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Part B: Presentation

First published on this website in October 2009 and last updated in September 2017

Words: 7800
Size: 292 kB
Categories: Communication , Leadership


The second of two articles (with A22) giving detailed advice on applying for a staff post in a church (as Minister or lay worker) or Christian mission (as CEO or other manager). This second part covers writing your application and being interviewed.

3: Write your application

  • Explain why you have applied
  • Address the issues
  • Be real about yourself
  • Give me reasons to select you
  • Apply in the required format

4: Prepare for the interview

  • Prepare the formal interview
  • Be ready for the questions
  • Make a presentation
  • Get the most out of your visit
  • Learn from the outcome

See also part A.


Here is the link to this item: PDF A23 - Job applications in Christian ministry.pdf

Author's notes

This article has been updated in September 2017 with minor alterations throughout the text.