Login | Find Church | Job Ex | Donate |

Career Opportunities

Staff Accountant (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, 5+ 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 full-time (40 hours a week — higher during busy season) exempt level position reporting to the Controller.

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

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, miscellaneous administrative duties and develop donor engagement strategy. 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.

Field Team Coordinator (Full-Time)

This position provides management and administrative support to the Church Relations Field Team and Promotional Strategists at Summit Host Sites around the U.S. Primary responsibilities include resourcing Promotional Strategists with marketing support, implementing the Summit Partner acceptance process, facilitating Host Site lead packages and process, providing general administrative and data integrity needs, and support on special projects as needed.

Position requirements include: College degree preferred, strong communication, organizational and relational skills, highly skilled in Word (merge capabilities) and Excel, the ability to multi-task and manage projects under pressure while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.

This is full-time (40 hours a week — higher during busy season) non-exempt level position reporting to the Field Service Operations Manager.

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

U.S. Host Site Representative (Full-Time)

This position will help to fuel growth of The Global Leadership Summit in the U.S. through prospecting efforts in order to identify, connect with and onboard new Summit Host Sites. Primary responsibilities include executing prospecting strategies to create new Host Site leads and proactively pursuing new potential sites, engaging with leaders of potential Host Sites, executing targeted marketing campaigns, managing prospecting activity on a weekly basis, logging detailed records of conversations into the CRM, and managing all prospecting lists in collaboration with the Church Relations Field Team's (CRFT) efforts.

Requirements include a high school diploma, at least 2 years of inside sales experience preferred, strong communication skills via phone and email, self-motivated, relational, ability to work independently but also collaborate well with others, and proficient in Excel.

This can be a part-time or full-time (30-40 hours/week) exempt level position reporting to the CRFT staff.

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

2016 Summer Staff Roles

Temporary summer staff play a critical role in the success of The Global Leadership Summit on August 11-12. If you have a passion for the local church and helping Christians grow their leadership to maximize Kingdom impact, please consider applying for a temporary summer position. Some 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. More positions will be posted shortly including roles in Accounting/Finance, International, Media, etc.

  • Interested candidates should complete the 2016 Summer Temp Application and email it to wcahr@willowcreek.com or fax it to 847-637-2213. (In Position Desired, please write the area where you are interested (ex. Ministry Ops Summer Staff Role).)
  • 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.

IT Project Assistant

May 16 – Aug 12, 40 hrs/wk (higher during peak periods).

Purpose: Assist assigned project managers by providing administrative support on assigned tech projects. Responsibilities include attending relevant meetings, writing and organizing notes, and helping with assigned projects from project managers; assist with report writing and project coordination activities to ensure objective are met. Position requires ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and tasks efficiently; strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to perform data entry and computer application with accuracy, efficiency and attention to detail; good interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams; good customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively via phone and email; at least one year of college working towards a BS degree; experience with MS Office products; valid driver's license and a good driving record. Some related work experience preferred but will train top applicants. This is a full-time, non-exempt, seasonal role reporting to the IT Manager.

GLS Content/Speaker Research Coordinator

May 15 – Nov 15, 25 hrs/wk.

Purpose: To investigate future faculty for The Global Leadership Summit. Responsibilities include supporting Director of Content Acquisition with speaker research (bio, video, leadership books) and preparing to present speakers in meetings with WCA leadership. Position requires proficiency in internet research, analytical skills, ability to work independently, at least one year of college, a basic understanding of Christian theology and the field of organizational leadership. Note: this is a 6-month position and would be ideal a local college student or a college student able to work remotely in the fall. This is a part-time, non-exempt seasonal role reporting to the Director of Content Acquisition.

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].