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Job Opening - Church Engagement Manager

OVERVIEW:

The Church Engagement Manager works closely with the Director of North American Resources, the North American Resources leaders, and other TEAM departments to connect with and serve TEAM's North American church constituents in ways that further TEAM's ministry purposes and helps churches be effective in global ministry.  Ongoing evaluation, strategy development and the deepening of TEAM's relationship resources are needed for success in this role. 

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Maintain a big-picture understanding of TEAM, constantly seeking to improve TEAM’s ability to build relationships with churches
  • Ensure collaboration and communication throughout TEAM as it relates to church partners; create and manage and standardize a system to track and maintain current and accurate relational church engagement information in TEAM’s CRM database
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to develop and implement best practices around the identification, connection and engagement of churches as key partners in TEAM’s global workIdentify and promote the use of new assets within TEAM for church engagement, especially those who can serve as church connectors; identify the strategic gaps in TEAM’s assets available for this purpose; develop a plan to fill those gaps through asset development, partner engagement, or other means
  • Provide excellent customer service to church partners; develop relationship cultivation pipelines to deepen relationships over time 
  • Manage TEAM’s strategies for cultivating new church leads through such avenues as Church on Mission (monthly church partner newsletter), developing a continual stream of church resources, etc.
  • Build and maintain a caseload of key relationships with current and potential church partners
  • Manage activities within an agreed budget for TEAM activities to equip the organization in the work of church engagement
  • Meet with peers and supervisor in regular meetings for prayer, collaboration, reporting, planning, administrative matters
  • Engage with missionaries, alumni, churches, recruits and other stakeholders as assigned

KEY SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess great relational ability - someone who is winsome, loves people and gains satisfaction from helping people meet their spiritual, philanthropic and missional goals; excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Is a self-starter who has a track record of successful planning, execution and follow-through to accomplish agreed upon objectives
  • Has a ready understanding of a wide spectrum of local church contexts and the needs of localchurches related to engagement in global missions; prior church staff service is a plus
  • Experience in global missionary service with TEAM or similar agency highly preferred
  • Experience in engaging organizations (secular and religious) in missions
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree required

Please submit coverletter and resume to: 

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fax: 630-653-1826
Mail: Human Resources Manager, 400 S. Main Place, Carol Stream, IL 60188

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