VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGAGEMENT

JOB PURPOSE

The Vice President of Engagement is responsible for informing and engaging churches, organizations, and individuals about the global water crisis with an emphasis to partner with Living Water International. The position will lead a team with direct responsibility for US Church Mobilization, Living Water Trips, and Affinity Groups.  

CORE CHARACTERISTICS

These principles guide and identify us as colleagues and representatives of Living Water:

  • Honor God

  • Develop People

  • Pursue Excellence

  • Be Good Stewards

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop ways to communicate to a wider US population and manage the engagement opportunities provided by Living Water including:

    • Implementing the US Church Mobilization Strategy

    • Managing Living Water Trips (LWT) with a specific focus on recruitment of new teams and enhancing the overall trip experience

    • Overseeing Living Water’s Affinity Group Strategy

  • Lead Living Water’s efforts to educate and engage the US population in the global water crisis, with a special focus on churches

  • Steward the Living Water Missiological and Theological Values

  • Shape program, spiritual formation, and other organizational practices

  • Serve as an organization spokesperson among key Christian networks including churches/denomination leaders and congregations

  • Develop and lead a team of professionals to support the flourishing of US churches seeking to discover and live out their Integral Mission-both in their own communities and around the world

  • Within the first 24 months of work accomplish the following goals:

    • Collaborate with the senior vice president of Mission Advancement and other senior leaders to evaluate and refine the US Church Mobilization strategy in order to deliver on Living Water’s vision for Integral Mission expansion and ensure a deeply meaningful experience for churches

    • Develop and implement Living Water’s mobilization practices and tools for the US Church, including metrics that demonstrate success

    • Grow, develop, and lead a team of church mobilizers to establish and nurture church partnerships in a way that edifies each church, serves its mission, and glorifies God

MINIMUM EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:

    • Master Degree preferred, but not required

    • Minimum of 10-15 years of relevant work experience, preferably within the church and/or ministry environment

  • The successful candidate is one who is a seasoned leader with a track record of leading teams to excellence, deeply embraces God’s heart for the global Church, and feels called to help the Church in the United States live out the gospel in both word and deed.

  • Competency/Skills:

    • Executive and strategic communication expertise

    • Multi-cultural experience

    • Presentation acumen and comfort

    • Critical thinking and analysis

    • Peer coach and mentor, experience in working in a collaborative team work environment

    • Builds relationships and works well cross functionally

    • Time management and ability to multi-task

    • Team management experience

    • Business acumen

    • Customer-focused orientation

    • Strategic thinking and ability to grasp complex issues

    • Organizational awareness

    • Leadership capabilities

    • Stakeholder management

    • Workforce planning and strategy

    • Innovative

    • Professional

    • Quick learner

    • Influential

    • Able to manage stress in a healthy manner

To apply for this position, and to read a full description, please visit the member site here.