Worship Director

Elim Church Northampton is a vibrant, growing and modern Church that has recently undergone a major move of its’ Sunday Service to a 900 seater auditorium in the centre of Northampton. Our main services are currently held ‘in person’ and online. Due to our growth and our evangelistic DNA we will have non-Christians present at our services. We are pleased to offer this post as full-time or part-time (which can be discussed at interview). It is an exciting time to be joining the team at the beginning of a new phase in the Church’s life.

Primary Responsibilities

Worship Leading

  • Lead worship and/or play at services, prayer meetings and other events
  • Conduct and/or attend evening band practice as required
  • Oversee the selection of songs and assist with planning for services
  • Work with the worship team (circa 30 volunteers) to prepare musical arrangements and worship sets

Worship Administration

  • Be responsible for and co-ordinate the music / production of team rota’s to ensure that all events are adequately covered
  • Organise worship team training days, meetings, rehearsals and social events
  • Oversee, prepare and send out routine worship team communications
  • In cooperation with our Senior Leaders and team, be responsible for approving new and theologically sound worship songs
  • Give creative direction and insight to the elements of our services including live streams
  • Oversee the maintenance of the electronic database of worship songs, words and music and the CCLA returns
  • Monitor and order new music/sound equipment as required and oversee stage layout, sound, lighting and livestream equipment in cooperation with our leaders and in accordance with the budget

Training and Pastoring

  • Identify, recruit, train and encourage worship leaders
  • Provide ‘one to one ‘support and training to worship leaders as appropriate
  • Appoint band members, backing vocalists, sound technicians, production team members and worship leaders
  • Deliver practical training sessions for worship, sound and projection as required
  • Lead and pastor the worship team and encourage and support worship team members
  • Develop resources for the worship team

For more information, view the full job description attached

To apply for the role, please send an up to date copy of your CV to leigh@elimnorthampton.com, along with a short recorded worship song led by you – just acoustic (no longer than 2 minutes). All applicants will receive a response within 14 days of application.

Closing date for applications is 14th January 2021

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United Kingdom

£21000.00 to £25000.00
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