Now Hiring – Interim Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Council of Churches is thrilled to announce we are hiring an Interim Executive Director. The right candidate for this 8-month, 20-hour/week position will help the Council show up as a dependable, progressive voice in the public square, expand the organization’s fundraising capability, and work with our member denominations to organize events aligned with the Council’s values. This position has the potential to expand into a year-round role, pending the discernment of the Interim Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

Are you, or do you know, the right candidate for this role? If you’re excited by public advocacy, working with faith communities and creating sustainable ministry models, this role is for you! You will find the job description and compensation package below. Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to by April 19th, 2024.

The Board of Directors is hopeful and excited about the future of the New Hampshire Council of Churches, and we are already praying for our next Interim Executive Director. Won’t you join us in prayers of possibility for this exciting season?

Interim Executive Director – Job Description
  • Job Title: Interim Executive Director
Reports to the New Hampshire Council of Churches Board
  • May – December, 2024, with possible continuation
Weekly Hours:
  • 20 hours, flexible and remote
Mission of the NH Council of Churches:

The NH Council of Churches unites New Hampshire congregations and faith leaders, advocates for the worth and dignity of every person, and uses faithful witness to build a Granite State that reflects God’s inclusive love.


To implement the mission of the NH Council of Churches and build its institutional capacity, serving as an ambassador and organizer for the Council, our member denominations, and their congregations to provide a progressive faith voice in the Granite State.

Duties Include
Relationship Building:
  • Nurture relationships with denominational leaders
  • Build relationships with congregations and individuals from the NHCC member denominations and partner organizations
Advocacy & Witness:
  • Represent the interests of the NHCC member denominations by testifying at the State House, speaking at events, showing up to witness events, and mobilizing others to do the same
  • Connect and/or convene denominational leaders and congregational leaders who share common interests or goals
  • Work with coalitions and like-minded partner organizations on priority issues
  • Plan and execute two events that further the mission of the NHCC
  • Organize inaugural meeting of dues-paying member congregations
 Fundraising and Financial Management:
  • Work with the Board to plan and implement annual fundraising goals, especially a dues-paying program for congregations and individuals
  • Solicit donations in the form of grants and gifts from individuals, congregations, denominations, and foundations
  • Manage donor lists
  • Nurture relationship with donors through thank you notes, direct contact, and relationship building
  • Works with the Treasurer and the Board regarding the financial health of the organization
  • Manage contact lists
  • Collaborate with Board representatives to update: website, social media, regular newsletters
Board Relationships:
  • Report to NHCC Board at Board meetings and as needed
  • Work with the Board to implement NHCC’s strategic plan
  • Contribute to discernment about the Executive Director role
  • $24,000 over 8 months for 20 hours/week ($37.50/hour)
  • Some evening and weekend meetings or events will be required
 Professional Expenses:
  • Professional expense, conference, and training budget line item to be determined
  • Travel mileage reimbursement
  • Evaluation by Board after 4 months
 Vacation / Time Off:
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • One week paid leave for professional development/continuing education or retreat
Required Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with NH faith communities
  • Knowledge and comfort with working across denominations
  • Experience with faith-based organizing, advocacy, & witness
  • Experience with fundraising preferred
  • BA or BS; Master’s preferred
  • Proficiency in computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email and some web site capability
 Office Space:
  • The Executive Director will work out of their own home office space
  • Some travel in NH will be required
How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to by April 19, 2024


Do you have or know of events that the New Hampshire Council of Churches could help promote? Send images and descriptions to Rev. Jennifer Mazur and Rev. Wes Conn for future newletters!

Are you praying with us? 

This is a reminder that the Council maintains a weekly, year-round cycle of prayer. You can join us in your congregations or individual prayer practices – click HERE for our yearly Prayer Cycle.