Director of Music Ministry

Messiah United Methodist Church in Springfield, Virginia, a community of faith with an exceptional music tradition, is seeking a professional to lead the church as the Director of Music Ministry. This position will give the candidate an opportunity to oversee all musical aspects in the life of the church while continuing to grow our community.

The Music Director will manage a professional team that includes an Organist/Accompanist, a Director of Instrumental Music, a Children’s Choir Director, several staff musicians, and additional contract musicians as warranted. The director will lead a choir of more than 40 congregants, many with years of experience, committed to vocal music as a means of expressing their faith. 

In addition to having proven musical competencies and talents, we are seeking a candidate of strong Christian faith, with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to teamwork.  Qualifications and skills required include: M.A. degree in Music with a Choral concentration; ability in piano or keyboard; proficiency with music production software and video editing programs; and, experience working with volunteers with various age, talent, and commitment levels.

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Flexible hours and work locations will be considered. A position description is included in this announcement. Salary range is $75,000 to $85,000 based on qualification and experience. For questions or to submit your resume, click here.

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