Hope City Church

Worship and Communications Director

Hope City Church
Waterloo, Iowa, United States


Date Posted: 06/14/2017
Categories: Combo Positions - Communications - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

DATE:                   June 5, 2017

JOB TITLE:           Worship & Communications Director

LOCATION:           Waterloo, IA

REPORTS TO:      Lead Pastor

FLSA STATUS:     Full-time, Exempt

 

Please send resume and cover letter to info@myhopecity.net or mail to 118 High St Waterloo, IA 50703 OR Visit www.myhopecity.net to fill out an application.

 

SUMMARY

The Worship and Communications Director oversees the modern, missional, diverse artistic brand of Hope City Church in order to multiply its influence in the Cedar Valley and beyond.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties, in addition to these, may be assigned.

  • Cooperate with the Lead Pastor to create service orders and worship service elements – including but not limited to worship sets, creative videos, and experiences that fit the diverse, missional culture of Hope City Church.
  • Lead musical worship on the weekend both instrumentally and vocally with excellence and relevance across the genre spectrum of both rock and contemporary gospel. Multi-instrument proficiency is a plus; piano and guitar proficiency is essential.
  • Oversee technical staff and volunteers to produce a weekend experience that is creative, excellent, and distraction-free.
  • Equip volunteers with charts, tracks, and a schedule through Planning Center Online.
  • Recruit, train, and develop worship and tech team volunteers, leading them through rehearsals and pre-service huddles.
  • Oversee the creation of stage set design.
  • Multiply the influence of Hope City’s brand through graphics and web content.
  • Manage Hope City’s website content in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Manage Hope City’s social media outlets with intentionality and consistency.
  • Create and implement strategic marketing campaigns.
  • Create and manage communications requests and processes, including weekend service announcements.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Coaches, develops, and encourages a paid part-time technical staffer and unpaid music and technical volunteers.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor degree in Theology, Biblical Studies, or other Biblical education preferred, but not required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.
  • Proven track record in a leadership and/or pastoral role is required.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Exhibits an abiding relationship and commitment to Christ and his mission, as evidenced in his/her personal life, family relationships, and ministry so as to be an example and leader to others.
  • Possesses strong relational and listening skills with ability to develop effective personal connections.
  • Effective at shepherding and team building, with the ability to lead with a spirit of discernment.
  • Ability to understand and support Hope City’s unique vision and effectively apply established systems and processes to guide self and others toward the realization of the vision.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups. Ability to effectively communicate verbally with church members, vendors, and other employees of the organization, using proper grammar without dialect or slang.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems efficiently and effectively while maintaining good working relationships.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work assignments will include attendance at meetings and events in a building which is multi-level with several sets of stairs, but is handicap accessible and equipped with an elevator.  It is a nonsmoking environment.

 

 

COMMENTS

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of this job and the level of work performed by employees in this position.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor.

 

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

 

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

 

 

 

Please send resume and cover letter to info@myhopecity.net or mail to 118 High St Waterloo, IA 50703 OR Visit www.myhopecity.net to fill out an application. 

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