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The Journey

Creative Director

The Journey
Newark, Delaware, United States

Date Posted: 12/03/2015
Categories: Church Staff - Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Casts vision around creating environments where people can experience God and become followers of Jesus. Recruits, empowers, and equips leaders and J-Team volunteers to plan, design, and implement all weekend gatherings. Works with Production Director to oversee production elements of weekend gatherings. 



• Follower of Jesus with strong character

• In agreement with “What We Believe” and “Leadership Core Values”

• Likeable and fun to be around

• Abnormally high work ethic (an executor who makes things happen on a regular basis)

• At least one year experience serving and succeeding (based on core value analysis) in a leadership role at The Journey or another similar church environment, exhibiting above-average creativity and initiative and the ability to consistently motivate and lead self and others

• Healthy relationships with existing staff and leaders (in current position and/or at The Journey)

• A demonstrable calling to ministry

• A clear understanding of the creative process

• An ability to create life-giving, engaging environments with a keen attention to detail Essential Functions:

• Works with Directional Team to develop weekend series ideas and concepts

• Communicates projects progress with Directional Team

• Oversees the creative teams to develop and implement ideas for weekend series, including graphics and worship elements

• Recruit and empower creative team to construct and execute stage design

• Plans and coordinates all weekend gatherings and special events

• Serves as manager and oversight for all copyrighted material and intellectual property. Ensures legal compliance to the use of copyrighted material.

• Works with Production Director to ensure creative elements are engineered by sound, lighting, and video teams.

• Produce marketing for special events, such as Easter, Christmas, and Baptism Weekends

• Give final approval for all videos and print pieces

• Serve as Producer for weekend gatherings

• Create and maintain programming budget and be a wise financial steward of all funds

• Perform other leadership functions as assigned

General Responsibilities:

• Participate in weekly staff meetings

• Attend weekend gatherings, lead (two out of three semesters) or join a J-Group each semester, and serve in some way outside of essential functions on a regular basis

• Practice the personal habits of reading the Bible, praying for others, and giving your first

• Champion gather, connect, and serve