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Samaritan's Purse

Administrative Assistant, Field Ministry and Brand Development / Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 07/16/2013
Categories: Administrative - Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is looking for a talented Administrative Assistant with a passion for impacting the mission field to be part of our dynamic team. Strong organizational, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as a passion for learning and serving.

This position reports to the Brand and Production Manager and Senior Regional Director, providing support to Brand Development and The Greatest Journey, Field Ministries, Media Relations, and the Administration team.

Responsibilities include assisting with general correspondence to various departments and regional offices, coordinating production requests with Broadcast and Communications, maintaining promotional inventory control, coordinated OCC branded clothing, scheduling appointments and meetings, arranging travel details, filing expense reports, and compiling and editing a variety of reports. The qualified candidate will support additional administrative duties as assigned by their supervisors.

Must have excellent computer skills with the ability to work in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Candidate will offer highly developed organizational, computer, interpersonal, and writing skills. Must be multi-task and detail oriented. At least two years of experience in a professional, administrative capacity is strongly preferred.    


 TO APPLY:  Go to  Under "Who We Are" choose "Employment Listings", then click on "U.S. Positions."  Find the position you are interested in; then please complete the on-line application by clicking “Apply Now” at the bottom of the page; and attach a current resume and cover letter stating your interest in this position.


 Mission Statement:Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.


Distinct Objectives:The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”