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Ministry Strategist, Church Partnerships (Northeast Region)

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Job ID: 13373
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2022

Job Description

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Are you a strategic thinker with existing partnerships with large churches that has national influence?  We are seeking a Ministry Strategist with excellent ability to develop relationships to join the Church Relations team with Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. This position is responsible for growing our network of large church partnerships in the Northeast super region. This position strategically focuses on large megachurches (2,000+) as well as church-related organizations that include all sizes of churches to partner with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) within the region.  Do not miss this opportunity to be a part of a global organization that is reaching children and families for Christ!  This position requires someone who has worked for a megachurch in a leadership role or has a strategic partnership with a non-profit with ties to large churches. 

Operation Christmas Child is a dynamic, fast-paced ministry of Samaritan's Purse that transforms lives around the world through the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We praise God for his provision of growth in the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Christmas Child and the goal is to continue to take the ministry to the next level by retaining current partners and growing the scope and reach across the country.

*This position works remotely and requires frequent travel throughout the region, including partnership events, 50-70 days annually

A day in the life of a Ministry Strategist:

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 Ministry Strategist, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Work closely with the National Church Relations Assistant Director in setting and achieving megachurch partnership goals to contribute towards OCC’s national and international growth goals
  • Increase donations of shoebox gifts by managing and growing existing partnerships, including megachurches and church-based organizations, as well as securing and developing new partnerships annually
  • Enhance current and create and implement new promotional and relationship building plans and strategies while complimenting current volunteer-driven goals, working closely with the National Church Relations Assistant Director
  • Develop a list of priority inactive (non-participating) churches, and call on these churches seeking a commitment to generating shoebox gifts
  • Represent and promote OCC at select national church and/or pastoral conferences and events
  • Partner with regional leaders to engage strategic churches and church leaders to pursue partnership and participation
  • All other duties as assigned

Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse: https://bit.ly/2F8Nom5

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; and/or 5-7 years’ relevant experience; or equivalent combination of both.
  • Passionate about the Great Commission and a strong vision castor and communicator
  • Prior leadership experience (at least 5-7 years) on a megachurch staff or on a non-profit with megachurch connections
  • Proven partnership development ability with an established network of megachurches
  • Able to multi-task; efficiently managing current partnerships while intentionally developing new ones
  • Efficient and self-driven to work remotely, while collaborating in a spirit of unity within the team
  • Twelve hours of biblical studies from an accredited Christian institution strongly preferred

Job Location: Remote within the Northeast US Region

Type:  Full-time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English

Travel Expectations: 50-70 days annually

Benefits:

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