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Executive Director

Sheltering Wings

St. Louis, MO

Category: Missions

Posted on: March 23, 2016

Job Description:

Executive Director of Sheltering Wings

Location: St. Louis, MO

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational authority and responsibility for Sheltering Wing's mission and operations.


The ED should have a clear testimony of his/her salvation and demonstrate a vibrant, daily walk with the Lord.
The ED will be thoroughly_noemailmitted to Sheltering Wing's mission statement, doctrinal statement and core values.
The ED must be a member of a church in accordance with the doctrinal statement of Sheltering Wings.
Ideally, the ED will have an advanced degree, preferably in Theology, Missions, Church Ministries or Administration.
Preferably, the ED will have at least 10 years of ministry leadership experience. This could include time served as a missionary, a pastor or leadership in a para church_noemailanization.
The ED must have strong written and verbal_noemailmunication skills; a persuasive and passionate_noemailmunicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
Excellence in_noemailanizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people


Leadership & Management:

The ED will ensure the implementation of the vision and ministry goals set by the Board of Directors.
The ED is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Sheltering Wings.
The ED will be tasked with growing the ministry of SW.
The ED will be responsible for the hiring, supervision, and management of the Sheltering Wing's staff.
The ED will work hand-in-hand with the sending churches of SW's missionaries.
The Ed will work with the Treasurer to develop and execute the annual budget.
The ED will guarantee fiscal integrity and sound financial oversight and management of funds that are donated through SW.
The ED will continually evaluate the functionality of the structures and systems that guide the operation of SW.
The ED will manage all property of SW and is the primary_noemailmunity and customer point of contact.

Fundraising & Communications:

The ED will be charged with raising funds for the Home Office and administrative expenses.
The ED will represent the ministry of SW to churches,_noemailmunity groups, missionary_noemailanizations and national meetings.
The ED will deepen and refine all aspects of_noemailmunications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand.
The ED will regularly_noemailmunicate with present and potential donors sharing the blessings, victories, challenges and needs of the ministries of SW.
The ED will oversee the maintenance of the Web platform.
The ED will promote child sponsorships constantly seeking new donors.

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Executive Director
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Full Time
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Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Sheltering Wings
Contact Name:
Brian Burkholder
C/O Charlotte Meany
2782 Diamond Ridge Lane
St. Louis
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