Director of Communications


Director of Communications
Job Responsibilities

  • Create, manage and execute the church’s communication calendar.
    • Work with staff to identify upcoming events and messages for dissemination
    • Identify key audiences for messages and make recommendations on the best channels with which to reach those audiences
  • Create content for and assist staff in the production of physical and digital collateral in support of their programs
  • Train and develop staff and church membership on communications methods to grow church’s communications capacity
    • Teach staff members about communications tools available to them and how to utilize them
    • Grow the church’s online following on key digital platforms and work with members on how they can amplify church messages
    • Work with church staff and membership on talking points and best practices for sharing key messages.
  • Manage outside vendors for tasks such as web development and graphic design to ensure work is completed on time and on budget.
  • Analyze communications penetration to identify most effective channels by audience.
  • Stay professionally connected to the communications world and seek continuing education in order to Identify and implement new communications tools.
Attributes of the Ideal Candidate
  • Loves God and is passionate about the Mission and Vision of UCUMC.  Will actively participate in the life of the Church, recognizing that the life of the church is often lived outside of traditional business hours.
  • Embraces the Values of UCUMC.  We are:
*Externally focused * Boldly taking risks * Genuinely welcoming *
*Intentionally sharing our faith stories * Lovingly caring for one another
  • Has demonstrated experience creating and executing a communications calendar
  • Has demonstrated experience creating dynamic communications in multiple media.
  • Has demonstrated experience coaching and empowering others to actively communicate about their programs.
  • Has an eye for design and can work with graphic designers to implement a consistent brand through all church communications.
  • Works creatively with others and adapts quickly to unforeseen events and changing priorities.
Please send resume and cover letter to:

Contact: Ria Holtzhausen

Church/Org/Business Name: University City United Methodist Church

Address: 3835 W WT Harris Blvd. Charlotte NC 28269

Phone: 7043698007

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