Employment Opportunities

Production Manager

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for overseeing production of weekend services for a specific campus to visually represent the mission, vision and interests of Forest Hill Church in the weekend service environment. Performs duties as established to meet the organizational mission, vision, and values of Forest Hill Church

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(includes but not limited to) 

· Manage the campus volunteer production teams (recruiting, training, scheduling).

· Actively participate effectively in workflow planning meetings.

· Collaborate across ministries and teams to represent the mission, vision and interests of Forest Hill Church in the weekend service environment.

· Attend weekly global and campus specific staff meetings.

· Oversee the weekend service environment (planning, logistics, aesthetics and service flow).

· Oversee maintenance and upkeep of production equipment.

· Responsible for setting the stage for rehearsals and weekend services.

· Responsible for weekend service lighting programming.

· Oversee the production aspects of events, rehearsals, etc.

· As needed, support production ministries and teams across campuses with needs.

· Effectively manage resources (people, time, money) for highest and best use.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in production-related field and at least 2+ years of experience and strong working knowledge of audio, video and lighting in a live environment,.
  • Strong ability to mix audio on a digital console, and be knowledgeable with conventional and intelligent lighting.
  • Strong relational and organizational skills; ability to lead a volunteer team in a ministry environment
  • Ability to oversee and produce a live weekend environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and ask for clarification when needed.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot problems which may occur during a service and efficiently solve the issue.
  • Ability to interact professionally and courteously with church ministries.
  • Previous management experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move over 50lbs (moving lights, road cases, cameras, etc.)
  • Must be able to occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, and climb to install production equipment. 

Interested candidates should email, HR@foresthill.org

Youth Ministry Associate Director

Location: Waxhaw

Job Summary

Do you love hanging out with teenagers, listening to them, talking with them? Do you get them—you understand a little of what their lives are like and the challenges they face every day at school and at home? Do you love Jesus, and you want teenagers to know him and love him?

If this is you, Forest Hill has a job that might be a good fit. We’re looking for a new Youth Ministry Associate Director at our Waxhaw campus. This person will interact with students as individuals, in small groups, and in big groups. They’ll spend one-on-one time building relationships with students. As part of the Next Gen team, they’ll help plan and execute exciting, fun events that students will love and will bring their friends to. Everything they do will point teenagers to Jesus—introducing them to Him and helping them grow in relationship with Him!

Forest Hill Church is seeking an energetic and innovative fulltime individual to join our church on the Waxhaw campus.  This job is perfect for anyone who loves students – believers and non-believers alike – and wants to help them discover and live out their role in God’s story. If the idea of doing that excites you, we’d love to hear from you!

Critical Competencies

Capacity for Collaboration – the ability to work well together with others in a way that makes everyone better.

  • With Next Gen Pastor, Youth volunteer teams, and Fort Mill campus staff

Capacity of Development – the ability to build character and competency in others that enables people to do what you do.

  • Put LeadX to practice by developing a leadership pipeline and pathway among Youth volunteer teams

Capacity to Communicate – the ability to provide inspiration, clarity, and direction

  • For individuals and groups in person, online, and in writing

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Youth Ministry Associate Director exists to develop influential relationships and lead catalytic environments that connect students and young adults to a life-changing relationship with Jesus. This happens through relational ministry, discipleship, and evangelism in the form of our five ministry strategies: gather together, link up, invest in here, impact out there and engage online.

Essential duties and responsibilities, shown below, will vary based on organizational need.

  • Make prayer a priority at work
  • Pursue consistent relational ministry with middle school students, high school students and young adults
  • Collaborate with Youth Pastor, Next Gen Director, and Campus Staff for ministry initiatives
  • Develop volunteer coaches and teams to lead the ministry in line with Lead X
  • Lead catalytic environments through creating, planning, and executing relevant, intentional and engaging programs and events
  • Develop and implement social media strategy for connection with students
  • Participate in Youth Bridge Groups on a regular basis
  • Participate on annual Youth trips
  • Uphold Child Protection Standards and Expectations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • At least two years of experience in a Youth ministry role
  • Experience communicating to large and small groups of students in an engaging way.
  • Ability to lead and develop teams.
  • Relationally motivated and passionate about students and young adults following Jesus
  • Ability to work efficiently.
  • Self-motivated; excellent problem-solver.

Interested candidates should email, HR@foresthill.org

Motion Graphic Designer

As a Motion Graphic Designer, you concept and create content that supports Forest Hill on all of its creative channels. From weekend service elements, event promotion, social media content and more, the work you create will help Forest Hill accomplish its mission of building bridges to those far from God.

General Responsibilities:

  • Create video content for services that supports Church/series branding and environmental design.
  • Create mograph content for our online content channels, with an emphasis in Instagram and Youtube.
  • Brainstorm creative projects as part of the Creative team.

Must Haves:

  • Relevant experience in motion graphics and working in a professional, creative environment.
  • Proficiency in After Effects, Cinema 4d, and widely used plug-ins for both.
  • Ability to execute a project from concept to completion, with particular strengths in storytelling and graphic design.
  • Desire to be a part of a collaborative work environment, contributing elements video projects and others outside of normal motion graphics.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at different stages of development and regularly hit deadlines.
  • Experience taking an implementing the feedback of others.
  • The drive to continually improve learn and grow at your craft.
  • A personal relationship with Jesus, and a calling to advance His kingdom through the use of creativity.
  • A demo reel available online.

Bonus If:

  • Demonstrated experience working with or developing a brand identity.
  • Experience in adding visual effects to video projects.
  • Experience in building and growing creative volunteer teams.
  • Firm grasp in rendering technologies such as Redshift, Octance, or comparable.
  • Experience in styles geared towards young adult audiences.
  • Technological understanding of how to trouble shoot issues in hardware or software that arise in projects.
  • Demo reel or porfolio in other creative disciplines.

Make sure the link to your reel is prominent in your submission. If work show was created in collaboration with a team, make sure your contribution is clearly communicated. This position is central for all campuses and works out of our South Park location.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes AND Demo Reel to hr@foresthill.org.

Worship Leader

Location: Ballantyne

This full-time position will share responsibility for creating and facilitating engaging and meaningful Christ-centered worship experience that reflects the mission, vision and interests of Forest Hill Church.

Additional duties include:

  • Collaborate in the creative design of weekend worship experiences.
  • Lead the congregation in worship on the weekends and other worship gatherings.
  • Provide coaching and guidance of contract and volunteer personnel in worship.
  • Collaborate with supervisors, peers, direct reports and support personnel to achieve common goals.
  • Help to create tracks (vocal or instrumental) and other resources to compliment the worship experience.
  • Participate in vocal and instrumental rehearsals.
  • Recruit, audition, and facilitate the development of all stage personnel.
  • Collaborate in the creation, composition, arrangement and publishing of original Forest Hill Church worship elements.
  • Support the worship/music needs in pastoral functions and special emphases of the church.
  • Provide relief and support to other campus worship teams as needed.
  • Spanish speaking, not required, but preferred  

Qualified candidates should possess a diverse knowledge of musical styles, ability to lead diverse musical performances that engage large congregations, strong vocal and instrumental ability, strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop others, and strong time management skills. The successful candidate will have at least two years of experience leading adults in worship within a large church, experience in worship music composition and arrangements (both vocally and instrumentally), and experience working with relevant music tracking software. Associates degree or higher education and proficiency in one or more lead musical instruments and competence in a variety of styles of musical performance preferred.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes AND performance video(s) to hr@foresthill.org.

Preschool Teacher

Location: Fort Mill 

Forest Hill Academy is a faith-based, full-day, year-round preschool which focuses on building a solid foundation where every child will learn how to grow into dynamic life in Christ by caring for the whole child (spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically and academically) in a loving, nurturing setting.

Forest Hill Academy is currently hiring full-time and part-time teachers for ages 6 months to pre-K. Teachers must have undergraduate college or university degree in early childhood, child development, or a related field; or must have at least a high school diploma or GED and at least six months experience as a teacher/caregiver in a licensed, approved or registered child care facility.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Providing a Christ centered, safe, engaging environment for children.
  • Working with children in groups or one-on-one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter.
  • Planning and carrying out a curriculum that targets different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills.
  • Keeping records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keeping parents informed about their child’s development.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with fellow staff, parents, and administration.

 COVID-19 considerations:
Staff and children are required to complete daily COVID questionnaires as well as temperature checks, wash and/or sanitize hands frequently throughout the day as well as maintain social distance (when possible).

Interested candidates should email, HR@foresthill.org 

Internships

  • NextGen Youth (South Park)
  • NextGen- Bilingual (South BLVD.) 

Interested candidates should submit their resumes hr@foresthill.org.

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