Apr 28, 2021

Executive Director

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Love INC-Heartland
  • Delano, MN & Howard Lake, MN
Full time CEO/Executive

Job Description

Love In the Name of Christ (INC)-Heartland is searching for a qualified individual to lead this ministry in accomplishing its mission:  To mobilize local churches to transform lives and communities in the name of Christ.

Love INC is a “neighbors helping neighbors” ministry that has been serving rural communities west of the Twin Cities metro for over 18 years.  With offices in Delano and Howard Lake, MN, we partner with 30 local churches to serve those in need.

The primary role of the Executive Director is to provide leadership and management to the organization and clearly communicate and advance the vision, mission, and values of Love INC to all stakeholders; to develop and implement policies and strategies with the collaboration and approval of the Board of Directors; to manage the daily operations and to represent the partner churches and Love INC in the community.  

The Executive Director position is multi-faceted, requiring a broad range of expertise and experience. This is a full-time position and requires a person who is committed to learning – willing and able to delegate effectively and humble enough to be able to admit they need support and assistance to perform all aspects of the position. 

Key Relationships - Our Executive Director works closely with pastors, churches, agencies, businesses, staff and volunteers in the community as well as  the Board of Directors, keeping them abreast of activities, issues and accomplishments.

Qualifications – The ideal candidate will demonstrate a life that has been transformed through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  They will possess excellent interpersonal skills, an outgoing style and demonstrate a history of effective relationship-building.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of managerial experience and have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in social work, ministry, management or an associated field of study.  The Executive Director will embrace the Love In the Name of Christ philosophy and core values in leading a network of Christian volunteers, donors and stakeholders.   

  1. Administrative leadership, development, delivery, and quality assurance of all programs, services and initiatives. 
  2. Mobilize churches to respond to neighbor needs. Meet on a continuing basis with church leaders – fully engaging “Partner” Churches, as well as nurturing relationships with other Christian churches, to help them understand their ownership of and involvement in the Love INC ministry. 
  3. Manage human resources (staff and volunteers) to ensure sound administrative practices, personnel policies and procedures including annual reviews, confidentiality and ethical standards, coaching for growth and development.  
  4. Oversee financial operations, risk management practices, and the office/facility.  Recommend the annual budget for Board approval and prudently manage all resources within the budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations. 
  5. Provide leadership for all development and fundraising activities including donor relations and special events; responsible to ensure organization receives sustainable financial support.
  6. Direct the development and implementation of communication, marketing and promotional strategies with the staff and volunteer communications team.  
  7. Develop and oversee new initiatives to fulfill the mission and vision of the organization as appropriate.

For more information visit LoveIncHeartland.org.
Deadline for applications is May 28, 2021. 
To apply, please send resume to Dennis Gilbertson at pedalingfaster@gmail.com

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