USA Field Manager

USA Nashville

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Purpose and Scope

The USA Field Manager reports to the senior manager and will develop relational connections within each state association, equipping leaders to ensure The Gideons International thrives as a spiritual ministry where Christian business and professional men strengthen their Christian testimony and fulfill their God-given responsibilities as spiritual leaders. They must be capable of balancing the spiritual preparation and readiness with the practical work of the Association. They achieve results by coaching and modeling:

A focus on the character of the man and the spiritual preparation that is prerequisite for the practical work of the Association.
How to leverage a man’s God-give acumen for influence for the practical work of the Association.

The successful field manager will understand the basics of leadership development and be capable of delivering engaging and memorable presentations, facilitating effective workshops, and modeling what is presented. This position travels approximately 50% of the time.

Essential Job Functions

Leadership
Encourage ministry leaders in their Christian walk with a compelling focus on building Godly character and strengthening the witness and testimony of members
Include spiritual growth components in all field training (and activity) including evangelism, practicing spiritual disciplines, and discipleship.

Analysis / Planning

Demonstrates a solid, visible relationship with Jesus Christ which is evidenced by a heart for God, which then translates into a genuine, deep love for others and a concern that others also know Jesus Christ as their Savior. Possesses a Christ-like attitude in dealing with others inside and outside of The Gideons International, while faithfully upholding The Gideons International’s ministry in prayer.
Strategically plan with state cabinet and trustee, evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, and introduction of new programs/strategies
Suggest interventions as appropriate to state cabinet members and assist to implement interventions for corrective action
Lead others by example to develop and expand their personal witnessing skills. Encourage others to effectively present Personal Workers Testaments and a word of witness.
Meet or exceed mutually agreed upon goals for all aspects of field work
Personally coach and mentor state leaders
Visit seminaries or Bible colleges (with local Gideons for training)
Conduct camp officer training
Participates in the development of the ministries short-term and long-term plans and programs as a strategic partner
Maintains timely activity reports, expense reports, itineraries and other requested reports

Customer Management / Service

Identify and communicate areas of opportunity for continuous improvement
Intentionally build positive working relationships with internal staff, external members and pastors
Conduct follow-up reviews with state and camp leadership to track results and gather feedback
Facilitate training sessions based on analysis of field work results
Execute field assignments in USA as directed: Coach and model for leaders how to plan and conduct effective member activity including:

Membership enlistment activities (AME, CDP, and individual enlistment)
Member engagement
Church Relations Days (with training)
Scripture Distribution Days (with training)
Effective meetings(cabinet, camp, team,…)
Adhere to all association policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensure that they are communicated and implemented
Other duties as assigned

Other Essential Functions

Carry out responsibilities at International Convention as requested
Supply news items of national and international interest to Communications Department
Display initiative, self-motivation and deliver high quality work while at the same time, meeting all deadlines for both internal and external customers

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Training & Development
Non-physical

Follow verbal and written instructions
Ability to use PC and widely-used software applications, especially Microsoft Office applications
Ability to learn new software applications as necessary
Ability to provide analytical skills
Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with headquarters staff and USA state management team members

Physical

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.
Extensive travel by automobile and air.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
5 – 7 years of communication, training or sales experience or equivalent work experience
Gideon Member in good standing
Successful completion of a background screen

Preferred Qualifications

3 consecutive years’ experience on a state governance team
Outstanding communications skills
Inter-personal awareness and genuinely enthusiastic

Employment Number #2019-202 Location/Department USA Type Full Time Role USA Field Manager

Required Skills

Here’s an overview of qualifications you need for this job.

Communication
Proven ability to communicate effectively and persuasively through written and verbal skills and relationship building
Organizational
Core Competencies
Actively learns, demonstrates and fosters The Gideons International culture in all actions and words. Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate. Ability to understand the fundamental business drivers and communicate the state of business and provide strategic recommendations to management. Proven ability to keep a big picture perspective while dealing with very detailed information. Foster Open Communications and Approachability (Connect with People) Positive and Constructive Attitude Business Acumen Process Management Decision Quality Problem Solving Dealing with Ambiguity Perspective Platform Presentation Skills Ability to challenge the status quo
Sales or Training Experience Gideons Member in good standing
1 Language
(Native)
English
Understanding
Speaking
Writing
Core Values
Innovation – Creative Thinking Mutual Accountability Open Communications Trust & Respect
Work Environment & Time Requirement
Climate-controlled office environment 8-hour workday while at the office. Longer workdays are required during field assignments. Variations in work volume sometimes require extended working hours Travel required – up to 50% of the year Work-from-home options may be possible for the right candidate

Additional Requirements

What else it would be nice to have.

Team PlayerServants HeartCustomer Focus
5 Years Of experience

Department / Location

A Brief Overview of the Department / Location which posted this job opening

USA

The USA Division is responsible for serving the membership in a consistent manner with the ultimate goal of “inspiring our members to fulfill their call” to reach people for Christ. Our core purpose is to support the pivotal objectives to increase revenue, maximize Scripture distributions, and engage, develop and grow our membership while pursuing a culture of excellence.
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