The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) announces a national search and invites inquires and applications for the Director of Communications position. GBCS seeks a highly skilled and creative professional, who is expected to lead a team focused on building and shaping strategic communications for the agency. The ideal candidate must have the ability to promote the unique voice and place of church and society for The United Methodist Church, ecumenical and coalition partners and the world.
GBCS is dedicated to the work of living faith, seeking justice, and pursuing peace. Located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. and at the United Nations in New York City, New York, GBCS is the social justice and public policy agency of the denomination and is responsible for seeking the mandate of The United Methodist Church, the implementation of the Social Principles with an outward facing presence and witness in society.
The Director of Communications oversees communications utilizing administrative, management, planning and implementation skills. The Office of Communications has oversight for communication relationships, data management, website, social and print media, resource development for internal UM as well as with public audiences. The preferred candidate must be a highly skilled and creative communicator with experience in leading communications and public relations teams.
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