Ooltewah United Methodist Church of Ooltewah, Tennessee, is a well-established United Methodist Church that is enjoying new growth and development springing up around it. The church is seeking a ​full-time Director of ​​Creative Media and Contemporary Worship ​to oversee church media and lead a team of musicians and volunteers in leading contemporary worship. Ooltewah United Methodist is blessed to have a strong core of dedicated volunteers, musicians, in addition to a great staff and pastors.

Primary responsibilities of the Director of Creative Media and Contemporary Worship will include:

  • Creating media and posts for communicating within the church and to the community beyond the church
  • Developing strong teams of musicians and volunteers to lead and to execute Contemporary Worship in a way that glorifies God and engages the congregation
  • Developing technology volunteers
  • Be an agent of creative design and development for Contemporary Worship
  • Overseeing the technology needs of the church as a whole

The qualified candidate must have:

  • A deep faith in Jesus Christ
  • Well-formed relational, communication, and collaborative team skills
  • Ability to recruit, coach, and lead a team in leading worship
  • Developed artistry in creating media for online, social media and church use
  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferably with an emphasis in music or digital media)
  • Five years of experience in leading and participating in contemporary worship
  • Three years of experience on a church staff, preferably a larger, multi-staff church environment
  • Alignment with the beliefs and practices of United Methodist tradition and theology

Interested candidates are to submit the following to Ron Pagano-Fuller at office@oumclive.org:  

  • A cover letter, resume, and list of professional references
  • A sample video s/he has produced showcasing the candidate’s production skills
  • A video detailing his or her philosophy of leading worship

Application deadline is August 8, 2020.