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Events Logistics Manager

Location: Boone, NC, United States
Job ID: 12921
Date Posted: Dec 23, 2021

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Overview

We are searching for a seasoned event management professional who is ready to utilize their talents and gifts in a key leadership role as Events Logistics Manager to share the gospel to children around the world! Operation Christmas Child (OCC), a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, partners with local believers and churches in over 125 countries to share the powerful message of Christ through a simple shoebox gift. This position is based at our IHQ in Boone, NC. Come join an amazing team making Kingdom impact around the world!

A day in the life of an Events Logistics Manager:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe. 

In the role of Events Logistics Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Lead all event logistics for more than twenty annual domestic OCC events
  • Lead the Events Logistics team to execute a variety of ministry specific events ranging from small staff gatherings to large ministry-wide events of thousands of volunteers, staff and guests
  • Execute the vision of stakeholders to ensure ministry goals are met within high ministry standards
  • Collaborate across other ministry departments within Samaritan’s Purse
  • Serve onsite to ensure proper execution of all event details
  • Seasonally serve at an OCC Processing Center as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

Learn more about serving with Samaritan’s Purse.

Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to successfully execute large events in a fast-paced environment
  • Thorough knowledge of event logistics, including the ability to work closely with major event venues and the ability to submit and review Request for Proposals (RFPs) and accurate Banquet Event Orders (BOEs). 
  • Proficiency in Cvent or similar event management software
  • Strong project management experience and communication skills
  • Demonstrated public speaking and training ability
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (required)
  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification (preferred)

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Event or Hospitality Management; and five to seven years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Location: Boone, NC or Charlotte, NC

Type:  Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English

Travel Expectations: Approximately 50 days annually (domestic and international)

Benefits:

  • On-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)
  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-term and Short-term disability insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days

Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Samaritan’s Purse Distinct Objectives:

The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:

DISTINCT OBJECTIVES

BIBLICAL PRINCIPLE

SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION

Proclaim the Gospel

Exalt Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world

“For I am not ashamed of the Gospel because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.” (Romans 1:16)

“And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him” (Colossians 3:17)

Proclaim the Gospel

Exalt Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world

“For I am not ashamed of the Gospel because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.” (Romans 1:16)

“And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him” (Colossians 3:17)

Serve with Excellence

Exceed the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom.

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, 24...It is the Lord Christ you are serving” (Col: 3:23-24)

“Do your best to present yourself to God…a workman who…correctly handles the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15)

Respond with Compassionate Action

 

Expedite our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister.

But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, took him to an inn and took care of him.” (Luke 10:33, 34)

Demonstrate Biblical Integrity

Exhibit character and integrity personally, at home and work.

 

“May integrity protect me, because my hope is in [the Lord]” (Psalm 25:21)

“Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the Lord” (Psalm 119:1)

Walk in Bold Faith

Expect God to do the impossible – “God Room.”

“What is impossible with men is possible with God.” (Luke 18:27)

“Now, Lord…enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness.  (Acts 4:29)

 

Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:

* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)

* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)

* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)

* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)

* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)

* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)

* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)

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Location: Boone, NC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 23, 2021

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