Job Title: Unit Leader with Covenant Players (UK) Trust Christian theatre ministry
Finance: Voluntary/Personal Support
Last date of application: March 13, 2018
Job duration: 12 + months/permanent
Location: Based out of S. Wales with travel throughout the UK
Do you have a passion to communicate the Gospel of Jesus through the dynamic medium of drama?
Covenant Players is currently seeking a full-time Unit Leader to serve in the UK. Ideally the individual will have previous experience in the ministry and repertoire of Covenant Players and have worked internationally with the ministry.
Working under the European Directors, the Unit Leader will be responsible for the day to day running of a Covenant Players’ unit. The successful applicant will receive full and continuing training in theatre, leadership, administrative skills, mission and discipleship.
Duties encompass: planning and conducting theatre performances in service to churches, schools, prisons and other community organisations; acting, (learning and performing plays), directing and preparing plays for performance; planning and conducting drama workshops; making contacts and scheduling performances; continued training of unit personnel; general management of a full-time touring field unit of 3-5 members including supervision of unit personnel, coordination of administrative tasks associated with the tour, maintenance of records, and the filing of regular informational and evaluative reports to the headquarters office. The Unit Leader is responsible to maintain the communication and behaviour disciplines associated with a professional Christian mission and service organisation.
In addition to this, the role will involve actively recruiting personnel from the UK to serve within the ministry of Covenant Players.
This position is non-salaried. Covenant Players is a faith-based ministry, operating as a charity in the UK and structured as a non-profit around the world. Daily subsistence – meals, accommodation and travel are provided by the ministry itself.
About Covenant Players:
Covenant Players is a professional Christian theatre company performing the plays of Charles M. Tanner and fielding touring units which perform original theme-based plays in service to the leadership of churches, schools, prisons, social service agencies, community and government organisations.
Equally, Covenant Players is a well-respected resource to many secular organisations using drama as a tool in order to address major social and community issues. The goal is communication. The method: to provide entertaining and thought-provoking material; to involve the audiences in discussion and workshops, challenging them to form opinions, make changes, to serve humanity – setting standards to live by – and encouraging them to live to their fullest potential.
Covenant Players (UK) Trust
PO Box 86
Tel. 01495 651 248
Mob. 07949 645 838