The First Congregational Church of Hatfield is looking for an organist/choir director, with a position opening on July 1, 2013. The Music Director shall be contracted for 56 services per year to include Sunday services, Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday, Luminarium Concert, and one additional special service. Four paid absences are accommodated per year. The position pays $7500.00 per year, but the annual fee may be negotiated if the applicant has experience or special skill. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to the Music Committee, c/o Glenda Flynn, 10 North Hatfield Road, Hatfield, MA 01038 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct questions to Glenda at 413-247-5891.
7 boxes of choir anthems, numerous titles, such as First Song of Isaiah (White), Glory to God (Pergolesi), Jesu, Joy (arr. Leavett), O For a Thousand Tongues (Wesley) and When the Saints (Rutter). Must take all 7 boxes.
Dynamic, active parish church in Newton is seeking a part-time office administrator to work with a collegial staff in the church office. This position requires 30 hours/week for 42 weeks of the year, and 18 hours per week for ten weeks during the summer. Some church events may require a flexible work week from time to time. Responsibilities include preparation and printing of weekly worship bulletin and monthly newsletter, office reception and operation (answering phones, keeping records), building care management including interaction with serveral tenants, short-term renters and vendors of repair and maintenance services for the church and parsonage, and website/email/social media communication. Ability to keep strict confidences, join the hospitable character of the parish and oversee certain staff and vendors is essential. Comfort with our Open and Affirming commitment necessary.
The successful candidate will possess at a minimum an Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years of experience. Competence with Excel, Word and Outlook is required, small office computer network management and/or website development a plus. Comfort with and willingness to learn new software is essential. Attention to detail and esthetics is expected. Experience in a non-profit or parish environment a plus. Our new colleague will be self-motivated, professional and mature, able to multi-task and communicate clearly with church staff and volunteers of all ages.
Compensation will include a competitive hourly rate, three weeks paid vacation, 5 sick days per year, and a lump sum available for direction to health care and/or pension.
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This search will be ongoing until the appropriate candidate is discovered.