Central Office Mission Specialist

LWMS is seeking a Central Office Assistant - Mission Specialist.

Position: The central office assistant receives direction from the international board, through the designated officer, and the central office administrator and is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day functions of the office. The assistant serves as a connecting link between the board, the circuits, and the general membership using good communication skills, both verbal and written. The assistant maintains a high level of responsibility for seeing that job duties are conducted in a professional, helpful, friendly, and positive attitude. 


  •  A WELS communicant member in good standing.
  • Possesses an understanding of the LWMS organization.
  • Possesses an understanding of WELS home and world missions.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Computer skills for database entry and word processing.
  • Knowledge of office procedures.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of Business English.
  • Good proofreading skills.
  • Good telephone skills.
  • Pleasant, positive attitude.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Proofing and editing mailings, articles, web messages, and publicity.
  • Update handbooks annually.
  • Help with preparation of all regular and special mailings. 
  • Assist Spiritual Growth Committee with annual Prayer Calendar preparation.
  • Work with the Befriend A Mission Coordinator to administer the Befriend A Mission program.
  • Communicate to the president and administrator any concerns or for direction.
  • Attend international board meetings and participate in Spiritual Growth-Mission Awareness Committee meetings.
  • Attend the annual convention and staff the central office booth at the convention.
  • Cross train with other office staff as needed.
  • Handle all other requests by the board.

Hours:       To be determined. However, no more than an average of 30 hours per week. 

Wages:      Beginning wages based on experience, with increases commensurate with experience by board action.

Please fill out an application