Job Advertisement: Church Engagement Coordinator

Job Advertisement: Church Engagement Coordinator

Church Engagement Coordinator

  • An opportunity to make a difference with a Christian based global Not for Profit
  • Engaging and building relationships and initiatives with community groups and churches

About Us

We are a leprosy-focused Christian organisation that works internationally, a key global player in the fight against leprosy. We are a Global Fellowship comprising Members from across the world.

We work with people of all faiths and none to bring about the defeat of leprosy and transformation in the lives of those affected, partnering with the local church and other stakeholders.

Through resourcing and supporting our global networks, our mission seeks to bring about transformation; breaking the chains of leprosy, empowering people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness.

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about connecting people with a great cause? Do you have the ability to speak well in public along with outstanding skills at building relationships with churches and community groups? The Church Engagement Coordinator will be advocating on behalf of people affected by leprosy and promoting the work of The Leprosy Mission Australia (TLMA) with the goal of growing our supporter base in churches and groups.

We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual to develop partnerships with groups and churches generating opportunities to speak and fundraise for TLMA.

Areas of focus

The role requires you identify prospective groups with the objective of obtaining support for TLMA. Your excellent communication skills will come into play making contact with groups, both new and already existing in the TLMA database, as you build relationships to support fundraising efforts.

As an engaging public speaker, you will be presenting at small community groups through to larger events and conferences. You will have the ability to network at events and a promote TLMA through trade stands.

Key Criteria of the role:

  • An understanding of and ability to promote TLMA in a Christian context with integrity
  • Public speaking with an ability to tell stories in a powerful way
  • Engaging with supporters from all walks of life
  • Ability to work autonomously and remotely

You will possess

  • An understanding of and ability to operate within the Christian based beliefs, vision, mission and values of TLMA
  • Experience in public speaking, delivering a clear and concise message with effectiveness
  • An understanding of how Christian communities in operate
  • Some prior or current theological study would be desirable
  • Excellent organisational and administration skills, including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Well-developed problem solving and initiative skills
  • Excellent phone manner and active listening skills.

 The Offer

Your remuneration package that is designed to reward you for your efforts whilst being true to our mission includes generous super with access to not for profit salary packaging benefits so you can boost your take home pay.

The role is full time 37.5 hours per week.

The Leprosy Mission Australia offers

  • generous super of 11%
  • attractive not for profit salary packaging program (with up to $18,550 of your salary tax free, depending on personal circumstances https://salary.com.au/available-benefits)
  • Flexible working arrangements and working from home options

Position Description

For further information you can download a copy of the Position Description here.

How to apply

If you are passionate about ending leprosy in our lifetime and you are up for the challenge, please apply!

Using the form below please to submit your resume along with a cover letter that tells us in one page:

  1. What is it about this role that makes you want to apply?
  2. What your skills and experience can bring to this role?
  3. Why you want to work with The Leprosy Mission Australia?

Safeguarding

The Leprosy Mission Australia has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation to all people. It is a requirement to sign and comply with all The Leprosy Mission organisational policies, including the Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

Successful applicants will be required to provide a recent National Police Check certificate and obtain a Working with Children check.

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