Executive Assistant to Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church of Tallahassee

Job Description

The Pastor’s Assistant will provide executive and secretarial support for the Pastor and present his office as an efficient and caring place of ministry. She/he is the gatekeeper and primary scheduler for the Senior Pastor and is expected to demonstrate loyalty and a positive spirit. She/he sets the tone for the Senior Pastor’s ministry.


  • Provide executive assistance and secretarial support for the Senior Pastor.

  • Assist Senior Pastor with church communications, such as visitor and new member letters, phone calls, proofreading articles, and other related tasks.

  • Handle confidential and sensitive issues discreetly.

  • Provide friendly first face and warm attitude for those in the Senior Pastor’s office.

  • Be the gatekeeper for the Senior Pastor’s office and align the schedule with ministry priorities.

  • Maintain Senior Pastor’s schedule of meetings and contacts.

  • Provide executive assistance and secretarial support for the other Pastors/Administrator when needed/requested.

  • Provide administrative support for the Deacon Ministry of First Baptist, as well as any committee on which the Senior Pastor serves as staff liaison.

  • Serve as administrator to the churchwide calendar including posting and approving events, annual creation of church / committee calendars, and Deacon calendars.

  • Serve as funeral director, hosting church funerals and making arrangements for hospitality and other details.

  • Coordinate with the Director of Communications on calendaring, social media posting, website updates, and the creation of forms/reservations for events initiated by the Senior Pastor’s office.

  • Design Microsoft PowerPoint slides for teaching. Work with the communications director on implementation. 

  • Responsible for the maintenance of membership files and records of members.

  • Train staff on proper use of Shelby Membership software. Review/ create membership workflows and implement efficiencies and new methods as appropriate.

  • Create and/or run reports as needed by the Senior Pastor (new members, prospects, etc.).

  • Provide research assistance for the Pastor as needed.

  • Maintain Senior Pastor’s library, including books and materials.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor. 

About First Baptist Church of Tallahassee

First Baptist Church of Tallahassee is all about the gospel of Jesus Christ. God created us to know him and make him known. our purpose and goal as a church is to follow Jesus by striving to honor him in all things, loving and serving others in his name, and helping others follow him too. We are a regional church involved in many activities in the community and around the world, but we are also a downtown church that is here for life, with a great staff that loves the Lord and strives to make everyone feel at home. Many people within our community know us as the church that frequently opens its doors to the public during major downtown events so local residents and visitors can take advantage of our wonderful facilities and hospitality.

Our members are a compassionate, friendly, and welcoming body of believers who are committed, courageous, and proactive hearers and doers of God’s word. We believe the Bible is the Word of God and base all of our ministries upon God’s Word. We are diverse, loving, evangelistic, service-oriented, giving, and mission-minded.


PTO, Health insurance, retirement, life insurance and some flexibility in hours, Compensation $30,000 - $40,000 commensurate with experience.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Some College

Date Posted
1 month ago
Tallahassee, Florida

Baptist: SBC

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