responsible to: The lay employee will be employed by the Northampton Methodist District and will be under the supervision of the District Mission Team Leader.

Purpose and objectives: To vision and enable the Circuits of worshipping communities across the District engage in the Mission online.

We’re looking for a creative digital communicator who will enable Digital mission across the District.

This role is perfect for someone with passion for digital evangelism, discipleship and Christian community. It will give the successful candidate the opportunity to work within a team to encourage the Circuits and churches within the Northampton Methodist District to engage in the Mission of God Online.

In partnership with the District Mission Team, develop digital resources for the District’s New Places For New People-FEAST (friends exploring and sharing together)

Be at the forefront in Developing a digital resources suite tailored to the priorities of the Mission Development Plan to aid the Circuits and Churches in their mission.

To assist Circuits and worshipping communities with their missional strategy in upskilling and training digital leaders across the District.

Provide crucial theological understanding of how the people called Methodists can form an online church

 Lead the social media across the District’s social platforms- Planning, curating, and scheduling regular content for all social media channels.

Develop best practices for digital safeguarding online in partnership with the District safeguarding team

Collaborate with the District Chair and wider staff team and ensure the website is maintained and used to resource the stakeholders that visit

Monitor all social media channels to ensure comments, complaints, and queries are dealt with appropriately and in good time, identifying issues that need response or escalation.

 Identify digital opportunities (such as campaigns, events, and social trends) that local churches can use

 Provide digital support for online and onsite events e.g., Synod and ReNew events.

 Produce regular social media analytics and insights, including identifying trends from social media feedback, sharing results with key stakeholders, and using findings to inform future activity.

Contribute to mission team project planning and idea formation and speak into the broader digital connextional work where appropriate. 

Appointment: Full time – 35 hours per week Mondays to Fridays, with occasional evening and weekend meetings.

Remuneration- £35,000-39,000 (depending on experience) per year (Laptop and relevant equipment to perform role will be provided).  Authorised expenses  when required for the role as approved by the line manager.

For ministers of the Methodist Church in Britain full ministry benefits will be provided.

Work Base: Home based, with some time expected at the District office for quarterly staff meetings. Also expected travel for key events in the District and work with Churches and Circuits where appropriate


Will work closely with the Chair of District, District Mission Team Leader, the District office manager and relevant members of the Mission Team

Other key relationships will be with lead District officers, and Circuit Superintendents.

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Line managed by: The District Mission Team Leader  

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Posted on: 10 November 2023
Closed date: 01 December 2023 at 17:00
Job ref: MF/LJ
Tags: Digital

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