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Turning Point

Marketing Events & Promotion Coordinator

Turning Point
Lakeside, California, United States


Date Posted: 04/20/2017
Categories: Church/Ministry - Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Turning Point for God is the radio and television ministry of Dr. David Jeremiah, senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church. It is an international ministry with a vision to reach every language group in the world with the Gospel and the teachings of God’s Word. From a modest beginning thirty five years ago, Turning Point is now accessible by 2.5 billion people worldwide every day through radio, television, and the Internet.

 

Position Summary:

The Marketing Events & Promotion Coordinator reports directly to the COO and serves to book, plan, market, coordinate and manage all the logistics internally and externally to ensure that all Turning Point Events run smoothly and successfully for God’s glory.

 

Essential Functions:

  • 6-8 Rallies/Year

    • Develop and implement creative ways to promote events.

    • Manage rally advancement in each city, such as ensuring regular communication with all radio stations, and negotiating promotional contracts and schedule interviews as needed.

    • Develop a marketing plan per event location including the following: Turning Point radio partners, faith based and general market radio stations, television stations, local print advertising, outdoor advertising, arena advertising, local CVB support, etc.

    • Manage regional marketing budget, pending leadership approval.

    • Serve as an ambassador for Turning Point to all radio partners, vendors, arena staff, local personnel, church and parachurch leadership, hotel personnel, etc.

    • Responsible for all internal and external rally marketing initiatives. Specifically, those that integrate across all platforms such as email, direct mail, social media, digital, public relations, collaborations and endorsements.

    • Oversee and approve master timelines, while distributing and meeting with individual departments for all creative aspects of rallies (Web, Direct Mail, Email, Purchasing, Customer Service, Tech and Production).

    • Ability to multitask the advancement efforts of both the fall and spring rally events simultaneously, while also concurrently assisting the Creative and Production departments on their annual super series filming when coordination is needed.

    • Serve as the liaison for all talent throughout booking to the day of the event.

    • Lead the communication of all event planning activities across all Turning Point departments.

    • Supervise/Manage all operations and logistics on the day of the event. Operations to include: ensure all staff gets where they need to be and when, work closely with the house, manage book tables, and backstage, delegate meet and greets, monitor doors, network with radio stations, be attentive to executive arrival/departure, support donor involvement, coordinate volunteers, aid in the offering, manage post-show, establish clean-up, prepare shipment and execute getting staff home.

    • Negotiates and executes seasonal vendor contracts and booking of all venues, speakers, talent, production and hospitality with guidance from leadership.

    • Supervise completion of all projects within each department pertaining to events.

    • Final creative proof of all print, television and radio marketing materials.

    • Provide budgets and periodic progress reports to CFO for each event.

    • Conduct market research to help executive staff make decisions about venue and location possibilities.

    • Lead site visits in said markets including meeting with arenas, hotels, radio stations and local personnel support.

    • Oversee the research and booking of hotels and transportation for the rally season.  

    • Work with the assistant to the COO on communicating details to the staff before the event to ensure their safe travels and return home.

    • Final approval of event catering: breakfast, lunch and dinner for all staff, tech and volunteers for the day of the rally.

    • Assist product order and shipment per rally.

    • Ensure appropriate décor and quality of all backstage hospitality to meet Turning Point expectations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with team members, vendors, media and the public.

  • Qualified candidates must be outgoing and enthusiastic, reliable, and pro-active.

  • Looking for someone with a proven track record promoting events.

  • Have a strong understanding of event marketing.

  • Possess the gift of hospitality.

  • Experience in planning/managing an event in a major venue or arena with multiple thousands in attendance.

  • Must be able to anticipate project needs, prioritize, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

  • Be self-motivated with a willingness to learn.

  • Must work well under pressure and be flexible.

  • Finely tuned organizational talents.

  • Experience overseeing people, projects and fulfillment of timelines.

  • Experience working closely with others on a team.

Travel Expectations:

  • 50-60 days per year

  • Education:

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited institution in hospitality management, marketing or related field. Or degree in unrelated field and 5 years related experience.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Position is full time in Turning Point’s international headquarters in Lakeside, CA.

  • Must be a like-minded believer and share our passion to deliver the unchanging Word of God to an ever-changing world.

 

Please email your resume, Christian testimony and salary history to jobs@davidjeremiah.org