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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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Executive Pastor - Ministry Operations

SUMMARY

The role of the Executive Pastor-Ministry Operations is to assist the Senior Pastor in ensuring that the strategic ministry objectives of North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship (NDCBF) are effectively and efficiently attained by church staff.  This position oversees key ministry functions including, but not limited to: evangelism, discipleship, worship, media, children’s and student ministry, pastoral care, small groups and all other related ministry operations. This individual must be consistently known by pastors, staff, church leaders, members and visitors for their graciousness, helpfulness and spirited leadership in the management of God’s resources.                                                      

Major Responsibilities

  1. Lead the ministry staff and Servant Leaders in the establishment and ongoing direction of ministries that effectively support the church’s overall mission and implement a “best practices” approach.
  2. Assist the ministry staff in developing new ministry programs, as directed by the Holy Spirit to ensure NDCBF is appropriately responsive to identified needs and church growth.
  3. Monitor the pulse of the congregation through research and evaluation.
  4. Assist in facilitation of the annual strategic planning process including evaluation of ministry performance; review of mission, vision, and core values; development of key objectives and tactics; and establishment of annual goals.
  5. Ensure implementation of annual ministry goals and objectives.
  6. Provide leadership to the ministry staff and Servant Leaders in the design and implementation of annual ministry plans that must align to the NDCBF strategic plan.
  7. Build relationships between the church leadership and ministries that foster teamwork and effective open communication.
  8. Assist in the recruiting, hiring, performance reviews, and staff issue resolution for the ministry staff and Servant Leaders.
  9. Ensure that all church ministry programming is coordinated, reviewed and operating successfully.
  10. Establish and maintain a set of key performance measures (KPMs) that provide the Senior Pastor with ongoing visibility of the effectiveness of all functional ministries of the church.
  11. Teach in the absence of pastors, leaders, or teachers when required.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Visionary, able to think strategically; ability to prioritize and multi-task and manage projects.
  2. Excellent interpersonal, listening, organizational, communication and planning skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to learn and operate database programs for Church operations.
  4. Must have the ability to work effectively with elders, pastoral staff, staff, church members, Servant Leaders, and the communities we serve.
  5. Ability to maintain a positive outlook and spirit of teamwork even in the midst of time sensitive projects or a crisis situation.
  6. Possesses the ability to use discretion, sensitivity, and maintain confidentiality.
  7. Computer proficiency.
  8. Current licensed and ordained minister.
  9. Demonstrate an ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ and must attend worship services regularly and participate as an active member of NDCBF.
  10. Become an active member of North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship
  11. A willingness to grow and adapt to the inevitable changes found in a growing local church.
  12. Committed to following the NDCBF vision, core values, strategic objectives, bylaws and Senior Pastor leadership.

Education and Experience

  1. Bachelors’ degree in biblical/theological studies or related field (15 years of work experience in ministerial capacity may substitute for biblical/theological degree),
  2. Minimum of 5 years related experience in leading at high levels in a growing church/organization of at least 500. 

 Environmental Factors

This position requires minimum physical exertion with daily lifting requirements up to 10 pounds.  Significant finger dexterity required.  Activities may include carrying office materials, pulling and pushing file drawers and organizing paperwork.  Duties almost always are carried out in an office or home environment.  Equipment used includes computers, printers, calculator, copier and telephone.

Disclaimer:  This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

 

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COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Communications Manager is responsible for all internal and external communications activities of North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship (NDCBF).  This individual will serve in a leadership role to:   (1) unify and align communications; (2) partner with staff, church and ministry leaders in creating communication plans to mobilize their specific audiences to respond; (3) ensure high-quality and highest impact communications are created; (4) foster cross-communications between the Elders, staff, ministries, congregation and the community and (5) oversee anything members/guests read, touch, or click:

  • Read would include any written messages communicated from or about NDCBF, whether in print or electronic form;
  • Touch would include flyers, brochures, posters, mass mailings/postcards or anything else that represents the church or has the church logo on it in print form;
  • Click would relate to weekly bulletins, newsletters, or any form of web or email-based technology, as well as social networking tools like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Strategy/Planning/Branding: 

  • Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of strategic communications and digital campaigns that will support NDCBF’s vision (“To be salt and light to make disciples”) and increase the church’s visibility within the community;
  • Own and manage the church’s brand/identity through advertising, public relations and traditional, electronic, and emerging media; ensure content is accurate and consistent with church policy and intent;
  • Manage the communications of internal messaging and event promotion through tactical implementation of announcements, bulletins, flyers, digital promotions, social media, newsletters,  ;
  • Serve as the communications “gatekeeper”, ensuring communications requests are prioritized, completed on time (create a 6-12 month communications calendar) and on budget.

 Content Production and Management:

  • Work with staff, church and ministry leaders to define, develop and effectively communicate messages to church-wide and specific audiences;
  • Write and edit communications messages for use in various mediums and audiences;
  • Create and design graphics for sermon series, digital signage, sanctuary displays as required;
  • Produce high-quality written and visual content for use across all of NDCBF platforms including social media, e-mail, web, print, photography and video, if applicable.
  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to: newsletters, flyers, brochures, church app and NDCBF’s website.

 Social Media:

  • Serve as the main administrator and manager of all social media accounts;
  • Cultivate engaging, meaningful, vision-oriented content for major social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram on a daily basis;
  • Develop short-form video content for social media platforms

Website:

  • Serve as the primary manager of NDCBF’s website content, keeping the website current and relevant in communicating the church’s vision, mission, core values, church-wide events, ministry events, sermon series, etc.;
  • Ongoing enhancements and adjustments to the website platform and features;
  • Keep ears open to stories of life-change within the church. Coordinating with AVL Technical Production Director to develop ways to creatively communicate those stories via video, interviews, newsletter, etc.   

E-Mail Marketing:

  • Write, copy and edit the NDBCF weekly newsletter; and manage the e-mail marketing database.

Community Outreach:

  • Build good public relations with external organizations and the general public; network with other church communications teams;
  • Represent NDCBF at outreach events when appropriate and as requested;
  • Create and design collateral for upcoming events, signs for exterior display, etc. as required;
  • Develop and maintain an effective strategy for obtaining media coverage of NDCBF events and programs as required;

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the annual communications/marketing budget;
  • Recruit, lead and manage a team of communications ministry volunteers, contractors and vendors (i.e. writers, graphic designers, photographers, printers, etc.);

Mobile App:

  • Serve as the main administrator of the mobile app and the developer accounts;
  • Responsible for updating the content including, but not limited to, sermon notes, bulletin, videos, devotions, and managing the events calendar.

Live Stream:

  • Recruit, train, and schedule volunteers for Live Stream Host on Facebook, YouTube, and Church Online;
  • Manage ChurchStreaming.tv account and setup the streams for weekly services on Facebook, YouTube, and Church Online;
  • Manage live stream during services to ensure the stream quality;
  • Upload sermons to Vimeo, YouTube and mobile app weekly;
  • Host live stream services and events.

Other Duties as Assigned:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Visionary: big-picture planner and dedicated to ensuring that communications are concise, clear, and creative;
  • Leadership: ministry partner, educates staff, church and ministry leaders about procedures and processes for communicating church messages;
  • Creativity: continually looking for ways to communicate new/existing church-wide and ministry programs in creative ways that will evoke a positive response from the congregation and community;
  • Organization: creates communication messages in a way that best reflects church priorities and intent;
  • Proactive: motivated to accomplish tasks and persevere in the midst of adversity;
  • Innovative: able to develop, sponsor and support the introduction of new and improved methods, productions, processes, procedures, and technologies;
  • Quality: a passion for visual, proofreading and editing excellence;
  • Team player: willingness to solicit/receive feedback and deal with people in a professional and Christian manner;
  • Technical: skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Facebook and Twitter; (including graphic design)
  • Communication: excellent written, verbal and oral presentation skills;
  • Project management: demonstrated project management skills with the ability to self-direct and prioritize among competing goals.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3 – 5 years professional work in journalism, advertising, marketing, current communication technologies, or related field. Experience working in a church environment is preferred. 
  • Proven professional writing, editing and proofreading skills, including the flexibility to write in different styles for various audiences; must understand  what it takes to communicate to both the church and the unchurched;
  • Experienced in creating, organizing, planning, and implementing effective communications messages and strategies to church and community audiences;  utilizing current media and emerging technologies (e. print, web, social media, etc.);
  • Current on creative, communications and technological trends and looks for opportunities to use this information to more effectively communicate with the community and church family;
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to effectively use basic graphic design principles, typography and photography to produce quality communications products;
  • Strong ability to prioritize multiple projects and respond to changing priorities based on deadlines and requests;
  • Experienced in team management, and delegating and accomplishing tasks through others.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrate an ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ and must attend worship services regularly;
  • A willingness to grow and adapt to the inevitable changes found in a growing local church;
  • Committed to following the NDCBF vision, core values, strategic objectives, bylaws, and NDCBF leadership.

 

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WORSHIP LEADER

Reports to: Worship Director

Supervises: Music/Band/Worship Team/Volunteers

 Hours/Pay: Part Time, 15 hours/week

North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship is seeking an innovative, energetic, relational individual to lead our Worship Teams. In this part-time position you will help lead a broad range of vocalists, in one of the key ministries of our church.

The ideal person will lead vocally and instrumentally, have a passion for worship, and bring fresh ideas on worship styles- especially within the context of our church values and ethos. The ability to lead lay and experienced vocalist(s) as well as identify/audition/develop/nurture artistic talent are key.

We are a Bible teaching church (in-person, and streaming) with a lively, intergenerational mix—our ongoing mission is to make disciples.  Our Sunday morning service is an experience where we desire to connect with God through song, prayer, teaching and being together. Our current music style ranges from a full band to a simple acoustic set, and includes all styles from gospel, contemporary, and classic hymns. We welcome the idea of a new leader bringing new songs, styles, and worship experiences to help us experience the broad range of God’s presence and power in our community. We are committed to worshiping in Spirit and in Truth; we encourage a freedom to be led by the Spirit in worship while staying consistent with our core beliefs.  Our desire is to lead and continue to grow the congregation to praise and worship the Lord, both while together and in their personal devotion at home.

Qualifications:

The candidate should possess:

  • -  A strong and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • -  Strong leadership skills and ability to build volunteer teams with members of varying skill levels
  • -  Servant heart and attitude
  • -  Excellent communication skills
  • -  Teachable disposition and able to receive direction and correction
  • -  Technically excellent instrumental and vocal ability, able to train other musicians and vocalists.
  • -  Ability to engage worshipers, by the leading of the Holy Spirit, through songs, music, and prayer.
  • -  An attitude which values diversity and shows intentionality in creating an atmosphere that welcomes worshipers from different backgrounds.
  • -  Minimum 3 years worship leading experience in a congregational setting
  • -  A good understanding of the production side of worship including sound, video, media, and livestreaming is a plus. Must understand enough to work effectively with the production team.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the musical worship experience at North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship & church events
    • -  Provide leadership to the vocalist(s), at event rehearsals, and through song selection.
    • -  Coordinate with production team for a quality worship experience.
    • -  Coordinate maintenance of all church musical and sound equipment needed by vocalist(s).
  2. Leading/envisioning the worship team including weekly band rehearsals
    • -  Recruit, audition and integrate new vocal leaders.
    • -  Provide vision casting, team building and pastoral support to worship team and production team
    • -  Along with the Worship Director, provide musical and spiritual support /encouragement to empower new leaders.
  1. Clear administration, communication and organization of the Worship Ministry at North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship
  • -  Manage the Planning Center system for scheduling band & events (people, song choices, chord charts, etc.)
  • -  Provide oversight and maintenance for all CCLI/copyright issues.
  • -  Provide weekly individual meetings with worship team, as well as weekly worship planning meetings with Worship Director.

Hours/Compensation (Hourly):

This role is a 15 hours a week position, including 4 hours on a Sunday, 2 hours for the midweek evening services, 4 hours of practice and rehearsals, and 5 hours a week for admin, tech, song selection and arranging, and weekly staff meeting.

Compensation based upon experience. Interested applicants, please send your cover letter, resume and an example of you leading worship (thumb drive or video link) to Kevin Pittman at [email protected] or call 972--502-9733.

 

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HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR RESUME


Please forward your documentation to:

North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship (NDCBF)
501 Accent Drive

Plano, TX 75075
Attn: Human Resource Department

or email your information to [email protected]

Please submit the following:

  • Cover letter which includes your salary requirement
  • Resume
  • Testimony letter

Note: A relationship with Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior is one of the requirements for employment with North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship.