Staff Writer
Mars Hill Church - Seattle, WA

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STAFF WRITER
Mars Hill Church’s mission is to make disciples and plant churches. We have grown from a small Bible study to one church with thousands of weekly attenders at 14 different locations in four states - Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, and California, with four new locations coming soon in Phoenix, AZ; Dallas, TX; Spokane, WA; and Los Angeles, CA. Pastor Mark Driscoll is one of the leading content creators in the church today, publishing numerous books, articles, and sermon series every year. He generates this material primarily to benefit the people of Mars Hill Church, but offers as much as possible online in order to help the broader community of believers. In 2010, Preaching magazine named him one of the 25 most influential pastors of the past 25 years. His podcast regularly occupies the top spot in iTunes’ Religion & Spirituality category, and his online audience accesses about 15 million of his sermons each year.

ROLE SUMMARY
Work with the Mars Hill Church content team to develop, edit, and/or produce written materials based on the work of Pastor Mark Driscoll for a variety of mediums, including Resurgence, trade publications, ebooks, social media, curriculum, and more.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Fulfill the duties required of Mars Hill Church members as outlined in the membership covenant
  • Fulfill the character qualifications of a deacon as taught in the Scriptures
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (e.g., communications, English, journalism, marketing)
  • Professional experience in related field (e.g., copywriting, journalism, online content, and/or research)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Creative ability to develop article ideas, headlines, and other content-related opportunities
  • Ability to manage multiple personal projects and work assignments with a variety of staff and volunteers.
  • Capacity to thrive in a rapidly changing environment with frequent augmentation of job responsibilities
  • Ability to accomplish projects and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a viable part of a team
  • Discretion, perseverance, patience, trustworthiness, and a sense of humor

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Accomplish tasks and assignments from Content Manager
  • Research and prepare material for writing projects and sermon series
  • Copyedit manuscripts to ensure voice, tone, accuracy, and quality
  • Help manage the planning, generation, and scheduling of content across numerous content channels
  • Prepare content for public distribution
  • Write clear and compelling copy for websites, ads, and projects, as needed
  • Work from sermon transcripts to develop e-books, blog posts, and other materials
  • Compile weekly content report for Pastor Mark’s review

Schedule: Monday-Friday plus some Sunday responsibilities
Hours: Full-time, exempt
Location: Central Offices | Seattle, WA
Vacation: Vacation and Personal Days, Holidays including one week at Christmas
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement and Disability

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