Director of Vetting for Media Ministry
This opportunity is more than just a job. Which is why you're called to be our Director of Vetting, taking on a unique and vital role dedicated to our ministry's vetting projects. You'll be on mission to ensure the utmost integrity and excellence of our ministry's content and partnerships through rigorous vetting.
In this position, you'll play a crucial role in upholding the mission and vision of EMF by providing meticulous and faith-driven evaluation of events, speakers, books, movies, and partner venues associated with K-LOVE, AIR1, AccessMore, and WTA. Since you are a critical thinker, capable of thriving in a collaborative atmosphere then tight timelines won't faze you; in fact, they'll energize you! Your role isn't just about analysis; it's about actively shaping the direction of our EMF.
This is an on-site position in our Franklin, TN office.
In this role, you will....
Biblically and theologically synthesize the beliefs of a ministry organization, person, materials, websites, and social media sites, including given and discovered resources, to ensure the highest integrity and excellence of our ministry’s content and partnerships through vetting.
Report and present findings to our Content Advisory Board.
Maintain constant awareness of Christian cultural trends while keeping a finger on the pulse of current partnerships, societal and cultural trends, and the intersection of a Christian Worldview and societal movements.
Write articles, devotionals, and “Question and Answers” for EMF digital media platforms. Prepare devotions and other faith-based content for audiences.
Research and prepare discussion topics for listeners.
Lead departmental devotionals as requested for other departments (e.g., Summits, summer events, etc.).
Lead Prayer Time for EMF Team Members, where listener and Team Member needs are prayed over.
This is NOT your "typical" Pastor role, so the responsibilities are quite different...
Ensure the organization is compliant with its Statement of Faith and Mission/Vision.
Must have a strong background of Apologetics, solid Bible Exegesis skills, and the ability to biblically and theologically synthesize the beliefs of a ministry organization, person, materials, websites, and social media sites, including given and discovered resources to ensure the highest integrity and excellence of our ministry’s content and partnerships through vetting.
Maintain constant awareness of Christian cultural trends while keeping a finger on the pulse of current partnerships, societal and cultural trends the intersection of a Christian Worldview and societal movements.
Research and prepare discussion topics for listeners in conjunction with ministry needs.
Organizational Protecting and Equipping
Write articles, devotionals, teach/equipping materials and “Question and Answers” for EMF platforms. Prepare faith-based content for audiences as assigned.
Lead Departmental Devotionals as requested for other departments, e.g., Summits, summer events, etc.
Participate in event and outreach initiatives off-campus as requested and approved.
Contribute to an environment in which the EMF Ministry Department will grow as the EMF audiences grow. Continually seek new resources and groups that will help expand the department’s mission to provide spiritual help and resources to the audience.
Develop and maintain inventory of position statements for ministry.
Equip ministry and teach on vetting practices and approaches.
Track and monitor vetting approvals.
Continue to grow in depth of scripture and biblical knowledge applying scripture and knowledge in response to EMF audience needs.
Here's what we're looking for...
At least ten (10) years of pastoral experience handling a wide range of pastoral functions, or equivalent education and experience.
Master of Divinity (MDiv) Degree or another applicable degree from an accredited educational institution.
Licensed and/or Ordained with a recognized Christian church or denomination and have recognition from the State and the Internal Revenue Service as a Pastor.
Equipped with the knowledge of appropriate research, trends, analysis or studying methods in order to adequately investigate vetting assignments and communicate findings effectively.
Committed to grow and gain a further understanding of the pastoral/counseling profession by completing continuing education (i.e., reading and/or attending relevant courses or seminars).
Demonstrated originality and creativity in responding to various difficulties and situations that may arise in the pastoral field.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to build trust and value others; communicate effectively; focus on the listener; and collaborate with others.
Able to work independently, problem solve and be flexible as the field is constantly changing.
Possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize project effectively as well as various types of verbal/written communication with accuracy and excellence.
Strong computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook), Social Media forums and smart devices. Phone and computer intensive role.
Strong writing skills, with prior experiences writing articles, blogs, reports (must be able to provide writing samples upon request).
Must be able to work in a collaborative atmosphere. Must be as Critical Thinker. Must be able to deal with short timelines on requests for Vetting Assignments.
Track record of continual learning, application of apologetic knowledge in ministry applications.
Demonstrated commitment to the social sector with a passion for our mission and values.
Why work for Educational Media Foundation, K-LOVE/Air1?
Educational Media Foundation (EMF) is a nonprofit, multi-platform media company on a mission to draw people closer to Christ. Founded in 1982 in Santa Rosa, CA, with a singular radio station, EMF today owns and operates the nation's two largest Christian music radio networks (K-LOVE and Air1) with over 1,000 broadcast signals across all 50 states, streaming audio reaching around the world, and a growing family of media ministries including podcasts, books, films, concerts, and events. EMF employs nearly 500 team members between its offices in Nashville, TN, Rocklin, CA, and field locations around the country. You can view our mission and values here Mission, Beliefs & Values.
What can we offer you?
Industry leading Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Short/long term disability and life insurance
Robust 401K with company match
Parental leave with Baby Bonding pay
Generous PTO, holiday and sick pay
Unique company culture that includes exclusive access to concerts, movie premieres, media industry events, and more
Leadership and Career Development Programs including free access to LinkedIn Learning platform
Please apply directly to www.klove.com/jobs