The Director of Social Enterprise will contribute to the overall
efforts of the LMDJ mission priority as it joins God, where God is
already working, to make things right in a broken world. The Director
of Social Enterprise will serve as the consultative and technical lead
on market analysis, research, program design and business development
projects. The Director of Social Enterprise will train, coach, equip
and mobilize entrepreneurs, congregations, Christian community
development entities to create, grow and sustain CovEnterprises. The
Director of Social Enterprise Ministries will lead and direct the
Bezelal affordable housing ministry.
This position will bridge and manage resources to the mosaic of the
Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) while functioning within a complex,
fluid environment. The Director will leverage resources to support
entrepreneurs, innovators and community development minded groups in
launching, leading and expanding businesses where the “bottom-line” is
soul and neighborhood transformation.
• Help to mobilize and strengthen sustainable CovEnterprise projects
across the breadth of the ECC.
• Identify sustainable
initiatives, projects and resources within the Matthew Micah Framework
• Establish and sustain formalized coaching
relationships with local project leaders.
• Create and oversee
formal process of development, launch and evaluation for all
• Continually enhance the ECC’s
reputation as a denominational leader in the field of social
enterprise, economic development, and community transformation by
producing innovative content, reflective best practices and evaluative
frameworks for internal and external stakeholders.
• Identify and
coach a network of industry experts to strengthen the support network
available to existing and potential social enterprise
• Support the development and launch of collaborative
enterprises on a national scale that engage broad issues of poverty
• Develop a best practice hub for immersive
training/coaching for ECC pastors, leaders and prospective social
• Create and lead an ever-expanding suite of
training resources, learning opportunities for both social enterprise
development and derivative topics related to economic empowerment and
• Other duties as assigned by Executive
Minister of Love Mercy and Do Justice.