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FT Organist / Music Associate (PT optional)

St. Simons Island, Georgia (GA), United States 31522

Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica, St. Simons Island, GA, is seeking a full-time or part-time Organist/Music Associate for a flexibly structured position to begin by Fall 2017. Duties, scope of responsibility, and position size are negotiable and dependent on the skills and interests of the candidate. As a minimum, the successful candidate would serve as the principal keyboardist and accompanist at Wesley. Additional opportunities include “music associate” level administration and directorial duties. A full-time position would also include a non-music work area, such as facilities management, communications, or membership work areas. Salary is negotiable, but expected to fall in the range of $25,000-$50,000, depending on duties.

This beautiful church, located on St. Simons Island near Fort Frederica National Monument, has a membership of 1100+ with average attendance of 450—for more information visit www.wesleyssi.org.
There are two traditional services and one contemporary service each Sunday. Wesley has a strong, vibrant music program, including the Chancel Choir, chamber ensembles, 2 children’s choirs, 5-octave handbell choir and ensemble, and many other opportunities. Additionally, Wesley hosts and provides music leadership for the Golden Isles Community Chorus and Golden Isles Community Messiah Chorus, as well as producing an active concert series.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and gifted organist, pianist, collaborative musician, and skilled service player. Interest in the contemporary service is not necessary, but is considered a plus. Candidate reviews will begin on a rolling basis and continue until a candidate has been selected. Ideal employment start date is Fall 2017. Salary is negotiable and dependent on qualifications, duties, skills, and status of the position, plus approximately $4,500+ for weddings, annually.

If interested, for a detailed job prospectus and additional information including application package requirements, please contact Christopher Goodson, Director of Music and Worship, at chris@wesleyssi.org.