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Thrive Church

Creative Coordinator

Thrive Church
Katy, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 12/13/2015
Categories: Programming Pastor - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The role of the Creative Arts Coordinator is to oversee all elements

of service programming for THRIVE Church under the direction and

leadership of the lead Pastor. This will require a firm grasp of

the beliefs, values and strategy of THRIVE Church and the ability to

align staff, leadership teams, and volunteers with its mission, vision

and values. The role will lead all components of worship

programming including audio, video, lighting, creative

elements and series planning.


The Creative Arts Coordinator will be responsible for the following:


1. Modeling Biblical Priorities: Responsible for upholding Biblical

priorities and core values of THRIVE church. The role should

represent a growing personal relationship with Christ. The role

models a strong relationship with his or her spouse (if married) and

children (if applicable). The CAC  strives to fulfill his or her purpose

in life and ministry while demonstrating integrity in words,

relationships and actions. These objectives are accomplished by:


•Committing to a regular quiet-time with God.

• Participating in a Growth Group on a regular basis.

• Setting appropriate boundaries to protect character and


• Developing personal evangelism opportunities within and

outside the church.

• Supporting the ministries of THRIVE by faithfully giving

at least 10% of gross income.

• Adhering to and encompassing the qualities and characteristics

required of THRIVE employees, as defined by the Staff



2. Program Planning: Responsible for all details related to the

planning and execution of dynamic programs including, but not

limited to, weekend worship services, leadership events and other

ministry programs. This is accomplished by:

•Facilitating brainstorm sessions to generate fresh ideas and

creative elements for service programming.

• Interfacing with communicators to ensure a consistent message

is being told in the program details, i.e. music, video, offering

setups, next steps, etc.

• Leading weekly meetings to plan and coordinate music, video,

technical, and creative elements to be used in service


• Developing systems to create detailed scripts at least two weeks

prior to the event date including musical, technical, video, and

other program notes and assets.

• Leading regular evaluations and critique sessions to maintain a

bar of excellence and monitoring the impact of service




3. Creative Development: Responsible for driving the creative

direction of THRIVE including, but not limited to, service

programming, promotions and digital media. This is accomplished


•Staying in touch with culture trends to effectively connect the

culture with the gospel.

• Understanding the creative DNA of THRIVE to effectively

maximize programming, series development and promotions.

• Leading the creative brainstorms for series, programs and other

ministry events.


4. Series Development: Responsible for working with senior

pastor and/or lead communicators to plan and develop series that

accomplish the vision as well as spiritual, educational and

organizational goals of the church. This is accomplished by:

•Scheduling and leading series planning meetings to plan series

at least 4-6 months in advance.

• Creating and managing systems/processes to work with all team

members to develop a series from idea to implementation.

• Developing the Creative team and delegating responsibilities related

to creating series summaries, developing promotional elements

and creating service scripts that are fluid, consistent and

ultimately accomplish the goals of the series.



5. Video Production: Responsible for developing the people,

philosophy, systems and deadlines related to the production of

video for worship services and other ministry initiatives. This is

accomplished by:

•Working closely with THRIVE video team to produce

creative and effective promotional and in-service videos

including: concept, scripting, video shoots, editing and postproduction.

• Leading and strategizing creative tactics to use video to

promote and send the messages THRIVE wants to

communicate to the church and the world.


6. Technical Direction: Responsible for overseeing the audio,

lighting, and video technology for THRIVE including

maintenance, programming and purchasing.


7. Budget: Responsible for overseeing and managing the creative

arts budget. Ensures that all guidelines for expenses and purchases

are followed by team members.


8. Staff Supervision and Development: Responsible for providing

leadership to the creative arts volunteer team. The role leads, evaluates and

mentors existing creative arts volunteers and prioritizes

future staffing needs. Includes the following responsibilities:


•Supervising the creative arts team in day-to-day operational


• Overseeing the training and development of the creative team.

• Recruiting and empowering volunteers to serve for scheduled


• Maintaining a strong network of relevant professionals (worship

leaders, musicians, technical engineers, graphic designers, web

developers, etc.)

• Developing ministry partnerships with outside vendors that

share THRIVE's commitment to excellence.