Community Relations Coordinator - Salem Acres Bible Camp, Elnora, AB

Community Relations Coordinator - Salem Acres Bible Camp, Elnora, AB (Posted: 11/21/2018; Closing when filled)

Job Summary
Community Relations Coordinator
Permanent (Full Time)


Salem Acres' goal is for everyone who engages with us to Encounter Jesus - Experience Transformation - and Engage Others. Located on over 300 acres overlooking the beautiful Red Deer River, we offer summer camps and leadership programs to kids aged 7-18; and retreats to groups looking to enjoy the wonderful world God has created for us.

We are currently looking for a mature person to live on or near our site in central Alberta and join our ministry team as the Community Relations Coordinator and build strong ministry partnerships. Working closely with the Executive Director and other staff, this person will expand and strengthen our relationships with churches and other Christian ministries; government; and supportive community and business organizations. Of particular importance is managing the full life cycle of our retreat business that goes from identifying our target markets; to developing and implementing a strategy to successfully market our facilities; to managing the contractual and client support process. Core responsibilities include the signing of a retreat contract; ensuring all aspects of the contract our followed from the date the contract is signed to the eventual hosting of the event; and receiving assessment from client regarding their experience with Salem Acres. This position is also responsible for identifying the best potential sources of funds for our organization and working with the ED to successfully access these sources – including fundraising initiatives and applications to available grant and foundations and other resources. Finally, this person will play a key role in developing and executing our capital projects and facilities development plans with the goal of growing the children’s camp ministry and retreats.
 
This position is seen as a stepping stone to leadership as an Executive Director. We are looking for a team player who knows the value of Bible camp in the Kingdom of God, who loves God and loves people. This person should have a history of consistently delivering high quality results. We are looking for someone that is spiritually well grounded with the ability to work with others in a productive and encouraging fashion. In addition, some important characteristics include a strong sense of accountability; superior communication and administrative skills; a willingness to pitch in and help the team in whatever aspects are required; and possessing the imagination and skills to create and implement an outstanding Christ-centered ministry vision for Salem Acres. Additionally, this is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys giving and providing spiritual mentorship to staff, youth and volunteers.

The successful applicant would be able to sign our statement of faith without hesitation and provide a current Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check. 

Salary includes housing, and utilities (except internet); 3 weeks of vacation, + any shut down vacation as per a yearly schedule.

Start-Date: January 1, 2018 (negotiable)

For more information or to apply, contact wendy@salemacres.ca