Search for Director of Hospitality

The Director of Hospitality Search Committee needs your help to find our next “Jane Mullins”. So many of you have contacts throughout the community and we value your input and want to hear from you. Please talk to people or email them, and let them know FPC is looking for a full-time Director of Hospitality. People can find the job description below.

Resumes and cover letters may be sent to Monteigne Campbell at mcampbell@fpcspartanburg.org.

Questions? Contact one of the Committee Members
: Jane Breeden (chair), Grier Bomar, John Faris, Joanne Hull, Andy Lancaster, Kay McClure, Richard Strasburger, and Sally White.


Director of Hospitality – Job Description

First Presbyterian Church

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Director of Hospitality – Job Description

Purpose:

To glorify God through the ministry of hospitality, with Christlike actions and dependence on the Holy Spirit.

General Description of Position:

Director of hospitality is a ministry for someone who loves God, loves people, has high energy and the ability to manage diverse teams of volunteers and staff in order to serve our congregation and guests. This is achieved through coordination of work from the staff, custodial team and volunteers as they plan and prepare food and beverage as well as prepare the church facility for use. Events include regular programs such as Wednesdays at First (WAF), prayer breakfasts, committee meeting snacks and beverages, etc. Also, the candidate must be able to prepare and plan for special events such as Presbytery Meetings, annual lunches for church organizations and special seasonal events.

List of Responsibilities:

  • Determines what extent of staff and volunteers are needed for food events
  • In coordination with Facilities Administrator, insures clean and hospitable surroundings by working with volunteer members and custodial staff in setting up and cleaning
  • Shows courtesy, efficiency and creativity and is able to acknowledge the constraints of church resources in responding to requests for food, receptions and meals.

Administration:

  • Plans menus, purchases products and ingredients
  • Coordinates WAF kitchen volunteers with WAF committee and makes sure that everyone is fully trained on what the expectations are for each event
  • Manages budget and expenses in coordination with FPC Financial office
  • Attends staff meetings, WAF Committee meetings, Fellowship/Special Event Committee meetings
  • Prepares weekend checklist for custodians

Skills, Education, Training Required for this position:

  • Make everyone feel welcome by sharing a Christlike presence as they efficiently manage and balance the demands of coordinating large and small events.
  • Effective communication skills as you work with congregation, volunteers and members of community
  • Flexibility in work schedule understanding that some weeks will require more hours, i.e. Christmas and Easter celebrations, VBS, etc.
  • An understanding and willingness to always reach for high standards of excellence
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Organizational Skills; knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, WORD, Excel); ShelbyNext (will train)

Compensation

  • Annual salary range for this twelve-month, full-time position is in the low-to-mid-$40s. Benefit package is competitive and traditional: FICA, medical insurance, participation in retirement plan, major holidays, vacation.

Interested persons should send a resume to:

Mrs. Monteigne Campbell, Office Manager
First Presbyterian Church
393 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
mcampbell@fpcspartanburg.org

Deadline to apply is November 15.