Digital Resources and Social Media Assistant

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Digital Resources and Social Media Assistant

About the role ...

Do you have a heart for communicating the Gospel digitally?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity to help tell the story of God at work in His people across Lancashire.

The Diocese of Blackburn wants to appoint a Digital Resources and Social Media Assistant to support the delivering of creative content across a variety of platforms.

As part of the role, you will help us to connect with people and partner organisations across multiple communities within our Diocese.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop creative content and create ways to engage digitally across the diocese with children and young people; those who work with children and young people; church leaders; church members; schools and people from outside the church.

This is rare chance for someone to join our fantastic team at the Diocesan Offices in the fulfilment of our Vision 2026 Healthy Churches Transforming Communities.

If this role sounds like something you would be interested in then check out the job description and person specification via the links below.

Digital Resources and Social Media Assistant

About the Diocese

The Board of Education and the Board of Finance are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

The Board of Education and the Board of Finance believes that diversity enables us to thrive and develop and is committed to race equality, welcoming application from those of Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

Blackburn Diocese is approaching its 100th anniversary having been founded on the 12 December 1926 and serves almost the whole of the county of Lancashire with a population of 1.3 million.

It is divided into 14 Deaneries and two Archdeaconries (Blackburn and Lancaster). The Diocese covers an area of extraordinary variety, from the stunning countryside of the Trough of Bowland to the former mill towns of East Lancashire, from the University cities of Preston and Lancaster to the seaside towns of Blackpool and Morecambe.

We have Parishes of all traditions and are strongly committed to the principle of mutual flourishing.

How to apply

Please do not apply via the Pathways site.

Applications must be received by 19 August. Application form(please use the Board of Education application form), with covering letter no more than two sides of A4 describing what attracts you to this role, your experience and how it relates to the opportunities and challenges presented by this post, should be returned by email to

Please also complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which is available below. An application form and full recruitment pack are attached below.

Closing date for applications 19 August 2022

Interviews to be held on 2 September 2022

All interviews will take place in person.

For an informal conversation about this post, please contact i

The Board of Education offers excellent terms and conditions which include;

Annual Leave Allowance 25 days + bank holidays (plus 1 day per year for length of service up to a maximum of 5 additional days)

Pension Member of the Royal London Pension Scheme, 10% Employer contribution; 2% minimum employee contribution

Free Parking

Mainly office hour working between Monday and Friday

Supportive working environment

Training and Development Opportunities