Secretary for Church and Society

Job Posted: 170 days ago

Available until: 25th Oct 2017

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Are you passionate about politics, justice and global issues impacting on the life of the Church? Do you have a desire to work in unity with an ecumenical team to make a difference?

The United Reformed Church is seeking to appoint a new Secretary for Church and Society to work within its Mission Team to enhance the social witness of the URC by raising awareness of issues relating to peace and justice. You will also be working within the Joint Public Issues Team, which combines the expertise of the Methodist Church, the Baptist Union, the Church of Scotland and the United Reformed Church to deliver resources to enable churches to deal with issues of national and global concern.

You will be a gifted and committed team player who is self-motivated and can handle a varied and complex workload. You will also possess an understanding of political, social and economic issues and be able to analyse them and reflect on them theologically.

Proven skills in campaigning, advocacy and political relations are also a requirement.

If you are interested in working for us and can meet the above requirements please contact us/see our website for an application form (noting that we do not accept CVs):
Human Resources Office, the United Reformed Church, 86 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RT

T: 0207 691 9874

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 23 October 2017 | Interview date: Thursday 16 November 2017

Download the application form here.

In accordance with the Equality Act 2010: Part 1, Schedule 9, there is a an genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian and a member of the United Reformed Church or of a church which belongs to one or more of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council (DECC) or the Council for World Mission (CWM) or Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI).

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