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Forum of Christian Leaders

Executive Assistant

Forum of Christian Leaders
Lisle, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 01/16/2015
Categories: Administrative - Church/Ministry - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Forum of Christian Leaders

The Forum of Christian Leaders (FOCL) is the administrative office that serves the European Leadership Forum (Forum). The Forum exists to unite, mentor, and resource Europe’s evangelical leaders. This happens first at the Forum’s annual, May meeting in Wisla, Poland. More than 700 individuals from over 40 countries attended the 2014 Forum. As a result, we expect more than 350 events to occur across the European continent over the next year. (To learn more, visit In addition to the Forum, FOCL is host to, an online community for evangelical Christians that includes a webinar program as well as a growing media library of evangelical teaching.


Overall Responsibilities

The Executive Assistant will provide support to the President by helping him manage his:

  • Schedule (e.g. setting up meetings, assembling meeting materials)
  • Correspondence (e.g. taking dictation, writing Forum partners on his behalf)
  • Travel plans (e.g. booking flights, hotels, etc.)
  • Presentations (e.g. creating PowerPoints, composing handouts)
  • Writing/research projects (e.g. compiling data, editing)
Other tasks and projects will be assigned at the discretion of the Director.
Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in any field and be:
  • Accomplished in verbal and written communication
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail
  • Adept at multi-tasking
  • Flexible/adaptable
  • Team-oriented
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Prior administrative/office experience is necessary.  Prior experience as an administrative assistant (especially at the executive level) is strongly preferred.


An educational background and/or a strong interest in history, theology, and/or sociology will be considered an asset in light of the research duties associated with this position.


Terms and Compensation

The Executive Assistant position will be a full-time role.  Starting compensation will be based on skill level and experience.  



All FOCL employees travel to the Forum in Europe (at FOCL’s expense) each May to administrate the Forum. Following the Forum, all employees are given a week of paid vacation during which they are encouraged to tour Europe (at their own expense). In addition, all full-time employees start out with two additional weeks of paid vacation, along with nine paid holidays. FOCL offers health benefits to all full-time employees.



Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Elizabeth Shuter at