Personal Secratary to the Lead Pastor

La Jolla Christian Fellowship

La Jolla, CA 92037

Denomination: Baptist - American

Category: Business Administration

Posted on: September 12, 2023

Time Type: Part Time


Job Description:

Ministry Description
The P.S. to the Lead Pastor is responsible for providing communication and logistical support to the Lead Pastor. The primary function of this roll will be responding to communications on behalf of the Lead Pastor, proof-reading/editing documents created by the pastor, making travel arrangements as needed, managing the Lead Pastor's Meetings calendar, and maintaining member communications flows as assigned. Secondary duties will include communicating Pastor's calendar and resource needs to the Minister of Operations, making calls on behalf of the church, and providing office coverage for walk-ins and phone calls.

Reporting Structure
The position will direct report to the Lead Pastor will report directly to the Lead Pastor. He/she will also work closely with the Minister of Operations, who oversees the church administration, liabilities, and inter-ministry communications/procedures.

* Receive and make calls/email on behalf of the Lead Pastor. Use the CRM to record notes and important information regarding members.
* Keep the Lead Pastor informed of member needs such as engagements, deaths, illness, etc
* Keep accurate calendaring of the Lead Pastors time off, out of office work, and events.
* Send updates and reminders to the Lead Pastor
* Keep physical copies of DNA Course materials, sermon notes, and other documents as requested.
* Order and/or pick up meals for meetings involving the lead pastor.
* Order and maintain supplies needed by the Lead Pastor.
* Make travel arrangements for the lead pastor/ other staff ministry-related travel.
* Prepare and maintain mailing lists for the church. Send routine letters/documents on behalf of the Lead Pastor.
* Transcribe, take dictation, proofread, and/or edit documents created by the Lead Pastor.
* Perform general office work under the supervision of the Minister of Operations
* Other duties as assigned by the lead pastor.

About La Jolla Christian Fellowship:

Church size: 300-500 Sunday Attendance Denomination: American Baptist: Location: La Jolla, California Website: We are a coastal community. We enjoy beautiful weather year-round. The most beautiful beaches in the world are just a few blocks from us- we even have an ocean view from the deck! We are a multi-generational church. Surfers, retired professionals, young families, college-age, and everyone in between- they all feel at home here! We have a wonderful community. We are in that sweet spot between 'small enough' to know everyone and 'big enough' to be able to impact the greater San Diego area with our vision for Kingdom growth. The staff and leadership work well together. We are a loyal group and want success for every single person on the team. We are currently in a season of church-growth and expansion. This is the perfect place to land if you want to be serving Christ and rooted in the San Diego area.
To be considered for this role, email resume (required) and/or cover letter and references (optional) to

Pay $18.50-$22.50 per hour DOE. Expected two days per week at 6 hours, with optional 3rd day to support volunteer ministry administration.

Position will remain open until filled. 

Job Qualifications:

* Mature and growing Christian (as described in 1 Tim 3 & Titus 1)
* Deep and growing love for God and the Church
* Daily incorporation of spiritual disciplines
* Strong communication, organizational, and relationship skills.
* Alignment with the LJCF (and Mission Northwest of the ABA) Vision, Mission, Values and Statement Beliefs
* Proficient with CRM tools, accounting software, MS Office programs, and Google Drive programs
* General knowledge of common office equipment.
* Have a generally pleasant demeanor. Be discreet, tactful, and capable of honoring confidential communications and information.
* High School diploma, some college preferred.  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Personal Secratary to the Lead Pastor
Time Type:
Part Time
$Less than 20,000
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750 - 1000

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Andrea Gallegos
627 Genter Street
La Jolla
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