Current Vacancies

Creative Team Leader

JD Church
2 Marlborough Road, Swindon, SN3 1QY, England
Date Posted: 14/09/2020 – Deadline 25/09/2020
Categories: Media/Technology/Worship – Creative Ministry – Denominations: Non – Denominational Charismatic
Church Size: 100-150
Job Type: Part – Time (12 hours)

Job Description:

JD Church is seeking a Creative Team Leader who will oversee the various areas of our worship, tech and media communications as a church. We are a church that desires to be on mission in reaching our neighbours with the amazing gospel of Jesus. We also desire to grow as disciples with true and authentic hearts always open for God’s work in our lives. We celebrate the truth of God’s word in the Scriptures and we delight in the good news that it reveals to us about Jesus Christ our Lord. We are a healthy church that desires to minister well to our multi-generational congregation. We believe in everyone feeling loved, accepted and part of the family so we are asking critical questions to make sure we are connecting especially with the next generation. We seek an energised individual who is walking with Jesus, who can love and serve different generations, who can lead forward with gentleness, and who themselves desire to make disciples who make disciples. We look forward to speaking more with qualified candidates.

Job Responsibilities/Competencies as Related to Worship:

• Plan and lead worship services and events in coordination with the Senior Pastor.
• Plan and lead music for special events, seasonal services (ie. Easter, Christmas Eve etc.)
• Develop, early in the week, an order of worship in coordination with the Senior Pastor.
• Lead in worship. Be open to a variety of approaches (vocal, instrumental, behind the scenes coaching, etc.) and introduce variety into the worship service that best fits JD Church as well as considering an outreach focus (Musical styles: Hymns, Bethel worship, Elevation, Hillsong, Sovereign Grace)
• Lead Worship Ministry Team
• Oversee the technical aspects (production team, sound, lights, video and video production, etc.). • Establish a way to periodically review and evaluate ministry quality, relevancy, and effectiveness. Sensitively recommend and bring about needed changes in cooperation with the Senior Pastor and ministry leaders.
• Coordinate with the office the data base of all volunteers in the worship ministry.
• Invest in key worship volunteers so they are competent in the key areas you oversee and help to recruit and train new team members who are a part of JD Church.
• Provide appropriate, weekly worship practice for team members.
• Seek out and develop existing and new leaders and participants (spiritually and musical skills). Continue to grow spiritually and numerically the worship team.
• Encouragement, ideas, prayer and hands-on participation by the worship team members.
• Participates in the pastoral care of the worship team members.

Job Responsibilities/Competencies as Related to Media:

• Message PowerPoint : Create all message powerpoints for use during services
• Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, meeting firm deadlines; a self-starter who requires minimal supervision
• Ability to communicate with volunteers and staff to gather information for communication of events, meetings, etc.
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Desire to see communication mediums strengthen the church
• Highly teachable, open to change and improvement for greater effectiveness
• Understanding of brand consistency; ability to keep it through various communication mediums • Actively minister to JD Church family
• Engage and encourage attendees in both public and personal worship.
• Respond to questions, issues and needs with biblical truth and loving concern.
• Keep the environment open to newcomers. When sharing from the platform about ministries and opportunities at JD Church think of first time guests and communicate all ministries so they can understand.
• Participates in the pastoral care of the worship team members.

Working Relationships:

Reports to Senior Pastor as supervisor.
Works closely with the rest of JD Church Staff as a team. Works closely with all volunteers on the worship team.

Qualifications:

Character: Creative Team Leader must be a person of irreproachable character (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9) he/she must model a growing relationship with God.
Management: Demonstrated ability to recruit, train, equip and disciple new & existing worship members and manage the people and the budget of the Worship Ministry. Communication to all ministry leaders regarding policies, weekly schedules and other changes. Encouraging a team approach to problem solving; encouraging a spirit of unity within the worship team as well as the congregation, Matthew 18:15-35. (A track record of leading others in a positive way.) Knowledge: Demonstrated desire to be a life-long learner. Possesses a significant overall knowledge of worship ministry needs and processes for equipping the church to complete the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20) and the Great Commandment (Matthew 22:37-40).

Tech Requirements-Knowledge and ability to work with many computer platforms/software. Mac computers, digital and audio boards, In-Ear monitors, Propresenter, Video Editing (Adobe Premiere Pro). Digital Video Cameras.
Education/Experience: Grounded in values and knowledge of the Bible. Ability to read music, transpose etc. Experience of faithfully working with or on a church ministry team and staff. Fellowship: Able to submit to the authority of God, the congregation, and the Elder Board and to work as a team player with staff and the Elder Board. Personal commitment to Christ and an ongoing daily walk with Christ.

Compensation:

Salary: £8.50 per hour. 12 hour contract.
Please send your CV to info@jdchurch.co.uk