The Church of England
Lambeth Palace is a unique building of significant historical and global provenance. It is, first and foremost, the home of the Archbishop of Canterbury and his family, as well as home to a wider, diverse and thriving, residential community. It is also an office and the epicentre of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s ministry to the Church of England and the global Anglican Communion.
Working closely with other senior colleagues, as Head of Digital (Archbishop of Canterbury) you will play a key role in supporting the Archbishop and Lambeth Palace’s engagement with people all over the UK and around the world. This is a wide-ranging role, shaping the stories we tell, deciding the best ways to reach and engage key audiences, evolving our approach to digital to reflect best practices and the latest developments, and contributing to overall communications strategy.
You will line manage a small team and ensure that Lambeth Palace utilises digital platforms and storytelling techniques to their maximum impact.
The working hours for this post are 35 per week.
This is a fixed term contract expected to last for 2 years.
You will be based at Lambeth Palace in unusual and pleasant surroundings however we are taking a flexible approach to work, with many colleagues opting for a hybrid approach to their working week, with a mixture of home and office-based working. Given the nature of the role, it involves some evening and weekend working. Further details will be discussed at interview.
For an informal conversation, please contact
The closing date for applications is 21 February 2024 (midnight).
Interviews will take place on 28 February 2024.
A comprehensive and supportive induction programme will be put in place to ensure that you have all the information, access and contacts required to learn quickly and excel in this role.
The Church of England is for everyone and we want to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole country. Therefore, while of course we welcome all applications from interested and suitably experienced people, we would particularly welcome applicants from UK Minoritised Ethnicities (UKME)/Global Majority Heritage (GMH) and other under-represented groups.
We offer a unique environment with opportunities for continuous learning, generous annual leave for work life balance, season ticket loans and a range of benefits including discounted entry to attractions and what we feel is a market leading package when it comes to our pension scheme.63034