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Samaritan's Purse

Community Relations Manager / Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 07/31/2015
Categories: Church/Ministry - Management - Marketing/Public Relations - Missions/Domestic
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Community Relations Manager / Operation Christmas Child

Location: Boone, NC


Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, is seeking a national marketing and promotions oriented leader to fill an immediate need for a Community Relations Manager. This skilled relationship manager will be ready to provide deliverables for the cause of children coming to know Jesus Christ. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Promotions, this position will manage, grow and strengthen the Operation Christmas Child (OCC) ministry brand and public awareness through community group involvement on a local and national scale. Position seeks to establish ministry/community group partnerships resulting in more shoe box gifts and therefore more opportunities to share the Gospel with children worldwide. Position seeks to facilitate a growing number of national level partnerships and relationships to promote OCC and to equip local volunteers to partner with local community groups to gain publicity and participation with the purpose of expanding OCC shoe box generation throughout the U.S.


The ideal candidate will have proven experience establishing and developing promotional and marketing partnerships in a ministry or non-profit setting. Candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced and growing ministry. Candidate will have a passion for children’s evangelism and desire to see more children come to know Jesus Christ. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written, verbal and presentation skills. Candidate must be a results driven leader and an effective motivator. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree along with a proven track record of success in growing and building promotional and community relationships.


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”


Please apply on the Samaritan’s Purse website –