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Jesus Institute

Apprentice to President

Jesus Institute
San Diego, California, United States

Date Posted: 06/13/2007
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Working closely with the President, this professional will help leverage the President by assuming various projects currently handled directly by the President. Such projects will cross the areas of Volunteer Recruitment, Content Development, Fundraising, Marketing, Traffic Generation, Partnering. This professional may also be responsible for monitoring and coaching various consultants.

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Founded in 2001, Jesus Institute is a 501c3 non-profit organization operating websites to assist curious people of all backgrounds to learn about Jesus (Internet Evangelism).

While Jesus Institute enjoys strong partnership relationships with organizations like Ambassadors for Christ, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Luis Palau Association and many others, it is not affiliated with any particular Christian denomination or church hierarchy.

Jesus Institute is prayerfully led by eight board members, including the Founder and President, Vip Patel; Larry Langdon, a former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner and Fuller Theological Seminary Trustee; Ken Perez, Chair of John Stott Ministries and Member, National Board of InterVarsity; and Allen Phipps, a former partner of Boston Consulting Group. A successful entrepreneur and internet pioneer, Vip Patel, previously founded and served as President/CEO of eHealth (EHTH) a publicly traded company.

In 2006, Jesus Institute released, an English site that greatly expands the opportunity for questioners, seekers, and Christians alike to take their study of Jesus to a whole new level. At users are able to form groups, take courses like "Jesus 101" or interact with others utilizing profiles and messaging. Truly an international resource, users of come from every corner of the English speaking world.

Demonstrated success in planning and completing projects with little or no supervision.
Undergraduate degree from top University.
Ability to work full-time in Encinitas, California.
User of popular Internet sites.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
Heart for the Lost.
Creative, "out-of-the-box" thinker.
Smart, high-energy, and self motivated.
Strong writer.
Able to handle multiple projects and conflicting priorities.
Possess a "no task too small" attitude.