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Conference Event Manager (Full-Time)

The Conference Event Manager plans and executes conference operations of designated Willow Creek Association domestic conference events at Willow Creek Community Church and other off-site locations. This includes leading different ministry teams and event debriefing sessions, providing care and support to large teams registered for the GLS, monitoring and balancing event budgets, developing key volunteers to assist the conference operations team, creating communication tools for events, and working collaboratively within strict deadlines. Additional duties include managing and executing trade shows and sponsorship space, working with exhibitor decorator company to plan and finalize space needs, and summer staff recruitment and development.

A college degree is required along with 3-5 years of event planning experience on events of 500 guests or more. Fluent in Microsoft Office applications. Strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to drive engagement and results, ability to multi-task, be resourceful, and a keen sense for detail and organization.

This is a full-time, exempt level position reporting to the Executive Director of Ministry Operations. Occasional travel is required.

Interested candidates should complete the application and submit with 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.


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].