First Baptist Church

Clinton, IA

Essential Duties and Functions

Maintain the smooth and efficient operation of the church office utilizing a variety of administrative, communication and clerical duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Christian experience.
  • Familiarity with general church programs and administration.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Effectively operate a computer and related software (Microsoft Office).
  • Demonstrate aptitude for assigned responsibilities.


  • Prepare bulletins, newsletters, inserts, letters, and other docs as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records for the church office (attendance, Altered Life Group, Deacon Care List).
  • Handle church mailings, bulk or regular and collect/disseminate daily mail.
  • Order office church and sanctuary supplies as needed or requested.
  • Prepare annual reports.
  • Produce other materials such as address books, flyers, etc.
  • Carryout a variety of tasks as requested by lay leaders.
  • Maintain records in the Memorial Book.
  • Record and post video blogs.
  • Update and Maintain church website/social media.
  • Order flowers for funerals as directed.
  • Assist pastors with Farm Fund administration and record keeping.
  • As directed communicate to media outlets in inclement weather.
  • Assist with preparations of special events – meetings, Advent, Easter, etc.
  • Develop and maintain the church calendar.
  • Demonstrate clear, friendly and professional communication skills.
  • Receive people as they enter the building in a welcoming manner.
  • Personably answer phone and screen calls for the pastor.
  • Assist pastor(s) with other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.

Salary: $12/hr – 20 hours per week.


  • Anticipated 9a.m. – 1p.m. Mon-Fri
  • Flexible for emergencies and special needs as they arise.


  • 2 weeks paid vacation.
  • 5 personal/sick days per year.

Secretarial Job Description

Send the following items to:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume 
  • Three References

Contact Us

Office Hours
Mon thru Fri 9:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.




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The purpose of First Baptist Church is to love God and to share His love with the community and the world.