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Project Management Coordinator (Full-Time)

Oversee the planning, implementation and tracking of digital projects including web, mobile, email, social media and other digital platforms while working closely with marketing, design, and technology departments from concept to completion, supporting strategic objectives and branding standards. This will include creating detailed work plans that identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete each project along with creating and maintaining project status logs.

Position requirements include: Bachelor's degree, digital knowledge a plus, minimum of 1-3 years' experience, impeccable attention to detail, highly organized, extremely efficient, self-motivated and proactive, excellent communicator both written and spoken, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, enjoy working in a collaborative environment and a passion for quality design and innovation.

This is a full-time (40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the Senior Print Production/Project Manager.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Resource Coordinator (Part-Time)

Coordinate and maintain the data of WCA self-published resources and current digital resources including providing customer service support. Assist with the technical production of year-round initiatives. Manage the resource development process.

Position requirements include: Detail oriented, self-motivated, quality assurance — high standard of excellence, Excel knowledge, data entry experience, strong communication, relational and collaboration skills.

This is a part-time (20 hours a week), non-exempt level position reporting to the Director, Resources and Media.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Broadcast Coordinator (Full-Time)

Coordinate key technical details for Global Leadership Summit (GLS) broadcast locations, focusing on screens and projector rentals and closed captioning. Be the main contact for a subset of locations including on-ramping of new locations, technical support and training webinars. Provide a supporting role to the local Technical Directors and Producers at GLS locations: build relationships, communicate production deadlines, offer vendor support, etc. Also manage projects, edit web pages and post training webinar recordings on our internal training website.

Position requirements include: Associate's degree preferred, 2-3 years of experience managing large projects and events, optimizing work processes, fluent in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), comfortable with coordinating technology (especially an understanding of screens and projectors), knowledge of web site development or programming preferred, action-oriented, resourceful, ability to manage multiple projects, keen sense for detail, organized, strong verbal and written communication skills, collaborative, ability to troubleshoot and track large amounts of information and adapt as needed.

This is a full-time (40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the Summit Broadcast Production Manager.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Human Resources Coordinator (Part-Time)

This position provides support to the Vice President of HR and HR Manager on a variety of HR-related duties including policies and records, health benefits and open enrollment, staff hiring and transitions, summer intern program, staff events and other miscellaneous support as needed.

Position requirements include: Minimum of 2-3 years of human resource coordinator level experience, associate’s degree in HR or equivalent, proficiency in Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), event planning/hospitality experience a plus. Strong organization and communication skills, detail/process-oriented, self-motivated, flexible schedule as priorities change and workload shifts, trustworthiness and maturity to handle confidential information, ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and coordinate multiple details/projects.

This is a part-time (24 hours a week), non-exempt level position reporting to the HR Manager.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Staff Accountant (Part-Time or Full-Time)

This position provides management with financial information by revising and maintaining the chart of accounts, supporting the automated general ledger system by verifying the accuracy of reports, working with the SBS vendor on resolving errors and adjusting reports as appropriate, preparing accounts receivable invoices in the general ledger system, preparing general ledger entries supported by information from the general ledger and other statistical systems, providing timely and accurate monthly profit and loss reports, preparing monthly bank and account reconciliations, assisting with the development of annual budget file, providing support to the annual audit process, and completing special projects, analyzing data, presenting recommended findings in a clear and concise manner to help drive the mission goals of the organization.

Position requirements include: Bachelor's in Accounting or Finance, a CPA is desirable, 2+ years of accounting and/or auditing experience, extensive general ledger knowledge (Solomon a plus) and reporting skills, strong analytical and time management skills, self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects.

This is a full-time (24-40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the Controller.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


International Technology and Data Coordinator (Full-Time)

To work in conjunction with the International Conference Operations Manager in planning, maintaining and troubleshooting all systems, websites and databases for the Global Leadership Summit (GLS), international events during the US GLS, and non-GLS events. Lead the data collection and maintenance of information for the external website, financial and other databases maintained by the team. Run reports, update data and communicate missing information with the team. Conduct user feedback queries and focus groups from the field for current and future releases of all technology systems. Train users and create manuals/training materials for end users, run help desks, provide support and information on all systems. Test programs or databases in beta releases and make necessary modifications. Work with Tech Team on issues and planning/scheduling of product releases. Research additional technologies that can support the International Team.

Position requirements include: Bachelor's of Science degree preferred, exceptional attention to detail and strong skills in analyzing data, excellent computer skills with experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Access), experience with CMS platforms, team player with strong collaborative skills, organized, self-motivated and able to work independently, strong initiative and follow through, passion for vision and mission of WCA - International, and spiritual gifts of administration and organization.

This is a full-time (40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the International Operations Manager.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


IT Project Manager (Full-Time)

The Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the Technology Team. This includes working with project sponsors, stakeholders, and the technology team to manage and coordinate different kinds of technology projects such as application and/or website development. Completion of project charters outlining the scope, goals, deliverables and timing; breaking down the structure to estimate effort required for each task; provide project schedules and clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders; tracking deadlines, coordinating responsibilities and tasks, preparing task lists and status reports regarding the status of different projects.

Position requirements include: Experience in Agile and Sprint environment; Bachelor of Science degree preferred, familiarity with project management tools and/or software packages, strong leadership, problem solving and analytical skills, excellent communication skills, experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

This is a full-time (40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the Director of Technology.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Web Designer (Full-Time)

The Web Designer will work with the Web Manager and Marketing Department on a variety of projects primarily involving the design and development of splash and landing pages for marketing campaigns, design web pages and websites in Photoshop or other UX design tools, design wireframes and story boards, and maintain and modify existing websites and pages.

Position requirements include: Three or more years of experience in professional web design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication preferred, Adobe Creative Suite or other visual design and wireframe tools, HTML, CSS and JavaScript, strong communication skills, ability to solve problems creatively and effectively, action oriented, ability to plan and align work, and collaborate with others.

This is a full-time (40 hours a week — higher during busy season), exempt level position reporting to the Director of Technology.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume and portfolio to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Web/UX Designer (Full-Time)

This position will work within a small project team for various/different web and mobile app projects. Primary responsibility is to craft wire frames and actual visual design of end user work flow within a web app or mobile app and various different websites. The position will also get involved with creative design or the branding of websites and/or apps, as well as the maintenance of the existing or future websites and applications.

Position requirements include: Relevant degree and minimum of 3 years of work experience. Must be familiar with the concept of Agile and Sprints and be able to participate in Sprint Planning Meetings and regular Stand-ups. Strong attention to detail (visual as well as user workflow), light development work experience a big plus, deadlines are important so being proactive in all aspects of projects in general. Your portfolio will be reviewed as part of the interview process.

This is a full — time (40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the Sr. Web/UX Designer.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume and portfolio to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Product Manager/Lead (Software) (Full-Time)

This position is responsible for understanding multiple internal software applications (web/mobile/desktop) from the perspective of business requirements and goals, communication and brand, user demand and actual usage. Work with existing applications/websites as well as some future and new projects. Attend business unit meetings to understand the needs and plans of the business units. Most importantly, ability to fully understand all the details of the software product, familiar with user statistics/patterns and be able to suggest the best way to accomplish business goals including suggesting enhancements, identifying potential short-falls and bugs proactively.

Position requirements include: Relevant degree and minimum of 3 years relevant experience, excellent communication skills as well as the ability to create easily understandable tasks and action plans in writing is a must. Experience or knowledge of Agile and Sprints and participate in Sprint Planning meetings.

This is a full — time (40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the Director of Technology but also works closely with other Product Managers/Leads, Project Managers, Developers and Business Stake Holders.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume and portfolio to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Software Developer (Full-Time)

This position will work within MS SQL Server, C# and VB environment. Responsible for "middle tier" of the technology stack and mostly be responsible for developing Web Service code base. Must have good understanding of the front end development process as well as the SQL database and be able to effectively develop APIs to be used by the front-end developers.

Position requirements include: Relevant degree and 3 years or more of experience a must. Domain knowledge around e-commerce and associated business rules to maintain integrity of the database. Familiarity with large volume, high speed transactions and associated throughput and/or concurrency issues are a big plus. Necessary skills sets are MS SQL Server, Visual Studio, .NET Framework, SQL, LINQ, GIT, JSON, REST/HTTP, etc. Knowledge around TDD and unit testing are important and must be able to participate in standups with Agile and Sprint environment. Excellent verbal and writing skills and ability to participate in design meetings and articulate ideas clearly.

This is a full — time (40 hours a week), exempt level position reporting to the Senior Developer.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with current resume and portfolio to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


2017 Summer Intern Roles

Summer interns play a critical role in the success of The Global Leadership Summit on August 10-11. If you have a passion for the local church and helping Christians grow their leadership to maximize Kingdom impact, please consider applying for a summer intern position. All available positions are listed below with position descriptions, start and end dates, hours/week, and position requirements. General office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. Specific days/hours requirement may vary depending on position and number of hours.

  • Interested candidates should complete the Summer Intern Application and email it to wcahr@willowcreek.com or fax it to 847-637-2213
  • Qualified candidates can expect an initial phone interview with HR, followed by an interview with members of the position's team.
  • If you have any questions, please contact wcahr@willowcreek.com.

Summit Intern Positions

 


Our Application Process

To contact the WCA Human Resources Department please call (224) 512-1593, or e-mail wcahr@willowcreek.com.
If you are interested in submitting an application, please complete the WCA Employment Application.

Email, mail or fax your application along with your resume to:

WCA Human Resources
PO Box 3188
Barrington, IL 60011-3188

Phone: (224) 512-1593
Fax: (847) 637-2213
Email: wcahr@willowcreek.com

The WCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, as one of its requirements for employment, each staff member is a born again Christian and active member in a WCA Church (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 SEC. 2000e-2. [Section 703].