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4th January 2023

Would you like to help us make churches more Single Friendly?

We are looking for a Church Engagement Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small dynamic team and make a difference for single people in churches across the UK. 

About us
Single Friendly Church believes in a Church that celebrates and affirms single adults at all ages and stages of life. We believe that all people should be valued equally and their individual gifts and strengths recognised within a Christian context. We endeavour to affect change so that single people are welcomed and included into the community of the Church and encouraged to serve and lead.

Your role would be to inspire, encourage and give support to a wide range of churches as they develop their Single Friendly approach.

The journey to becoming a Single Friendly Church involves:

  • Agreeing to complete a Single Friendly Church Audit of your church
  • Understanding the needs of different types of single people in church
  • Completing the Audit and ensuring progress towards becoming a Single Friendly Church
  • Involving the whole church in the vision to become more Single Friendly
  • You will build productive relationships with local churches, liaising effectively with leaders and individuals and encouraging them to overcome any difficulties.

You will also actively manage our database, tracking the progress of different churches and groups.

Tasks to be undertaken:

  • Managing enquiries from churches and individuals about the Audit
  • Building relationships with churches via email, phone, and occasionally in person
  • Helping to create a pipeline process of engagement and follow up for churches
  • Contacting new churches who may be interested in doing the Audit
  • Managing the database of church contacts
  • Being present at quarterly training webinars and managing follow up with attendees
  • Attending festivals and exhibitions as part of our team to recruit new contacts
  • Managing other incoming enquiries

We would love to hear from you, especially if you:

  • Have a strong understanding of Christian culture and its different traditions
  • Believe in our cause of encouraging churches to become more Single Friendly
  • Have a warm, friendly personality and are an all-round good communicator
  • Are able to engage positively with a wide variety of people within churches
  • Have experience working with databases
  • Are efficient at administrative roles

The successful candidate does not need to be single, if you have empathy with and commitment to the issues facing single people in church.

3 days per week on freelance basis. £18-£23 per hour depending on experience.

Our office is in central London. It is expected that the successful candidate would be in the office at least one day each week.

Application procedure
Apply via Charity Job with a current CV and covering letter demonstrating why you are the right person for this role (up to two pages).

Unfortunately, we are unable to support general enquiries prior to application. All applications will be acknowledged. 

Closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd January, 2023

Apply now