The Diocese of London comprises of c400 parishes North of the River Thames and within the M25 motorway. The Church of England in London is vibrant, growing and is at the heart of communities throughout the city. The purpose of the London Diocesan Fund is to support this work, seeking to use our resources to facilitate the ministry of our parishes and chaplains who seek to serve four million people.
The diocese has just launched a new 2030 vision, which outlines our priorities for the next 10 years. For an outline, please see our website: london.anglican.org/our-2030-vision.
At the heart of the vision is for every Londoner to encounter the love of God in Christ.
The Communications Assistant will work with the Communications Manager to run the diocesan digital platforms - the diocesan website and social media channels - and to communicate on behalf of colleagues and senior clergy. They will work with colleagues to create campaigns for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and promote digital campaigns created by the national Church of England team.
The role will assist in the creation and publishing of news stories on the website, and in the production of the diocesan e-newsletter which goes out every fortnight to all parishes and clergy. The role also includes some support work, particularly with the production of the cycle of prayer.
The London Diocese communications team aims to support parishes in communicating the gospel affectively using new media. The ‘Faith and Social Media Network’ was formed in 2019, which meets for networking and learning events, and has a Facebook group. The team also runs digital training events for parishes. The Communications Assistant role will support these activities.
Occasional evening or weekend work may be required.
The LDF exists to support the mission of the Church of England in London. The principal activity of the London Diocesan Fund is to operationally and practically serve and support the parishes and people within the Diocese of London, enabling the vision that every Londoner will encounter the love of God in Jesus Christ.