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UCB, one of the largest Christian media charities in the UK, has a vision of changing lives for good by the power of God's Word. Our mission is to offer every person, every place, every moment of the day the opportunity to hear, watch or read the Word of God in a relevant and engaging way. We do this through a range of platforms, including national Christian radio on DAB, UCB TV, our daily Bible devotional, The Word For Today, Christian resources and life-changing support.

Job Vacancies

Facilities and Hospitality Assistant
Job Type: Full-time Location: UCB Operations Center Salary: £15,375 – £15,781 Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download jd_facilities_and_hospitality_assistant_2019_burslem.doc (37 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 16/04/2019

Having a clean and well-presented environment maintained by friendly enthusiastic staff preserves a good impression and upholds our reputation for outstanding customer service.

As a Facilities and Hospitality Assistant you will be well presented, have excellent customer service skills with the initiative to exceed client expectations. You will have an exceptional eye for detail and will support the team in creating a clean and orderly environment for both our internal and external customers.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and self-motivated, who will take pleasure in their work and delights in offering a service to others.  If you have the necessary attitude as well as aptitude then any additional training will be provided.

This position is based at our Burslem site in Stoke on Trent but it will be necessary to travel to Hanchurch in Stoke on Trent as workload dictates.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 16th April 2019 - noon

Interviews:  Monday 29th April 2019

Salary: £15,375 – £15,781 per annum (depending on skill and experience) plus staff benefits


 

 

 

Health & Safety Assistant - Part Time
Job Type: Part-time Location: UCB Broadcast & Operation Center Salary: £3,268 per annum Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download healthsafety_assistant_jd_march_2019_01.doc (56 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 01/01/2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Training and Compliance Team for a part time Health & Safety Assistant, working 7.25 hours per week. You will be responsible for the administration of our Health and Safety systems across both of our sites in Burslem and Hanchurch, as well as undertaking regular H&S checks and tests.

The ideal candidate must be well organised and able to prioritise a busy work schedule, as well as use their initiative. Ideally you will already have some experience in operating Health & Safety systems; however, training will be provided.  It is essential to have good communication skills both verbal and written as you will liaise with staff, volunteers and contractors and you should be confident in the use of a computer. You must have a full driving licence as our site at Hanchurch is not serviced by regular public transport.

Salary: £3,268 per annum, plus staff benefits


 

 

 

Part-time Prayerline Officer
Job Type: Part-time Location: UCB Operations Center Salary: £15,500 – £16,051 per annum pro rata Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download jd_-_prayerline_officer_2.doc (48 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 28/03/2019

If you have a passion for prayer and an intimate relationship with Jesus that desires you to see breakthrough in people’s lives even in difficult circumstances, then this may be the role for you.  James 5:13 - 16

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Prayerline Team for someone who is well organised, able to prioritise a busy work schedule and has good communication skills; both written and verbal.  You will be joining an established team therefore you will need to demonstrate that you are a team player. 

It is essential that you are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and have a confident telephone manner as you will be required to respond to Prayerline telephone calls, offering prayers of faith for those that call in.  

This is a part time position working 3 days per week, Monday – Wednesday, at our Operations Centre in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent.  However, full time may be available.

 

 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 28th March 2019 - noon

Interviews: Thursday 4th April 2019

Salary: £ 15,500 – £16,051 per annum pro rata plus staff benefits


 

 

Administration Officer
Job Type: Part-time Location: UCB Operations Center Salary: £15,657 p.a. pro rata Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download part_time_21.75_hours_administration_officer_-_2019_jd.doc (38.5 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 29/03/2019

UCB is looking to appoint an Administration Officer to work within our extremely busy and lively Supporter Care Team.  Working three days per week (21.75 hours), one of which must be a Friday, you will assist with the processing of incoming mail together with the processing and receipting of donations and the handling of inbound calls.  You will need to be numerate, have a keen eye for detail and confident with the use of computer databases.

If you can offer a willing smile, professional service and calm composure while organising a busy workload then this may be the role for you.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, have a positive can do attitude and be able to manage and prioritise a diverse and demanding but enjoyable role.

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th March 2019 - noon

Interviews: Wednesday 10th April 2019

Salary: £15,657 p.a. pro rata plus staff benefits


 

 

Assistant Content Producer
Job Type: Full-time Location: UCB Broadcast Centre in Hanchurch, Stoke on Trent Salary: based on experience but circa £19,000-£20,000 (plus staff benefits) Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download job_description_assistant_content_producer_feb_2019.doc (38.5 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 31/03/2019

Do you want to help make great radio?

At UCB we are expanding the production support for our fantastic team of presenters.

This new role will work closely with the on-air team, helping to co-ordinate interviews and features across programmes for each of our distinctive national radio stations.

This role will also tie in with UCB’s plans to introduce podcast content on its own Player app and other podcast platforms.

So, if you think you know what listeners want to hear on UCB 1 and UCB 2 and count yourself as an organised and creative team player, then consider applying for this full-time role.

You will understand why radio is a perfect platform for powerful story-telling, especially when it comes to the Christian faith. In fact, your own Christian commitment will drive you to want to serve others and the audiences who listen to UCB radio and UCB podcasts. 

This staff job is based at the UCB Broadcast Centre in Hanchurch, close to Stoke-on-Trent, in a beautiful rural setting where you will need your own transport to get to work. 

If you’re a Christian who’s passionate about radio, and would like to be part of a great team that shares the same passion, then take a detailed look at the job description and send us your carefully completed application form.

If you have any questions about this role please contact David Taviner, Head of Radio: dtaviner@ucb.co.uk

 

Salary: based on experience but circa £19,000-£20,000 (plus staff benefits)

Closing Date: 31st March 2019

Interviews: Thursday 25th April 2019


 

Broadcast Audio Technician
Job Type: Full-time Location: UCB Broadcast Centre Salary: based on experience but circa £18,000-£20,000 Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download job_description_broadcast_audio_technician_feb_2019.doc (37.5 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 31/03/2019

This is an exciting new role that we’re introducing at UCB to be part of the all-important behind-the-scenes crew who help support our broadcast team.

So, if you have a natural passion for the technical demands of radio – whether that’s the ins and outs of studio mixing desks, microphones, audio editing software or IP digital audio – this will be just up your street.

UCB is looking for a great team player who loves all things audio, who gets a buzz from technology, who enjoys solving technical problems and who is happy just to be part of the team that keeps everything running smoothly.

You’ll be working with an incredible bunch of people who are dedicated to the cause and who believe in working to the highest standards.

With two national radio stations, delivering first-class Christian programming 24/7, this is a job for someone who’s committed to helping others and using their skills and knowledge for the sake of the wider team.

As a Christian, you will be expected to sign up to UCB’s vision and purpose and join with other members of staff for team meetings including prayer and worship.

Please be aware that the role is based at the UCB Broadcast Centre in Hanchurch, close to Stoke-on-Trent, which is set in the countryside. So you will need your own transport.

 

Salary: based on experience but circa £18,000-£20,000 (plus a selection of staff benefits)

Closing Date: 31st March 2019 (midnight)

Interviews:  Wednesday 17th April 2019


 

Media Communications Co-ordinator
Job Type: Part-time Location: UCB Broadcast Centre Salary: £18,870 pro rata Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download media_communications_co-ordinator_job_desc_v2.doc (43 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 29/03/2019

Can you inspire others to help spread God’s Word by supporting UCB, or to organise their own fundraising event?

We’re looking for an experienced Community Fundraiser or Communications professional to join our busy team.

Working 18 hours per week alongside a part time colleague, this exciting position will enhance and be an integral part of UCB’s Communications department working closely with the Marketing and Broadcasting teams.  Dynamic, creative, persuasive and organised, you will manage and plan exciting new projects, as well as co-ordinate existing Broadcast and Digital Fundraising initiatives, and help with their promotion on UCB’s media platforms.

We are looking for someone who works well on their own initiative, with a flair for both writing and editing copy, together with effective project management skills, flexibility, and the ability to prioritise a diverse and busy workload to meet tight deadlines. Ideally you will also be experienced in organising community fundraising events.

In return you will be welcomed into a supportive and friendly environment where you will have the opportunity to grow, develop and maximise your potential.

The position is split between our Burslem site and Hanchurch site, both within the Stoke on Trent area.

 

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 29th March 2019

Interviews: Friday 12th April 2019 at Burslem

Salary: £18,870 per annum pro rata plus staff benefits


 

 

SQL/Report Developer
Job Type: Full-time Location: UCB broadcast centre, Hanchurch Salary: Starting from £23,347 per annum Job Description: Microsoft Office document icon Download sqlreport_developer_jan_19.doc (20.21 KB) Application Form: PDF icon Download job_application_form_2019_editable.pdf (580.86 KB) Application Deadline: 01/01/2020

This is an exciting role to help reinforce the IT function within our growing charity.  The post holder will execute a variety of tasks including the extraction and preparation of data from our CRM database, executing regular and bespoke reporting requirements and investigating data issues within operational systems.

We are looking for someone who works well as part of a team and interacts effortlessly with others in order to resolve technical issues, so good communication and a strong customer focus is essential.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in computer science or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience; have excellent problem solving skills; good knowledge of SQL with experience of writing complex queries and the ability to understand complex business processes and how data relates to them.

Advantageous skills required; experience of Windows server and/or SQL server administration, web-services and data interface development.

This position is based at our Hanchurch site in Stoke-on-Trent but travel to our Burslem site will also be necessary.

Salary: Starting from £23,347 per annum, depending on experience, plus staff benefits


 

Freelance Radio Presenter
Location: Hanchurch, Stoke-on-Trent

Are you a Christian with significant experience as a music format radio presenter?

UCB is always interested to hear from freelance presenters who could provide occasional cover for various shows on UCB 1 or UCB 2.
The role could involve presenting live weekday programmes but would certainly include recording programmes during the week, as required.

A genuine interest and working knowledge of contemporary Christian music is vital.

Experience of the Zetta playout system would be useful but not essential, as training would be given.

You will be expected to adhere to United Christian Broadcasters’ vision and purpose and be a willing team player with a positive attitude.

The Broadcast Centre is close to Stoke-on-Trent (ST4 8RY) so you would need your own transport.

Along with your CV, please include a showreel of your presenting experience and send these to our HR department:

Human Resources Department
United Christian Broadcasters
Operations Centre
Westport Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST6 4JF

Email address: hr@ucb.co.uk – please include FAO: Human Resources Department in the subject line.

UCB is a Christian charity. Schedule 9 Part 1 (3a) and (3b) of the Equality Act 2010 applies to this vacancy


 

Receptionists (Casual basis only)
Location: Hanchurch, Stoke-onTrent Application Form: PDF icon Download casual_worker_app_form_2012.pdf (284.3 KB)

UCB’s Broadcast Centre has a lively and busy ‘front-of-house’ Reception desk. Our receptionist takes calls, answers queries, greets guests and assists with other administrative jobs, such as looking after the post and responding to listener’s emails and texts. It’s a busy and rewarding role and we’re looking to build up a bank of casual receptionists, who can be called on at short notice, to cover holiday or sickness cover. The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule and will be able to work at very short notice. If you’re a natural ‘people person’ and can easily multi-task in a busy environment, this could be the ideal flexible role for you. If selected, we will add you to our roster of staff who can be called on, when needed.

If you are interested in joining our bank of casuals, please complete the application form and return it to the address on the front.


 


Volunteer - Company Wide Positions
 
United Christian Broadcasters has some exciting opportunities for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about UCB and the work that we do. If you have a few hours to spare each week and want to get involved in helping advance God's Kingdom then we want to hear from you!

We currently have volunteer positions at both our Operations Centre in Burslem and Broadcasting Centre in Hanchurch. Our departments are diverse and require a range of people with different skills and abilities; you could be involved in tasks such as booking guests for a radio show, researching content for one of our publications, helping keep our buildings clean or packing material to be sent out to supporters.

We are looking for reliable volunteers who can contribute to the work of the ministry. If you have good communication skills, are well organised, reliable and can work independently or as a team player then come and get involved! Some roles will require volunteers who are computer literate or have good administration skills; whatever your abilities we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in volunteering for UCB please complete a volunteer application form and return it to the HR department.
 


How to apply
 
If you would like to volunteer at UCB, please complete one of the forms below. Form one is a generic volunteer form, form two is for our Prayerline service.    

Click here to download the Volunteer Application Form
To volunteer for any of the departments, please take a moment to print off the downloadable form, complete and return it to the address on the front of the form, ensuring that the Statement of Faith is signed.

UCB is a Christian organisation.

If you have any questions please call 01782 911 000.

Click here to download the Prayerline Volunteer Application Form
To volunteer with Prayerline specifically, please fill in the Prayerline volunteer application form and return it to:

Prayerline Team
United Christian Broadcasters Ltd
Operations Centre
Westport Road
Stoke on Trent
ST6 4JF

If you have any questions please contact the Prayerline office on 01782 903752

 

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