Administrative Assistant at Encounter Church in Kentwood, MI


Encounter Church is hiring an Administrative Assistant. The purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to keep the day-to-day operations at Encounter organized and consistently improving through the implementation of new systems. Support all staff members and be an accessible resource for guests. The Administrative Assistant role is  20 hours per week. This position reports to the Lead Pastor.

Position Requirements: 

  • Maturing and ongoing personal relationship with God 
  • Organized, clear, and efficient communicator
  • Proven ability to organize theoretical ideas into actionable processes
  • Proven innovative and resourceful solutions to the challenges of a rapidly growing church

Position Description

Coordination of Communication:

  • Gather information to create and publish programs; weekly e-newsletter; weekly prayer collective email; and Lead Team updates
  • Respond to general church email, voicemail, and walk-in requests; as well as specific inquiries submitted via Connections Cards and online forms
  • Actively maintain the Planning Center People database 
  • Contribute to website and social media platforms

Manage the Church Office:

  • Pay bills and reimbursements, while keeping financial records and assisting in maintaining the church budget
  • Serve as the point person for grounds keeping operations; mailing; and supply acquisition
  • Manage master facility-use schedule and church calendar, including supervision of facility rental requests and events
  • Offer a hospitable and knowledgeable presence during three days of office hours

Participation in Other Staff Responsibilities:

  • Possess an understanding of, passion for, and commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Encounter Church 
  • Support work of other staff members (e.g. curriculum prep, event set-up, etc.)
  • Spiritually support and encourage other staff members 
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Please send resumes to [email protected]

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