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Administrative Assistant — Media

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Job Description:

The Administrative Assistant for Media handles a wide range of administrative related tasks. The ideal candidate must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a department of diverse people and tasks. This position reports to the Executive Director of Music and Media.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide administrative support by performing clerical functions to include, but not limited to, answering phones, reviewing and responding to emails, maintaining filing systems, and other general office duties.
  • Provide information to general questions and requests directed to the Media Department.
  • Ensure and maintain supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; and verifying receipt of supplies.
  • File repair tickets for copiers and printers.
  • Initiate Facility work orders to replace light bulbs or to make minor repairs within the department.
  • Fill out contractor paperwork for positions such as camera crew, lighting ops, transcribers, etc.
  • Work with HR/Facilities to get keys and parking badges for new staff members.
  • Receive Volunteer Applications from Volunteer Recruiting Department and route for appropriate processing.
  • Weekly update ProPresenter with announcement slides, updating song lyrics, anything related to ProPresenter for English and Spanish services.
  • Reconcile Media Department budget reports each month, as well as compile new annual budgets to be submitted.
  • Create closed caption files for the content created by the department.
  • Schedule meetings and update appointments and travel plans for the Executive Director of Music & Media.
  • Assist with Media functions, including but not limited to meetings and preparing documents and presentations.
  • Exhibit dependability and reliability in the timely delivery of all job related assignments.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy office/work area.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant desired
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with use of proper English, spelling, grammar, punctuation and business formatting
  • Above average proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, identify priorities and organize efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well with others, displaying professionalism at all times
  • Aptitude for budget management

Education:

Some college a plus

Graphic Designer/Animator

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Job Description:

The Animator/Designer must be creative, flexible and a problem solver. This position requires a driven personality and the ability to produce under pressure. The Animator/Designer works under the direction of the creative director and marketing director.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design ads, logos, mock-ups and presentations, as well as animate promotional videos and music videos and other projects for the ministry.
  • Utilize software packages including, but not limited to After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, and In Design.
  • Animate projects for the broadcast and IMAG screens in the sanctuary.
  • Work with traffic and the creative director to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Work within production deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • Uncompromised commitment to Lakewood Church’s vision, values and core beliefs
  • 2+ years experience as a designer
  • 2+ years using Photoshop / After Effects / Illustrator / InDesign
  • Understanding of design, layout and typography
  • Must be highly motivated and creative
  • Must be a problem solver and flexible
  • Excellent understanding of After Effects, Photoshop, and InDesign, along with a heart for ministry
  • Ability to work effectively, both as an individual and as a team player
  • Experience in motion graphics, compositions, and special effects
  • 3-D animation a plus

Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Human Resources Generalist

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Job Description:

The HR Generalist supports the day-to-day functions of the Human Resources Department, inclusive of staffing, training, compensation, benefits, employee relations, performance management, compliance and other human resources duties. This position reports to the Director of Human Resources.

Summary:

  • Ensure that all recruiting activities are timely, effective and focused on maintaining the organization’s values.
  • Recruiting and selection of non-management positions, inclusive of assisting with job descriptions, posting positions, and tracking open requisitions
  • Interview and make recommendations to hiring management on qualified candidates that have experience, skills, and values that align with the organization’s needs.
  • Oversee the background check process, ensuring compliance with organization’s standards and the FCRA.
  • Conduct salary analysis to ensue competitive salaries that are commensurate with skill level and job responsibilities.
  • Ensure on-boarding of all new hires is conducted in an efficient manner, inclusive of educating new hires on the organization’s beliefs and standards, as well as benefits and policies.
  • Extend job offers and prepare offer documents.
  • Ensure all new hire paperwork is compliant and all new hire data is entered into our HRIS timely.
  • Assist with staffing contingency workers as need arises.
  • Update employee files to document personnel actions.
  • Ensure all employee files are maintained properly and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of employee complaints and concerns.
  • Provide training to employees on programs and processes.
  • Provide counseling to employees and management as needed.
  • Provide training and assistance to Management on processes such as hiring, discipline, documentation, FMLA, ADA, and termination.
  • Conduct preliminary post-accident investigations and prepare and file reports of accidents & injuries.
  • Prepare HR metric reports as well as other requested HR reports.
  • Conduct HR surveys and audits as needed.
  • Ensure the organization’s HRIS database is up to date and accurate.
  • Assist in the management and implementation of the Benefits program.
  • Assist the Director of HR in communicating Human Resources policies, procedures, programs and employment laws.
  • Keep the Director of Human Resources informed on all internal issues related to employee relations, discipline, safety and etc.
  • Handle sensitive, confidential information and assignments with tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and communicate effectively.
  • Display exemplary customer satisfaction skills including dealing effectively with the public, and staff.
  • Exhibit dependability and reliability in effectively performing all job related tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent HR experience
  • PHR or SPHR certification a plus
  • Two to Four years of strong professional, current, progressive HR experience
  • Minimum of 2 years benefits administration experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of employment law, policies and procedures is essential.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality is mandatory
  • Ability to effectively interact with and maintain positive, constructive relationships with employees, management and coworkers
  • Ability to make recommendations that effectively resolve problems or issues by using appropriate judgment consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law
  • Demonstrated ability to respond in an emotionally appropriate manner in challenging situations
  • Effective coaching skills
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) a plus
  • Ability to execute strong written and verbal communication skills with use of proper English, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and business formatting
  • Proficiency in the use of E-mail systems and MS Office Suite
  • Non Profit experience a plus
  • Display professional appearance and conduct

Kidslife Nursery Coordinator

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Job Description:

This position involves overseeing all aspects of the Nursery Ministry (newborns through two year olds) in the Children’s Ministry of Lakewood Church. This position reports to the Kidslife Early Childhood Director and leads the nursery ministry program toward the vision set forth by the Senior Pastor.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and implement age-specific (newborn, one year old, and two year old) ministry programming that engages the children at their developmental stage, instills trust and ministry value to the parent, and inspires volunteer commitment.
  • Serve as the Early Childhood Staff Leader (point person) for the Sunday, 11:00 am service.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee teacher training specific to the ministry program, child security/safety, and parent care/connection.
  • Oversee and assure the quality of ministry in all the nursery areas for all the English services.
  • Recruit nursery team volunteers.
  • Identify, develop, train, and oversee leaders within the nursery department.
  • Develop nursery teams dedicated to welcoming and orientating new parents and visitors.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of the nursery equipment and rooms.
  • Ensure the nursery rooms are properly equipped and stocked.
  • Participate in the development and execution of Kidslife Events and Team Meetings.
  • Perform all general office duties and special projects associated with the nursery department.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Early Childhood Director.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Uncompromised commitment to Lakewood Church’s vision, values and core beliefs
  • Growing, committed follower of Christ
  • 2 years of experience in leading nursery-aged children’s ministry
  • Ability to organize, develop, and lead effectively
  • Ability to communicate to adults and children both orally and in writing
  • Pastoral heart, self–motivated, diplomatic and able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Customer service oriented
  • Discipler of people/leaders

Social Media Analyst

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Job Description:

The Social Media Analyst is responsible for managing and implementing social media strategy and developing and maintaining online content across platforms. The ideal candidate will be familiar with social media concepts, practices, and procedures, and will have skills and experience working with established brands and social media management.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with implementing best practices, new uses, and applications for social media.
  • Create, schedule and publish high quality social media content to promote and deliver traffic and viewership across platforms and extend reach & influence.
  • Keep up-to-date with new and emerging social media platforms, tools and applications.
  • Develop new growth strategies and social media campaigns.
  • Effectively communicate organization’s brand and messaging.
  • Develop methods to integrate social media content with digital and linear properties, including websites and digital events.
  • Work with marketing, communications, and customer service departments to ensure consistent branding and messaging.
  • Research new social media technology, tools, and trends.
  • Use research analytical tools to increase social media effectiveness and track overall performance.
  • Assist departments with training and support for their social media properties.
  • Monitor and track social media activity of media and other influencers.
  • Collects and analyzes data related to social media marketing campaigns
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field
  • Previous experience with social and digital media
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • High proficiency in Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms and technologies
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of personnel and personalities
  • Ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays, and attend events as needed
  • Passion for social media and new media technology
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Strong work ethic with positive attitude and leadership qualities
  • Technical and/or graphic design experience a plus

Software Developer

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Job Description:

The Information Technology team at Lakewood Church and Joel Osteen Ministries is a small, fast-paced, in-house agency comprised of developers and technical professionals. Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the Software Developer works closely with other team members and is responsible for producing and maintaining applications that serve the back office needs of the enterprise. The ideal candidate would be experienced in delivering high quality solutions with proven technical background, strong analytical skills, well-rounded business/industry experience, and a flair for customer satisfaction. Computer science degree preferred but not mandatory. Must be detail oriented and work well in a team environment. The position will involve working with the production/development team to build web and client/server applications as well as playing a key role in maintaining existing projects.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, design, and implement applications in.NET.
  • Collaborate with others to ensure understanding of requirements for assigned projects, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with regard to code and propose solutions to technical requests.
  • Ensures all requests for code and production support are fulfilled in a timely manner with clear and concise communication to the Director of Information Technology
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant cutting edge technology, standards and systems.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Strong programming experience using Microsoft .NET technologies in a web-centric environment and well-rounded experience in several Microsoft products
  • Knowledge of Web technologies including HTML, CSS, Silverlight, Javascript, SharePoint, XML and AJAX
  • Solid understanding of object oriented and component-oriented design methods
  • Solid understanding of security practices for internet applications and SQL Server
  • Familiarity with development for Social Networks and mobile platforms a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent team work, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in Analyzing, Designing, Developing and Delivering Web-based applications
  • Experience on working with large teams and projects
  • Demonstrated prioritization and multi-tasking abilities, time management and estimation skills, ability to take code direction and constructive criticism
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate with creative, technical, and management teams in the full lifecycle of developing online experiences
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and quality expectations, willingness to push limits of existing abilities to meet changing ministry needs
  • Pro-active approach, flexibility, and positive attitude extremely important

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or 5 years experience, with at least 2 years directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Web Coordinator

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Job Description:

The Web Coordinator works under the direction of the Senior Web Producer and the Marketing Director, as well as with traffic, various ministries and the development team to ensure the timely release of content in the form of blog posts, comments, feedback and emails.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review and schedule submitted content for websites.
  • Schedule and publish content to the website CMS.
  • Monitor web content for comments that require attention or action.
  • Reply appropriately to questions or comments on published online content.
  • Gather analytics for review by Web Producers and Marketing Director.
  • Schedule advertisements on the sites relevant to the active marketing campaigns.
  • Schedule marketing emails for distribution from active marketing campaigns.
  • Test sites for problems and create tickets for resolution.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of related experience
  • General web savvy and understanding of web technologies
  • Excellent team work, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated prioritization and multi-tasking abilities, time management and estimation skills
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Pro-active approach, flexibility, and positive attitude extremely important

Education:

BA/BS degree or equivalent

Web Producer

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Job Description:

The Web Producer works under the direction of the Senior Web Producer and Marketing Director, and works with traffic, ministries and the development team to produce and maintain the content on the family of websites and identify and strategize the creation and use of features related to the sites.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, create and organize new content for websites.
  • Review and schedule submitted content for websites.
  • Test sites for problems and create tickets for resolution.
  • Schedule advertisements on the sites relevant to the active marketing campaigns.
  • Wireframe and plan workflows and processes related to the family of websites.
  • Create documentation outlining expectations around web feature requests.
  • Collaborate with others to ensure understanding of expectations related to web feature requests.
  • Responsible for quality assurance and testing of new web features moving into production.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Excellent team work, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated prioritization and multi-tasking abilities, time management and estimation skills
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate with creative, technical, and management teams in the full lifecycle of developing online experiences
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and expectations, willingness to push limits of existing abilities to meet changing ministry needs
  • Pro-active approach, flexibility, and positive attitude extremely important

Education:

BA/BS degree or equivalent

To be considered for one of the positions above, download the Employment Application in PDF format and email with your resume to:

careers@lakewood.cc

Your application and resume will be reviewed. Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact candidates who have been selected for interviews. All applications are kept and reviewed for future positions.

All full-time employees are eligible for:

  • Employer Paid Medical Insurance
  • Employer Paid Dental Insurance
  • Employer Paid Term life, AD&D & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation / Personal Time
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday pay
  • 403(b)(9) Retirement Plan

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April 2014 ACO