London, Greater London (Hybrid)
c£50,000 per year (pro rata ie c£30,000 pa)
Contract, Annually reviewable, Part-time
Job description


Executive Director

The organisation

Single Friendly Church is a growing organisation, just over seven years old, which helps churches to welcome, value and include single people at every age and stage.  It exists to emphasise the positive contribution and identity of single people in churches across the UK.  We are looking for a new Executive Director to lead the existing part time team which currently includes a Campaign Manager, a Church Network Co-ordinator and Social Media Manager.  The Founder is also actively involved.  This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in an emerging organisation. 


The role

  • Setting the objectives and direction for the organisation
  • Managing the team (ie annual appraisals, one-to-one meetings, setting targets)
  • Working with the Directors and in due course the Trustees
  • Reviewing the strategy of the organisation post-pandemic
  • Building networks with churches, Christian groups, key influencers
  • Delivering webinars and presenting at speaking engagements
  • Managing attendance at festivals and exhibitions
  • Keeping aware of issues around singleness and relevant Christian issues 
  • Reporting impact and developing organisational targets
  • Represent SFC in sector groups and networks
  • Manage governance as SFC converts from a CIC to a CIO
  • Manage SFC board meetings and produce necessary documentation
  • Oversee budgeting and finance functions
  • Identify and develop income streams as the organisation grows


This is just a list of tasks, however,  we really want someone who has the energy and drive to make a real impact and inspires others both inside and outside the team – could this be you?



  • Some experience of leading an organisation or campaign
  • Either worked in a Christian organisation or strong understanding of Christian culture
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Christian networks 
  • Good experience and enjoys working and inspiring a small team
  • PR and fundraising experience would be desirable



Currently looking at 3 days per week on freelance basis on equivalent of c£50,000 p.a. (Ie c £30,000 p.a.)

The office based in central London, whilst the role is offered as hybrid working, it is expected that the successful candidate would be in the office one day a week. 


Application procedure

Current CV and letter addressing the job role and how you would demonstrate that you are the right person for this role (up to two pages). 


Unfortunately we are unable to support general enquires this role prior prior to application but we look forward to reviewing your application.  All applications will be acknowledged. 


Closing date for applications is Thursday 28 April, 2022.   Interviews will take place week of Monday 9 May, 2022



Application Instructions

Current CV and letter addressing the job role and how you would demonstrate that you are the right person for this role (up to two pages)

More about Single Friendly Church

Single Friendly Church wants to see all churches become places where single people feel welcomed, valued and included. We were formed as a resu... Read more

Posted on: 29 March 2022
Closed date: 28 April 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Christian, Senior Management

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