Regional Coordinator - Devon, Cornwall & Isles...

Christian Aid
South West England
15 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
Contract Type
About usAt Christian Aid we have a vision of a better world, free from poverty. Join us to inspire churches, supporters and volunteers in Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly to play their part in bringing this vision closer to reality.About the roleThrough the nurturing and building of relationships you will motivate and enable church leaders, church congregations, volunteers and Christian Aid groups to respond to poverty by raising more money, campaigning and prayer. You will work with and through others to increase the engagement of churches in your area. You will help raise the profile of Christian Aid across local and church media. You will also support the wider work of the South West regional team.About youWe are looking for someone who is passionate about the vision of Christian Aid and has the confidence, skills and energy to strengthen our partnerships and to fundraise with churches and individuals across Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly. As part of the South West Regional team you will need to be able to work well with other staff members and independently take responsibility for the work in your counties. You will need to be well organised and able to plan and balance a diverse workload. You will have substantial experience of working with churches and of bringing out the best in volunteers; fundraising and campaigning; giving presentations or preaching and will have competent IT skills. You will also have a good understanding of international development issues and Christian Aid's core supporter base in the churches. You will be an excellent communicator, able to motivate and inspire people of faith to give, act and pray for Christian Aid using biblical principles and faith-based language. Knowledge of churches in Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly would be an advantage.Further informationThis role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.Competency questionsAs part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:Build partnerships: Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect.Communicate effectively: Give us an example of a time when you inspired a group or individual to raise money or take action, preferably in a church context.Steward resources : Tell us about a time when you achieved your goal by working through others.