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New Hope Baptist Church

Church Secretary

New Hope Baptist Church
Denver, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 11/25/2016
Categories: Business/Administration - Communications - Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Baptist -- American
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Principal Function: The Church Secretary is the primary information source for the congregation, its ministries and the community it endeavors to reach for Christ. The church secretary also provides daily clerical and administrative support to the congregation.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Vital Priorities of this position:

  • Interact well with Pastor, ministry group leaders and members. 

  • Absolute proficiency with the Microsoft Suite.
  • Absolute Proficiency with office communication systems including voice & electronic mail.
  • Mastery of membership database & affiliated applications.
  • Maintain familiarity with the congregation’s calendar of events and activities.
  • Anticipate and communicate information to the pastor, staff and congregation regarding recurring, church-wide events and activities not less than 60 days before an event.
  • Produce and/or oversee production of letters, reports, memorandums and other material for the congregation pertaining to events hosted by the congregation for public consumption as needed.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, take messages.
  • Execute the development, layout, typing, editing and reproduction of church bulletins. 
  • Characteristics of the ideal candidate for this position
  • Sees position as continually evolving in God's will as revealed in God's vision given to the pastor.
  • Approaches the role, as a lifelong learner, always seeking to improve the systems and processes of the position.
  • Consistently demonstrates accountability for duties, timeliness and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated ability to use social media, internet applications and interface w/mobile devices.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with all office equipment needed to perform listed duties.
  • Receive supplies, sort and distribute correspondence received by the church.