Serving Persecuted Christians Worldwide - Advocacy Campaigns & Communications Manager, Maternity Cover - Open Doors UK & Ireland

Advocacy Campaigns & Communications Manager, Maternity Cover

Full time (flexible working options),
Salary: £28,500 to £33,500
Length: Approx. 9 Months
Location: Witney, near Oxford

Do you have a passion for seeing the church across the UK and Ireland unite to seek change for persecuted Christians?

Do you love to equip and empower campaigners to speak out on behalf of persecuted Christians?

Do you get fired up about God’s heart for justice and love for the persecuted church and have a passion to advocate on behalf of persecuted Christians?

If so, then we’d love to hear from you.

Open Doors is a dynamic and growing international Christian charity that serves the needs of the persecuted church. As global persecution grows, Open Doors provides practical ways for people to support persecuted Christians, keeps justice on the government and church’s agenda, and encourages Christians to remember we are ‘one body’.

We are seeking an active, practising Christian* to cover a key role within our advocacy team. You will have experience working in the advocacy or campaigning sector and the ability to work well as part of an integrated team, using your initiative to achieve clear goals. You will be able to learn and process information quickly, manage a busy and varied workload and function with a high level of accuracy. Excellent communication skills will also be essential for the role, as will competent Microsoft Office and database skills.

This is an exciting time to join Open Doors, as advocacy is so critical to the success of what we do. You’ll join a passionate and dedicated team of advocacy professionals. Perhaps most inspiring of all, as a Christian yourself, you’ll use your professional knowledge and experience to make a difference for Christians worldwide - ensuring they are helped, seen and heard.

Here’s how to apply:

  • View the job description for this role
  • Complete the application form
  • Send a cover letter or email which explains why you are suitable for this role, along with the application form, to recruitteam@opendoorsuk.org
  • Ask any further questions by emailing recruitteam@opendoorsuk.org

Closing date: Wednesday 6th January 2022, noon
1st Interviews: Friday 14th January 2022
2nd Interviews: TBC

*There is an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for this post to be held by an actively practising Christian who assents to our statement of faith.

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