Master Provisions, located in Florence, KY, is a faith-based leader in distributing surplus food, clothing, and other supplies both locally and worldwide. In collaboration with over 225 nonprofits, MP distributes high-quality food to over 65,000 people each month facing life challenges in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Established in 1994, MP also collaborates with non-governmental organizations to establish and sustain farms, sewing and clothing shops, and schools internationally. In addition, MP cares for economically distressed children in three countries through financial sponsorships. Its annual operations budget is $5M, and MP relies on the daily volunteer contributions from a pool consisting of over 8,000 people. MP has developed creative partnerships with public schools to provide life skills training for special needs students as they offer volunteer services. The organization seeks an experienced, highly motivated, ministry-focused executive leader to replace its only President and founder, Roger Babik.
PURPOSE OF POSITION
President is a full-time executive leadership and management position at Master Provisions (MP). The President is the leader and face of MP for all aspects of external and internal relations. The President is responsible for 10 key areas of mission oversight (see Areas of Responsibility below). The President will ensure that all aspects of program delivery, internal relations, and external relations are consistent with the mission and vision of MP.
- Significant experience in executive leadership
- Advanced communications, leadership, and pastoral skills
- Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems in a team environment
- Proven ability to set goals, lead teams, and help others reach their goals
- Excellent multi-tasking, strategic planning, and time management skills
- Effective project, presentation, public speaking, and people management skills
- Proactive management abilities to meet or exceed measurable job performance goals
- Impeccable Christian work ethics and character and a recognized person of faith in Christ
- Recognized business/community leader with outstanding business acumen
- Demonstrated persuasive/professional presentation skills in fund raising and partnership building
- Proven fundraising and/or business development skills
- College Degree Preferred
AREAS of RESPONSIBILITY
The President is accountable to the Board Chair and is responsible to manage and assume primary responsibility for ten vital mission areas:
LEADERSHIP – Oversee employee performance through a process that clearly identifies performance expectations, including delivering timely feedback to and appropriate recognition of employees. Develop a nurturing environment for office staff and volunteers, while holding them accountable for their decisions. Provide agenda input and taking an active role in all board and committee meetings including giving an Executive Overview update at board meetings. Guide all HR activities including recruiting, hiring, and guiding program staff, engaging, training and supervising volunteers. Ensure that agendas are prepared for monthly Leadership Team meetings.
SPIRITUAL/PASTORAL CARE – Monitor team member spiritual growth and development to ensure solid pastoral care for the mission. Select annual study content and guide team member leadership of weekly team prayer and staff meetings.
OPERATIONS – Oversee the team, including volunteers, which completes all Operations activities and programs, transportation, international mission activities and mission trips and church-related outreach activities such as Isaiah House, Crossroads, etc., while leading development and implementation of operating policies and procedures relative to MP’s day-to-day operation. Accurately report on program status, progress toward organizational objectives, and other program issues.
FUNDRAISING/DEVELOPMENT – Guide all fundraising and development activities managed by the Development Team to meet or exceed mission fund development goals such as General Fund Contributions, Special Events, Miscellaneous fundraisers, 1994 Connects, Connecting Hope Society (Legacy Giving), and grants income (requiring oversight of the grants calendar and grant writing). Advance MP’s mission by increasing the amount of donations annually.
COMMUNITY/CHURCH RELATIONS – Foster collaboration between MP and other stakeholders, including churches and the non-profit community and representatives of corporations, government, and educational institutions; and actively oversee MP’s role in such collaborations or joint ventures as appropriate. He/she will lead efforts to strengthen existing church relationships and add new local church relationships. The ED will represent MP in organizations like the NKY Chamber, Rotary, Covington Business Council, Ministerial Associations, Cincy USA Regional Chamber, ICOM, etc.
FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT – Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports including statistical analysis and stated outcomes. Employ sound fiscal management practices, including reviewing monthly reports and making recommendations as needed. Participate in budget planning meetings annually and provide input to the Finance Manager to establish ministry and program budgets annually each fall.
PARTNERSHIPS – Collaborate with individuals and both faith-based and non faith-based organizations to build support partnership programs that enhance effectiveness and increase the quality and quantity of services provided by MP. The President’s team will expand partnerships locally, regionally, and globally.
STRATEGIC PLANNING – Monitor programs for effectiveness, ensuring that programs are meeting stated outcomes and/or goals with expenditures falling within budgeted parameters. Lead all annual and long-term planning efforts.
MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS – Oversee the coordination of all marketing and messaging for all social media and communications platforms to ensure consistent alignment with MP’s mission and vision. Ensure that weekly prayer reports are produced by Friday to guide the overall daily spiritual and MP prayer focus and support.
BOARD RELATIONS – Establish, maintain, and strengthen productive relationships with board and committee members. Provide adequate information to help the Board make informed decisions. Complete other duties as directed by the Board Chair. Meet with the Board Chair monthly for executive review/planning meetings.
WORKING CONDITIONS AFFECTING JOB
- Attend all MP staff, prayer, Leadership Team, board, and committee meetings.
- Work regular weeknights, Saturdays, or Sundays, as needed, to represent MP.
- Travel out of town occasionally as needed.
- Represent MP at local/regional meetings such as NKY Chamber, ministerial associations, Covington Business Council, ICOM, church mission fairs, etc.
- Primary office located at MP’s Borland Family Distribution Center.
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