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Communications Coordinator

Parish Positions
Communications Coordinator
Durham, NC

Part Time, 25 hours per week

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions
• Design, write/edit- weekly print bulletin
• Design, write/edit- weekly electronic communication
• Design, write/edit- weekly LCD monitor messages
• Design, write/edit- periodic print and digital publications (brochures, worship aids, banners, event signage, etc.) 
• Maintain a relevant, up-to-date, intuitive and content rich website
• Manage parish social media strategy, protocols, and content
• Develop analytical reporting to measure the efficacy of communication channels (e.g.  Google Analytics, etc.)
• Network and manage a team of volunteers to assist with writing, photography and design
• Interface with staff and ministry leaders to ensure coverage of critical current and planned activities
• As a member of the Communications Committee, support the successful attainment of the Communications Priority of the Parish Long-Term Strategic Plan

Minimum Requirements
• Minimum level of Education: Associate’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, or Marketing
• Minimum amount of Work Experience
o Years of related work experience :  1 – 3 years of experience
o Area of related work experience : journalism, public relations, marketing or related field

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Ability to work independently, with active organizational skills
• Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently
• Awareness of current and emerging social media platforms and how to effectively connect with them
• Ability to create graphics and images and customize purchased graphics and images
• Knowledge of desktop publishing software (e.g. InDesign, and Microsoft Office Suite including Publisher
• Website management and editing skills
• Strong knowledge of emailing systems (e.g. Constant Contact, etc.)
• Interpersonal skills with the ability to observe, question, listen, give and accept feedback and deal with changes
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Position Start Date: Immediately
Send resume and letter of interest to: Blaine Short at