Letters for Creation Co-ordinator

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London
Fixed Term Part Time
£26,681 rising to £28,304 after probation (pro rated)

As a global family of churches, the Anglican Communion will gather in July 2020 for the Lambeth Conference. One of the main themes will be care for our common home; taking action on climate change and biodiversity loss. 

The Letters for Creation project is aimed at engaging across the Anglican Communion on the impact of our changing climate and our Christian response. It builds on letters gathered from senior clergy across the world to develop a global conversation amongst neighbours on what we value and how we act.

A steering group has been established to support a Coordinator in developing this work.

Interviews will be held Tuesday 10th December

Principally to develop and coordinate an exchange through national and international schools, entitled ‘Letters for Creation’. To raise awareness of climate change and the Anglican Communion through coordinating and project managing a touring exhibition with the support of partners. This exhibition will tour during 2020, with an ambition to end the tour at COP26 in Glasgow, in November 2020.

This post is part time working 21 hours per week. How these hours are worked during the week is open for discussion with the successful applicant.

The main responsibilities for this role are;

  • To work with partners to develop and coordinate input from schools and young people, focusing on climate change and biodiversity issues across the Anglican Communion.  
  • To work with steering group partners to develop and coordinate the commissioning and project management of a touring exhibition based around the Letters for Creation.

The ideal candidate must have;

Essential:

Skills/Aptitudes

  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken).
  • Ability to work creatively and with initiative.
  • Strong social media and IT skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload and work to deadlines and standards.

Knowledge/Experience

  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the environment.
  • Knowledge of/interest in taking action on climate change.
  • Ability to develop and take forward projects.
  • Sympathetic understanding of the purposes of church buildings as centres of Christian worship and mission.

Personal Attributes

  • Flexible approach and commitment to working in a team.

Circumstances:

  • Able to travel occasionally to various UK locations to fulfil the duties of the post.

Desirable:

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Experience of working with schools.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience of working with faith communities.

We in the National Church Institutions support the mission and ministries of the Church all over England. We work with parishes, dioceses (regional offices), schools, other ministries and our partners at a national and international level.

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As we are a member of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome all applications from those you have served in our Armed Forces and their families

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from people, regardless of their background. As a Disability Confident committed employer, it is important to note that there may be occasions where it is not practical or appropriate to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria* due to high volume. We limit the amount of interviews conducted to five applicants per open post we advertise. 

*Where applicable depending on post requirements.

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