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Twin Rivers Worship Center

Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastor

Twin Rivers Worship Center
St Louis, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 08/29/2012
Categories: Secretarial/Office
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The position of Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastor exists to assist the Lead Pastor in fulfilling his duties and responsibilities. This will include coordinating schedules, assisting with regular projects and office clerical needs. As a personal assistant, the Executive Assistant to the Lead Pastor must assist in all areas to help the Lead Pastor to stay organized in all his areas of responsibility.

The person assuming this responsibility must be spiritually and emotionally mature, as well as friendly, and have a good attitude while in the work place. It is also imperative to have good people skills, problem-solving skills, communication skills and general computer skills. This position must also be able to function as a team player and work closely with a large group of volunteers such as the Elders, as well as the other staff members. In addition, the candidate must be able to distinguish between a church environment which depends heavily upon its volunteers versus a secular environment which works mostly with paid employees. This distinction is critical to the function and success of the position. As a part of the Christian community, it is imperative that the employee of the church understands that he or she is viewed as an example of Christian virtues and must be sensitive not to violate these virtues through, behavior, attitudes, actions or speech.


• General Clerical Responsibilities
o Must be proficient in word processing, including grammar, spelling and editing
o Must be able to set up well-organized filing systems
o Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
o Must learn and implement the appropriate office procedures
o Must be able to assist the Lead Pastor in staying on schedule
o Must be able to learn and operate the ACS database software as well as learn to generate Elder’s Reports and other related information for the Elders Ministry
o Must be able to sort and distribute the Lead Pastor’s mail, email and other correspondence

• Job Responsibilities
o Must be in attendance at all staff meeting and take minutes
o Must be able to attend the monthly Elders Meetings and assist by taking minutes of each meeting
o Must be able to coordinate multiple tasks and projects within a work week
o Must be able to handle phone conversations with kindness, cheerfulness and professionalism
o Must be able to greet individuals who walk in the office and direct them in a helpful and professional manner
o Must be able to coordinate travel and off-site ministry opportunities
o Must assist in the management and iorganization of the Lead Pastor’s calendar
o Must understand that as a salaried employee that 40 hour work weeks do not always apply and that some evenings and weekends will be required