Forum of Christian Leaders

Logistics Coordinator

Forum of Christian Leaders
Lisle, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 08/09/2017
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Reports to the Vice President of Administration

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, Ex:
Overall Responsibilities

The Logistics Manager will play a key role on the European Leadership Forum’s administrative team and will primarily be responsible for the following components of the Forum’s annual meeting:

  • Setting up and running a bookstore of several thousand items thereby providing relevant, quality evangelical resources to European leaders at discounted prices
  • Setting up and running an expo that facilitates partnerships between various evangelical organizations and European leaders
  • Coordinating air and ground transportation, as necessary, for participants, speakers, staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Recruiting, training, and serving 80 volunteers from the United States and across Europe to help run the Forum’s annual meeting
Other tasks and projects will be assigned at the discretion of the Vice President of Administration and/or the President.  

Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in any field and be:

  • Accomplished in verbal and written communication
  • Warm/friendly personality
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail
  • Able to construct and implement action plans for complex projects
  • Adept at multi-tasking
  • Flexible/adaptable
  • Team-oriented
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Comfortable with Google Apps

Experience in the following areas is preferable but not necessary:

  • Administrative/office work
  • Event planning
  • Volunteer management
  • Salesforce management
  • Cross-cultural collaboration

Terms and Compensation

The Logistics Coordinator is a full-time, salaried role. Starting compensation will be based on skill level and experience. 



All FOCL employees travel to Europe (at FOCL’s expense) each May to administrate the Forum’s annual meeting. Following the event, all employees are given a week of paid vacation during which they are encouraged to tour Europe (though 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 

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