• 13 October 2020

Vacancy for Diocesan Church Extension and Resource Officer

The Diocese of Down and Dromore seeks to recruit a Diocesan Church Extension and Resource Officer. This is a new, full–time post based in Church House Belfast and reporting to the Bishop of Down and Dromore. 

The successful candidate will support the parishes of the diocese in their task of continual growth and ensure that their mission and work are sustainable long–term. They will also resource the establishment of new worshipping communities and fresh expressions of church across the diocese. 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates who have:

  • proven experience in securing grant funding, writing effective applications and fruitful appeal letters, including securing grants from Christian sources;

  • excellent communication skills;

  • a passionate vision for the growth and outreach of the churches in the diocese.

Due to the nature of the work, a committed Christian faith demonstrated through a life of worship, prayer and service in a local church context, is essential.

Post: Diocesan Church Extension and Resource Officer 

Salary: In the range of £27,000 to £29,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 per week. It is expected that the successful candidate will work flexibly to meet the needs of the Diocese. 

Download a job description here.

Download a person specification here. 

Download an application form here.

The CLOSING DATE for applications is Wednesday 11 November 2020 at 12 noon.

It is anticipated that shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview on Thursday 26 November 2020.