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Browse below to find current job openings that match with your skills and interests. If you don’t see an opening in the department you’re looking for, please always feel free to contact us with your interest and qualifications.

Learn more about Cornerstone’s core vision and hope for our staff and members, and how this vision plays out on a day-to-day basis. 

Core Vision

Faithful Presence

This means unflinching commitment to live for the city. A faithful oak tree in Ames and Story County and Iowa.

Fruitful Witness

We are called to our community, our family, and our career, all through which we share the Good News and show the love of Christ.

Gospel Roots

As a Gospel-Fueled church, we don’t move beyond the Gospel, we move deeper into the Gospel. Our roots are embodied practices and rhythms of life-sustaining grace.

Staff Values

Authenticity

We want to model a radical commitment to repentance, confession, and accountability to each other.

Ambition

We desire to pursue great things for God’s glory.

Family

We strive to live relationally like a healthy godly family, honoring and respecting each other with love.

Member Values

Faithful Attending

Prioritizing Cornerstone’s public gathering to worship.

Faithful Serving

Partnering & participating in furthering God’s Kingdom.

Faithful Giving

Committing to the expression of God’s generosity.

Faithful Living

Living as a faithful presence and fruitful witness.

Please note:

We require our employees to agree with Cornerstone’s Statement of Faith and commit to living in a way consistent with these beliefs. Likewise, we are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our children and adults in our ministry programs. As a part of that commitment, we have preventative measures in place to safeguard each child, as well as those who serve them. These preventative measures include awareness training, skillful screening processes, policies and procedures, background checks, and monitoring and oversight to help us maintain compliance and accountability.

Current openings

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Graphic Designer

department

Communications

Supervisor

Alanna Sellinger

Job type

Full-Time, Onsite

Cornerstone Communications: The Cornerstone Church Communications Ministry exists to serve and support our Cornerstone ministries through thoughtful and excellent creative content. Through design, photography, and video we strive to effectively communicate the unique stories of people in and of our church family, ultimately pointing to the greatest gospel story of Jesus Christ.

Job Responsibilities

Participate as a contributing member of the Communications Team and Cornerstone Staff:

  • Attend weekly meetings, semesterly ministry touchpoints, and semesterly team strategy/planning meetings
  • Lead and/or participate in team-wide brainstorming
    Provide and receive project feedback
  • Assist and support other team members as/if needed
  • Develop process guides, resource guides, and templates to ministry departments as needed
  • Adhere to Cornerstone and ministry branding guidelines as needed
  • Fulfill all full-time staff expectations for Cornerstone Church employees


Create excellent graphic design work for Cornerstone Church and its ministries including but not limited to:

  • Event identity and branding
  • Social Media graphics
  • Sunday Morning graphics: sermon series, announcements, etc.
  • Print materials: magazines, handouts, bookmarks, mailers, etc.
  • Large banners and signage
  • Merchandise
  • Church planting identity and graphics package


On-board, train, and support graphic design interns.

Position-Specific Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite graphic applications (i.e. Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Degree in Graphic Design or other related field is required.
  • 3-5 years or more of relevant graphic design experience is preferred.
  • Proven ability to take projects from beginning to end (concept to production to final edit).
  • Must have an ability to simultaneously manage and administer multiple tasks, projects or events, and the people who are involved with them so both the project and the people succeed.
  • Organized, creative thinker and highly productive, working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player, team builder, self-starter, dreamer, detail-oriented, teachable.
  • Must be able to handle evaluation and critical feedback from team members, supervisor, other staff or church members.
  • Must possess good customer service and people skills.
  • Must desire to continue to learn and grow in ministry. Committed to improvement, personal development as a designer, seeks constructive criticism, understands strengths and weaknesses.


Job Evaluation

Your Job Description and Evaluation will be the basis of regular touchpoints and coaching in addition to mid-year (December) and end-of-year (May) reviews for both the communications ministry department collectively and the employee individually. Your direct supervisor will inspect what they expect from you as an employee

Communications Intern

department

Communications

Supervisor

Alanna Sellinger

Job type

Part-Time, Onsite

Cornerstone Communications: The Cornerstone Church Communications Ministry exists to serve and support our Cornerstone ministries through thoughtful and excellent creative content. Through design, photography, and video we strive to effectively communicate the unique stories of people in and of our church family, ultimately pointing to the greatest gospel story of Jesus Christ.

Job Responsibilities

Participate as a contributing member of the Communications Ministry and Cornerstone Staff.

  • Attend weekly meetings, semesterly ministry touchpoints, and semesterly team strategy/planning meetings
  • Lead and/or participate in team-wide brainstorming
    Provide and receive project feedback
  • Assist and support other team members as/if needed
  • Develop process guides, resource guides, and templates to ministry departments as needed
  • Adhere to Cornerstone and ministry branding guidelines as needed
  • Fulfill all part-time staff expectations for Cornerstone Church employees

Fulfill and complete Iowa State University internship requirements, paperwork, and coursework on or before due dates if relevant.

Create excellent work within your internship’s field for Cornerstone Church and its ministries that might include the following:

  • Graphic Design
    • Event identity and branding
      Social Media graphics
    • Sunday Morning graphics: sermon series, announcements, etc.
    • Print materials: magazines, handouts, bookmarks, mailers, etc.
    • Large banners and signage
    • Merchandise
  • Videography
    • Shoot, edit, and distribute videography for stories of Cornerstone, church-wide events, ministry events, and social media platforms.
  • Photography
    • Shoot, edit, and distribute photography for Sunday gatherings, church-wide events, ministry events, and staff photos.
    • Social media (Facebook and Instagram)
  • Content creation and publication for posts, stories, reels, and highlights
    • Compelling and effective caption-writing in alignment with Cornerstone branding and values.
    • Manage posts and respond to comments and messages as needed
  • Website
    • Ongoing maintenance and updating of Cornerstone’s website
    • Compelling and effective writing skills in alignment with Cornerstone branding and values.


Position-Specific Qualifications and Experience:

  • Intermediate level of skill in Adobe Creative Suite applications relevant to your internship field (i.e. Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier, After Effects, etc.).
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in related internship field is preferred.
  • Prior related experience in related internship field is preferred.
  • Proven ability to take projects from beginning to end (concept to production to final edit).
  • Must have an ability to simultaneously manage and administer multiple tasks, projects or events, and the people who are involved with them so both the project and the people succeed.
  • Organized, creative thinker and highly productive, working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player, team builder, self-starter, dreamer, detail-oriented, teachable.
  • Must be able to handle evaluation and critical feedback from team members, supervisor, other staff or church members.
  • Must possess good customer service and people skills.
  • Must desire to continue to learn and grow in ministry. Committed to improvement, personal development as a creative, seeks constructive criticism, understands strengths and weaknesses.


Job Evaluation

Your Job Description and Evaluation will be the basis of regular touchpoints and coaching in addition to mid-year (December) and end-of-year (May) reviews for both the communications ministry department collectively and the employee individually. Your direct supervisor will inspect what they expect from you as an employee.

Church Planting

Interested in planting a church? Learn more about the vision and strategies of our network of churches, The Salt Network.

Just want to be involved?

Find all kinds of ways to serve and volunteer on a variety of department teams, and around the Ames community.

External Job Board

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