Director of Mission and Ministry


Posted on: Thursday 13 July 2023 | Norwich Diocesan Board of Finance

Easton, Norfolk

The Bishop of Norwich is seeking a prayerful and visionary Director of Mission and Ministry. This is a senior leadership role responsible for shaping and implementing strategies for mission and ministry across the Diocese. If you are imaginative, have a heart for mission, and are able to lead change then you may be the person we are looking for.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for mission and ministry within the Diocese, in line with our vision to be transformed by Christ through being prayerful, pastoral and prophetic.
2. Provide leadership and guidance to the new Mission and Ministry Team, and, as a practitioner, enable effective mission and support to parishes, chaplaincies and schools.
3. Collaborate with bishops and archdeacons, other clergy and lay leaders, to identify emerging ministry needs, opportunities and challenges, and develop appropriate responses.
4. Monitor and evaluate the impact our mission and ministry initiatives and make recommendations for improvement and innovation.

This post is generously funded by the Church Commissioners for England via the Diocesan Investment Programme capacity funding and the Anne French Memorial Trust.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Please see Application Pack and Job Description for full information on this role.

If you would like an informal discussion about this position after reading the job pack, please make a request for this by sending your contact details to and someone will get in touch with you to arrange a suitable time for this.

Closing date: 9:00 pm Sunday 6 August 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 13 September 2023

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please send completed application forms to:

The Diocese of Norwich are committed to safeguarding of all and expects all staff to share this commitment, the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check and will be expected to undergo relevant safeguarding training.

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