Ministry Relations Manager Jobs in Knoxville – Tennessee – USA at Joni and Friends

Title: Ministry Relations Manager

Company: Joni and Friends

Location: Knoxville – Tennessee – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Non-Profit, Education

DutiesMinistry Development
Create partnerships with likeminded individuals, organizations, and churches
Communicate and educate partners of Joni and Friends available resources
Guide collaborative programing between JAF and partnerships
Form networks between partnerships
Volunteer Recruitment and Training
Provide opportunities for volunteers to serve within our partnerships and the local JAF office
Recruit and develop wheelchair collection teams
Equip volunteers through appropriate training programs
Donor Development
Assist in cultivating donors through relationship building and communication of JAF vision and mission
Many times, the MRM becomes the first impression of JAF and is key to marketing the ministry to new donors and stakeholders
Participate in local and international JAF programs
Other departmental projects that may be assigned by the Supervisor/Other Leadership
Other projects and assignments as necessary to support the overall strategic plan of Joni and Friends

Must possess a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ and agree with the Joni and Friends statement of faith
Desire to serve in a growing and dynamic Christian service ministry
3+ years of recruiting, networking, sales, or other related experience required
A bachelor’s degree is preferred
Highly relational and strategic in approach to networking and promoting the ministry programs and services to the local community

Must beable to work effectively with JAF service departments to leverage partnerships for ministry success

Must havegood working knowledge of the role of the church, church operations and denominations.

Must havethe ability to work with and be sensitive to the variety of church doctrinal and cultural distinctives

Must bea self-starter who is deliberate, assertive, relational, goal-oriented and a problem solver
Excellent communication skills
Strong general computer skills are necessary along with a competent, working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and the Internet

Must beable to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed

Prior to applying for any position with Joni and Friends, all applicants must review our

Ministry Life:

As a ministry, Joni and Friends strives to exemplify Jesus Christ and bring Glory to God in all we say and do. To that end, employment at Joni and Friends is to be taken seriously as one who is not simply considering employment, but committing to the core mission of the organization to fulfill the biblical mandate of inclusion of those with disabilities into the full-life of the church.

All employees of Joni and Friends participate in its ministry wide prayer life, leadership training and other general staff training that may take place from time to time.

Below outlines the vision, mission, values and pillars of Joni and Friends:

VISION:  “A world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ.”

MISSION:  “To glorify God as we communicate the Gospel and mobilize the global church to evangelize, disciple and serve people living with disability.”

BIBLICAL COMMISSION:  “Go out quickly in the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame…go out to the roads and country lanes and compel them to come in, so that my house will be full.” Luke 14:21-23 (NIV)

Honor God in everything we do.
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