Denomination: Evangelical Protestant
Location: Zarephath, New Jersey
The Role: The goal of the Missions Director will be to lead the Missions Ministry with creativity and heart, by developing and communicating fresh vision for the ministry. They will enhance current missions programming and initiatives, and increase the visibility of the Missions Ministry through active promotion and consistent communication.
Meet Pillar Ministries:
Pillar Missions is a ministry of Pillar Ministries, an Evangelical Protestant denomination founded in 1901. Pillar Ministries exists to reach people with the love, truth, and freedom found in Christ through four main modes of outreach: Media, Education, Churches, and Missions.
Pillar Ministries currently operates ministries in the following locations:
- Zarephath, New Jersey (Headquarters/Church/Radio)
- Denver, Colorado (Church/Radio/School)
- Los Angeles, California (Church)
- Pacifica, California (Church/School)
- Cincinnati, Ohio (Church/Radio)
- Westminster, Colorado (School/Radio)
Pillar Missions exists to promote and expand the worldwide outreach and international development of the church in fulfilling the Great Commission: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20
Pillar Missions envisions operating with sound missiological principles, which will produce healthy, dynamic, and sustaining ministries of church development, church-planting, mass media evangelism, education, leadership training, and compassionate social programs throughout our international constituency.
About the Missions Director:
Manage and lead the ministry staff, drive vision to build excitement, and be a key player behind the scenes, making sure the administrative side is running smoothly.
Build strong relationships and connections with the staff, church, community, and mission field.
Organize the leadership structure of how mission field operates and provide oversight.
Develop Missions website that has the ability to receive donations.
Facilitate communication of emergency needs from the mission field branches for prayer and funds.
The Missions Director will:
Develop and send fundraising letter(s) or other donor marketing materials.
Manage database of Missions donors past and present.
Coordinate Annual Missions Fundraiser.
Develop a comprehensive communications plan to provide further awareness of Missions within the organization.
Provide oversight of financial planning and budgeting.
Coordinate with Mission Field Directors on their planning and reporting.
Facilitate communications between Pillar missionaries and Pillar churches
What you bring:
A bachelor's degree is highly desired.
A master's degree in a related field is preferred.
Preference will be given to candidates with over ten years of experience in missions experience, or directly related ministry experience.
Demonstrate a personal faith in the Lord Jesus
Be spiritually mature
Exhibit a sure sense of call to missions
Practice a vital faith that seeks to encourage the saved and redeem the lost
Demonstrate leadership skills as outlined in the Bible
Possess strong interpersonal relationship skills
Be comfortable with public speaking
Demonstrate clear and strategic thinking
Practice humility and hospitality in the workplace and in the home
What it's like to live in Franklin Township, New Jersey:
Franklin Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 62,300. Traditionally a farming community, it has become a fast-growing suburb with massive development in the later 20th and 21st centuries as a diverse blend of races, religions, and cultures. In 2008, Franklin Township ranked #5 on Money magazine's list of America's Top 100 Best Places to Live. Franklin Township was incorporated on February 21, 1798, as one of New Jersey's initial groups of 104 townships by an act of the New Jersey Legislature. There are 17 unincorporated communities located within Franklin Township including Zarephath, a religious community in western part of the township, where the headquarters for Pillar Ministries is located.
Franklin Township has a lot of parks including Colonial Park, a 685.5-acre facility located in the western portion of Franklin Township near East Millstone. The park offers many recreational activities, including picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing, paddle boating, golf, and tennis. In 2009, Franklin Township appeared on Newsmax magazine's list of the "Top 25 Most Uniquely American Cities and Towns."
With a multicultural community and church, quick access to New York City, and the coastal amenities of the northeast, Franklin Township is a great place to visit for a great slice of pizza, or an excellent place to settle down and live.
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