Liverpool, Merseyside
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Derby, Derby
£27,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Church Engagement Relationship Officer (Northern England)

Salary: £27,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent – 36.5 hours per week

Based: Home based in the North of England

Your relational skills and passion for our cause will inspire and engage churches and Christians in the UK to come together as beacons of light, love and hope.  By partnering with World Vision’s transformational mission, they will help bring the opportunity to enjoy life in all its fulness for the world’s most vulnerable children.

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

Are you passionate about changing the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children? This role involves inspiring churches and church leaders to be agents of change and to partner with World Vision to empower children and communities out of poverty for good. The Church Engagement Relationship Officer role holds responsibility for the number, quality and outcomes of partnerships within their church portfolio.

We’re looking for a relationship manager who can personally represent the Christian Values of World Vision. You will have effective interpersonal skills and strong emotional intelligence, you will be highly self-motivated, a self-starter with the ability to work using your own initiative as this is a homebased position. You will have solid experience in church leadership or building relationships in a charity environment. Ideally experience of the church environment with an established network within the Christian community. You will also need highly developed communications skills and a deep personal engagement and understanding of the Christian faith.

As an active Christian*, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 14th March 2020

Interview Dates: W/C 16th March (In the Merseyside area)

*Permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice can be found on our website.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 18 February 2020
Closed date: 14 March 2020
Tags: Christian, Communications, PR