Connections Director

Consider joining our Staff Team!

The Connections Director exists to catalyze and encourage assimilation at the Bridge Church through Guest Services, Community Groups, and Next Steps. The Connections Director will most likely impact the first impression that our guests have as they engage our church. With that being said, this role is highly relational, people driven, and engaging. This role has involvement in our Next Steps events like Starting Point, Belong, GroupLinks, and other steps necessary to connecting, so the role holds a high need for skill in event planning, organization, and communication. This role also oversees our Community Groups which entails recruiting, developing, and caring for leaders, as well as ensuring healthy processes that connect people to groups. The Connections Director reports directly to the Senior Director of Ministries.

Full-Time: 40 hours/week 

Job Requirements 

1. Community Groups.  Oversees leadership for Community Groups by facilitating: 

  • Leader Events - coordinate leader dinners, GroupLink, appreciation, leader development training, and check - ins.
  • Multiplication of Community Groups - identifying, training, planting and transitioning  groups each semester. 
  • Training -  Assist in developing and creating training materials to catalyze fellowship/connection.
  • Weekly Communication - Weekly correspondence with Community Group Leaders and actively working with the Communications Team.

2. Connections. Oversees all organizational processes and assimilation for Next Steps & Guest Services: 

Next Steps Responsibilities include:

  • Salvation & Baptism - Oversee follow up process for new believers & coordinating processes for baptisms
  • Membership  - Responsible for overseeing Growth Track (Member assimilation) and coordinating new member commissioning & annual member renewal process
  • Connections - connecting people to appropriate ministries at the Bridge Church (from in- person gatherings/online)

Guest Services Responsibilities include:

  • Bring solutions to problems within the ministry
  • Create new ideas for growth (big and small)
  • Train volunteers / new trainings
  • Float on Sunday’s for oversight and accountability
  • Lead the Guest Services Coordinators
  • Assist Coordinators as needed
  • Pray over ministry

Skills Needed

  • Event Planning/Researcher
  • Engager - ability to effectively engage new people and those outside of their ethnicity 
  • Writing and Clear communication
  • Ability to create effective systems and improve existing ones
  • Budgeting

Closing Date

October 17, 2022

To apply for a staff role at The Bridge please submit the following to Patrice@thebridgeilm.com:
1. Letter of interest - Please clarify the role you are applying for in the subject.
2. Resume
3. References - Please list 3 (personal, professional, pastoral)