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Development Coordinator (Full-Time)

This position oversees Development operations, special events and donor engagement efforts. Works closely with Development Officers to provide analytic reports on donor profiles. Oversees all donor and donation data including record keeping, tagging and analysis reporting. Assists with donor giving capacity research, assists team in executing major donor fundraising events both locally and regionally and seasonally manages volunteers and temporary staff in data entry, donor thanking and event execution.

Position requirements include: Tech savvy with strong Microsoft Office skills including a minimum of two years' experience with Excel and knowledge of database systems. Action oriented, ability to work collaboratively with others, high level of confidentiality/discretion, strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience working in Development and managing large events a plus.

This is full-time (40 hours a week — higher during busy season) non-exempt level position reporting to the Development Project & Story Manager

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


Graphic Designer (Full-Time)

The Graphic Designer provides creative, high-quality graphic design solutions for print and online marketing communications to multiple projects starting from concept and layout to edits/revisions through to completion in order to communicate strategic marketing objectives with optimal impact. Projects include postcards, web banners, ads, posters/signs, brochures, email templates, DVD templates, Facebook and other social media art/graphics, conference notebooks and other marketing collateral.

Job requirements include a Bachelor's degree in graphic design with approximately 1-3 years of experience. Proficiency in Adobe CC, with a focus on InDesign for page layout, and Photoshop for high resolution art/graphics. Self-motivated, creative, detail oriented, able to multi-task and work well under tight deadlines, ability to work independently but also as a team, and strong communication skills.

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

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


Digital Marketing Associate (Full-Time)

The Digital Marketing Associate will be part of a fantastic and growing team and will work extensively with email and blog marketing for Willow Creek Association and The Global Leadership Summit. Primary responsibilities include email strategy, creation, distribution and analytics using Mailchimp. Followthe GLS.com blog management using WordPress content management system. Managing the blog content calendar, article posting, image selection, and article distribution. Digital Marketing Analytics — use Google Analytics, Mailchimp analytics and social media analytics to gather data, provide insights, and make recommendations.

Position requirements include: Marketing or business degree preferred, 1-3 years of digital marketing experience, knowledge of Mailchimp email service provider and WordPress content management system.

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

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


International Resource Project Coordinator (Part-Time)

Provide administrative support to the Executive Director of International Publishing & Resources including coordinating and updating the system for tracking the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) resources by shipping and tracking GLS media content to production vendors and maintaining the GLS media database system. Assist in planning and managing GLS translation, production and distribution process with various vendors, provide support to Affiliates and GLS Partners in publishing, resources and membership activities and, as projects progress, maintain status log, follow-up on action items and communicate to the Supervisor and key stakeholders.

Position requirements include: Bachelors of Science degree preferred, 3-5 years' project management experience, excellent Excel skills (including proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook), project management skills, impeccable attention to detail, highly organized, self-motivated and proactive, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and a team play with strong collaborative skills.

This is a part-time (20 hours a week), non-exempt level position reporting to the Executive Director of International Publishing & Resources.

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


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.

Position requirements include: Relevant degree and 1-3 years or more of work experience. Familiar with the concept of Agile and Sprints preferred 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 WCA Employment Application and submit with current resume and portfolio to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Product Manager/Lead (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 1-3 years or more 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 WCA Employment 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 1-3 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 WCA Employment Application and submit with current resume and portfolio to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Prison Site Coordinator (Temporary; Full-Time)

April 30 - August 30, 40 hours/week.

Purpose: To support the Prison Site onboarding for The Global Leadership Summit with organizational activities and conduct research for 2018 prospects.

Responsibilities include supporting new site leads from prospect to prison site, onboarding Summit Point Leaders at prison sites ensuring accounts are created on Summit Central (internal communications website); completing content edits on Summit Central; consolidate learnings from past years to develop support documents for Summit Point Leader training; facilitating registration estimates and final participation count to ensure accurate representation of prison site participation; researching future prospects to create a pipeline for 2018 Summit prison sites; researching surveys for stories and data to help support promotional collateral development for the Prison GLS program. Position requires fluency in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Word, 1-2 years of college experience, high attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, willingness to learn new computer programs as needed.

This is a full-time (40 hours a week), hourly position reporting to the Field Service Operations Manager.

Interested candidates should complete the WCA Employment Application and submit with current resume 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].