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India Gospel League NA

Director of Children's Sponsorship & Programs

India Gospel League NA
Hudson, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 10/02/2008
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Opportunity in Child Sponsorship Development:
Director of Children's Sponsorship & Programs

India Gospel League, NA serves as a communications and resource-generating organization for the fully indigenous ministry of IGL, India, whose primary purpose is to reach the rural villages of India with the gospel message of Jesus Christ. Recognizing the overwhelming proportion of children in India and the intense level of poverty for the vast majority, IGL is committed to expanding our child sponsorship and programs ministry exponentially over the next 10-12 years with a stated goal of having 20,000 children sponsored by 2020. If India has captured your attention, you have a heart for ministry to children, and you're capable of providing strategic planning, decisive leadership, and creative promotional development then we are interested in speaking with you!

IGL's Hudson, Ohio USA office, has a career opening for a full-time Director of Childrens Sponsorship and Programs, working approximately 40 hours per week. We're looking for someone who is motivated first by compassion for the spiritual and physical needs of children in the rural villages of India. The ideal candidate will offer 3-5 years of experience in strategic program leadership in a sponsorship program environment. This includes the development and implementation of strategic action plans, experience with sponsorship system needs, marketing and promotions, campaign design and execution, and serving as a public relations representative. Work will include the identification and development of potential volunteer ambassadors to expand the programs, identifying and filling staffing needs, supervising personnel, serving as a key liaison with the Indian office child sponsorship director, and travelling as needed to generate interest and sponsorships within churches, businesses and individuals. This individual will also assist in the development of print and media resources.

Qualifications include:
Professing believer in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
Minimum of 3 years professional sponsorship fundraising or program management experience, or equivalent experience with a strong public profile and success in developing results-driven strategies
Consummate professional with emphasis on creative strengths, servant leadership and the ability to work as a member of a collaborative team
Must be willing and able to travel regularly throughout the United States [20-25%] and periodically to India [once or twice a year]
Must be willing to relocate to northeast Ohio
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Experience with Microsoft office applications
Experience with Christian foundations/grants sources a plus
Experience with ministry-driven not-for-profit organizations a plus

If you offer the background and skills needed to dynamically increase a sponsorship program, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position. Please send your resume and a cover letter stating salary requirements to or mail it to IGL, NA, 1521 Georgetown Rd Ste 305, Hudson, OH 44236. This posting shall remin open until the position is filled. Only candidates considered for interviews will be contacted.