Sep 24, 2019

President and CEO

  • Voice of Christ Media Ministries
  • Beaverton, OR, USA
Full time CEO/Executive Mission Jobs Nonprofit

Job Description

To All Interested Parties,

The Board of Voice of Christ Media Ministries is searching for a new President and CEO to provide leadership for a team whose goal is to teach the Word of God in the Farsi language to Iranians through the production and distribution of content for internet and other media, together with ongoing follow-up, so that individuals trust Christ as Savior, mature in their faith and contribute to the growth of the Iranian church.

It is desirable for the candidate to have a love for and involvement with the Iranian people, have exposure to the production of electronic media, and the ability to raise funds for the organization.

If after prayerfully considering whether the Lord may be leading you to apply for this position and if you believe you meet the criteria described, we invite you to send a one-page letter of intent explaining why you are qualified and applying for this position along with your resume to the Board's Search Committee at: search@voiceofchristmedia.org. If you have further questions about this position, you can also send them to this email address.

The Board's Search Committee will review all proposed Letters of Intent and Resumes and determine whether to invite prospective candidates to continue the application process. Successful candidates would then receive a more thorough application package.

President and CEO Opportunity Profile

Overview

Voice of Christ Media Ministries serves Iranians in many countries by bringing them into a life-changing encounter with the living Christ and His Word through the internet, mobile phones, internet and satellite radio, AM broadcasts, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Telegram, and other media. We love Iranians because Christ loved us first when we had no hope of knowing God.

Strategic Priorities:

God is moving among Iranians as never before, bringing thousands to Himself. In fact, more are coming to Christ than at any time in the past 1,300 years! Innovative opportunities exist to introduce Jesus to Farsi speaking people in Iran and abroad, along with providing instruction to help new believers mature. Utilizing cutting-edge technology allows us to reach the younger generation of Iranians who are the most spiritually open. We strive to expand the reach in Iran with solid Biblical materials that are available at any time in meaningful formats to help continue the rapid expansion and maturity of Christians.

                                            Job Description: President and CEO

Job Purpose:

The President and CEO is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Voice of Christ Media Ministries, Inc. This position reports to the Board of Directors.

Overall Function:

· Oversees the development and implementation of the strategic goals and objectives of the  organization.

· Enables the Board of Directors to fulfill its governance function.

· Gives staff direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization's philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives.

· Fundraising

Job Location:

This job is located in the vicinity of Beaverton, Oregon.

Board Administration and Support:

Supports the Board of Directors by implementing board decisions, advising and informing board members, recommending potential new board members, and interfacing between the Board and staff.

Program Services Delivery:

Oversees the planning, implementation, delivery and promotion of the organization’s ministries and services, and looks to the future for change opportunities to increase relevance with Iranians.

Organizational Management:

Oversees the organization’s daily operations and implements policies and plans. Ensures the organization remain in compliance with applicable laws.

Financial Management:

Recommends an annual budget to the Board and prudently manages the organization's resources within those budget guidelines.

Personnel Management:

Manages and guides courses of action by the staff, including hiring, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, growing individual potentials, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.

Public Relations:

Assures that the organization and its mission, ministries and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive way to donors, potential donors and the general public. Speaks to groups of Christians in churches and other venues as opportunities arise, and effectively communicates the vision, goals, activities, and results of the organization.

Fundraising:

Oversees fundraising planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders, maintaining regular personal contact with major donors, submitting proposals, and administrating fundraising records and documentation.

                                        Qualifications of the President and CEO

Christian Leadership Requirements

· Has a strong, growing faith in Jesus Christ and regularly engages in the personal Bible study.

· Has a life consistently characterized by the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23).

· Demonstrates a high level of moral purity and, if married, has a healthy marriage.

· Demonstrates a high level of personal trustworthiness and integrity.

· Has a confident trust in God while displaying humility about his/her own abilities.

· Is willing to lead others, even during times of conflict and challenge.

· Possesses unconditional love for people, even those who respond in negative ways.

· Perseveres during times of difficulty and challenge.

· Values excellence and professionalism while being patient with less than perfection.

· Has a strong interest in missions in general and in reaching Iranians specifically. · Agrees with and believes the Statement of Faith and Core Values of the organization. (voiceofchristmedia.org/about-us/what-we-believe)

Professional Requirements

· Strong leadership and management skills, with increasing responsibility. Must have at least 5 years experience in management.

· Ability to develop vision and communicate it to others so they make it their own.

· Ability to fund raise for the organization and move donors to be passionate about the ministry.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Ability to listen to and work well with people.

· Ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks and deadlines.

· Ability to anticipate needs and take initiative.

· Knowledge of and experience with the Microsoft Office suite.

· Basic understanding of accounting principles and budget preparation.

· It is helpful to have a background with media production.

Special Information

Confidentiality: All information submitted will be kept confidential within the Board of Directors. If your Letter of Intent and Resume warrants moving forward with a formal application, we will ask for both professional and spiritual references (including from your Pastor). We reserve the right to contact any additional contacts who these references might indicate.

The Board of Directors has a commitment to the requirements of the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) with regards to nondiscrimination except for religion.


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