Wycliffe Bible Translators is looking for a Fundraising Manager to join its Supporter Engagement Department at its Saunderton office – only 40 minutes from London Marylebone and Oxford*. This page contains all the information you need to apply for this role.

1.5 billion people are still waiting

For over 60 years, we’ve been pioneering and innovating, working alongside communities big and small, creating partnerships, and training local people to translate the Bible.

Today Wycliffe Bible Translators is engaged with 326 minority language groups around the world that make up 469 million people, but globally 1.5 billion people are still waiting for the complete Bible in a language they understand well. As part of Wycliffe’s response to this need, we’re growing our Supporter Engagement Department.

As Fundraising Manager, you’ll lead a small team seeking to raise funds to support projects around the world and Wycliffe’s UK-based departments. You’ll be involved in strategic planning and overseeing the operations of the team, while remaining rooted to the core fundraising activities.

If Wycliffe’s vision is a cause you can champion and the position fits your skills, values and experience, then we would love to hear from you.

Requirements

All documents you need to refer to are attached below. If an informal conversation about the role would help, please e-mail Andrew Sweet (asweet@wycliffe.org.uk) to arrange one. Your application should include:

  • a covering letter, of no more than two pages in total, telling us briefly about your interest in world mission, summarising your reasons for applying and explaining your ability to fulfil the Aims of the Role and meet the Person Specification, and outlining a fundraising strategy that you have previously implemented and what its impact was
  • a completed Candidate Information Form
  • a full CV, including educational qualifications and full employment history, with a particular focus on experience and skills relevant to this role.

Your application should be sent to Andrew Sweet (asweet@wycliffe.org.uk) by 11:30pm on Friday 15th June. All applications will be treated as confidential.

We will shortlist for interview by Friday 22nd June. Should you be shortlisted we will invite you for interview on Thursday 5th July at the offices of Wycliffe Bible Translators, The Clare Charity Centre, Wycombe Road, Saunderton, HP14 4BF.

Thank you for considering this role and please join us in prayer as we seek God’s wisdom in appointing the right candidate for this post.

Documents

Candidate Information Pack

Candidate Information Form

Wycliffe’s Statement of Faith

* Information provide by Chiltern Railways.