Oct 14, 2021

Worship and Creative Team Leader

£29,000 - £31,000 yearly
  • Upton Vale Baptist Church
  • Upton Vale Baptist Church, Saint Marychurch Road, Castle Circus, Torquay, UK
Full time Church/Ministry Church Leadership

Job Description

Worship and Creative Team Leader 

To lead the teams that deliver our worship gatherings (music, worship, tech) and management of our external communications and media presence.

  • To build and develop a team who craft worship gatherings that help people join the dots between what we believe and how we live.

  • To oversee and lead our sung worship at Upton Vale.

  • To build a team who encourage and produce all types of creative resources

    which support and enrich our Discipleship Culture.

  • To build and develop a team who pioneer the digital elements of Upton

    Vale’s discipleship strategy, cultivate our hybrid culture and create missional

    engagement with new people.

  • To contribute to the leadership of the Church by serving as a Core Team member.

    Particular Tasks

    To build and develop a team who craft worship gatherings that help people join the dots between what we believe and how we live:

  • To oversee all the preparation and planning of our gatherings.

  • To develop a team who lead us in worship in ways which are creative and

    engaging.

  • Oversee and build song lists which allow for the traditional and the

    contemporary creative elements and video moments, that add to the

    communication of the message of the Gospel.

  • To train and equip a competent team to lead, ensuring that new (and

    younger) people are given the opportunity to grow and develop.

To oversee and lead our sung worship at Upton Vale:

  • Leading people into the presence of God at worship gatherings.

  • To develop and grow new (and younger) worship leaders.

  • Work alongside, develop and oversee musicians to ensure our gatherings

    continue to move forward musically.

  • Work on implementation and arrangements of new songs.

    To build a team who encourage and produce all types of creative resources which support and enrich our Discipleship Culture:

  • Developing new resources and strategies, both independently and in

    supporting other members of the team, which enrich our Discipleship Culture

    across the church.

  • Stewarding of our brand development and management, ensuring

    consistency across all channels and teams.

  • Following our gatherings, oversee the editing of ‘post production’ elements

    to highlight and promote what God has done through our times together.

    To build and develop a team who pioneer the digital elements of Upton Vale’s discipleship strategy, cultivate our hybrid culture and create missional engagement with new people:

  • Equip the church to engage with the digital mission field.

  • Work with our tech and media teams to ensure a high-quality output for those who gather in person, as well as those who are gathering online.

  • Fashion a culture which creates and measures meaningful engagement and connection rather than hits, clicks and the number of people who physically gather.

    To contribute to the leadership of the Church by serving as a Core Team member:

  • Leading the various paid and unpaid team members to work effectively and

    efficiently to meet the needs of the various projects to be managed. This will include working with the administration staff and line managing:

    Worship Leaders (unpaid team members)
    Communications Lead (paid team member)
    Tech Team Coordinator (unpaid team member)

  • Developing and managing key external partnerships and freelance creatives.

  • Working within the approved budgets and agreed timescales of delivery.

  • Working closely with the Core Team to take the lead on developing teaching

    series and creative elements during our gatherings and seasonal events.

  • Attending Elders & Trustee Meetings as required.

Further details including person specification and application form please visit www.uptonvale.org.uk


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