The Crossing Church - Creative Arts Pastor/Director
The Creative Director will provide leadership and direction for all creative needs across the church. They are hyper-focused on digital impact, creatively connecting with those who don’t know Jesus.
What would a strong candidate look like?
Loves Jesus: Has a continually growing in your relationship with Jesus and a passion for caring for and helping people grow closer to Jesus.
Builder + Leader: Energized by an opportunity to shape and build a thriving creative ministry.
Team Player: Thrives in a collaborative environment, and has a "we" not "me" ministry approach.
Creative: Has a strong vision for leveraging creative approaches to accomplish the vision of the church.
Flexible: Able to hustle and go with the flow in a fast-paced culture.
Organized: Gifted at providing systems, structure and administration to help power the creative ministry in a healthy and sustainable way.
Reports to Executive Pastor – and works very closely with Lead Pastor to execute vision.
Looking for someone who will:
Enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.Love the creative process and respond well to feedback.Value collaboration but can work independently.Dream about opportunities to communicate in creative ways.Are a continual learner: Always improving and finding better ways to use the latest tech and tools.Strong leadership skills, working with multiple teams.
Summary of the Role:
The Creative Director has overall responsibility to provide leadership and direction for all creative needs across the church. They are hyper-focused on digital impact, creatively connecting with those who don’t know Jesus.
We believe that the Church should be the most creative place on the planet. With that in mind, we hire people with a high level of vision, as well as technical skills.
This role will help develop fully engaging weekend presence, both in-house, at Campus locations, and online platforms.
This role will also be helping to fully develop and grow various staff and servant leaders teams.
Creative Leadership: Provide strong leadership and direction for all creative needs across the church.
Champion the culture and brand of The Crossing church, overseeing the look and feel the church, both online and in-person.Lead and develop the creative team of volunteer team members and contractors, drawing out the best from everyone.Lead ideations and brainstorms to generate new ideas and concepts and help solve problems.Lead creative worship and production teams to plan excellent worship celebrations at both the broadcast Campus and Satellite Campuses.Lead creative worship and production teams to plan excellent online worship services.
Creative Content: Plan and produce current, compelling, and engaging content through the creative team.
Support the creative design and production elements for message series, online services, weekend services, and special events, including graphics, video, etc.Manage projects effectively, meeting timelines, quality expectations, and overall goals.
Creative Communications: Provide direction for digital presence, internal and external communications, marketing, and public relations.
Lead the ongoing development, design, and function of all websites and our app.Create an engaging community and impactful content through social media platforms.Develop and execute marketing strategies and plans to connect to an unchurched audience.Provide direction, guidance, and support to staff, contractors, and team members in producing digital, print, and written communications and content.