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Creative Director

Creative Director

First United Methodist Church of Lakeland is a large, downtown church located in Central Florida, almost equally located between Tampa and Orlando. With a membership of over 4,300 with a core staff of 44 and total staff of over 100 persons, First UMC has a strong, diverse and dynamic pastoral and lay staff that works well with each other and our very active, involved and loving congregation.

We are seeking a person to fill the newly developed and emerging new position of Creative Director. The Creative Director is responsible for evaluating and leading the creative process. Developing and managing creative elements for all aspects of ministry, including but not limited to videos, social media, website, branding and graphics. This person must be a team player with the ability to develop and manage teams of people to perform required functions, or work with outside vendors when needed. This Creative Director will serve as a visionary, storyteller, producer, brand representative, and team leader of volunteers and staff of two. This is a professional, exempt, and 40+ hours per week position. Requirements include a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with 5+ years of experience in leading in a large church or large organization, and a proficiency in various software, website management and other analytics as listed in the job description.

Those interested may find more information including a copy of the job description, the staff social covenant, employee handbook and specific instructions of how to apply for the position on the church's website:

Application period will remain open until October 31, 2020 or until the position is filled. We ask that you follow the procedure listed to ensure that your application is processed quickly and efficiently. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application within 24 hours of your application being received.

Contact: Harriet S Mayes

Address: 72 Lake Morton Drive Lakeland FL 33801

Phone: 863-686-3163 x 217