WORSHIP DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION
Role Summary The Worship Director will take on the responsibility of leading musical worship, writing liturgy, discipling the music team, and providing the congregation with access to means of worship. The Worship Director works with the leadership team to create a rhythm and culture for worship environments, distinct to Reality Church Boston and consistent with the organization\’s overall mission, vision, and values. The Worship Director will develop teams that are able to implement this culture of worship across the various RCB ministries.
The ideal fit for this role is someone who has 5 to 7 years of experience in this field, a quick learner, a team player, and someone who takes initiative and follows through with responsibilities. They have a strong work ethic, are flexible, and highly motivated. They have a sense of humor, a sense of calling to Boston, love Jesus and the Church, and are excited to be a part of creating a healthy and thriving organizational culture.
The Worship Director is responsible for overseeing the church’s worship culture, content, and environment for all public gatherings from Community Groups to Sunday Worship. This person oversees the Worship Team which includes the worship team members, guest singers, projection, and A/V in the weekly execution of our Sunday gathering, monthly Prayer Nights, and any other church events requiring worship. S/he will work closely with the Lead Pastor and Leadership Team to coordinate weekly worship experiences, music selections, and the usage of audio/visual technology to advance and create a culture of worship.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop Worship Culture
- The Worship Director Collaborates with RCB’s Leadership Team to define a way of worship that is specific to RCB.
- Define and document the “distinctives” of RCB worship.
- Regular conversations with the Leadership Team to interact with and refine direction.
- Regular personal development through interacting with other worship teams.
- Develop Worship Team
- The Worship Director is responsible for recruiting, developing, scheduling, and empowering a team of volunteers who will be incorporated into Sunday worship on a regular basis, and who can also assist with implementing worship across ministries.
- Meet with prospective volunteers.
- Recruit band for Sunday services.
- Recruit band for ministries seeking to incorporate worship into their ministry rhythm.
- Recruit and train volunteers to input songs and run slides for adult worship and any other ministry that requires it.
- Develop a core team of musically gifted and mature volunteers.
- Equipment Oversight
- The Worship Director is responsible for inventory, maintaining, and providing sound equipment needed at all worship environments or RCB special events. The term “sound equipment” pertains to all amps, sound boards, speakers, mics, cables needed in production including the computer running propresenter, lights, projector and screen.
- Weekly Deliverables
- Develop policies, set expectations, and adhere to rhythms that set consistent expectations for team members and volunteers.
- Update Planning Center at the same time weekly.
- Lead Worship and/or prepare Worship Team for all Sunday gatherings.
- Attend and actively participate in weekly RCB Staff Meeting.
Strengths and Skills:
- Musically gifted.
- Versatility and flexibility with music style – familiar with hymns, spirituals, and current worship music.
- Ability to go beyond leading songs and develop a Spirit-led culture of worship.
- Willingness to recruit and manage musicians, volunteers and worship teams.
- Ability to set clear expectations and rhythms for teams.
- Proficient with sound/music equipment and current technology.
- Ability to love and serve people through encouragement, compassion, humble leadership, and teachability.
- Minimum of five years’ experience in worship and pastoral ministry in a church/ministry setting with oversight and leadership over a worship team and a/v team members.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent additional professional experience required. Degrees in music, production, or theology preferred.
- Hands-on experience in audio production.
- Experience in project management and effective team management.
- Proficiency using Pages, Keynote, and Excel.
- Ability to analyze and revise operating practices to improve operational efficiency.
- Detail-oriented, exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
- Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner.
Job Type: Part-time (Full-time will be considered)
Salary: $30,000 – $40,000 /year depending on experience.
- Health insurance. (FT only)
- Professional development assistance.
- Paid time off.
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]