Serving Persecuted Christians Worldwide - Church Relations Developer, Ireland - Open Doors UK & Ireland

Church Relations Developer, Ireland

Part-time, 22.5 hours
£16,706 - £19,655 pa pro-rata (£27,844 - £32,758 FTE)
Location: Ireland, Office/Home based with 24 days pa at the Witney office.

Do you want to use your professional skills where your work will make a real difference to our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ?

Would you like to work in a small, friendly Belfast team as part of a global charity?

Open Doors is a Christian charity that is looking to recruit active, practicing Christians to give, act and, pray on behalf of persecuted Christians worldwide. Every day, millions of Christians risk their lives to follow Jesus. In more than 70 countries, Open Doors supports them by supplying Bibles, providing emergency relief and helping persecuted believers stand strong for the long-term.

We are seeking a church relations developer to build strong relations with churches and to manage and encourage the Ireland volunteer team. You’ll be warm, welcoming and professional in your approach and inspire people to partner with Open Doors in the work that we do by giving, taking action and praying. You’ll be able to build strong relationships with church leaders quickly, whether this be face to face, via Teams or by emailing. You’ll also be well organised to manage a caseload, confident to speak to churches around twice a month, and have good leadership skills to serve and support our volunteers. You’ll be a strong team player and a positive influence for the Ireland team. You’ll also be flexible in adapting and contributing as new projects and initiatives take shape across Ireland.

We offer a flexible role with a good work-life balance and huge job satisfaction You will work with some inspirational people and will have the opportunity to use your God-given character and talents to contribute to the work of Open Doors.

We welcome applications from candidates of different backgrounds. If you are a Christian* looking to make an impact and seeking a new challenge in 2023, here’s how to apply:

  • View the job description for this role
  • Complete the application form
  • Apply online with a cover letter which explains why you are suitable for this role, along with the application form, here: APPLY ONLINE
  • If you experience any issues during the online application process or need to ask any further questions please email:

Closing date: Sunday 1 October 2023
1st Interviews: Tuesday 17 & Wednesday 18 October (online)
2nd Interviews: Tuesday 24 October (in-person at our Belfast office)

*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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