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Blue Ridge Broadcasting is an affiliate ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Visit  www.billygraham.org for additional opportunities.

Accounts Payable – Accounts Receivable, Manager

Christian Purpose and Expectations: All employees proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through their employment, and thereby further BGEA’s religious mission.

Job Summary

Exercises responsibility for all activities in the Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable (AP/AR) functions, ensures timely payment of vendor invoices, check requests and expense reports, maintains accurate records and control reports, and manages collection activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Faithfully upholds BGEA in prayer.
  • Consistently participates in daily BGEA staff devotions.
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with BGEA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations.
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence.
  • Manages general journal entries, account, and report reconciliations
  • Manages all Blue Ridge Broadcasting (BRB) accounts payable including invoices, account coding, approval signatures, reports, requisitions, vendor information, and filing, in full compliance with GAAP and BRB/Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) Commitment Authority Policy
  • Develops and prepares reports, correspondence, and completes other projects with accuracy and efficiency
  • Assists with budget preparation and prepares requisitions
  • Manages all BRB accounts receivables
  • Provides oversite in the absence of the Manager, Accounting and Administration
  • Manages Program Coordinator to ensure logs and Cost of Service invoices are generated accurately and timely
  • Manages Receptionist/Office Assistant to ensure visitors, phone calls and prayer requests are handled in a personal and professional manner.
  • Accurately reports, files, and ensures payment of quarterly North Carolina Sales Tax payments
  • Accurately reports and files Sales and Use Tax Claim Refunds
  • Responds to vendor billing inquiries in timely, accurate manner
  • Processes donations, invoice payments, and concert offerings
  • Reconciles and compiles daily deposits
  • Processes credit card reporting and detail requests

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties assigned by supervisor
  • Provides secondary support for petty cash drawer
  • Provides secondary support for general business office functions, which may include mail distribution and revenue processing

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to Manager, Accounting & Administration
  • Supervises Program Coordinator and Receptionist/Office Assistant
  • Relates to BRB department leaders

Job Specifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Accounting degree or equivalent experience in accounts payable/accounts receivable
  • Accounting/finance experience totaling minimum of five (5) years, including minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience during that time
  • Ability to lead, inspire, coordinate, and manage staff
  • Demonstrated Team player who leads by example
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficiency with large financial systems
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and reasoning skills
  • Excellent verbal communications skills
  • Ability to utilize computerized accounting, spreadsheet, and word processing software
  • Ability to work in harmony with other staff, and to function as a team player
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to understand and develop priorities
  • Ability to work independently with initiative and with minimal supervision

Physical/Mental Demands

  • Ability to maintain high degree of concentration despite interruptions and under occasional pressure
  • Ability to work for extended periods at computer workstation and in close proximity to others

Working Conditions

  • Work is typically performed in a conventional office environment

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Managing Director of Donor Ministries

This position will be a leadership position and oversee the entire donor team in order to maximize donor engagement. This position will help develop a robust donor strategy to engage the donors of BRB with short term and long term giving, plus provide oversight among the team and donor interactions.

Job Summary

  • Directs and coordinates activities related to building and maintaining relationship Donors (individual and business) who share the common goal of growing the ministry of Blue Ridge Broadcasting (BRB) via radio and internet.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide an excellent level of supervision by establishing and improving the functional structure, delegating authority and empowering Ministry Associates through development of their giftedness and decision-making skills.
  • Communicates and enforces BRB management decisions by creating a sense of ownership and loyalty to the goals and mission of the organization.
  • Responsible for directing the planning, implementation, and administration of all donor programs for BRB, involving individual and business donors from a range of diverse constituencies.
  • Design and implement a donor relationship management strategy and program for both individual and business donors, key to which is personal relationship building with individual and business donors.
  • Such design and implementation includes recruiting and leading a team of ministry associates who effectively shepherd people toward God’s agenda for advancing His Kingdom.
  • Ensure Ministry Associates are effectively oriented and trained.
  • Ensure effective organizational communication and provide employees focused growth opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the BRB leadership team to maximize donor relationship management.
  • Creates a culture of accountability. 
  • Promotes relationship building and ownership in each task associated with the ministry associates.
  • Encourages appropriate risk taking within the mission to serve the ministry’s donors.
  • Achieves financial objectives by closely monitoring goals and results of new programs, costs, and by initiating corrective actions when analysis of variances warrants action.
  • Schedules expenditures through approval of department and organization-wide budgets, communicates budget to the department.
  • Anticipates long-term financial issues and works to empower staff to create innovative solutions and a sense of ownership in both budgetary concerns/problems and their solutions.
  • Models effective Christian leadership behaviors by executing an approach to encouraging motivation, resolving concerns through effective, timely, and appropriate communication and problem-solving techniques, praying regularly with and for staff and donors, developing and maintaining relationships with a servant-like character, and by modeling, maintaining, and holding self and others accountable for BRB values.
  • Communicates effectively and courteously via phone.
  • Creates and maintains effective employee, vendor, and client relationships by providing timely, accurate responses, and service-oriented offers of assistance, and ensuring that messages are transmitted to appropriate personnel quickly and accurately.
  • Carries out written communication in a professional manner and according to accepted business practices.
  • Uses courteous language and positive tone in all written communications so that anything composed in department reflects a service-oriented philosophy.
  • Engage directly in and responsible for relationships with a prescribed number of business donors in order to help further their role in furthering God’s agenda through the ministry.
  • Collaborate with General Manager and the finance and administration department to develop annual budget.
  • Identifies on a continuous basis individuals and businesses who are prospects for having a heart for the ministries of BRB and may thus support.
  • Collaborate with Ministry Associates to plan and direct events and gatherings for donors.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of donor relation’s communication pieces and programs.
  • Assesses and monitors donor satisfaction with service in cooperation with other members of the executive and management team.
  • Follows policies and procedures of BRB and BGEA as set forth in the Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Attends daily morning devotions and participates in prayer support for the ministry, its listeners, donors and volunteers.
  • Maintains a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.
  • Travel locally and regionally on a regular basis.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Represent BRB at listener events.Interface on on-going basis with BRB leadership (Director, General Manager, and Manager of Accounting and Administration) to provide input, observation and opinion on all facets of ministry operations.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with BGEA Development Department as needed on specific needs or requests by either BRB or the BGEA.
  • Interest in joining organizations or clubs that further the ministry and donor goals of BRB.

Reporting Relationships

  • Position reports directly to General Manager.
  • Oversee the entire process to hire and develop Donor Ministries department personnel

Job Specifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelors Degree (or equivalent experience) with three to five years experience in developing and managing a Donor Ministries Department.
  • Management of a non-profit broadcast underwriter/donor development experience preferred.
  • Demonstrative ability in identifying, developing and maintaining relationships with individual and business donors.
  • Committed to leading staff and serving donors with a servant’s heart. Excellent verbal and written communicator who excels in ability to make presentations to potential business and individual/donors in a one-on-one or group setting.
  • Strong analysis and forecasting abilities. Committed to Christian ethics in all areas of business matters.
  • Experience with database, PowerPoint, word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ and having an active Christian commitment with a theology that supports the mission of Blue Ridge Broadcasting.
  • Clean driving record.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Ability to thrive in relational environment.
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and countenance at all times.
  • Ability to address conflict quickly and creatively with a servant’s heart.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends for special events and activities.
  • Occasional overnight travel.
  • Excellent time management and prioritizing skills.
  • Natural curiosity; self-starting interest in learning about all aspects of BRB ministry, personal interests of individual donors and operations and industries of business donors, and all aspects of media.

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to multi-task. Ability to quickly discern and respond tactfully to conflicts or objections.
  • Comfort with proactive, time-sensitive environment.

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Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation

Blue Ridge Broadcasting is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation

Mailing Address
WMIT/WFGW
P.O. Box 159
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Street Address
WMIT/WFGW
3 Porters Cove Road
Asheville, NC 28805

Blue Ridge Broadcasting Corporation

STUDIO LINE: (800) 293-1069
TOLL FREE: (800) 330-9648
BUSINESS: (828) 285-8477
FAX: (828) 298-0117
EMAIL: thankyou@brb.org