ABHMS Partner Opportunities

Digital Collections Specialist at American Baptist Historical Society

The American Baptist Historical Society seeks a creative and energetic professional to serve as its Digital Collections Specialist in order to develop a vibrant digital program.

The American Baptist Historical Society maintains the oldest and largest Baptist historical collection in the US, documenting the history of Baptists generally and American Baptist Churches, USA (the most racially and ethnically diverse Protestant denomination in the US), specifically.  ABHS collections include books, periodicals, manuscripts, organizational records, and the beginning of a digitized and born-digital collection.  Staff provide reference services, both internally and to the public by appointment.

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Director of Mission Mobilization at International Ministries

International Ministries (IM) is seeking an independent self-starter with the flexibility and willingness to learn in a complex role where she or he will facilitate the development, recruitment and sending of new global servants from the United States and Puerto Rico to work alongside IM’s international partners. The right candidate will be a steward in cultivating relationships with prospective global servants to counsel them in discernment of call, managing IM’s application and assessment process for mission candidates and training and supervising pre-assignment global servants in network-building, fundraising and preparation for long-term mission service.

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Donor Advisor at International Ministries

International Ministries (IM) is seeking an energetic, independent self-starter who will raise financial support for the General Fund, mission projects and ministry priorities in support of Christian global mission. As part of the development team, this individual contributes to strategies, research, cultivation and stewardship of a donor portfolio. Responsibilities include growing, renewing and acquiring new donors with a passion for supporting international mission through IM’s global servants. In addition to growing individual support, the donor advisor will manage relationships with congregations and church-related groups. The donor advisor must demonstrate a Christian testimony and cross-cultural sensitivity to the diversity of the American Baptist denomination. The donor advisor must demonstrate an ability to succeed in a faith-based environment, a passion for IM and an ability to translate that passion into deliverables of IM’s fundraising goals with a high degree of integrity.

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Administrative Assistant for Asia at International Ministries

International Ministries (IM) is seeking an independent self-starter with the flexibility and willingness to learn in an administrative position. The right candidate will provide support to the area director (AD) of SE Asia and Japan and the AD of South and East Asia. These ADs are responsible for managing personnel and partnerships in Asia, as well as IM’s team of global consultants, connecting all these personnel and partners effectively with IM as a whole and with partners in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

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Meeting Planner at American Baptist Churches USA

ABCUSA is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic event coordinator to help us plan our key events from conception through to completion. Key to the responsibilities is the ability to provide outstanding customer service and assist in organizing memorable events that meet the quality expectations of the ABCUSA and its key partners.

The Role of the Meeting Planner As a core member of the Office of Travel and Conference Planning (OTCP), the Meeting Planner serves as the meeting coordinator for various events of ABCUSA and its key partners: ABHMS, MMBB, International Ministries. The Meeting Planner facilitates all aspects of the online registration software – Cvent – and as such updates databases as well as generating necessary reports, rooming lists etc. The Meeting Planner ensures reservation cut-off dates, deadlines and deposits are tracked and managed for all meetings managed by OTCP. The Meeting Planner also ensures hotel information and other post-meeting information is accurate.

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Appointment of Director of the International Baptist Theological Study Centre Amsterdam

International Baptist Theological Study Centre Amsterdam exists to help train leaders and conduct research that can aid the Christian church in its mission and ministry in Europe and beyond through internationally focused, European based, baptistic theological education. IBTSC’s primary areas of research and education lie in Anabaptist/Baptist histories and theologies, Missiology, and Practical Theology – Identity, Mission and Practice.

IBTSC is constituted as a Dutch Association (Vereniging) and is a collaborative partner within the Faculty of Theology of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam for the delivery of a PhD programme. IBTSC is an approved partner of the University of Manchester for an MA programme.

IBTSC is looking to appoint a suitably qualified person to the post of Director of IBTSC who will carry forward the IBTSC commitment to deliver high quality theological education and research from a baptistic perspective in an international context. As well as developing researchers, educators, and leaders who can serve the mission and ministry of churches in Europe, the Middle East and beyond, IBTSC desires to facilitate learning and theological reflection in and for the churches, pastors and theological leaders of the EBF member bodies.

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