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Director of Music


First United Methodist Church of Marietta, GA is seeking a Director of Music. This position is responsible for all aspects of Music Ministry, including staff management, in order to 1) Bring the community of faith into a deeper relationship with Christ through the gift of music and 2) Provide a place for members and friends to engage in musical acts and grow and strengthen their relationships to the glory of God. Directly responsible for all of the following: 1) Chancel Choir - material selections, weekly rehearsals, Sunday worship, recruiting of new members, member outreach, and extended performances. 2) Children's Music & Youth Choir - supervisory oversight of other staff members (specifically Associate Director and Music Associate) to enlist volunteers and select music and curriculum. 3) Handbell Choirs - material selections, weekly rehearsals, Sunday worship, and recruiting of new members. 4) Orchestra - oversee ensemble performances by members and hired musicians, recruiting of new members, development of an expanded program toward a standing orchestra. 5) Music School - supervise instructors, oversee administration, and grow the faculty in order to grow the School. 6) Performing Arts - collaborate with other music staff toward a fresh and engaging program that matches member talents with performance. 7) New Organ - support the Board of Trustees in the installation and tuning of the new organ and subsequently find ways to leverage its use in the community as well as the church, to engage and grow spiritually. 8) Administration – collaborate in drafting weekly order of worship, manage the Music Ministry budget including staffing, participate in funeral preparations, oversee approved fundraisers, concerts, workshops & retreats to support Music programs, coordinate all AV and digital productions with clergy, maintain all musical equipment on the church property (including pianos, keyboards, bells, chimes, choral library music, robes & cassocks, etc.), schedule weekly acolytes, work with Altar Guild to prepare chancel for each service and work with Music Ministry committee for special events. Job Type: Full-time Salary: $80,000.00 per year or commensurate with experience Benefits available (waiting period and contributory requirements may apply): • 403(b) • 403(b) matching • Disability insurance • Health insurance • Life insurance • Paid time off Schedule: • 8-hour shift including Sundays and specified Holidays and special events Education: • Bachelor's (Required) with a degree in music (preferred) • Member of the American Choral Directors Association (preferred) Experience: • Christian faith-based music: 7 years (preferred) • Proficiency in piano and/or organ Work Remotely: • No Application Question(s): • How many years of experience do you have in directing choral or orchestral groups? What musical instruments do you play? How large a staff have you managed?

Please submit your resume on indeed.com where this position is posted Music Ministry – Director.

Contact: Rebecca Sawyer

Address: 56 Whitlock Avenue NW Marietta 30064

Phone: 7704297800

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