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Focus on the Family Producer, Marriage Events in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Producer, Marriage Events

8605 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USAReq #933

Monday, January 4, 2021

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 600 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.

The Producer, Marriage Events position exists to provide marriage events project leadership. This position plays a lead role in idea generation, strategy, coordination, and delivery of all Marriage & Family events and has the responsibility and authority over all Marriage & Family event initiatives. This position will be responsible to manage all marriage event production, implementation and direction of all event projects and timelines, as they relate to the Marriage & Family Formation department.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Develops digital event engagement plans, project charters, communication matrixes, timelines and any other documents required for event projects

Helps guide digital marriage event logistics from strategic planning, design, implementation, and production (AV) as well as any event onsite coordination of volunteers, staff, and talent

Is responsible for execution of digital and in-person marriage events run of show

Determines creative needs consistent with the Focus brand and in collaboration with the marketing and content development teams

Works with Director of Marriage to create a customer journey, driving toward the overall marriage strategy objectives in line with the Focus ministry strategy

Collaborates and maintains strong, effective relationships with cross ministry departments

Serves as the marriage department liaison to the Ministry Events department to execute on any Focus campus on-site marriage event delivery

Works with Director of Marriage to build new event programs for an emerging market of constituents in the 0-8 years married demographic

Works with Director of Marriage to reach a varied marriage audience in the U.S. as well as support any Global Department marriage event efforts

Identifies and manages to major project milestones

Manages the process of tracking and communicating issues, risks, and action items

Maintains up-to-date weekly communications of project status to Director of Marriage and project stakeholders

Helps manage post-project activities including project assessment and documentation (e.g. lessons learned, and customer satisfaction surveys)

Develops a deep understanding of Marriage and Family Formation research data – internal and external as required

Analyzes external market trends, demographics, related programs and other areas associated with marriage events ministry

Assists Director of Marriage with budget planning for all event initiatives

Serves as a “checkpoint” for understanding and escalating budgetary concerns for all marriage events as appropriate

Represents and speaks to marriage events strategy at management level meetings

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

Perform all other duties as assigned

Managerial Breadth/Scope of Job:

Directs assigned staff’s activities and monitors their progress during planning process

Directs volunteers and staff in assigned duties during event execution

Working Environment/Physical Requirements:

Office environment

Marriage event travel (seasonal) – may travel up to 3-4 times per year

Job Qualifications/Requirements

Character/Spiritual:

Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...”

Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to the Standard of Moral Conduct (http://media.focusonthefamily.com/fotf/pdf/about-us/human-resources/moral-policy.pdf) and Statement of Faith (http://www.focusonthefamily.com/about/foundational-values#values) ; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayer

Prays personally for Focus on the Family’s staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayer

Engages in Christian ministry

Demonstrates behaviors aligned with FOF core values (http://www.focusonthefamily.com/about/foundational-values#values)

Personal Characteristics:

Passion and commitment for serving a marriage and family audience

Mature emotional intelligence

Strong leadership skills and behavior

Excellent interpersonal and partnership building skills

Ability to handle stress associated with deadline pressures and ever-changing priorities

Willingness to keep short accounts

Maintains a high degree of integrity and ethical behavior in all business activities and decisions; lives with integrity derived from biblical values and demonstrates standards of conduct that meet or exceed company or legal requirements

Diplomatic; articulate; decisive; approachable; flexible; concern for long-term effectiveness

Coachable, able to redirect work priorities and assignments as requested

Knowledge/Experience:

Degree in Business or related field/experience is preferred

3-5 years of professional work experience with increasing responsibility

2-3 years of demonstrated project management experience – planning and implementing projects

Understanding of video creation process

Experience in scheduling/traffic

A/V knowledge

Familiarity with multiple digital event platforms

Thorough understanding of Focus on the Family mission, philosophy, values, and objectives

Experience with strategic and tactical planning

Knowledge and experience of corporate business process

Skills, Abilities, and Special Talents/Gifts:

Capable communicator and negotiator in speech, writing, meetings and presenting in small groups

Ability to use judgment to solve moderately complex problems within the limits of standard policy and practice

Ability to translate broad vision into specific creative tasks

Sound business judgement and mature business acumen

Creativity, imagination, team oriented, and ability to influence others

Good listening skills, with maturity and discretion in the handling of confidential and sensitive information

Ability to pivot fast without collateral damage

Proven ability to expect and solve problems related to production timeline and creativity

Innovative-minded individual with strong ability to generate new ideas to increase the Focus

Marriage digital footprint

Strong ability to handle issues proactively

Ability to sort through traditional or historic ministry approaches or stated limitations and develop new and creative ways to meet needs of new and existing constituents

Ability to work with little supervision

Able to represent the Marriage & Family Formation department in a professional and Christ-like manner within and outside the ministry

Salary Range:$48,000 to $56,700/yr.

Focus on the Family puts a high value on our team members and offers a unique benefit package.

Employees scheduled for 30 hours or more per week are eligible for:

  • Medical Plan

  • Dental Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Employees scheduled for 20 hours or more per week are eligible for:

  • Legal Shield/ID Shield

  • AFLAC

  • Retirement Plan

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Service Awards

Note: This is a summary and should not be construed as future promises to continue to provide benefits as outlined above. For complete and definitive language, refer to the governing plan documents.

*Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits.

Helping Families Thrive! Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry.

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