PA| Course Administrator CCX

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£28,000 (FTE)

The Gregory Centre for Church Multiplication (“CCX”) supports the work of the Bishop of Islington, a suffragan bishop of the London Diocese. We are a missional centre that is designed to be agile and on the edge of the institution, serving the whole church. CCX has three teams supporting church planting and church growth work in London, nationally and online.

Nationally, CCX has a vision of a step change in renewal and growth throughout the church in England, represented by Myriad. The Myriad programme aims to embed this vision at the heart of the national church’s formal agenda, to inspire a response in all dioceses.

In London, CCX leads the diocese’s Creative Growth ambition of creating new worshipping communities by offering support for church planting and growth across the diocese.

In order to inspire, provoke, train, and resource at scale, we have developed a content delivery platform known as CCX Media with a team dedicated to the delivery of our wide range of resources including videos, online courses, livestreams, e-books, and print books.

The PA | Course Administrator will work closely with the Chief of Staff to provide administrative support and as first point of contact with people from inside and outside the organisation. They will be the administrative support for the London courses designed and delivered by The Gregory Centre for Church Multiplication (“CCX”).

This is an exciting and diverse role for a highly organised and practical professional. We are looking for a dynamic individual who can be the first point of contact for our London course applicants and who can oversee aspects such as diary management and scheduling, liaising with representatives of dioceses for the CCX Chief of Staff.

The post holder will show flexibility in administering both online and face to face courses based at St Edmund the King in London.

The candidate will be participants' first point of contact, guiding them through the registration process, equipping and resourcing them with the tools they need to make the most of CCX London based courses.

The post holder will need to effectively balance multiple demands and be keen to put their own stamp on a role that promises something different every day.

The right person will be able to take on current systems and use their organisational abilities to develop the role and source innovative ways of working to support the wider work of the organisation. They will also need to handle effective professional relationships and confidently represent CCX.

With proven administration and organisational skills, they will be capable of working positively with colleagues. Having personal experience of church planting and knowledge of the Church of England will be an advantage but is not essential.

This is a full-time role.


  • Provide a point of contact for support, development and communication for course candidates including registration and fees.
  • Assist in building and maintaining good relationships with church planters, pioneers, and lay leaders.
  • Interface with technology applications for registration, customer management, and delivery of courses.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports on courses status.
  • Help clearly communicate the progress of the courses to the CCX team.
  • Support in the collection of data including initial course launch attendance, growth after launch, and tracking key metrics.
  • Ensure any practical setup and hospitality are in place for London based courses.
  • Source and ensure provision of food for in person courses where appropriate.
  • Administrative support including organising, prioritising, and often responding to correspondence on behalf of the CCX Chief of Staff.
  • Organising and maintaining diary and scheduling appointments for the CCX Chief of Staff.
  • Organising and attending meetings and ensuring the Chief of Staff is well prepared for meetings.
  • Pray regularly for the work of CCX as the foundation for the growth and multiplication.
  • Participate in regular prayer times and occasionally lead team prayer and team meetings.
  • The post holder may be required to undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the role.


  • Experience connecting, supporting, and caring for clients or individuals.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent word processing and IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages such as MS Office, G Suite and Sales-Force.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to work effectively and collaboratively with individuals from different parts of the church with different traditions, backgrounds, and perspectives.
  • Familiarity with the workings of the Church of England and Diocese of London.

Aptitudes and abilities

  • Identifies with the CCX purpose to cultivate growth in the church through multiplying disciples and Christian communities.
  • Identifies with and understand the vision of CCX to provoke, inspire, catalyse, equip, and resource individuals and churches to reach new people, in new places, in new ways with the good news of Jesus Christ.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • The ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Multi-task and accomplish competing priorities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good listening and question asking skills.
  • Discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues.

Personal attributes

  • Initiative and curiosity.
  • Positive outlook.
  • Honesty and reliability.
  • Willingness to pray with planters when appropriate.
  • Enthusiasm for a high-paced, entrepreneurial, team-oriented environment.
  • Adaptability and willingness to get involved with all parts of the ministry.
  • Empathy.

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.