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Communications Specialist (Bilingual - Spanish/English)

Diocesan Positions
Communications Specialist (Bilingual - Spanish/English)
Raleigh, NC

The Catholic Center, Raleigh

Full Time, 40 hours per week

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • Create bilingual (Spanish and English) content to promote the ministerial work of the Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, including Catholic Charities
  • Utilize various communication methods to highlight positive community impact and increase brand awareness within Spanish- and English-speaking populations throughout the Diocese of Raleigh
  • Work with central and regional staff to tell success stories, maintain the online presence for the agency, and create marketing materials
  • Will include occasional travel to regional offices throughout central and eastern North Carolina

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education:  Associates or other 2-year degree in journalism, communications, or marketing
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience
    • Years of related work experience: 1-3 years of experience
    • Area of related work experience:  journalism, public relations, marketing or related field
  • Fluency in oral and written Spanish and English communications required
  • Must submit a writing sample in Spanish (news article/blog post)
  • Proven writing and editing experience
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple projects
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and vehicle in working order for business use
  • Position will require occasional night and weekend work (must be able to work flexible hours)
  • Position requires travel up to 60% (mostly day-travel)
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn how to operate a DSLR camera

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh comprises the 54 eastern counties of North Carolina, covering approximately 32,000 square miles. The diocese is divided into eight deaneries with a total of 95 parishes and missions and five centers for campus ministry. The diocese is served by 113 active diocesan and religious order priests.

The number of registered Catholics is 222,671, with an estimated 250,000 unregistered Hispanics. In addition to the Hispanic population, the diocese has become home to an increasing number of Catholics from African and Asian countries.

Position Start Date: As soon as possible

Send resume and letter of interest, along with writing sample in Spanish to: employment.opportunities@raldioc.org