Job Posting 88094

Domestic Network Lead
Kentro Christian Network
Work From Home - From Anywhere
closes in 19 days (Fri, 21 Oct)
full time  •  $60,000 - 75,000 (dependant on qualifications) + benefits

Domestic Network Lead

Full-time (flexible) & remote

$60,000 - 75,000 (dependant on qualifications) + benefits

 

To apply: Send your cover letter and CV to

Closing date: October 28, 2022

 

Kentro Christian Network is a group of Christian agencies who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of their relief and development work. Kentro is seeking an Domestic Network Lead to widen and strengthen our capacity to facilitate collaboration between Canadian organizations working to address poverty. Particularly, to expand Kentro Christian Network’s scope to cultivate and incubate a robust Christian network to support Canadian ministries focused on community development and poverty alleviation in Canada, in addition to work with the Kentro team to cultivate deeper engagement with our existing internationally focused members. The position will begin as a 1 year contract, with the likelihood of extension. With Kentro’s small staff, the Domestic Network Lead will be a key leader on the team and within the wider Network.

 

Requirements

  • Personal commitments and lifestyle that are in line with either the World Evangelical Alliance Statement of Faith and/or the Nicene Creed
  • Agreement to sign and adhere to any policies governing staff conduct
  • Canadian Citizenship/Permanent Residency or valid Canadian work permit & visa
  • Ability to travel domestically a minimum of 3 times per year

 

Qualities

  • Relational
  • Facilitative and collective approach to leadership
  • Humility
  • Cultivation mindset
  • Creative thinker
  • Accountable team player

 

Organizational Compatibility

The Domestic Network Lead must display character and lifestyle in alignment with the Mission and Vision of Kentro Christian Network, including:

  • Maintaining a Jesus-centered life of discipleship.
  • Upholding the highest standards of ethics and integrity 
  • Ability to work and engage in Jesus-centered environments
  • Ability to cultivate collaborative, inclusive, respectful and gracious relationships with member organizations, donors, government bodies and other stakeholders and interested parties and individuals, regardless of race, sex, gender, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.

 

Preferred Experience

  • English/French bilingual proficiency highly preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of Canada’s colonial legacy and Indigenous-Crown relations that have shaped much of the dynamics of poverty in Canada
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a related field (or sufficient relevant experience)
  • A consistent and successful track record of working with and coordinating multiple stakeholders, including traditionally underrepresented groups
  • Extensive and demonstrated knowledge and experience of community development
  • Strategic marketing understanding and experience
  • Experience in fundraising and working with foundations and donors
  • Understanding of online community engagement strategies
  • Written and verbal communications skills, including online and in-person presentations
  • Salesforce proficiency 

 

Reporting

The position reports to the Executive Director and is accountable to them for providing administrative support related to their responsibilities. In implementing tasks, the Domestic Network Lead will also have regular connections with partners of Kentro, particularly City Movement and WayBase staff. 

 

Responsibilities

Generally, the Domestic Network Lead is responsible for:

  • Internal & External Marketing
  • Member & Subscriber Coordination - particularly for domestic focused subscribers
  • Special Projects
  • Spiritual & Professional Development

 

Specifically, the Domestic Network Lead is responsible for the following:

 

Internal & External Marketing

  • Work with the Executive Director to develop and deploy marketing strategies for growth in engagement by current Members/Subscribers, including strategies to increase the use of Kentro online spaces, such as the Member Connect platform and WayBase.
  • Work with the Executive Director to develop and deploy marketing strategies for growth in membership and subscriptions, particularly for domestic focused organizations.
  • Ensure collective storytelling and reporting to all key stakeholders (e.g. civic leaders, community leaders, and Christian leaders) about the overall impact of the Christian sector.
  • Use Salesforce to maintain contact and communication records for the above.

 

Member/Subscriber Coordination

  • Strategize the use of Kentro online spaces to monitor and participate in groups, chats, and conversations to facilitate connections among the Network.
    • Work with the Administrative Assistant to operationalize online community engagement strategies.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate systems for collecting useful information about members/subscribers, sharing this information with other members/subscribers and interested parties as appropriate.
  • Specifically support and coordinate Subscribers and their engagement with Kentro activities.
    • Oversee and coordinate incubation space for a domestic community development association.
    • Actively grow the subscription to and develop and implement a sustainability plan for an effective domestic-focussed network
    • Develop and facilitate new activities, such as Affinity Groups, that meet Subscriber needs.
    • Support the development of national priorities, city priorities, and key city causes from among domestic focussed Subscribers.
    • Leverage data and analysis to improve to support the strategic planning and collaboration of member organizations and Subscribers.
    • Work with the Executive Director to serve as a key liaisons to Imagine Canada, Community Foundations Canada, and other relevant organizations
    • Host or speak at conferences, workshops, or events to support member organizations in their mission

 

Special Projects

  • Support the Executive Director, staff and volunteers to plan, coordinate, promote and execute annual events, including the Kentro Annual Forum, AGM, and Regional Workshops. This could include, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Development of promotional materials
  • Facilities, travel and accommodation bookings
  • Facilitate and process registrations
  • Attend the Forum/Workshops to engage with attendees and support the administrative aspects of the event (i.e. meals + coffee/snacks, speaker support, tech support, schedule etc.)
  • Support webinar planning, promotion and facilitation
  • Affinity group planning, promotion and support
  • Special projects that strengthen the mandate of Kentro, as required.

 

Spiritual Development

  • Spiritual: Participate in weekly and monthly prayer times, and regular rhythms of spiritual practice
  • Professional: Identify and participate in professional development opportunities



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