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Journey Church

FULL TIME | Music Director / Student Director

Journey Church
Huntersville, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 01/16/2018
Categories: Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Journey Church is a non-denominational church just north of Charlotte, NC, in Huntersville, NC. Journey exists to humbly point everyone to absolute hope, especially those in the Lake Norman area. Our vision is to be transformed people that are changing our friends' lives by absolute hope. You can find more information about who we are by visiting





We’re looking for a Full-Time Music Director/Student Director who will lead the Music Team (Adult) alongside the Experience Pastor, and the Student Ministry (7th-12th Graders) under the director of the Executive Pastor. This position is full-time, salaried and requires at least 40 hours a week, including Sundays and some nights. #WelcomeToMinistry


This is a dual role with dual responsibilities. The right candidate will be someone who has the capacity to balance the needs/duties of each role within their regular work week. 


You Are:

- A dedicated follower of Christ.

- A person with excellent character, similar to what’s found in 1 Timothy 3.

- A natural, team-first leader.

- Equipped with at least 2 years of experience in a healthy ministry.

- Looking to be a part of a growing church & staff team.

- Comfortable with honest communication and critique.

- A self-starter that takes initiative, is proactive and organized.





You Get to:


- Lead Worship most Sundays at a Weekend Gathering

- Manage Music Team Development, Scheduling, & Activities

- Setup Rehearsals & any Music Production (Tracks) for Weekend Gatherings

- Assist in developing the worship culture of Journey Church

- Collaborate in planning & execution of Weekend Gatherings

- Contribute to writing music for Journey Worship

- Assist in other staff member duties as needed.



You Need To:


- Have experience leading worship with groups over 300 people

- Be familiar with Ableton, Planning Center Services, and Logic X

- Have a general knowledge of music theory & the ability to write charts

- Have the ability to create solutions to take steps towards excellence

- Be comfortable working in a team context.





You Get to: 


- Create a holistic method/strategy for reaching our students.

- Coordinate weekly worship gatherings for Students.

- Work with Children’s Director to set long-term plan for transition into the Student Ministry.

- Manage the student ministry budget & raise other funds as needed.

- Maintain, Recruit & Develop both existing & future leaders, both adult & student.

- Assist in other staff member duties as needed.



You Need To:


- Have a minimum of two years experience in a healthy student ministry experience.

- Demonstrate effectiveness in personal witness with students.

- Have experience implementing an effective student ministry strategy.

- Have experience training and equipping leaders, both adult and student.





You Gotta Send Us (via Email -

*Your Submission will be IGNORED without these*


- Video of You Leading Worship (Preferably to/with a group)

- Video of You Teaching (Preferably to/with a group)

- Resume of Relevant Experience, including References & Cover Letter

- Recordings of Any Songs You’ve Written



You Move to the Front of the Line If:


- You are a North Carolina local.

- You can play/lead from more than one instrument.

- You are an Ableton & Logic X pro.

- You have experience growing a Student Ministry.

- Mention your favorite record in your cover letter, because you read this far #Details



Don’t Do The Following:

- Contact Staff Members directly. Please follow the process.