Forum of Christian Leaders

Strategic Partnerships Coordinator

Forum of Christian Leaders
Lisle, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/20/2017
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


Reports to the Vice President of Development at the Forum of Christian Leaders.


The Forum of Christian Leaders

The Forum of Christian Leaders (FOCL) exists to identify, unite, mentor, and resource global evangelical leaders toward the end of world evangelism and the renewal of the biblical church. FOCL's ministry consists of four components:

  • European Leadership Forum Annual Meeting: A yearly, weeklong gathering of hundreds of evangelical leaders from 45 countries; held each year in Wisla, Poland.
  • Forum Initiatives: Spiritual and leadership development opportunities that provide intensive, specialized training for small groups of evangelical leaders.
  • Forum Movement: Local and regional events organized by European Leadership Forum participants that provide training and outreach in native languages. Ex.:
  • Forum Global: Strategies that share the European church's leadership lessons with the global church, includes online media library and free webinars.
Overall Responsibilities
The Development Assistant will provide support to the Development Department by helping to manage:
  • Donor Records (e.g. updating contact and donation records in donor management system)
  • Task List and Schedule (e.g. updating task list, setting up meetings, assembling meeting materials)
  • Correspondence (e.g. preparing correspondence for Forum partners)
  • Travel plans (e.g. booking flights, hotels, etc.)
  • Fundraising events (e.g. providing administrative support for event planning tasks)
Other tasks and projects will be assigned at the discretion of the Vice President.
Applicants must currently reside in Illinois (preferably the Chicago land area or surrounding suburbs), possess an undergraduate degree in any field, and be:
  • 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 with Salesforce donor management system is highly preferred.
Terms and Compensation
The Development Assistant will be a part-time, hourly role. Weekly hours will range from 20-25 hours each week. Starting compensation will be based on skill level and experience.
Contingent upon need and availability of the candidate in this role, travel to Europe in May (at FOCL's expense) and administration of the Forum's Annual Meeting in May is a possibility.
Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Shuter at
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