World Vision UK
Milton Keynes
£30,763 per annum + good range of benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Events Project Manager (Church Engagement)

Salary: £30,763 per annum + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed Term 12-month contract – 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes

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 the co-ordination and delivery of World Vision’s new initiative called Chosen at churches throughout the UK. We’re looking for a highly motivated individual with exceptional organisational and time management skills with a real eye for detail. You will have effective interpersonal skills and strong emotional intelligence, a self-starter with the ability to work using your own initiative. You will have previous experience in an Events Manager role preferably within the charity sector. Ideally experience of the church environment and organisation and delivery of vision trips overseas. 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: 23rd March 2020

Interview Dates: 6th / 7th April 2020

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: 17 February 2020
Closed date: 16 March 2020
Tags: Christian, Communications, PR