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Seeking Director of Online & Media Engagement


The Veritas Forum is recruiting for a Director of Online and Media Engagement. The successful candidate will work with Veritas to extend our impact through online resources and publishing, hosting and curating video content from Forums and generating other short and long-form content.

Description:

  • Develop Veritas’ strategy for online engagement, designed to significantly increase user acquisition and engagement with Veritas content and veritas.org
  • Identify and build a lean team of service providers and contractors to build out the needed technology and media components to execute the strategy
  • Develop and deploy online content (video and written) targeted to a broad audience, and with the goal of quadrupling Veritas’ current online engagement
  • Work with journalists, editors and major publications to place Veritas OpEd, video and other content in outlets like Medium, Quartz, Buzzfeed, TechCrunch, Thought Catalogue etc.
  • Significantly expand Veritas’ social media engagement via Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms
  • Build out a monthly donor and partner email pipeline, from 1k readers today to over 5k, with the aim to have this be a source of engaging and building monthly investors for Veritas
  • Lead the technical writing for a few select grants and other key proposals related to this effort

For a full job description, click hereSubmit applications to jobs[at]veritas.org

 

 

Seeking Veritas Cities Product Manager



The Veritas Forum is actively recruiting for a Product Manager to lead the design, prototyping, pilot and rollout of our Veritas Cities initiative. Veritas Cities represents our new effort to take the Veritas ethos for thoughtfully engaging Christians, seekers and skeptics alike to leaders in their 20’s and 30’s within a few culture-shaping urban centers. This role represents a compelling opportunity to leverage and build-off of Veritas’ highly respected thought-leader position to influence the questions thinking millennials ask and to connect them to existing Christian communities as they explore those questions.

Veritas’ initial tests in this space have been highly successful, with two large-scale Forums in San Francisco with Peter Thiel in dialogue with NT Wright, along with follow-up salon-style discussion events with Stanford Professor Dave Evans amongst others. The content from these events have been featured in Forbes.com along with other outlets.


The Veritas Cities Product Manager would be responsible for the following:

  • Solidify and maintain a Sr. Advisory group for Veritas Cities, including Veritas Board members, San Francisco and Seattle ministry leaders and private sector executives
  • Build and maintain multiple test customer groups, comprised of local entrepreneurs who will help us test program designs, provide feedback and generate requirements
  • Lead the design, prototyping and execution of future Veritas Cities programing, from large scale Forums to exclusive salon-style discussions, weekend gatherings and workplace events, overseeing all elements of program execution at a level of excellence that matches or exceeds leading industry gatherings 

  • Develop monetization model(s) for Cities programming and content that allow Veritas Cities to be sustainable and scalable 

  • Finalize and solidify the overall Cities business plan to attract follow-on investment to scale Cities programming and content following the pilots 

  • Solidify proven program models that can be scaled beyond San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Seattle to other urban centers



The Veritas Cities Product Manager will work closely with the Executive Director, other Veritas staff, members of the Veritas Board and other advisers. This role will be based in Seattle, WA and will report directly to the Executive Director. Regular travel to San Francisco and more broadly will be required.

For a full job description, click hereSubmit applications to jobs[at]veritas.org

 

 

Seeking Veritas Forum Area Directors

 

Veritas Forums seek to transform the social and academic conversations on campus through events that raise compelling questions about life and truth, and that provide thoughtful answers. Recent Forum topics include “Why hasn’t religion died out?”, “Can science and faith co-exist?”, and “Am I more than my resume?”

We are seeking candidates who are eager to build Veritas movements on campuses across the country. Candidates will have the opportunity to engage students, faculty, and administrators in discussions about the nature of truth, the purpose of life, the problem of injustice, and other critical topics – crafting Forums that point to Jesus in a unique and winsome way. These Forums impact thousands of students a year, and contribute to the pursuit of truth and dialogue that will affect many more.

Veritas Forum Area Directors would be responsible for the following:

  • Lead team development and event execution of Veritas Forums on 10-12 campuses each academic year
  • Build strong, trust-based relationships with campus ministers on their campuses and with regional staff (e.g., area directors, regional directors), with the goal of building a self-replicating Veritas movement composed of partner ministries on each campus
  • Act as a University engagement “consultant”, guiding the campus team to make strong decisions regarding engagement approach, outreach strategy, and Forum components (i.e., presenters, topics and formats) that will best engage their campuses
  • Act as a bridge between the campus team and national resources (i.e., drawing on best practices, engaging with latest campus trends, recruiting and hosting speakers on campus) 

  • Participate in broader strategic and operational work of Veritas, as needed 

  • Area Directors will work closely with the VP of University Engagement, Associate National Director, and other Veritas staff and advisors. Regular travel to regional campuses is required (all costs will be covered, 2-3 visits per campus)

For a full job description, click hereSubmit applications to jobs[at]veritas.org

Veritas is currently seeking Area Directors for the Southwest (based in Houston, Dallas, or Austin) as well as the Mid-Atlantic (based in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Princeton, or Charlottesville).

 

 

Seeking European Director


The Veritas Forum was launched in Europe in 2007. Today Forums are held in seven European countries: Albania, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Macedonia and the Netherlands. All Veritas Forum programming in Europe is done in full partnership with campus ministry partners such as IFES, Agape, the Balkan Institute for Faith and Culture and others.

The Veritas Forum seeks a European Director to assume primary leadership and day-to-day central operations support for all European Veritas Forum movements. Areas of responsibility will include:

Description:

  • Work closely with Veritas’ European Advisory Council, our core ministry partners in Europe, the Veritas Forum Executive Director and global staff to continue to shape the vision and strategy for The Veritas Forum in Europe 

  • Continue to build strategic partnerships with Christian ministries and non-Christian organizations across Europe to integrate the Veritas Forum into long-term plans for university engagement 

  • Identify potential forum topics and presenters across Europe 

  • Help represent The Veritas Forum at major European conferences, such as the European 
Leadership Forum, the European Evangelical Alliance Conference, and the European 
IFES General Secretaries Meeting 

  • Improve planning resources and processes to support national and local teams and 
provide and lead day-to-day central operations support for national coordinators to create and develop Forums at universities in their own countries across Europe (e.g., help national coordinators develop budgets, provide financial management, coordinate with ministry partners, oversee data collection etc.) 

  • Provide leadership for development and fundraising, with support from Veritas’ global development team based in the U.S. 

  • Contribute to setting Veritas’ global strategy and approach

For a full job description, click here.  Submit applications to jobs[at]veritas.org


 

Seeking Major Gifts Officer


The Veritas Forum is seeking an experienced Major Gifts Officer who will play a key role on the development team, providing major gift leadership in coordination with, and reporting to, the Vice President of Development.

Description:

The successful Major Gifts Officer will report to and collaborate with the Vice President of Development to expand The Veritas Forum major gifts ($1,000-$25,000) program by:

  • Identifying prospective donors through current Veritas Board and donors, as well as other approaches including alumni networks, etc.
  • Cultivating new and prospective donors through a Moves Management process including regular and strategic interaction, engaging the development team, executive director, regional directors, presenters and campus volunteers, Forums, Pre-Forum dinners, and other events to achieve success.
  • When appropriate and needed, prepare correspondences, reports and proposals for fundraising leadership.
  • Cultivate and steward donor relationships to result in the best possible grant outcome for The Veritas Forum, including increasing commitment to the mission of Veritas as reflected by engagement and giving.
  • Meet income and activities goals including face-to-face meetings, tracking development activities in Salesforce and managing the grant process from prospect to gracious gift acknowledgment.
  • Some national travel will be required as needed.

 

For a full job description, click here.  Submit applications to jobs[at]veritas.org


 

Seeking Director of Development 


The Veritas Forum is seeking an experienced development professional for a key leadership role encompassing all aspects of development. This role will report to and collaborate with the Vice President of Development. The role will also work closely with colleagues across all aspects of Veritas, including program staff, other development staff and the Executive Director. This role will be based in Seattle, WA and some travel will be required.

Description:

  • Work with the VP of Development to successfully implement the strategic funding plan. 
  • Leverage Veritas’ 10 years of development data and external best practices to identify and design actions to increase donor research, identification, cultivation, solicitation, engagement and retention. 
  • Design and manage development campaigns, including development marketing and communications, hitting or exceeding select KPIs for donor growth, retention and engagement.
  • Identify and manage key vendors and partners for marketing, communication and other development activities. 
  • Oversee and participate in technical grant writing and partnership development with Veritas’ foundation partners. 
  • Oversee, design and manage Veritas’ development communications, tracking and management tools. (e.g., SalesforceIQ etc.) 
  • Develop and maintain significant relationships with some major donors and prospects, including all aspects of cultivation, solicitation and fulfillment. 
  • Work with the VP of Development and senior leadership team to manage development team, including identifying staff and consultant needs, and hiring and managing team members.

For a full job description, click here.  Submit applications to jobs[at]veritas.org