Open Position: Executive Administrative Assistant


The role of the Executive Administrative Assistant is to provide comprehensive professional skills and high-level administrative support to both the Senior Pastor and Executive Pastor of Ministry Advancement.
  • Administrative Functions: The Executive Administrative Assistant serves as the primary contact for the Senior Pastor on matters requiring pastoral care and the organizational needs of the Executive Pastor of Ministry Advancement. This work would include managing the Senior Pastor's calendar, prioritizing and scheduling appointments, projects, correspondence, and tasks as needed to protect study and sermon preparation time.  Initiates edits and distributes church-wide email communication for the staff.
  • Scheduling of Staff Meetings: Coordinates and manages all staff-led events, retreats, staff, and other meetings.
  • Maintenance of Senior Pastor's Files and Speaking Engagements
  • Research Data Management: Functions as a resource and manages data entry. Edit articles, manuscripts, letters, documents, and other written materials supporting sermon development and authorship of varied publications.
  • Build, Provide, and Maintain Public Relations: Create a warm, hospitable atmosphere for church members, visitors, and vendors. Builds and maintains strong relationships with all ministry areas; maintain professionalism and complete confidentiality at all times when handling all church matters.

  • Innovation and Motivation: Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness;
  • Flexibility and Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Willingness to adapt to competing demands by dealing with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Initiative and Strategic Thinking: Demonstrates the ability to think and work independently and performs effectively with minimal direction, support, and supervision, and develops strategies to achieve organizational goals.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to strategically research and analyze problems by gathering and organizing all relevant information and using sound judgment to make good decisions based on data collected and analyzed.
  • Professionalism: Reacts well under pressure and remains calm; Treats others with respect and gives consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required Education and Experience
  •  High School Diploma
  •  Minimum of 2-3 years of administrative support or related experience
  •  Advanced computer skills; Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills

Associate’s Bachelor's Degree. Three to 5+ years of successful administrative assistant experience in a church environment or non-profit sector.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range is $42,500-50K (non-exempt), Health Insurance, Retirement Savings Plan, and Selected Training Expenses.

To apply: Submit your Application, Resume, Cover Letter, and three references to: [email protected].

Refer to the complete Job Description at The position is open until filled.

Faith-Based Employer: Friendship Baptist Church is an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual.
Under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 USC 2000e I(a)), Friendship Baptist Church has the right to hire only candidates who agree with the Friendship Statement of Faith and Leadership Commitment.