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Business Analyst (Full-Time)

Provide support to the Technology Team by collecting requirements, analyzing against current system/application configurations and constraints and determining the best plan of action per organizational need. This includes testing, troubleshooting and documenting project scopes, business rules, requirements and deliverables for various business systems and applications. Collaborate with in-house User Experience expert and developers to craft/validate system/application features and user experiences. Research new applications/systems/technology.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Business or IT, 2 or more years' experience working with business technology, understanding of various business process/operations/rules specifically around CRM, ERP, accounting, websites and mobile applications. Strong analytical and problem solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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 to wcahr@willowcreek.com.


Marketing Manager (Part-Time)

The Marketing Manager will work directly with the Director of Marketing & Communications to execute marketing plans for The Global Leadership Summit including direct mail, print collateral and video, and also collaborate with digital marketing to ensure integrated messaging in web, email and social channels. The Marketing Manager will also execute marketing plans for WCA's development initiatives, membership initiatives and promoting resource sales at The Global Leadership Summit. Position requirements include: degree in marketing, communications or public relations strongly preferred, 3-5 years relevant marketing experience with direct mail and print preferred, strong copywriting skills, working knowledge of web, email and social media, team player with strong collaborative skills, organized and self-motivated, ability to manage multiple projects in a high-change/fast-paced environment and a passion for the vision and mission of the Willow Creek Association.

This position is part-time (32 hours a week); Position is exempt.

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


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.


Field Team Coordinator (Full-Time)

This position provides critical systems 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.


Summit Site Operations Coordinator (Full-Time)

Support the Satellite Operations Manager by coordinating key operational responsibilities for domestic Summit locations including:

  • Manage, track and follow-up as needed on site guest confirmation letters, insurance certificates, evacuation plans, and resource orders and processes.
  • Manage Summit Conference Master Form (CMF) process by creating and maintaining events and pricing in database.
  • Summit Central web site management including overseeing the posting of all training webinars and videos, posting all archived emails, manage account creation and editing.
  • Assist with creation of webinar and video training for both Operations and Resource Centers.
  • Foster strong relationships with Host Site teams and internal WCA department relationships by communicating, collaborating, and assisting in various tasks.

Position requirements include 2-3 years of experience managing large projects and events with strong competencies in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Candidate will also possess resourcefulness, keen sense for detail and organization, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with others, and ability to troubleshoot and track large amounts of information.

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.

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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].