Piano Accompanist

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church – listed among USA Today’s top 10 churches for inspiring music – is looking for an engaged & energetic part-time accompanist to support its Children’s and Youth Choirs. Under the Director’s supervision, you will provide accompaniment for choral rehearsals and public performances; support the instruction and supervision of choir members; and perform related work as directed.

  • Hours: Part-time (see below)
  • Salary: $1,000 monthly
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia (Buckhead)
  • Start Date: Aug. 15, 2017

Responsibilities will include:

  • On-site rehearsals of 2-4 hrs. weekly, on Wednesday evening and Sunday afternoon.
  • Occasional (scheduled) worship service performances on Sunday morning or evening.
  • Extra rehearsal and performance support for 3 special musical presentations each year.
  • Attendance on a week-long youth choir tour each year (in 2018: May 25-June 1; Pacific Northwest). Tour package cost is paid.

Our ideal accompanist will have the following experience and capabilities:

  • Bachelor of Music degree or equivalent, attained or in progress
  • Excellent piano skills & knowledge, including music theory, harmony, rhythm and transposition
  • Excellent sight-reading skills
  • Ability to play in a variety of musical styles, including classical, pop and Broadway
  • Experience in working with children’s and youth music programs
  • Ability to adjust playing style to match different student/choir levels
  • Flexible schedule for weekend rehearsals and week-long summer tour
  • Music arrangement skills (not required, but a definite plus)
  • Vocal skills (not required, but a plus)

The interview process will include an audition, in which you will perform a 2-minute solo of your choice, and a test of sight-reading skills. To be considered, please send your resume to kathyf@prumc.org.

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Event Setup Assistant

The Event Setup Assistant is responsible for set-up, breakdown and general support for events at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. He/She will provide event set ups for the functions, classes, internal events, external events and general duties in the area of Event Coordination and will be committed to the vision/ values of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. He/She must be able to work variable shifts, nights and weekends as needed. May perform light general maintenance duties.

Area of Responsibility: Event Setup and Breakdown

  • Reviews event request details to determine which events require setup and when they require set up/ break down
  • Ensures event/room set ups and break down are completed accurately, safely and efficiently according to event plan and diagrams through to completion
  • Sets up and prepares all meeting spaces to include, but not limited to, tables, chairs, stages, podiums, etc., for events on site
  • Perform other duties as requested

Area of Responsibility: Hospitality

  • Sets up hospitality beverage station as needed for events
  • Work with Event Setup Team Leader and Event Coordinator to ensure quality and efficiency
  • 1-3 years experience supporting events
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs weight.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Bilingual a plus.

If this sounds like the opportunity and the type of organization you’ve been looking for, please send us your resume with a short cover letter and salary history to hr@prumc.org.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer.