Director of Marketing and Communications - Broomfield UMC, Broomfield, CO
May 08, 2019
Broomfield United Methodist Church has an opening for a Director of Marketing and Communications. This position is 40 hours per week M-F, with some night and weekend hours expected for events. Reporting to the Lead Pastor, the Director of Marketing and Communications is accountable for the visionary leadership and operations of communications, and marketing strategies of the church. This position will develop, design, organize, implement and analyze the activities associated with all external and internal communications. Manages contractors and vendors related to communications to ensure operational efficiency and consistency. As a senior staff member, responsible for promoting a Christian atmosphere while developing and fostering effective working relationships with staff/non-staff workers, church congregation, business partners and community members. Partners with all areas of ministry and laity to achieve organizational goals.
Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic communications program that supports the church's mission, goals, and objectives
Strengthen annual communication/marketing plan and strategy
Direct, manage, maintain and support all digital media (Website, Facebook, Blog, Text in Church and Twitter), including managing a regular posting schedule, content optimization, understanding the nuances of each platform and responding to followers
Identify and execute steps to achieve annual communication/marketing plan
Design unique graphics for ministry and program use
Seek training and learning opportunities to keep the church on the cusp of industry trends
Incorporate industry trends to cast vision for communications, marketing and branding
Ensure all church communication adheres to the style guide
Communicate complete and correct information to the congregation or target audience
Oversee and execute weekly process for worship bulletins, eblast, inserts, posters, monitor slides, exterior sign message etc.
Direct, schedule, edit and publish creative video productions to engage and appeal to stakeholders.
Explore and implement advertising opportunities to broaden the reach of the church ministries and programs
Create and distribute special marketing collateral materials
Oversee and maintain internal bulletin boards messaging and content
Establish and manage annual communications budget
Employ strong project management skills and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, consistently delivering high quality results
Attend team and organizational meetings, activities and events as required
Manage miscellaneous communications and office tasks as required
A minimum of 3 years experience in the graphic design, digital media, marketing or communications fields.
Outstanding administrative and communication skills are a prerequisite as is a thorough understanding of advertising, media and communication standards for non-profit organizations.
An undergraduate degree in communications, marketing, graphic design field or digital media field from an accredited institution is a basic requirement.
Working knowledge of layout and design principles
Proficient with technology platforms required for the functions of the position, including website, email marketing, social media, graphic design and audio/video. Specifically, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and Facebook
Superb proofreading skills and high level of attention to detail
Marketing and branding strategies
Proficient and working knowledge of digital media and how it can be leveraged for multiple audiences
Known for executing projects at a high-quality level, on time, under pressure, with diplomacy and a great attitude
Skills and Abilities:
Understand and support the vision of Broomfield United Methodist Church
Support all area of ministry as well as laity in the areas defined.
Perform tasks, from time to time, not defined above in support of the goals of the organization.
Perform miscellaneous tasks or duties in support of the daily operation of the organization
Work as a team leader and team member
Superior organizational skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Impeccable grammar and punctuation skills
Manage both large and small projects
Excellent communication skills in all mediums
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Interested candidates please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to email@example.com with "Director of Marketing and Communications" as the subject.