Area Finding Specialist (Missionary Department)

The Church Of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 2 weeks ago

Posting Info

Posting Dates: 04/05/2019 - 04/16/2019

Job Family: Arts, Design & Media

Department: Missionary Department


This role has the responsibility to partner with the global church areas to find ways to increase the number of prepared people for missionaries to teach. Expectations will be that this individual will help increase the number of people for missionaries to teach which will lead to an increase in convert baptisms.

This position is central to the missionaries' role to 'Invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel through faith in Jesus Christ and His Atonement, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and enduring to the end' since "nothing happens in missionary work until you find someone to teach (Preach My Gospel, 160)."

20% - Work with Area Presidencies to develop Area finding strategies and initiatives and procure resources to carry them out, including 360 campaigns that involve in-field finding efforts (using family history, English Connect, self-reliance services, Book of Mormon initiatives, etcetera), member initiatives and paid and unpaid media.
20% - Provide leadership, vision, support, and training that directly contributes to the success of Area finding strategies and initiatives. Functions as the subject matter expert and then works with Areas to create actual programs.
15% - Provide leadership for multiple small (>$50,000) to medium-sized ($50,000-$250,000) paid and unpaid digital marketing campaigns that are carried out in different countries and cultures around the world.
15% - Collaborate with vendors and external businesses and entities.
10% - Work in conjunction with product managers and other finding division personnel to create and adapt programs, media, and technology solutions to a world-wide audience.
10% - Support the Manager of Worldwide Finding and the world-wide strategy for finding people to teach and other Missionary Department initiatives.
10% - Contribute to the creation and support of ongoing tests and learn culture to continue to fill the pipeline with new ideas by identifying new concepts through media, technology, and Area personnel (Ecclesiastical leadership, staff, missionaries)


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, international business, business, or related field (or equivalent experience) and five years of experience or a master's degree and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. International or strategy work experience with demonstrable results preferred.

  • Experience in training and social media marketing is also strongly preferred.

  • Requires expertise in product, technology, service, strategy, and business complexities. Must have exceptional professional skills and experience with a proven track record of completing complex projects requiring multilateral support and coordination, oftentimes in different languages and cultures.

  • Multilingual required.

  • Have experience in making data-driven decisions where multiple stake holders are involved.

  • Demonstrate a bias toward action and results and performs work with a high degree of latitude.

  • Highly skilled in the use of standard desktop software such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (programming ability a plus)

  • Interpersonal Skills:
    Developed communication and diplomacy skills used to persuade, influence and collaborate with others, including colleagues in other areas/departments and external customers/agencies. Demonstrate ability to work as a team with people from different backgrounds.

  • Must possess previous experience managing work teams

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

Posting Notice/More Info.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

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Area Finding Specialist (Missionary Department)

The Church Of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints