Music Director
Job Details
Experienced
Ferguson-Florissant Campus - St Louis, MO
Part Time
Purpose

Faith Church has been ranked one of the fastest growing churches in America for several years in a row. Now we are known as one of the largest, most influential, and innovative churches in America. We are one church with seven locations, located in Sunset Hills, Earth City, Weldon Spring, and Ferguson-Florissant, Missouri as well as West Palm Beach and Royal Palm Beach, Florida, and Online. Our mission as a contemporary church is to use the latest technology, resources, and music in a creative way to be relevant in reaching our world. We are just getting started in doing what God has called this church to do – reach the world in a creative way so that people connect. . .families grow. . .and lives are changed. This may be your opportunity to be a part of that! We are currently seeking to hire a Music Director.

 

The Position:

This is a part-time position reporting to the Worship Pastor that consists of 20-25 hours per week. These hours will encompass, but are not limited to, music work – music preparation, research, band rehearsals, services, service planning, loop, stem, and click track creation, and providing music at church events when needed. 
There will also be time allotted for working with other facets of the ministry depending upon the candidate’s talents.

 

This position requires its primary duty must be the performance of work requiring invention, imagination, originality or talent in a recognized field of artistic or creative endeavor.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Personal:

  • Maintain the God ordained priorities in your life putting Jesus Christ at the center of everything including your spouse, children, and the ministry
  • Passionate about tithing at least 10% of your income to what God is doing through the vision of Faith Church
  • Invest in and lead a Faith Church connect group
  • Be responsible for developing & multiplying Dream Team 
  • Avoid the appearance of evil, let no hint of immorality exist and con­duct life with the upmost of integrity in all situations
  • Attend services regularly with your entire family
  • Maintain loyalty to the vision and staff of Faith Church and always protect the unity God has given this church
  • Believes and operates in the gifts of the Spirit
  • Wholeheartedly believes in the empowerment of women in Pastoral leadership
  • Fully devoted follower of Christ
  • Person of Godly character and integrity
  • Loves Faith Church and lives our vision and culture
  • In alignment with “What We Believe” and “Leadership Core Values”
  • Attend weekly Staff Meeting
  • Personal social media posts in regards to Church activity must be aligned exclusively with Faith Church

 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Have strong keyboard abilities as well as guitar experience
  • Be well versed in a variety of styles – Pop, Gospel, Rock, R&B, Funk, Country and Hymns
  • Have the ability to read and write charts
  • Must be able to transcribe and call out music to band and singers (via talk back microphone) by using the Nashville Number System
  • Have experience in creating and using loops, stems, and click tracks (required)
  • Have Multi-DAW proficiency in Ableton, Logic, and Pro Tools (required)
  • Have experience scheduling (matrix) and uploading resources to Planning Center Online (required)
  • Recruiting, scheduling, developing, rehearsing, and playing with bands comprised of volunteers from the congregation

 

Competencies

  1. Must have a heart for the Church and be a growing follower of Christ.
  2. Proficiency in Music Production software required (Ableton LIVE, ProTools, Logic Pro, etc)
  3. Effective leadership and Team building abilities
  4. Highly relational and encouraging to others
  5. Multi-generational exposure to songs of the church - past, present, and future
  6. Work well under pressure and constant change

 

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment (routinely uses standard office equipment) and on stage.

 

Physical Demands
Office time is mostly a sedentary role (stationary at desk and working on a computer); during services and events, must have high energy for multiple hour segments. 

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
The weekly schedule will include 20-25 hours per week and will be the same every week.  In addition to your regular weekly hours you will be asked to participate in events that will include evening or weekend hours, as there are continual seasons where it will be necessary to exceed these minimum hours (i.e., Christmas, Easter, Strategic Planning, are just some examples and do not encompass all of the extended hours opportunities). These hours can/will fluctuate.

                      

Travel
Campus to campus local travel will be expected for this position.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. Level of experience: Intermediate (practical application)

 

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Experience leading teams and playing in a large church environment with auditoriums that seat 2500 or more is a definite plus.

 

Other Duties
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.

 

 

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