Communications Ministry Team Leader Announcement and Instructions
The Ministry Council of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church is currently accepting online applications for the position of Communications Ministry Team Leader. The position is housed in the denominational headquarters (Center) in Memphis (Cordova), Tennessee. Ideally, the CMT Leader will be active within a local congregation of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church or Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America, but may be an active member of another reformed Protestant denomination.
In addition to the job description, the following competencies are important:
- Visionary, creative thinker
- Excellent project management skills
- Articulate communicator, both verbally and written
- Highly self-motivated, able to work alone and with the team
- Possess a creative, positive attitude toward our denomination
- Patience in working with those for whom technology is not a familiar tool
Benefits: The Ministry Council of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church offers health, dental, life, and disability insurance plans, a retirement plan and PTO (personal time off). Some compensation for moving allowance may be available.
To apply, complete and submit an online application. If your browser or PDF software does not display a “SUBMIT” button at the bottom of the application then save the completed PDF form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Application: CMT Leader.” Email your current resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Resume: CMT Leader”; failure to properly identify your email in these ways may delay, or even jeopardize your application process. In addition, applicants will ensure signed letters of recommendation from three different people are submitted directly to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the deadline. Email subject lines should include the name of the applicant/subject of the recommendation. Signed letters should describe the applicant’s professionalism, leadership, creativity and effective project management experience. Current Denominational Center staff members and elected Ministry Council members may not provide letters of recommendation.
DEADLINE: Completed online applications and three signed letters of recommendation must be received via email@example.com no later than NOON (Central Standard Time) Friday, February 5, 2021.
If an individual submits an incomplete application prior to the deadline, s/he will be sent one email (receipt acknowledgement requested) to inform them of missing information, noting that the process must be completed by the deadline for the application to be considered. Applications that are incomplete after the deadline will not be considered.
Initial phone interviews will conducted with applicants the Interview Panel considers to be qualified candidates. Following these interviews, individuals whom the panel desires to interview in person may come to the Denominational Center or other location for a second interview. Ideally, the successful candidate will begin work in April 2021, following satisfactory completion of a background check.