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Director of Communication Arts Ministry

Westwood Community Church
Excelsior, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 05/19/2017
Categories: Communications
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

ROLE: Provide a strategic voice of clarity, beauty and inspiration as we seek to accomplish Westwood’s vision, in partnership with other ministry areas.



  • Serve as a Director at-large of Westwood Community Church participating in, but not limited to, staff meetings, retreats, all church functions, teaching, and officiating church ordinance and duties of a Licensed Minister of the Gospel as approved in advance by the Sr. Pastor.
  • Live a life that honors God in heart, actions and relationships, with the goal of becoming more like Him, through servant leadership.
  • Lead the Communication Arts Ministry Area, developing its creative and strategic potential to leverage our brand, and support our vision of multiplication.
  • Supervise, coach and develop the Communication Arts staff and volunteers to achieve the goals and objectives of the ministry area.
  • Engage lay leadership with the “Christ-centered / staff-resourced / lay-led” model of ministry.
  • Assist in the development of the annual ministry plan through creation of objectives and budgets, then oversee the responsible stewarding of those resources.
  • Support the long-term intention to add multisite campuses.
  • Serve on leadership teams, work groups, and carry out other responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor or Sr. Pastor.


  • Reports to Executive Pastor
  • Supervises ministry area staff
  • Oversees ministry area volunteers
  • Works in cooperation with other pastor/director staff
  • Interacts with other staff and congregation



  • Bachelors degree (preferred)
  • Minimum three years direct ministry leadership experience in a multiple staff setting (preferred)
  • Ability to teach and preach the Word of God effectively
  • Ability to attract, equip, and mobilize volunteers for lay leadership and ministry team participation
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to develop, supervise and coach employees in the ministry area
  • Ability to lead in program design and implementation relevant to ministry area
  • Ability to integrate with the rest of the church ministry
  • Ability to lead through a transformational model
  • Understand how to apply area of expertise within the local church
  • Ability to relate to other Westwood staff and church attenders at large
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Endorse and support Westwood’s Statement of Faith and traditional orthodox evangelical theology
  • Remain a member in good standing of Westwood Community Church