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Worship Arts Director

Venture Church
Howell, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 01/25/2018
Categories: Music Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:  

Responsible for leading, developing and spiritually discipling the music team at Venture Church.  Responsible for the musical execution of the campus weekend and all other high-profile events.  Responsible for recruiting teams to accomplish all musical needs for Venture Church.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the planning including research and brainstorming for weekend and other high-profile events
  • Oversee the vision and strategic initiatives for music at Venture
  • Lead the assistant music director in fulfilling his or her role of leading instrumental, band and composition including scoring of original music.
  • Oversee rehearsals for weekend and special events involving music and lead worship on a regular basis.
  • Lead regularly scheduled music team building/training workshops as needed.
  • Recruit, lead and develop other worship leaders, musicians, and vocalists for weekend services and other events/services.
  • Recruit and lead auditions for vocalists and assist in recruitment and auditions of musicians.
  • Organizational skills in scheduling worship leaders and vocalists for all services.
  • Have ability in making vocal charts. Working knowledge of music software a plus.
  • Oversee all details involving music including Planning Center posting and casting.
  • Lead/Maintain excellence with the Creative Arts Director & other producers– establish quantifiable goals and accountability (i.e. team development, recruitment, personal development, weekly direct reports)
  • Strategically serve in the community to build relationships within your artistic giftedness
  • Provide consulting as needed for music ministries within the church including Children and Student ministries.
  • Development and oversight of the music budget & purchases
  • Collaboration in conjunction with assistant music director with Tech for lighting & audio needs for all Musical Elements


Position Requirements:

This position requires the following minimum requirements:

  • Education: Undergraduate degree in a related field or equivalent experience in leadership, music, vocal training, music technology, team development, and management.
  • Experience: Demonstrated ability to cast artistic vision and lead and build teams. Experience in large local church ministry and discipling leaders.
  • Requirements: Partnership at Venture Church. Affirmation of the mission, vision, values, and beliefs of Venture Church


Other Expectations:

  • Attend Monthly Staff meeting second Friday of each month
  • Attend Arts Conference and Global Leadership Summit yearly