Careers

The Vision Team is responsible for creating and implementing strategic vision that ultimately transforms lives! If you’re looking for a “job”, this isn’t the place for you but if you’re ready to work in “purpose” we’re looking for YOU!

The AP Specialist/Administrative Assistant will play a critical role in managing, analyzing and recording activities with our vendors. This role provides administrative support for the Finance Department. He/she must be dedicated, self-motivated, flexible, with a high level of integrity and possess the ability to work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide administrative support including, but not limited to, managing Outlook calendars, presentation materials, written and verbal correspondence and general office duties as needed to support the Finance Department.
Process invoices for payment, assist with bank reconciliations and generate reports including the AP Aging, Check Registers and other ad hoc reports.
Research information to provide accurate and timely responses to vendors and internal clients at multiple locations.
Verify the accuracy of vendor invoices and automatic payments, properly match purchase orders with invoices and confirm that the correct general ledger account codes are used.
Generate payments via check or ACH to vendors on a weekly schedule and match checks with back-up for review by the manager. Back-up will include any printed and/or electronic documents.
Inspect paid and unpaid invoices including cleared payment inquiries and check voiding to maintain accurate files and records according to company standards.
Develop and maintain a filing system for financial information, records and documents to ensure that information is easily available.
Provide supporting documentation for annual audit.
Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned.

 

KEY QUALIFICIATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

PLEASE NOTE: this is not a fully remote position, so the candidate chosen must reside in a 60-mile radius of the Nashville, TN metro area.
Associate degree in accounting or Equivalent
3+ years of experience in Accounts Payable with a strong understanding of accounting and bookkeeping principles.
Functional knowledge of organizational operations and procedures to accurately interpret documents and act promptly.
Requires Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft 365 (formerly Microsoft Office Suite) including PowerPoint and Excel.
Experience with accounting software and online platforms. Sage Intacct experience strongly preferred.
Excellent oral, written, organizational and time management skills.
Commitment to excellence and ability to work in teams effectively.
Creativity, flexibility, foresight and judgement in anticipating and solving problems.
Strong customer service background and ability to interface with all levels of personnel within the organization in a professional manner.
Deadline and detail oriented with the ability to multitask.
Ability to handle and maintain confidential and/or sensitive information.
 

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The Junior Graphic Designer will be responsible for assisting the Senior Graphic Designer with developing on-brand, on strategy creative content across a variety of mediums and initiatives to support the Mount Zion brand, associated ministries, and the Office of the Bishop. S/he will ensure continuity in visual identity and brand guidelines as well as serve as an idea-driven conceptual thinker who excels at building lasting brand equity by translating design strategy into creative, engaging solutions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Junior Graphic Designer will be a proficient designer and effective collaborator who thrives in a fast-paced environment and handles multiple ongoing projects simultaneously.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist the Senior Designer with overflowing projects and ideas.
  • Assist the Senior Designer by creating and resizing graphics to fit multiple platforms.
  • Create high-quality, multi-platform concepts, visuals, and creative assets across digital, website, mobile app, social media, print, collateral, LED and projection screen mediums.
  • Support brand strategies and objectives and ensure continuity across all visual assets.
  • Think creatively and develop original design concepts, graphics and layouts that capture project briefs and target audience(s) through advanced application of typography, design, color, and photography that reflect brand guidelines.
  • Manage a fast-paced creative timeline and develop and adjust work with review feedback.
  • Contribute to team efforts by meeting deadlines.
  • Create print ready designs (banners, posters, t-shirt designs, etc.)
  • Serve as a proactive and creative problem-solver who brings passion, enthusiasm and innovation to the team and overall organization.

Qualifications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • 2-3 years graphic design experience
  • Strong portfolio of completed design projects
  • Proficient in design and editing software i.e., Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong proofreading skills, keen eye for visual detail and aesthetic as well as proficiency in color mark up for post corrections
  • Strong communication skills. Ability to present concepts in a clear and conclusive manner
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Team player with desire to innovate and collaborate
  • Remote friendly (telework and in-office)
  • Availability to work weekends and non-traditional hours

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, visual arts or related field preferred.

 

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Mt. Zion Baptist Church is seeking a passionate, creative and ambitious Contract Photographer to use images to capture moments that tell a story. The successful candidate will be able to achieve technical, qualitative and quantitative goals while meeting project needs and deadlines. He/she will have a passion for storytelling, creating top-notch visuals, challenging themselves and their team in order to elevate our ministry’ s creative expressions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Compose and take photographs of individuals and/or groups and review images to select the best of each subject during Sunday morning services and special events.
  • Use and maintain modern and traditional equipment (cameras, lenses, etc.)
  • Must be able to shoot images vertically and horizontally for social media.
  • Perform all photography and photo-editing/finishing/restoration of product.
  • Use professional communication skills to gather and respond to feedback from team and clients.
  • Camera adjustments in shooting an LED Wall
  • Headshot set up at various locations (background and lighting)
  • Working with talent to get pictures during worship services for graphic artist needs.
  • Proficient in capturing large crowd shots with various lightening settings.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned.

Qualifications

KEY QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be available to work every Sunday and flexible as needed during the weekday and special events.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Previous photography experience and knowledge of photography techniques required.
  • Must be able to stand, squat, crouch for long periods of times.
  • Must understand the basic principles of visual design.
  • Ability to take instructions well and follow a shot list.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Lightroom CC and other photography specific software.

 

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All shuttle bus drivers will be responsible for shuttle bus transportation services for Mount Zion Baptist Church members and visitors for weekly Sunday Services, special events, and park-and-ride operations. Provide prompt, safe, and courteous transportation from residential location to church campus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Greets each passenger/congregant with hospitality; offering to assist with any personal belongings, walkers, wheelchairs, and other necessary reasonable accommodations

· Follows all established procedures for Shuttle Drivers, including pre-trip inspections, designated routes, accurate record-keeping, and regular, effective radio communication

· Maintains accurate familiarity with weekly and Sunday services route schedules

· Responsible for a visual check of the inside and outside of the vehicle, including tires, coolant, oil, lights, gas, etc., before the shuttle bus leaves on any route.

· Maintains a clean, pleasant, and calm environment inside the shuttle (including but not limited to, windows rolled up, company approved audio/video playing, interior lights on, no air freshener spraying, no items on the dashboard, and no food on shuttle)

· Complies with all applicable Federal, State, and Local regulations and requirements governing, including Department of Transportation posted speed limits and laws at all times

· Ensure all passengers/congregants are wearing seatbelts

· Complies with all uniform and Professional Appearance guidelines

· Maintain a weekly passenger log and report it to the Transportation Manager

· Responsible for assuring the shuttle is clean, removing trash, vacuuming the interior, and washing the exterior if needed at the completion of each route weekly

· Follows all company policies and procedures as set forth in the Mount Zion Baptist Church Employee Handbook

Qualifications

· High School Diploma or GED

· 3 to 5 Years of previous driver and/or customer service experience

· Clear driving record as reported by the Department of Transportation

· Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

· Must be at least 25 years old per guidelines from the church’s insurance carrier

· Ability to transport 16+ Passengers in a single route, 100+ miles per route

· Currently holds all applicable licenses on badges as required by governing authorities to operate a commercial vehicle, including a valid driver’s license, CDL, P-Endorsement, and DOT Medical Card

· Ability to promptly follow and carry out directives from Transportation management

· Ability to effectively communicate with all passengers

· Ability to maintain a positive attitude and create a welcoming environment for all passengers

· Must have a flexible schedule (specifically on Sundays) and be open to last minute changes

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The Mount Zion Facility Clean Team Member is responsible for all basic cleaning in and around the facility or office building. This can entail dusting, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and cleaning smudges off windows and doors. Ensuring restrooms are cleaned, sanitized, and restocked.

  • Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
  • Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carry out heavy cleansing tasks, special projects, and church events
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs
  • Stock and maintain supply rooms
  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff
  • Follow all health and safety regulations

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of experience in housekeeping and hospitality
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment up to 50 lbs
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Reliable transportation and flexible schedule

 

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Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Executive Marketing Director must be an independent self-starter with a strong professional presence. S/he will be responsible for leading all branding, marketing, and communications efforts to drive integrated internal and external strategies that support the vision of Bishop Walker

and his team. S/he will deliver awareness and engagement across core marketing and digital channels using a data-driven, audience-centric approach. Primary responsibilities:

· Build and lead a world-class marketing and media team. Create an environment that inspires creativity, curiosity, and collaboration – and that will drive marketing innovation and achieve performance metrics.

· Develop annual integrated marcomms plans that incorporate all facets of strategy, implementation, and measurement across traditional and digital platforms; oversee plan execution to reach clearly defined target markets.

· Meet regularly with church ministry leaders to incorporate the needs of those individual ministries into the overall strategic plan.

· Maintain strict brand guidelines that promote, advance, and protect the Mount Zion brand across all marketing and media platforms.

· Leverage media analytics to identify opportunities for mid-course adjustments and learn from final results.

· Work in tandem with the Mount Zion production department which oversees production of all pre-recorded and live services and special events including run of show, video, audio, lighting, stage design and production crew.

· Increase visibility of Mount Zion ministries, programs and initiatives across key internal and external stakeholder audiences including members, visitors, news media, influencers, and community leaders. Advance Mount Zion community partnerships and support.

· Serve as a community representative of Mount Zion with professionalism and an engaging approach.

· Oversee management of departmental process and operations including timelines and deliverables. Manage and optimize marketing budget for maximum efficiency. Track metrics and criteria for all marketing and communications activities.

· Negotiate with and manage external partners (i.e., creative, production, PR and media agencies), holding them accountable for developing high-performing assets and campaigns.

Qualifications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

· 10+ years leadership experience in marketing/communications field (ministry, faith-based organization, or nonprofit service organization experience a plus).

· Financial acumen in budgeting, forecasting, data analysis and strategic planning.

· A creative thinker who is data-driven with demonstrable experience developing and executing effective marketing strategies that drive brand health, awareness, and engagement.

· Strong creative eye with ability to discern quality relative to brand elements and marketing collateral. Visual Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Canva and digital tools such as Google Analytics. (Mastery level not required.)

· Strong professional/business writer and editor with comprehensive knowledge of grammar rules.

· Confident and professional public speaking proficiency.

· Strong digital aptitude with extensive experience and confident vision around bringing a modern, faith-based brand to life across digital and social media channels.

· A superb leader who knows how to set a vision, inspire, and motivate high-performing teams, and coach team members to produce better outcomes over time.

· Excellent attention to detail and calm under pressure with the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven, complex, demanding, fast-paced environment.

· Servant leader with strong interpersonal communication and active listening skills. Ability to work non-traditional hours and in non-traditional settings as well as maintain confidentiality and use the utmost discretion when privy to sensitive information.

· Based in the greater Nashville area or willing to move to Nashville within 3 months at own expense.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in marketing/communications (master’s degree preferred)

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Pastor, Teen Youth Ministry Executive Director, Family Ministries Full – Time
Human Resources
Deidre Walters, HR Director
October 16, 2023

Candidate Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is someone that possess an advanced level of skill and experience working in youth ministry including:

  • An unwavering, growing faith in Jesus Christ.
  • A clear calling to youth ministry and a passion to serve students, not just a desire

    for a career in ministry.

  • Ideally, a minimum of 5 years full-time experience in youth ministry and a

    bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.

  • Being a pioneer, planner and calculated risk-taker who thinks big and takes faith steps to positively impact students for Christ in the Nashville community.

  • Growing as a disciple of Jesus Christ who makes disciples, who make disciples.

  • An effective and engaging communicator that can quickly build a rapport with students; gifted at teaching, leading, and planning.).

PRINCIPLE FUNCTION: Youth Pastor, High School is responsible for the growth, care, and biblical education of our teens ranging from grades 9-12. They are to ensure a professional, safe, and effective operation of our High School Youth ministry program.

The Youth Pastor will lead lessons of God’s Love, God’s Word, and Fellowship with the teens. It is our goal to lay a foundation that will keep teens not only interested in coming to church but develop a lifelong understanding of what it means to be a faithful follower of Jesus Christ. The most essential function of the Youth Pastor, High School is to continue to grow in his or her own relationship with Jesus Christ through personal devotions, bible study, fellowship, and service. They should exhibit the qualities from I Timothy 3:1-7, and manage all activities, programs, curriculum, budgets, and staff for the High School Youth Group.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONISBILITIES: include, but are not limited to, the following:

Spiritual Leadership:

  • Provide spiritual leadership and guidance to high school students within the congregation.

  • Preach and teach biblical messages relevant to the needs and challenges of college-age and young adults.

  • Encourage the youth and help them in the development of a personal relationship with God.

  • Support and participate in church worship services.

  • Expand and enrich the program by creating appropriate services and programs,

    on-campus Bible studies, sharing groups, and fellowship events.

  • Provide a metric-based system of support and guidance for the students as they

    mature in their faith.

  • Represent the church by serving on appropriate committees of the denomination and organizations in the community.

  • Curates’ appropriate social media content and actively communicates with teams, participants, and members.

Discipleship and Education:

  • Mentor and disciple, the teens individually or in small groups.
  • Equip them with the knowledge and tools to apply their faith in daily life.

Community Engagement:

  • Create a welcoming and inclusive environment where local youth (member and guests) can connect with one another.

  • Organize and promote social events, outings, and community service activities.

  • Foster a sense of belonging and community within the church.

  • Develop service and mission projects for youth to grow in service to the Lord!

  • Communicate program plans with parents through regular mailings and/or parent groups.

  • Attend local Student functions at High School and home school events while developing relationships within the education community.

Outreach and Evangelism:

  • Develop strategies for discipling youth within the local community who may not be affiliated with the church.
  • Engage in evangelistic efforts to share the Christian faith with non-believing youth.
  • Plan and coordinate camps, conferences, retreats, and trips

Collaboration and Leadership:

  • Collaborate with other church leaders, such as the Senior Pastor, Pastor of College Ministry, and worship leaders, to ensure a comprehensive approach to ministry.

  • Preserve the culture of the program by encouraging teamwork and mutual support, providing leadership and nurture to members who work in the department.

  • Attend staff meetings and retreats and participate in the church’s overall vision and mission.

  • Recruit, train and equip key people to work as High school advisors.

  • Meet regularly with lay leadership for team building and planning purposes.

    Administrative Duties:

  • Manage the budget and resources allocated to the Youth Ministry (Teens)

  • Establish goals and objectives by prioritizing related programs, managing the use of facilities, planning an appropriate budget, delegating tasks, and evaluating progress regularly.

  • Maintain records of attendance, membership, and program participation.

  • Utilizes church systems and databases for metrics, registrations, attendance, and student information.

  • Serves as a liaison between the Bishop and the High School students of the

    church.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

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Don’t see anything that fits you right now? Don’t worry, we’re always growing! 
Submit your resume and we’ll keep you in mind for future opportunities!

Music and Worship Arts

At Mt. Zion, we pride ourselves on our high-quality, faith-based performance arts. If you would like to learn more, participate, or support these efforts, click below to find out more!
  • Choirs
  • Dance
    •  A-1 Mime Ministry
    • Covenant in Motion
    • Praise and Worship/Flag Ministry
    • Adoration Dance Ministry (College)
    • Judah Dance (youth)
  • Theater