Development Coordinator

Salary: circa £25-30k per annum plus benefits package (dependent on experience)

Oxford (37.5 hours per week)

Closing date 14 August 2020

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your CV, together with a covering letter outlining your suitability, details about what your Christian faith means to you and motivation for the role, including current and required salary details to


Job Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Coordinator to join our UK based team. The role is to help ensure the sustainability and growth of our organisation so that our team can continue to clearly communicate the Christian gospel around the globe.

RZIM Zacharias Trust is a UK registered Christian charity with a friendly, welcoming culture and a warm working atmosphere.  Our organisational vision is to ‘help the thinker believe and the believer think.’ You will have the opportunity to influence our organisational approach to development and become a member of a stimulating Christian community. 

As a successful applicant you will report to our Director of Development and will be responsible for administering our donor database, providing strategic support to the development team and tracking and monitoring gifts and pledges.  You will assist with ideas for regular donor communication and will have the opportunity to manage ministry relationships with new donors.

The skills, qualifications and competencies that we are looking for are outlined below:

  • Graduate level or equivalent calibre
  • Demonstrated IT knowledge and ability to manage a database
  • Prior knowledge and experience of CiviCRM relationship management software (highly desirable)
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong communicator
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Works with discretion
  • Can take direction but equally willing to take initiative
  • Flexible attitude
  • Integrity and honesty

Work Benefits:

In return we offer a pleasant working environment, a friendly and open team atmosphere, generous pension scheme and a range of other work benefits.

Occupational Requirement:

Please note: as a result of our Christian ethos, this post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) under the Equality Act 2010. The successful applicant will be expected to be a practicing Christian with a mature faith and to clearly demonstrate a personal commitment to the statement of faith and values as well as the mission, principles and practices of the Trust.

You will also need to provide proof of your right to work in the UK as part of the application process.

This role is also likely to be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) standard check.