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Bellevue Presbyterian Church

Executive Pastor/Executive Director

Bellevue Presbyterian Church
Bellevue, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 11/20/2015
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Bellevue Presbyterian Church seeks an innovative Executive Pastor / Executive Director (ordained or non-ordained) to join us in leading our staff and congregation in building God’s kingdom.  This senior leadership position will provide strategic oversight of the ministries and programs of BelPres and will have a high level of accountability in ensuring that all departments and staff are working together to contribute to our goals. 



  • Together with the Sr. Pastor, identifies strategic initiatives and develops innovative solutions to meet the needs of our church and God’s kingdom.
  • Provides leadership and strategic oversight to direct reports, ensuring that each are moving together towards a common, shared goal.
  • Leads and directs the implementation of ministry programs in support of BelPres’ vision.
  • Partners with other organizations and agencies to support revival on the eastside and beyond.
  • Collaborates across departments to drive and deliver results to support strategic initiatives.
  • Equips direct reports and others to own decisions and move in faith as they determine necessary details to move toward a common goal.
  • Works together with Church Business Administrator to ensure that the operational needs and requirements are understood and addressed to support ministry ad program needs.
  • Works together with the Director of Music & Worship to align ministry goals.
  • Oversees and manages Session, Executive Team, All Staff, and joint Exec Team/Mid Level meetings and agendas. 
  • Provides senior leadership, oversight and management in Sr. Pastor’s absence.


  • Personal faith in Jesus Christ and a theology consistent with the mission of Bellevue Presbyterian Church; passionate about Jesus and is guided by the Holy Spirit
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with minimal direction
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong collaboration skills; ability to work effectively with a team
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize needs
  • Strong personal maturity, self-awareness, and initiative; able to respectfully disagree and push back while focused on the long term
  • Excellent leadership skills to include defining and building an organization culture, motivating others to do the seemingly impossible
  • Champion of innovation; able to understand implementation details necessary to be successful with a strong tendency to think outside of the box
  • Strong strategic planning skills
  • Ability to equip and empower others to make decisions
  • Strong management skills to include empowering others towards success, advocating for staff, and developing and leading successful teams towards a common goal
  • Strong partner and relational skills across all levels within an organization; ability to advocate for others



  • College degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in a leadership role managing people and overseeing strategic planning


Please visit our website at to find out more information.  A resume, cover letter, application, and statement of faith are required and may be sent to