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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Champions in Action Remote Work, Texas, United States



3 years - 6 years




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Para-church Ministry

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Wed Dec 06, 2023
Posted Date


Tue Nov 07, 2023

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:   Other

Job Summary

Job Description

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Champions in Action is the key management leader of Champions in Action. The CEO is responsible for overseeing the administration, programmatic efforts, and strategic planning of the global organization, working to achieve the mission and goals of the organization. The CEO is also responsible for financial management and community outreach and community coalition/relationship building with partners, Champions in Action Affiliates, and country-specific Board of Directors. 

Reports to: Chairman of the Global Board of Directors


General Responsibilities

Governing Policy Implementation: Works with global and affiliate boards in order to fulfill the organization's mission, vision, and governing policies. 

  • Responsible for leading Champions in Action across missions in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Global Board of Directors. 

  • Responsible for communicating quickly and effectively with the Global Board and providing all necessary information and documents for the Board to function and make informed decisions.

  • Responsible for managing national and sub-national Boards in accordance with Champions in Action Governing Policies, including ensuring regular communication and missional alignment. 

Financial Performance and Viability: Cultivates resources to ensure the financial viability and sustainability of Champions in Action.

  • Responsible for fundraising and developing other revenues necessary to support Champions in Action’s mission and viability.

  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Champions in Action, including annual budget and monthly operating expenses.

  • Responsible for coordinating financial management across affiliates, including facilitating timely and accurate reporting of finances, as well as individual affiliate fundraising.

  • Responsible for organization fiscal management, including operating within the approved budget, managing resource allocation and utilization, and maintaining a positive organizational financial position.

Organization Mission and Strategy: Ensures that the mission is upheld and implemented through programming, strategic planning, and outreach in collaboration with the board and staff.

  • Responsible for assuring that the Gospel of Jesus Christ remains primary at every level of the organization.

  • Responsible for implementing Champions in Action’s programs and policies in a way that fulfills the organization’s mission.

  • Responsible for strategic thinking and planning to allow Champions in Action to fulfill and further its mission in the future.

  • Responsible for cultivating Champions in Action’s global image by being active and visible in relevant communities and by working with other organizations as needed.

  • Responsible for building a unified mission, vision, and culture across affiliate sites to maintain and expand Champions in Action’s professionalism and operations.

Organization Operations: Executes and oversees resources to ensure that organization operations are appropriate. 

  • Oversight and development of Global Team (C-Suite, Global directors)

  • Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff in coordination with affiliate Boards as necessary.

  • Responsible for the implementation of Champions in Action “culture of excellence”.

  • Responsible for effective administration of Champions in Action’s operations including coordinating and supporting affiliate administration as needed.

  • Responsible for executing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into on behalf of the organization, including coordinating with affiliates to maintain organization cohesion in this regard. 


Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Report to and work closely with the Global Board of Directors, seeking their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising, and other areas in order to increase the overall visibility of the organization.

  • Monthly and annual reporting to the Global Board of Directors, including operational and financial updates from Champions in Action affiliates

  • Managing, supervising, and collaborating with Champions in Actions staff and partners.

  • Planning and operation of annual budget across Champions in Action, including global financials and individual missions.

  • Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues.

  • Oversee marketing and other communications efforts, including coordinating across affiliates to ensure consistent branding and messaging.

  • Regular travel to global missions and fundraising partner sites, as well as separate travel for presentations and speaking events, as requested

  • Serve as the primary spokesperson to the organization’s stakeholders, the media, and the general public

  • Establish and maintain current partner relationships and donor base through frequent communication and relationship-building efforts

  • Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and the day-to-day operation of Champions in Action, including across affiliates.

  • Review and approve contracts for services.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors. 


Professional Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree

  • Fluency in English and Spanish preferred, not required

  • Significant leadership capacity, including demonstration of integrity, ethical behavior, and commitment to shared organizational values

  • 5 or more years of non-profit management experience (international experience preferred but not required)

  • Experience in reporting to and working with a Board of Directors

  • Strong oral communication and public speaking skills

  • High level of strategic thinking and planning skills, including the ability to effectively convey the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic plan to staff, Affiliates, organization volunteers, and other stakeholders

  • Strong management skills and ability to oversee Affiliate Director’s day-to-day work and development

  • Ability to work independently or in a remote environment given the international nature of the organization

  • Strong financial management experience and skills, including budget preparation, management and execution, analysis, decision-making, and ability to effectively communicate the budget and interpret numbers for the Board of Directors, staff, Affiliates, and stakeholders

  • Extensive fundraising experience, including donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community.

  • Proven success in establishing relationships with high-value, influential individuals and organizations including funders, partner agencies, and volunteers.

  • Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development, and task facilitation.

  • Able to work as a team player and effectively communicate across cultures

  • Strong work ethic, and a positive attitude


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