Jobs


About Us


Are you passionate about reaching young people with the good news of Jesus? If so, you could be who we’re looking for to join our team.

Across the UK, we’re looking for people to join our team, whether it’s taking the gospel into communities, schools and prisons; or being part of the dedicated team that helps to make the mission happen.

Voted the Sunday Times Best Not-For-Profit to work for in 2018, The Message Trust is an inspiring and exciting place to work where what you do every day will help transform lives. And we’re always looking for talented people looking to join us. By joining the Message team, you’ll be joining a family – united in one vision to see lives changed for the better.

Our Vacancies


Before applying for a job we ask all applicants to listen to Andy Hawthorne explaining what our four Message Values. Listen to the Message Values talks online here.

Volunteer With Us


We have lots of opportunities for people who would like to get involved in the life of The Message.

Whatever your skills and talents, we would love you to join our team of volunteers. Whether you want to help out in one of our Community Groceries, volunteer in The Mess café, help out at one of our events, or in one of our offices we’d love to hear from you.

If you love God, are enthusiastic about our work, and have at least a few hours to spare – maybe one of our volunteer vacancies is for you! Find out more.

View volunteering Opportunities

Our Vision


Across the UK, we’re looking for people to join our team, whether it’s taking the gospel into communities, schools and prisons; or being part of the dedicated team that helps to make the mission happen. Voted the Sunday Times Best Not-For-Profit to work for in 2018, the Message Trust is an inspiring and exciting place to work and we’re always looking for talented people looking to join us. By joining the Message team, you’ll be joining a family – united in one vision to see lives changed for the better.

Community

Seeing whole communities and lives transformed as they discover Jesus’ love in word and action.

Passion

We won’t stop until every young person, adult and community has heard the good news of Jesus.

Church

Partnering with the local church is at the heart of everything we do.

Innovation

Always seeking innovation so we can stay on the front-foot of mission.

What We Do


What Our Staff Say

FAQs


Do I need to be a Christian to work for The Message?

As an evangelical ministry, our mission and core values here at The Message compel us to apply a Christian approach to our work. It is therefore a genuine legal ‘occupational requirement’ that post holders must be committed Christians who believe in the Lordship of Christ and the authority of scripture, and who wants to see the Christian message communicated effectively to young people and communities.

We are, however, a very broad church and as long as applicants for these positions are practicing Christians and will bring a Christian heart and mind to the role it doesn’t matter what creed or church tradition they are part of.

What does The Message believe?

The Message is an evangelical Christian charity who believe in the Lordship of Christ and the authority of scripture, and who wants to see the Christian message communicated effectively to young people and communities.

We are a member of the Evangelical Alliance and subscribe to their Basis of Faith alongside their statement on human sexuality.

How do I apply to work at The Message?

If you have seen a vacancy on our website that you are interested in applying for please follow the ‘Apply Now’ link on the web page to either apply online.

If you’d rather not use the online system to apply you can download a copy of our application from the job page. You will need to send the completed form together with a copy of your CV to recruitment@message.org.uk by the closing date.

How do I know if this is the right job for me?

For each of our vacancies you’ll find detailed information about the role as well as the experience we’d applicants to have in the job description.

When shortlisting we always look at how applicants match these criteria, so do make sure you cover each of these points and the experience and knowledge you have in your application form and CV.

When will I hear if I’ve been shortlisted?

We always aim to contact candidates within two weeks of the closing date to let them know if they have been shortlisted or not.

Do I have to be based in Manchester to work for The Message?

The Message works across the UK and overseas so we have regularly have vacancies available across the country.

Do you offer work experience and voluntary work?

We are always looking for volunteers to be part of The Message team and have lots of opportunities for you to get involved. Find out more by visiting our Volunteer With Us page.

At times we do have work experience placements available. If you’re interested in finding out more about these please email info@message.org.uk with details of the type of placement you are looking for.

Can’t find the role for you?


We’d still love to hear from you, so why not register your CV with us and should a job that suits your skills or experience come up we’ll get in touch to discuss it.

Register your CV here