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Vice President of CRISTA Media

logo Location:  Seattle WA
Control #:  109798R

CRISTA Ministries. Where faith meets vocation.

The Vice President of CRISTA Media will lead a Christian Media Organization that is committed to reaching the World for Christ. Our Media ministry is comprised of 3 FM stations and 1 AM station located in Seattle WA, Bellingham WA and Austin TX. Renowned for our programming excellence in Contemporary Christian Music and Christian talk radio formats and exceptional creative communication through our digital platform CRISTA Media is a one of a kind ministry where media, education, relief and development, senior living, camps, and world missions combine efforts for world impact! Read on for details about the specifics of this role and necessary qualifications.

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Vice President of CRISTA Media successfully leads and manages CRISTA broadcasting and digital activities in a commercial media environment. Develop the overall media strategy to be competitive in a changing industry, protect the station FCC licenses, recruit and develop leaders and their teams across the spectrum of stations and departments. Develop and achieve ministry°¶s goals and objectives in areas of mission performance, product quality, station ratings, revenues, expenses, and net operating income; and oversee the stations in a way that aligns with the strategies and values of CRISTA Ministries.

Direct reports include, but are not limited to all radio station General Managers, Program Directors, Chief Engineer, and Market Directors.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies; May not include all duties of this job.

  • Oversee the station GM's, PD's, and cross-ministry resources supporting day to day operations of all CRISTA stations. This includes staff management and development, results tracking, monthly reporting of financial status and progress, and implementation of strategic changes.
  • Profitably operate broadcast stations based on agreed upon goals in alignment with CRISTA culture seeking Kingdom first.
  • Make and implement decisions about the strategy and operation of the broadcast stations and digital products relating to finances, personnel, contracts, legal requirements, maintenance, and facilities.
  • Participate in short and long term strategic planning with an eye to growth, ministry reach, station ratings and revenue in alignment with plans.
  • Oversee the timely and accurate preparation and submission of all reports required by local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Meet with the Executive Vice President/COO weekly to review performance against stated operating goals and strategies.
  • Perform other activities and responsibilities assigned by the Executive Vice President/COO and/or President/CEO of CRISTA Ministries.
  • Operate according to agreed upon standards regarding programs, commercial content, music content, and announcer performance criteria.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Strong personal presence to work effectively with staff, management and vendors/partners; a Christ-centered, service oriented, professional and innovative leader people follow.

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience

  • Christian Commitment: A deep and abiding faith that is fully surrendered to the will of Jesus Christ, evidenced by a lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles in word and deed. Commitment to spiritual growth and development. Demonstrates the values of a CRISTA leader.


  • Four year college degree in communications or related field from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. May substitute relevant work experience for education on a year-for-year basis.


  • A proven track record of program, budget, people, and change management skills.
  • The ability to develop, articulate, and execute plans to strategies by enrolling and closing on scalable levels of support as well as leveraging available resources.
  • Minimum of three years of station management experience, which includes the direction of production, sales, technical and administrative staff.

    Other Considerations:

  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor Degree
  • Experience: Skills in broadcast production, web-based broadcasting, and marketing. Proven experience leading and motivating a team.
  • Other Considerations:
  • Passionate commitment to Christ and a mature understanding of the CRISTA Ministries°¶ mission.
  • Mature Christian faith; ability to nurture spiritual growth in others.
  • Flexibility in work schedule; diverse hours. Evenings and travel may be required periodically.
  • Articulate self-starter with entrepreneurial character.
  • Effective planner and implementer.
  • Creative energetic problem solver.
  • Works well under stress and deadline pressures.
  • Professional demeanor.

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    EOE. Posted 9/13/17.

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