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Communications Coordinator Job Description

Communications Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION: Hired – beginning at 10 hours/week

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS

Accountable to: Lead Pastor and Associate Pastor

Directly Supervises:  communications volunteer team (photography, videography, graphics, social media, website) 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cultivate, lead, and manage a team of communications ministry volunteers (social media posters, writers, photographers, graphic designers, videographers, website updaters etc.).
  • Work with staff to develop communications processes and define priorities to create an environment in which messages can be communicated clearly, creatively and effectively.
  • Work with staff to develop and implement a communications strategy that internally and externally depicts the vision, mission, values and happenings of VotL. This should include things like: keeping social media and website content fresh and engaging; collecting and telling stories of life change; photographing the congregation on Sundays, mission trips, special events, etc.
  • Write and edit messages for use in various mediums and audiences. E.g. monthly Happenings bulletin insert, blog posts, social media postings, weekly announcements with graphics or video, etc.
  • Ensure that high-quality and highest impact messaging is created for both internal and external audiences in ways that are concise, clear, and creative.
  • Maximize communication potential of digital church sign on Loomis Rd
  • Partner with staff to help proactively plan and support their communications needs in a timely way
  • Serve as the “eyes” for all things print and electronic, looking for clear communication and consistency according to VotL style guide.
  • Stay current on communications and technological trends and look for opportunities to use this information to more effectively communicate with the community and church family.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Experience with social media communications: especially Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  2. Proficiency with Creative Suite programs and design skills (photoshop, indesign, illustrator and WordPress as examples)
  3. Ability to help set priorities and manage volunteers toward goals
  4. Willingness to learn, study best practices of other churches, and receive feedback
  5. Organized and reliable
  6. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, enjoys collaborating
  7. Takes initiative to discover new ways to help
  8. Communications or marketing related experience or background highly desirable
  9. Ability to be a self-starter and work with limited direction

LENGTH OF SERVICE

Ongoing. Potential to grow from 10 hrs/wk to 20 hrs/wk.

COMPENSATION

Competitive

APPLICATION AND INTERVIEW PROCESS

Interviews will begin early in January, 2018.  The goal is to select a qualified candidate by January 31st. Please submit your resume by December 31.  If you have a portfolio of work, please submit that as well. Resumes can be emailed to Jeff Guenther or mailed to Victory of the Lamb, c/o Jeff Guenther, 11120 W. Loomis Road, Franklin, WI 53132

Any questions regarding this position can be directed to Jeff Guenther .