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Hillside Church of Marin

Worship Director

Hillside Church of Marin
Corte Madera, California, United States

Date Posted: 06/14/2013
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

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Position Summary:

The Worship Director at Hillside Church of Marin will be responsible for the planning, preparation, leadership and coordination of all aspects of the musical and creative expression portion of our weekend services. This person will be the leader and teacher for our worship team, striving to present a consistently meaningful and high quality corporate worship experience each week. This is a creative part time position that requires someone with a passion for music, a creative edge, and a heart for God.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan the musical and creative expression portion of Hillside’s corporate worship services in consultation with the Pastors.
  • Schedule, organize and lead weekly rehearsals.
  • Lead in some form of spiritual formation at every rehearsal.
  • Introduce the worship team to worship training, books, and/or conferences.
  • Coordinate the leadership of congregational worship at each of Hillside’s weekend services (currently 9:00am, 10:30am, and 5:00pm) as well as occasional special services.
  • Oversee the sound, light and media aspects of the services including volunteers. 
  • Develop the worship team by recruiting and coaching musicians and vocalists.
  • Maintain the schedule of musicians, vocalists, and AV volunteers.
  • Schedule qualified alternate leadership when away.
  • Set annual goals for the worship ministry. 



Skills and Qualifications:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ seeking to know, love and serve him.
  • Experience in leading worship, vocalists, and musicians. 
  • A creative edge in the use of music and multi-media technology.
  • Track record of success as a team builder, motivating, encouraging and empowering others.
  • Strong vocal skills.
  • Proficiency in playing piano and/or guitar with the ability to lead while playing.
  • Familiarity with ProPresenter, Keynote, PowerPoint, and Planning Center is preferred.
  • Ability to lead worship and engage a diverse congregation of seekers and believers.
  • Minimum of 1 year of contemporary worship leadership experience.
  • This person must be in sync with the mission and values of Hillside Church (see for details) and be fully engaged in the life of the church.


Terms of Employment:



  • The Worship Director will report to the Executive Pastor. 


  • This position is expected to take approximately 10 hours per week and will be compensated at a weekly rate of $250 to $300 depending on experience.
  • The position includes two weeks of paid vacation to be taken as approved by the Executive Pastor. The Worship Director will be expected to arrange for volunteers to cover required duties.  
  • No vacation is to be taken during Holy Week or Christmas.


For more information or to apply send a résumé, one or two links to aduio or video demo files, and an introductory email to: