29 Jan, 2020

Church Relations Representative

  • Bible Society Australia
  • Brisbane City QLD, Australia
Full time Business Development Church Minister / Pastor / Leadership Fundraising Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description

Bible Society Australia (BSA) is dedicated to impacting and influencing Australia and the world by opening the Bible to all people everywhere by all means possible.  Founded in 1817, BSA is part of a fellowship of 152 Bible Societies around the world. The mission of BSA is to translate, publish, distribute and engage people with the Bible, both in Australia and internationally.

Bible Society Offers:

  • Full time role
  • Fulfilling role building relationships with valued supporters
  • Friendly team environment
  • Connection and liaison with a wider family of Christian organisations under Bible Society Australia, including Koorong Books, Eternity News and Centre for Public Christianity

Role Specifics:

Reporting to the Head of Strategic Partnerships, this role is part of the National Fundraising Team which operates throughout Australia. Based primarily in Brisbane, but encompassing regional Queensland, the purpose of this role is to engage with churches to gain their prayerful and financial support of BSA. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing and nurturing partnerships between churches and BSA through visitations
  • Providing resources
  • Raising awareness of our mission with ministers, pastors and church representatives

The principle objective of this role is to raise funds from churches in order that BSA fulfils and expands its mission in the world.

Key Criteria:

To be considered for this role it is essential that you have:

  • A proven track record in relationship development
  • A passion for global and local bible mission
  • Fundraising experience
  • Excellent public speaking, presentation and communication skills, ideally within a church context
  • The ability to organise your work independently, using your own initiative
  • A desire to further the Christian message through the work of Bible Society Australia
  • Willingness to present to Church and Community groups outside normal work hours including speaking at Churches and events on weekends and evenings when necessary 
  • The flexibility to travel within Queensland
  • Current Driver’s License

If this role sounds like you, we would like to hear from you.

To Apply:
Please email a resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the Job Requirements to scott.walters@biblesociety.org.au 

Closing Date:

Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately as the position will be closed once the successful applicant has been appointed.

For more information about the Bible Society please visit http://www.biblesociety.org.au/

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