Open Career Positions

The job postings listed below are not paid or salaried positions (unless otherwise noted on that post). Instead, each person is responsible for raising full financial support by building a team of supporters who regularly contribute to his or her Cru staff account — to provide a monthly income.

The Josh McDowell Ministry with its headquarters located 15 miles north of Dallas in Plano, Texas, is composed of missionary staff, paid staff, interns, and volunteers – all committed to serving others until the whole world hears about Jesus.

If you are interested in any of these positions as a supported staff member or as a local volunteer, please complete the online application form.


 

Communications & 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!


Primary 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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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.


Primary Responsibilities

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

Location: Plano, TX

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Contracts Manager

Are you detail-oriented, skilled in record-keeping, composing documents, word processing, reporting, tracking and small project management? Then JMM is the place for you! Josh has authored or co-authored 148 books in 87 countries and 128 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.

 


Primary Responsibilities

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

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!


Primary 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 Events Intern

Do you like making connections? Do you have an interests in PR and communications? Come serve with Josh for a year and see what it takes behind the scenes to run events globally.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Promotion of Josh Events.
  • Follow up with Event Attendees & Hosts.
  • Arrange media interviews.

Location: Plano, TX

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Global Publishing Area Representatives

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 who publish new and classic Josh McDowell resources that will benefit their part of the world.

  • Africa Representative
  • South/Latin America Representative

 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Travel to consultations, staff conferences, media conventions and book fairs in this region to initiate and maintain contacts with publishers, printers and CCC International staff, as needed. (40% travel)
  • Support CCC International staff in the area with information on available JMM materials and resources.

Location: Plano, TX (preferably) - Requires International Travel

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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
  • Africa Representative
  • Operations Manager for the Global Publishing Department


Primary 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!


Primary 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!


Primary 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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Mid-Level Partner Representative

The JMM Mid-Level Partner Representative serves as an in-house ministry partner representative and provides donor and special project support to the Mid-Level Partner Program. In this position the Mid-Level Partner Representative will develop the financial resources needed to accomplish the unique role that the Josh McDowell Ministry plays in reaching the lost for Christ. This role will handle an assigned caseload of ministry partners. The Representative will minister to these donors and nurture these relationships and in this process explain JMM’s mission, vision, and specific ministry opportunities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicating regularly with entire caseload by phone, regular mail, social media, and email.
  • Challenging ministry partners to greater levels of financial involvement.
  • Thanking ministry partners for their partnership and informing them of how their partnership is making a difference.
  • Encouraging ministry partner involvement in vision trips, volunteer work, briefings, and events of Josh McDowell Ministry.
  • Praying with and for ministry partners regularly.
  • Work with ministry partners on special projects, i.e. resource distribution, vision trips, Men’s Adventure, etc.
  • Establishing and maintaining an up-to-date file in the GoldMine database for all assigned contact activity.
  • Developing a working proficiency with computer software systems such as Connect & Care and GoldMine.
  • Regularly purging the caseload of all non-giving ministry partners – as directed.
  • Assign new donors to the caseload and create a relationship-development strategy for each new donor.
  • Routing new address, phone number and email addresses to Cru and Odyssey to ensure timely data management processes are maintained.
  • Maintaining electronic files containing stories and photos relating to changed life stories.
  • Assist with welcoming newly acquired ministry partners to the ministry by sending them a “welcome packet.”
  • Sending reports to JMM leaders relevant to partners’ giving.
  • Perform related duties or special projects as assigned, e.g. Urgent Needs calling campaign or assist in planning and executing JMM events when appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic fund raising process and procedures.
  • Josh McDowell Ministry and its mission.
  • Computer software programs such as Connect & Care and GoldMine.
  • Basic computer operations/skills and standard software such as Microsoft Office and Excel.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Work together with colleagues to build a successful team.
  • Talk with a smile and to demonstrate a servant’s attitude.
  • Inspire ministry partners to continue their giving to Josh McDowell Ministry and increase if and when possible.
  • Listen to understand ministry partners’ needs, desires and expectations.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Comfortably ask donors for a financial gift to support the work of JMM.
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule, be available to work evenings or weekends as needed.
  • Solicit new and creative ideas from the ministry partners.
  • Operate the copying, scanning, and printing hardware in the Plano Office.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in customer service and working one-on-one with people (i.e. good people skills).
  • One to three years of experience in fund raising and development – preferably for a Christian ministry.
  • Two years of college education.
  • Additional demonstrated excellence in fund raising can be substituted for college training.

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.

 


Primary 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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Operations Director for Global Publishing

Josh McDowell Ministry has a heart for ministering to people in their heart language around the world. You will be the one to ensure that our team is well-coordinated and productive by managing its procedures and coaching its people.

 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Liaison to CCC International and work with the VP of Global Publishing to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals for this global team.
  • Plan and coordinate special projects to fulfill needs from the field such as: Print on Demand, digital downloads of ebooks...

Location: Plano, TX

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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.


Primary 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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Traveling Intern with Josh

Do you like to travel? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spread God’s word to audiences hungry for truth? Come travel with Josh for a year and see for yourself!


Details About Position (pdf)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as Josh’s right hand person on the road.
  • Run the presentations behind the scenes.
  • Handle the details of traveling and interacting with host.

Location: Consistent travel around the USA & international travel may be required

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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!

 


Primary 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.

 


Primary 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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