Application Deadline November 1, 2021

Director of Music at First Baptist Church of Memphis Job Description 2021

Responsibilities include:
a. Responsible for leading, coordinating, enlisting, encouraging, promoting, and educating all members of the congregation in matters of church music.
b. Participates in the mission and congregational life of the church.
c. Meets regularly with Senior and Associate Pastors in planning and leading weekly worship and other special worship planning sessions.
d. Plans and directs the Adult Choir in rehearsals on Wednesday evenings and Sunday services.
e. Coordinates special music to be presented by musicians within and outside of the church.
f. Supports the worship service with appropriate and creative musical selections in cooperation with musicians and pastors.
g. Provides for appropriate substitutes for worship services or special services when needed.
h. Maintains and upkeeps music library, as needed.
i. Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of musical instruments owned by the church in cooperation with the pianist and organist.

a. Director of Music will be evaluated annually by the Senior Pastor. The Senior Pastor will report to the Personnel Committee.
b. The job description will be reviewed and updated annually.
c. Will evaluate the pianist and organist annually and report findings to Personnel Committee.

Employment Type: Part-time

Applicants should possess the necessary skills to plan and lead a traditional worship service. This includes appropriate knowledge of hymnody and choral music, the ability to work with and inspire the adult choir and congregation in weekly singing, as well as a willingness to work within the liturgical calendar.

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Applicants, please submit your resumé and cover letter to

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