While not an exhaustive list of jobs for musicians, here are some specific jobs and links to job sites to help your search.
Traditional Worship Service Leader (posted 9/14/17)
Parkview United Methodist Church is looking for a person with vision and passion to lead our church musical worship experience. Our vision is to have a director of choir and instrumental music to guide and implement music, drama and visual arts into our services in order to provide a fuller experience of worshipping the Lord.
This is a part-time position of approximately 10-12 hours per week.
Description of Duties:
Rehearse and direct the Choir for singing at the traditional Sunday worship (Bridge Service) September through May and at special worship occasions as determined in conjunction with the Senior Pastor and according to the availability of choir members. Also, organize singers and music for June-August.
Plan, coordinate, rehearse and lead special worship services such as Christmas Eve, Good Friday, Easter, etc.
Plan and coordinate the entire traditional music program (Bridge Service), provide leadership and resources for the pianist, other music directors, and volunteer musicians, and participate in the planning of musical activities in the congregation, in conjunction with the pastor.
Oversee copyright compliance and maintain song database.
Identify, encourage and integrate worshippers with musical gifts into worship and special event services.
Work in conjunction with our pianist/organist and Pastor in planning the Bridge worship service.
Provide leadership to the worship team (vocalists and instrumentalists) and tech team (sound, slides, and lights).
Qualifications and Skill Sets:
A strong and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and a commitment to the ministries, missions and core values of Parkview Church are required.
A strong musical background is required!
Possess a vision for worship and the ability to express that vision.
Be willing to work as part of a team and be able to integrate others into your worship plans.
Be organized, creative, energetic with good oral and written communication skills.
Multi-media technology experience is a plus.
Be or become a member of this denomination and our church.
Terms of Employment:
A criminal background check will be required.
Salary and benefits to be determined upon experience and education.
Three References must be provided.
Director of Music (posted 10/4/17)
Christ the King is a Christ-centered, mission driven, traditionally grounded and congregationally focused congregation. Worship planning and directing worship requires leadership – the capacity to engage people and develop their talent and help others discover their spiritual giftedness in music. Worship leadership requires passion for music and music excellence.
• Leadership & Planning
• Plan worship and music elements in consultation with Pastor
• Develop the talent of others and recruit for the expansion of music ministry.
• Effective admin/communication skills.
• Team player: motivate and inspire
• Broad based musical competency to include: piano, some organ, lead vocally and basic arranging and improvisation.
• Music Degree (preferred)
• Able to work comfortably and enthusiastically within the theology and practices of the North American Lutheran Church
This position is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to explore or advance their career in music and worship leadership. This is a part time position with competitive salary, flex time and paid vacation.