Position Title: Outreach // Associate Director of Global Outreach (Pastoral Potential)
Reports to: Outreach // Managing Director
Status: Full-time, Ministerial Staff (45 hours/week)
Send us the following information to be considered for this position:
• Your resume
• Your cover letter
• Links to your social media
Job Purpose and Goals:
The Associate Director of Global Outreach is responsible for the implementation, management, and assessment of the Global Outreach Ministry. This position involves managing all global outreach strategies, developing missionaries, training and empowering qualified volunteers and leading mission trips. This role is a natural fit for a people-person as he or she will be tasked to engage, encourage, empower, and disciple those who will go.
We are looking for someone who loves Jesus more than anything, loves people, and is fearless in working to bring the gospel to the ends of the earth.
The five key roles for this ‘seat’ are:
• Prepare & Send Missionaries Abroad
• Global Staff & Missionary Care, Engagement & Support
• Education, Awareness, and Involvement
• Global Partnership Management
• Leadership, Management, and Accountability
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Prepare and Send Missionaries Abroad
• Develop and implement a ‘missionary pipeline’ and sending plan --specifically focusing on church planters and teams of church plants
• Identify, disciple and coach potential new missionaries
• Maintain relationships with key sending organizations (Avant, Upstream, etc…)
Global Staff & Missionary Care, Engagement & Support
• Provide counsel and strategize next steps for supported staff and missionaries on the field, as requested/needed
• Maintain regular contact with missionaries partnered with LBC (email, video calls, etc.)
• Visit missionaries in field locations in order to encourage, nurture and assess
Education, Awareness, and Involvement
• Develop environment and opportunities to inform, challenge, and motivate others about involvement in global missions through social media, classes, conferences, or church-wide experiences
• Manage mission policies and strategies for global missions and adapt as appropriate
• Plan, lead and execute mission trips to locations of our strategic global partnerships. This would include developing and leading short-term mission preparation class, disciple and communicate regularly to team members post trip, and develop leaders who can also lead future mission trips.
• Collaborate with internal ministries in development of global partnerships and short-term trips
Global Partnership Management
• Evaluate existing and potential partnerships that are aligned with LBC’s vision
• Develop focused global mission opportunities and experiences that mobilize congregants
• Maintain regular contact with global partners (Compassion, Aruna, Hope Venture, etc…)
• Develop/maintain Memorandum of Understanding with partners
Leadership, Management, & Accountability
• Provide leadership, management, and oversight for volunteers and short-term missions teams
• Oversee development of Global Outreach budget
• Keep requests on time and on budget
• Attend and participate in all team meetings, all-staff meetings, and outreach MDT meetings
• Collaborate with Local Outreach
Competencies and Skills: To perform this job successfully, the following competencies should be demonstrated:
• Engaging: Highly relational and able to warmly connect with volunteers, staff, and partners
• Effective Teaching and Preaching Skills: as demonstrated through specific examples
• Demonstrated passion for the global mission of the church
• Strong team player that can bring their very best to a staff and volunteer team
• Be a person of character that leads out of a dependent relationship with God
• Be a self-starter with follow-through ability who is committed to growing and empowering leaders
• Be a high-capacity person, able to handle a large diversity of details and projects, in an ever-changing environment
• Positive contributor to staff culture with team collaboration as a top priority
• Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies or related field (Extensive ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted.)
• 3 years’ experience in an Outreach Ministry with a proven track record in lifestyle evangelism and incorporating the spiritual practice of outreach into the process of making disciples. Experience in Global missions preferred.
• Team Leadership and Equipping Ministry Partners: Proven track record in creating and equipping ministry teams and mobilizing people to reach out to others to make disciples
• Group Experience: has personally experienced small group community for at least three years and be able to communicate the value of community in his own life
• Mission Management: previous experience administering, overseeing, and directing the business and people resources of a ministry, non-profit or business division, department or workgroup
Character, Calling and Chemistry:
• Christ Centered: you build your life and ministry around Jesus, with an open heart allowing the Holy Spirit to lead and inspire.
• Team Oriented: you love building a team, being able to work across teams and to partner with other ministries, using the skills and gifts of others to create a better final product.
• People Savvy: you relate well to all kinds of people and cultures – inside and outside the church as well as cross culturally; can build rapport, constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.
• Self-Awareness: you know your personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits; seeks feedback; gains insights from mistakes; is open to criticism; is not defensive.
• Trustworthy: honest and considers confidentiality a priority.
Must make Lincoln Berean Church their home church and participate in the life of the community (Life Group).
At Lincoln Berean Church, we fully expect each staff member to be actively engaged in following Jesus and believe that if this commitment to Jesus is present, it will be evident in a staff member’s personal life, family relationships, and ministry. In working at Lincoln Berean Church, every staff member must be aware of and embrace the responsibility to represent the:
- Church’s Mission: To glorify God by seeking to present every person complete in Christ.
- Doctrine: What We Believe at Lincoln Berean Church - Committed to truth
- Staff Core Values: Healthy Drive, Teachable, People Savvy, Radical Candor and Hopeful
- Life Groups: The Christian life is not meant to be lived alone – we are better together!
• A 30-60-90 day review by your supervisor based on your quarterly goals, the five roles of the ‘seat’, and the staff core values
• Quarterly and Annual Reviews based on your quarterly goals, the five roles of the ‘seat’, and the staff core values by your supervisor
• Input from staff and volunteers
Lincoln Berean Church is an organization the utilizes ‘Traction™’ as our operating system. If you have not read ‘Traction’ by Gino Wickman or ‘What the Heck is EOS’ by Gino Wickman we encourage you to read one of them.