Communications Coordinator - Full Time

Communications Coordinator - Full Time


7/19/2021

This position provides leadership, strategic vision and acts as key communicator voice for our church. A key staff member fully immersed in the programs, ministries, people and culture of Providence United Methodist Church (PUMC). This includes developing, implementing and executing an omnichannel, story-based communication message which furthers the mission and vision of PUMC.  

Qualifications:
•    Creative thinking with a clear understanding of the importance of communication in various 
        forms and media in furthering the vision and mission of the church
•    Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field is preferred
•    Minimum of two years of experience in communications and/or marketing
•    Excellent written and oral communications skills
•    Proficiency in internet communications and social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
•    Proficiency with regard to website and web hosting programs
•    Familiarity with ACS (Automated Church System) or other similar data base program
•    Good organizational skills; willingness to take on new tasks and to multitask
•    Project management skills; follow-through on projects and assignments
•    Commitment to excellence and attention to detail and accuracy
•    Warm and hospitable interaction with staff, congregation and the public 
•    A servant leader attitude with a cooperative, team spirit
•    Maintenance of confidentiality as required
•    Commitment to fulfilling the vision and mission of Providence United Methodist Church (PUMC) 

Responsibilities:
•    In conjunction with the senior pastor, other members of the staff and church lay leaders develop and execute a strategic comprehensive communication plan for PUMC.  This involves being creative and proactive, thus helping to drive the communications of the church and its ministry areas rather than merely responding to requests for the same.
•    Create, edit and publish weekly on-line newsletter (Providence This Week) with accuracy, proper grammar and in a timely manner, composing engaging stories, creating or posting graphics, and inserting photos.
•    Create, edit and publish other on-line communications including videos on a weekly basis and otherwise as directed by the senior pastor or other church staff.
•    If necessary, create church website.  Otherwise, maintain and regularly produce new content for the website, keeping it current and relevant.
•    Manage ongoing social media messaging.
•    As necessary, take photos and/or videos of church events for use in church publications.
•    Assist with bulletin communications as needed.
•    Produce banners and signs for church ministry areas as requested.
•    Create advertisements as needed.
•    Create eye-catching slides to be displayed on monitors in the church and on-line prior to worship services.
•    Create posters, brochures and other print communications as requested for church purposes.
•    Help develop and promote a brand identity for PUMC and consistent messaging.
•    Develop annual communications budget.
•    Attend and participate in weekly staff and other meetings as required.
 

Contact: Sue Gorman

Church/Org/Business Name: Providence United Methodist Church

Address: 2810 Providence Road Charlotte 28211

Phone: 7044883825

Email:

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