Grace United Methodist Church Wilmington, NC Posted: October 11, 2021
GUMC in Wilmington, NC is seeking a permanent full time 40hr/week Administrative and Operational Director (AOD) for immediate hire. The AOD provides administrative support for the Pastors and other church staff and interfaces with lay members of the congregation and provides oversight and direction as it pertains to the day-to-day operations of Grace UMC. The position requires excellent writing skills, the ability to manage time, be self-directed, flexible, multitask, and the ability to work well with others. Good interpersonal skills are necessary to manage interactions between church staff, church members, volunteers and visitors. The position also requires significant computer and technical skills, knowledge of office administration, including accounting/ bookkeeping and business management practices, as well as the ability to operate common office equipment. This bonded position is full-time, 40 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work on special occasions. Hours are flexible with advance approval.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: -Coordinate GUMC communications: -Prepare and distribute all weekly and special service bulletins, the Grace Notes, and other bulletin inserts including donation envelopes -Handle routine correspondence -Direct necessary information to the website coordinator for posting -Maintain databases for mailing and emails -Forward pertinent information to appropriate staff members and committees -Send weekly emails to congregation with reminders for the weekend -Send emails to congregation for prayer requests, funerals notices, etc. -Prepare member quarterly giving statements -Supervises volunteer receptionists and other volunteer office worker -Oversee cleaning and janitorial company crew -Performs other duties as assigned.
SKILLS REQUIRED: -Excellent writing and verbal communications -Strong computer knowledge -Proficiency in office software, including, but not limited to, ACS (Automated Church Systems Software), Microsoft Word, Excel & Publisher; Google Docs, Sheets, etc.; WordPerfect; Mailchimp, Signup Genius; Survey Monkey; One Call Now -Operate general office equipment such as phone system, computer, copy machine, RISO, folding machine, multi-line phone system -Must be organized, trustworthy, dependable
How to Apply: Submit resume/cover letter and contact information to Staff Parish Relations Committee, Grace United Methodist Church, 401 Grace St, Wilmington, NC 28401 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is October 22, 2021
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