Jobs with CMS

The Church Missionary Society is a fellowship of Christian people committed to cross-cultural mission. CMS works in partnership with local churches to set apart long-term workers who cross cultures to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Current Opportunities:

Click below for specific job openings with CMS:


Opportunities:




CMS-SANT Regional Director



  • CMS South Australia / Northern Territory
  • Full-time position
  • South Australia location
  • key leadership role in an evangelical mission agency

CMS SANT seeks a new Regional Director. The present Director, David Williams, is finishing early in 2017 after 10 years’ service.

This is a key leadership role in an evangelical mission agency with a significant track record in long-term cross-cultural mission.

The new Regional Director will position CMS SANT for the future as it seeks to:

  • Mobilise evangelical Christians in SA and NT to be actively involved in global mission through CMS.
  • Partner effectively with churches in identifying, sending and supporting CMS gospel workers.
  • Ensure children, youth and students are engaged in God’s global mission.
  • Provide missiological leadership in SA and NT.
  • Build a sustainable revenue base, positioned for growth.

To obtain an information pack, please email the SANT office at

To enquire about the position, contact Branch President,
David Bassett: (w) 08 8332 7715

Closing date 1 February 2017

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CMS-A Communications Coordinator



  • Full-time in Sydney CBD based
  • Team leadership role

Do you have a passion to see high quality communications promoting global mission?

CMS Australia is currently seeking a Communications Coordinator to lead our small communications team based in the Sydney CBD.

Reporting to the Federal Secretary of CMS Australia, you will take a leadership role in CMS communications, liaising, and working collaboratively, with CMS Australia and CMS Branch staff.

Your key responsibility will be leading the CMS Australia communications team in the design, writing, editing and publishing of high quality communications. You will work closely with other members of the team, to produce high quality material which serve to educate and inform Australian churches on cross-cultural mission and to take a leadership and support role with CMS branches in this regard. This is an exciting time to be joining the team as CMS undertakes a rebrand in 2017.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
•A strong commitment to the Christian vision and values of CMS, and have a passion for worldwide mission;
•Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, relating to diverse audiences using a variety of media;
•Strong team leadership and project management abilities;
•Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience;
•A sharp eye for detail, with proficiency in MS Office software and preferably also in Adobe Creative Suite;
•Helpful, friendly, flexible and professional approach to work; well organised, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and deadlines; ability to work under pressure and to work well with a team;
•Knowledge of one or several of the following: fundraising, marketing and social media.

Your application should include a covering letter, addressing the above criteria; a résumé; and at least three references including one from your church minister.

Please apply by email to the Business Manager at and include ‘Coordinator’ in the subject line.

Closing date will be late January and interviews will commence 19 January.

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CMS-A Editor/Writer



  • Full-time 2 year contract with possibility for extension
  • Sydney CBD based

Do you have editing and writing skills with a passion for cross-cultural mission?

CMS Australia is currently seeking an Editor/Writer to join our small communications team based in the Sydney CBD.
Your key responsibility will be writing and editing of printed and electronic publications, including our flagship ‘Checkpoint’ magazine which you will project manage. You will work closely with other members of the communications team to produce high quality communications which serve to educate and engage Australian churches about cross-cultural mission. You will also support CMS branches in this as well. This is an exciting time to be joining the team as CMS undertakes a rebrand in 2017.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
•A strong commitment to the Christian vision and values of CMS, and have a passion for worldwide mission;
•Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with ability to write, edit, and relate to diverse audiences using a variety of media;
•Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience in journalism and/or written communications (especially in the publishing area);
•A sharp eye for detail and written creativity, with proficiency in MS Office software and preferably also in Adobe Creative Suite;
•Helpful, friendly, flexible and professional approach to work; well organised, with the ability to manage multiple deadlines; ability to work under pressure and to work well with a team;
•Knowledge of one or several of the following would be an advantage: fundraising, marketing and social media.

Your application should include a covering letter, addressing the above criteria; a résumé; at least three references, including one from your church minister; and a portfolio with samples of recent work.

Please apply by email to the Business Manager at and include ‘Writer-Editor’ in the subject line.

Closing date will be late January and interviews will commence 19 January.

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Volunteer with your CMS Branch

Perhaps you have time and skills that you could offer your nearest CMS branch.

There are lots of things that wouldn't get done without the help of volunteers. CMS branches need people to help:

  • with office and admin tasks - data entry and filing
  • mail publications to members
  • at conferences / events
  • with maintenance tasks
  • All kinds of things need to be done!

If you would like to find out more about how you could help please contact your local CMS branch.

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