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Summer Temp Positions (part-time & full-time)

Temporary summer staff play a critical role to the success of The Global Leadership Summit on August 14-15. 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 in areas that include conference registration, onsite event management, US Summit satellite locations, International Conference Team, Media Team, Church Relations Field Team, organizational outreach, speaker research, or international resources.

For complete position descriptions, start and end dates, hours/week, and position requirements, see 2014 Summer Temporary Positions. Interested candidates should complete the WCA Summer Temp Application and submit to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Field Team Administrator (Part-Time)

Are you incredibly precise and have a high attention to detail? Do you have the spiritual gifts of administration and helps?

The Field Team Administrator will assist our Church Relations Coordinator in implementing the Summit Partner acceptance process and ongoing assistance, including set-up, marketing and ongoing assistance for over 300 Host Sites; Compiling Host Site participation reports with webinars, website, and downloads; and facilitating data integrity and supporting general administrative needs. Primary responsibilities include updating overview documents and handling mailings; inputting comp registrations into CSC system, systematically reviewing listings for data correction and merging duplication records throughout registration; Proofing documents and reports; Reviewing Host Site Summit links; and updating Private View guidebook.

Hours for this part-time position are 2 ½ days during the Monday-Friday week. (20 hour/week and additional hours required during peak seasons)

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


Marketing & Communications Copywriter (Part-Time)

Do you have passion for helping Christians grow their leadership to maximize kingdom impact? Do you love capturing stories and expressing them through the written word and other media?

The Marketing and Communications Copywriter is responsible building the Willow Creek Association brand by writing stories and content for marketing campaigns, communication campaigns, website, newsletters, and blogs. The Copywriter is also responsible for developing scripted content and rough drafts for webcasts and promotional videos, other video shoots, as well as editing content and fact-checking for consistency across all marketing and communication pieces.

The hours for this part-time position are 2 ½ days during the Monday-Friday week (20 hours per week – higher during peak seasons). Occasional travel is required.

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


International Conference Operations Manager (Part-Time)

Do you have a passion for the international work of Willow Creek Association? Are you able to handle a myriad of operational details on a broad spectrum? Does interacting with internationals inspire you?

The International Conference Operations Manager will work in conjunction with the Director of International Conference Operations in planning and execution of WCA international US events, and provide administrative support to the International Conference Team.

Primary conference management responsibilities include ability to collaborate with Willow Creek Association and Willow Creek Community Church teams, lead key volunteer roles, maintain a conference schedule, manage guest registrations, oversight of language interpretation, oversee hotel arrangements, support to Global Hospitality, and monitoring of budgets.

Administrative support includes preparation of travel itineraries, visa procurement, tracking financials, maintaining essential spreadsheets, response to emails and assist with special projects as needed.

Hours for this part-time position are four days during the Monday-Friday week. (32 hour/week and additional hours required during peak seasons)

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


Human Resources Coordinator

Are you someone who has a passion for people, specifically serving and valuing of staff by way of human resources? Do you have 3-5 years of relevant HR generalist experience? Have you received a degree in human resources or equivalent? Are you someone that enjoys collaboration and process, has a constructive attitude and are committed to performing God-honoring excellence in your work and personal life?

If so, WCA is looking for a process and detail driven part-time team member (24 hours per week) to seamlessly administer and coordinate various HR functions including HR policies and procedures, health benefits and open enrollment, payroll processing, retirement benefits, staff hiring and transitions, organizational culture communications, staff performance plans and development, and staff events.

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


Executive Assistant

Are you someone who has extensive experience supporting Executive level staff using your gift of administration? Do you have experience coordinating travel internationally and/or knowledge of visas or other requirements countries have in order to visit? Do you have experience, interest, and passion for caring for and building relationships with international ministry partners? Are you skilled at coordinating meetings with a strategic mindset including not only the set-up of the meetings, but the hospitality required as well as meeting minutes and follow-up? If so, WCA is currently looking for a full-time Executive Assistant to support the Vice President of International Ministries and Vice President of International Conferences.

Primary responsibilities include executive level administration and coordination of VPís schedules and travel arrangements including but not limited to: managing travel budget and details to make for ease of travel, preparing itineraries and materials for meetings, coordination of travel/expenses and contracts for guest speakers, assist with conference operations and event planning for the Summit and other conferences or large gatherings throughout the year, and general administration and support of International Team.

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


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].