VisionTrust International, Inc.

Church Partner Liaison

VisionTrust International, Inc.
Colorado Springs/Remote/Combination, Colorado, United States


Date Posted: 02/24/2017
Categories: Advertising/PR - Marketing/Public Relations - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Organizational Relationships:

              Reports to: Director of Church Engagement

              Coordinates with: Assigned Virtual Teams, Field Partners, & Donor Relationships

Salary: This position may require some level of personal support raising.

 

JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY:

The Church Partner Liaison is the key point of contact for assigned church/donor relationships for the purpose of effectively equipping those called by God to serve children in need through VisionTrust programs. They are responsible for creating strategic church involvement plans that meet true needs in conjunction with long-term country plans.

 

They are the voice and face of VisionTrust throughout the United States to connect new and existing donors to field partners; coach churches to help their church body advocate for children in need; and provide thorough and timely follow through until end results are achieved within the donor relationship.

Expertise in interpersonal communication is required.  This position is a critical part of the communication between donors and field partners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  1. Recruit and develop new church/donor partnerships through intentional relationship
  2. Create & execute Church Involvement Plan
  3. Create & execute short-term mission teams for each relationship within set VT standards and budget.
  4. Develop sources of financial support in the United States through Child Sponsorship, Special Projects and General Funding.
  5. Adhere to and implement project budgets for donor ventures
  6. Produce monthly high level reports on selected key areas

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to VisionTrust’s ministry
  2. Implement company policies and procedures
  3. Demonstrate ability to problem solve and strategize with church/donor relationships;
  4. Manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities to meet the needs and expectations of assigned church/donor relationships;
  5. Implement company policies and procedures
  6. Maintain highly sensitive and confidential information;
  7. Use a high degree of tact, diplomacy, discretion and professionalism in dealing with field partners and church/donor relationships;
  8. Operate a computer, word processing and spreadsheet software and other standard office equipment;
  9. Communicate clearly, effectively & ethically in writing and orally;
  10. Establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with fellow VT staff, donors and field partners encountered in the course of work.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  1. Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  This means you have dedicated your life to “live for God and love others.” This includes a consistent witness of Jesus Christ, maintaining a courteous Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of the ministry. Refrains from any conduct that may bring the ministry into question and faithfully upholds the ministry in prayer. Refrain from any conduct that may bring the ministry into question and faithfully upholds the ministry in prayer;
  2. Possess excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  3. Possess excellent organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills
  4. Ability to resolve conflict
  5. Ability to teach/coach/motivate others
  6. Prompt problem solving skills
  7. Able to meet deadlines
  8. Team player

Preferred:

  1. Previous experience managing, event planning and/or marketing experience
  2. Previous non-profit or international missions experience
  3. Bachelor diploma or equivalent            

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical Demands: domestic travel to develop church/donor relationships and international travel to help relationships learn about and/or serving VT Projects. Position requires approximately no more than 4 weeks international travel with exposure to safety and disease hazards. 


Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, an employee is regularly required to interact with many different personality types throughout the day, use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine office problems; observe and interpret people and situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with multiple work teams.

The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions of this job. However, there may be other general tasks to perform.

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