Full time

Digital Lead – Sheffield (Hybrid)

Location: Wilson Carlile Centre Hybrid

Closing date: 12th August 2024

Digital Lead

Location: Wilson Carlile Centre, Sheffield

Salary: £38,897 per annum

Hours: 37.5 Hours per week (Full-Time)

Contract: Full Time, Open Ended

Occupational Requirement: This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement under the provisions made in the Equality Act 2010 that the post holder has an active faith in Jesus. The successful candidate must be in agreement with the vision and values of Church Army.

DBS: A DBS check is not required for this post. However, all staff are expected to read and comply with Church Army’s Safer Ministry Policy.

Church Army & The Role 

For over 140 years Church Army has equipped and empowered people to share the good news of the gospel in accessible ways across the UK & Ireland. 

 We go to places where hope is hard to find; journeying with people, giving them the opportunity to meet and connect with the God who restores and brings life in all its fullness. And this is what compels us: our vision for everyone to encounter God’s love and be empowered to transform their communities.  

We are an army of hope with good news to share. Igniting faith in Jesus; restoring life: physically, emotionally, spiritually. 

In the role as a Digital Lead, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing our digital communications and presence. You will lead and manage digital projects, aligning them with Church Army’s mission and strategic goals.

Innovating and driving our digital strategy across various platforms you will be ensuring that we stay at the forefront of digital engagement enabling our fundraising efforts using the latest digital tools and methodologies.

You will be managing internal team members and external agency relationships to ensure effective delivery of digital projects aligning with Church Army’s mission and strategic objectives.

Main Responsibilities 

  • Oversee the Digital Project Manager and Social Media Officer, to enable effective delivery of digital projects and social media management.
  • Manage Relationships with outsourced agencies including digital analysts, paid media and web developer roles to ensure cohesive digital strategies and execution.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive digital strategies that grow new Church Army audiences.
  • Collaborating with other teams and individuals in Church Army to integrate agile methodologies, ensure alignment of digital initiatives and using informed data to grow brand awareness and affinity.
  • Being a pioneer for AI and oversee Church Army’s strategy and implementation of AI.
  • Being a primary source of contact for outsourced digital agencies, ensuring clear communication and alignment with Church Army’s objectives.
  • Oversee major digital projects such as website refreshes, working with internal and external agencies.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Profound understanding of digital marketing strategies and digital content management.
  • Familiarity with SEO, social media, content development, and email marketing.
  • Knowledge of data analytics and its application to digital marketing effectiveness.
  • A track record of successfully implementing innovative digital strategies that grow new audiences.
  • Proven experience in leading digital teams and managing digital projects.


Church Army employees get access to a variety of different benefits, to see what benefits you would be eligible for please check the job pack linked below.

WeCare – Provides access to a 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programmes, counselling and wellbeing support.

LifeWorks – LifeWorks allows employees to access ‘employee perks’ which supplies exclusive discounts, cashback, gift cards and cinema deals.

Cycle to Work Scheme – CycleScheme allows you to purchase a new bike and accessories through Church Army. With no upfront payment it can save you 25% – 39% with tax-effective monthly repayments.

Specsavers Eye Tests – Employees who habitually use display screen equipment for their job, will be eligible for an eye test voucher with Specsavers.

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus bank holiday.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a Church Army Faith-based Application Form and send this to our email: recruitment@churcharmy.org

For more information on this role please refer to the job pack.

Closing Date: 12/08/24

Interviews: w/c 26/08/24

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