Garner United Methodist Church
The Communications/Marketing Director is responsible for developing and overseeing the communications strategy to advance the mission and vision of Garner United Methodist Church. The Communications/Marketing Director will work with the pastor to develop a Strategic Communications Plan. The Director will work with all components of communication (print, recorded, social media, visual) to ensure that all Strategic Communications Plans are met. The Director will work closely with the pastor, staff members, lay leadership to support and enhance communication among the ministry areas, members of the church, and community.
The Principal Responsibilities of the Communications/Marketing Director include:
Responsiblility for creating, organizing, planning, implementing, and measuring effective communications/media messages and strategies to church and community audiences.
Delivering excellence in timeliness, accuracy, design, layout, and ease of use for website, social media, printed materials, signage, video production, direct mail, and custom media.
Managing all aspects of the church’s website to improve effectiveness of web-related communication with all ministry areas to ensure there is an effective presence on the web and social media.
Proactively identifying and creatively communicating life-changing stories occurring within ministry areas of the church, individual members, and within the community. These stories may be presented in video, printed, and audio formats to be shared on the web, social media, newspaper, radio and television.
Meeting with pastoral and program staff leaders to define, develop, and effectively communicate messages to church-wide and specific audiences.
Responsibility for development of Communication Ministry Area budget and working with the budget.
Attending weekly staff meetings as able.
Education and Experience Requirements:
The Communications/Marketing Director must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Have a strong understanding of communications strategy, writing/editing, graphic design, and social media with a high value on audience engagement.
Be a big picture thinker with an ability to capture a vision of the larger story of ministry.
Be a team player with pastoral and program staff members.
Assist the pastor/s, staff and ministry area teams in the planning, development, and production of social media materials.
Project Management Skills preferred.
This position is part-time, requiring an average of 10-12 hours per week.
Interested candidates may email resumes to Pastor Joe Casteel at firstname.lastname@example.org or the SPRC Chair, Tracey Singleton, at email@example.com
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org