Organist/Accompanist Position Available
To apply, email your resume with references and
two videos/recordings of you performing to tjshirley@fumcrm.org

Job Description:
First United Methodist Church – Rocky Mount is seeking a part-time organist/accompanist for a position opening January 1, 2021.

Purpose:
Works with/Reports to the Director of Music and Communications in order to usher and lead the congregation in a spirit of worship that draws people to discipleship in Jesus Christ.
 
Responsibilities:
- Provide appropriate organ/piano music, in coordination with the Director of Music and Communications, in a blended worship format.  (FUMC-Rocky Mount is currently holding one blended service on Sundays due to COVID-19.  Before COVID-19, FUMC-Rocky Mount held two traditional services and one contemporary service.  The future plan for services at FUMC-Rocky Mount is under development and may not revert back to our past schedule once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.)
- Establish a personal weekly rehearsal time at the organ/piano and inform our main office to schedule the sanctuary for your use.
- Meet as needed with the Director of Music and Communications for planning and preparation for worship services and other events.
- Submit the titles and composers of music literature to the church office and the Director of Music and Communications by 10:00 am each Monday for inclusion in the Sunday bulletin.
- Additional services and events may include Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter services, Christmas Eve services, etc. Additional rehearsals and services/events are scheduled with the concurrence with the Director of Music and Communications. 
- The organist will be appropriately compensated for additional services or events which are not part of the position’s base compensation.  They will have right of first refusal for all weddings and funerals held at FUMC-Rocky Mount and will be compensated by families requiring those services.
- The Organist/Accompanist shall report to the Director of Music and Communications concerning the condition and maintenance needs of the organ and pianos, including tunings, repairs, etc.
-  The church shall provide monies for proper care of the organ and pianos located in the church, including regular organ and piano tunings and any necessary repairs.
- Additional responsibilities and compensation may become available when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Qualifications:
Committed to the church's vision, mission, leadership, and people.
Love and respect for all people.
Attested musical skills on the organ and piano.
Sense of humor and positive attitude.
Strong team player with the rest of the staff and congregation.
Degree in music with organ or piano as principal instrument preferred.
Willingness to collaborate in a variety of musical styles.

Compensation:
Commensurate with education, experience, and musical ability.