Worship Arts Director

Administration; Pastor
Full time

First Free Church

Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

The Worship Arts Director's Responsibilities Include:

  • To have an authentic, genuine and maturing relationship with Jesus – both publicly and privately.
  • To have an authentic and passionate love for seeing others have an authentic, genuine and maturing relationship with Jesus through the local church.
  • To personally adhere and encourage a high standard of spiritual commitment and musical and creative arts excellence in participants.
  • Seek to develop a robust understanding of “worship as a lifestyle” as opposed to a musical genre.
  • Manage creative team staff (including but not limited to technical staff/volunteers, video content creators, interns and sound staff/volunteers).
  • Manage First Free’s technical director and online streaming platforms to ensure that FFC’s online presence is inviting and engaging.
  • Responsible for the programming and artistic content of all services, series, and events (including scripture readings, stage design, physical atmosphere and other creative elements) inside and outside of the auditorium.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other staff pastors (predominantly the Lead Pastor) to execute the Sunday gathering and worship experience.
  • Coordinate with staff such as Communications Director, Graphics Designer, and/or Teaching Pastors to execute First Free’s vision and mission as directed by the Lead Pastor.
  • Design & regularly update the stage design & building common areas to visually communicate the First Free’s culture & provide a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Work alongside Communications Director to integrate all graphics and backgrounds on the video screens, video selection and video creation).
  • Act as the point person in collaboration with Worship staff and Lead Pastor for all events such as Easter, Christmas, baptisms and other special church-wide celebrations.
  • To develop a variety of elements within the Sunday corporate gathering that speak to the needs
    and engagement of each age level group and their ministries.
  • To oversee rehearsals for teams (vocalists, band, instrumentalists and creative artists).
  • To maintain an awareness and understanding of Christian music trends and creative arts, selecting music conducive to communicating the gospel in the context of our culture and time.
  • To secure proper copyright clearance for the music, videos and other materials used in the worship service.

What You Bring:

Education & Experience

  • 3+ years of ministry experience
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field
  • Ministry affiliation preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Willing to develop worship leaders and technology team members
  • Exceptional delegation and team-building skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and administrative abilities

Personal Characteristics & Qualifications

  • An encouraging and positive leader
  • Musically gifted worship leader who pastors well
  • Able to build relationships within the congregation
  • Spiritually healthy and mature individual who is willing to learn and adapt

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