Serving Persecuted Christians Worldwide - Festival & Events Project Manager - Open Doors UK & Ireland

Festivals & Events Project Manager

Part time, 22.5 hours
£17,306 - £19,655 pa pro-rata (£28,844 - £32,758pa FTE)
Witney, near Oxford (our policy is a minimum of 40% of hours in the office, with the remainder remote working)

Are you a well organised with experience of project management, wanting to support our persecuted brothers and sisters?

Do you have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with a wide cross section of people?

Do you have experience of coordinating events from conception to completion?

Every day, millions of Christians risk their lives to follow Jesus. Open Doors is a Christian charity that is looking to recruit active, practicing Christians to stand in the GAP (give, act, pray) on behalf of persecuted Christians worldwide. 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 have an exciting opportunity for a Festival & Events Project Manager to join our events team.

You will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of Open Doors’ presence at festivals and leadership conferences across the UK & Ireland as well as additional small events and projects where capacity permits. Using best practice project management tools and techniques you will ensure that the project scope and plan are credible, measurable, and setup to deliver agreed outcomes and strategic objectives within the Strategic Relations directorate as well across directorate initiatives.

You will lead on the management of planning, stakeholder management, resourcing, and logistics for Festivals and Leadership Conferences to ensure that we are maximizing our presence through events and festivals to communicate most effectively, professionally and personably the reality of the persecuted church.

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
  • Apply online, with a cover letter which explains why you are suitable for this role, 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 26th November 2023
Interviews: Thursday 7th December 2023

*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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