Open Career Positions

The following positions are not salaried positions. Each person is responsible for raising full financial support through building a base of supporters who regularly contribute to his or her Cru staff account — to provide a monthly income. Most of the positions are based in our office in Plano, Texas, just 15 miles north of Dallas.  If you are interested in any of these positions as a supported staff member or local volunteer, please complete the online application form.

Current Open Positions (see below for more detail and to apply)

  • Contract Coordinator & Administrative Assistant
  • Communication & Public Relations Expert
  • Executive Assistant to the CEO
  • Global Publishing Team (various locations)
  • Graphic Designer
  • Information Technology Associate
  • New Media Specialist
  • Spanish Web Engager (Social Media Analyst)
  • Video Editor
  • Writer
  • ** Intern (depending on your skillset)

Contract Coordinator & Administrative Assistant

Are you detail-oriented, skilled in scheduling, travel planning, documenting meetings, record-keeping, composing documents, word processing, reporting, tracking, filing and small project management? Then JMM is the place for you! Josh has authored 146 books. His books have been translated into over 107 languages. We are looking for someone who is passionate about getting even more of Josh’s books into the heart languages of seekers around the world.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the licensing agreements/contracts process
  • Track and analyze royalty reports
  • Communicate with international publishing partners

Location: Plano, TX

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Communication & Public Relations Expert

Until the whole world hears! Are you skilled in communication? We need help in getting the word out! People want to know when Josh is coming to their city or when they can hear him on the radio or TV interviews. We are looking for a person who is skilled in coordinating a communication strategy for Josh McDowell Ministry key events and resources. If that is you, then we would love for you to come serve with us!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Help coordinate press interviews, create press releases and work closely with the Director of Global Events
  • Seek opportunities for publicizing Josh McDowell Ministry key events and resources
  • Help coordinate communication strategy for JMM

Location: Plano, TX

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Executive Assistant to the CEO

It starts with our leadership. Duane Zook, our CEO, travels the world to fulfill our mission of serving others until the whole world hears about Jesus. To assist Duane, we’re looking for an individual just as passionate about serving others—one with an interest in and sensitivity to people and detail. In addition, you will also assist other executives. If you want to experience what it is like to serve in a ministry with a distinctly Christian commitment, JMM is the place for you!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide skills as a well-organized person with a great sense of humor, creativity, initiative, and patience
  • Support the ministry’s CEO and executives with skills in scheduling, travel planning, documenting meetings, record keeping, composing documents, word processing, reporting, tracking, filing and small project management

Location: Plano, TX

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Global Publishing Team

Do you have a passion to equip people to live, defend and share their faith? Do you like to travel? We need Global Publishing Representatives to work with international publishers to translate and publish new and classic Josh McDowell resources that will benefit their part of the world.

  • Asia Representative
  • South & South East Asia Representative
  • Africa Representative
  • Operations Manager for the Global Publishing Department

Major Responsibilities:

  • Represent JMM to publishing partners in a specific area of the world
  • Travel to their countries to build relationships with in-country partners and publishers (40% travel)

Location: Plano, TX (preferably) – requires international travel

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Graphic Designer

The graphic designer gives direction and purpose to visual media. This person uses the visual arts to communicate the mission and vision of JMM. He or she helps the ministry highlight its uniqueness in the world of resources and live events. If you possess skills in graphic arts, a keen eye for detail, talent in visual communication and strong creativity, then JMM needs you!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepare concepts and visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts for print and digital projects
  • Illustrate concepts by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts
  • Coordinate with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc. for final production

Location: Plano, TX

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Information Technology Associate

If you enjoy helping colleagues with technology, feel called to a fast-paced ministry and have a background in information technology, you will enjoy serving with us in this position. Just be prepared to buckle your seatbelt and enjoy working with the latest technologies available!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide help desk application support to Mac, PC and mobile users of all proficiencies
  • Support basic home-office networking with wireless technology
  • Serve as a resource to staff for best computer practices

Location: Plano, TX

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New Media Specialist

Josh McDowell Ministry is all about ministering to people in innovative ways and reaching them through new media technology , especially in hard-to-reach geographic areas where missionaries can’t go.

We’re looking for a person who, while having technical skills in social media, websites, blogs, e-books, podcasts, app development, email marketing, etc., is also passionate about presenting ministry messages in creative formats. If you’re a person who likes to be on the cutting edge of technology and has experience in graphic design or web design, this could be for you.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support all ministry departments by updating multiple websites
  • Create, manage and schedule ministry resources into social media posts
  • Interact with online fans/followers/visitors by providing timely ministry support
  • Perform analytics and reporting

Location: Plano, TX (Preferably)

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Spanish Web Engager (Social Media Analyst)

¿Hablas español y leer? ¿Te gustan los medios de comunicación social? Entonces te necesitamos!

Josh McDowell Ministry has a heart for ministering to people in their heart language and we are ready to reach our Spanish-speaking audience in the United States and around the world.

We’re looking for a person who is proficient in Spanish and has the customer service and technical skills to do ministry on Facebook, specifically collaborating with existing English ministry content, creating Spanish-specific content and answering posts and emails on the ministry’s behalf.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with existing internal social media team to develop and maintain active Spanish-speaking communities for the Ministry
  • Interact with Spanish-speaking online fans/followers/visitors by providing timely ministry support
  • Perform analytics and reporting

Location: Plano, TX (Preferably)

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Video Editor

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then is a video worth a million? Here at Josh McDowell Ministry it very well could be. We have a library full of powerful images waiting to be used as well as an abundance of live events and messages coming up that need to be captured creatively and communicated electronically.

If you have an eye for dynamic visual presentations and embrace a vision of true followers of Jesus everywhere who live, defend and share their faith, then Josh McDowell Ministry is the place for you!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assemble video, graphic and audio into dynamic visual presentations, utilizing knowledge of typography and advanced principles of design
  • Create and edit motion graphic videos, including screen capture, product promotion, explainer videos and illustration highlights
  • Craft engaging visuals for sponsored and editorial content by creating new or editing existing videos to tell compelling stories or to share as ministry resources

Location: Plano, TX (Preferably)

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Writer

Well-told stories inform and inspire. We need talented journalists to help us tell the world about what Christ is doing to advance His kingdom through Josh McDowell Ministry resources and live events. We’re looking for creative individuals whose writing skills can engage minds and move hearts.

Your talent will help us inspire donors, mobilize volunteers, publicize JMM’s passion and report on God’s blessings around the world. If you dream of sharing the stories of changed lives that paint word-pictures of God’s grace, this is an opportunity you can’t afford to pass up.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Help to write blogs and social media
  • Take Josh’s materials and adapt them for millennials
  • Craft engaging content for use in videos or printed ministry resources

Location: Plano, TX (Preferably)

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** Intern **

  • Writer
  • Video Editor
  • New Media Specialist
  • Traveling Intern with Josh
  • Graphic Designer
  • Content Curator
  • Contract Coordinator
  • Researcher
  • Spanish Web Engager

Do you want to serve but your skill isn’t on this list? Come talk to us! You might be just who we need, but don’t know it yet!!!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Vary with position

Location: Plano, TX

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