Wycliffe Bible Translators is looking for an International Partnerships Officer to join our growing team in central High Wycombe. 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 and restructuring parts of the organisation.
As part of this growth we require an additional team member, to take on a portfolio of projects, and deepen the relationships, both personal and organisational, on which transformation through Bible translation and language development exists.
To be successful you will need to have: excellent relationship skills; some experience of working with international partners at the local level; exposure to monitoring and evaluation; and driven with a passion for the work of Bible translation and the willingness to travel.
If Wycliffe’s vision is a cause you can champion and this position fits your skills, values and experience, then we would love to hear from you.
All documents you need to refer to are attached below. If an informal conversation about the role would help, please e-mail Matt Rutter to arrange one. Your application should include:
- A covering letter, of no more than two pages in total, summarising your reasons for applying and explaining your ability to fulfil the Aims of the Role and meet the Person Specification.
- 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 by Monday 15th October at 11:30pm. All applications will be treated as confidential.
Please note that we will short list for interview by Friday 19th October. Interviews will take place the week commencing the Monday 29th October at the offices of Wycliffe Bible Translators, Clare Charity Centre, Wycombe Road, Saunderton, High Wycombe, 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 to this post.