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Middletown United Methodist Church

Communications Director

Middletown United Methodist Church
Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 01/23/2013
Categories: Communications - Media/Technology
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Middletown United Methodist Church is seeking a qualified and experienced communications candidate to lead/oversee the communications ministry of the church. This person will oversee the communications and marketing aspects, audio/visual aspects and technical components of the church’s ministry.  This is a full-time position.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establish MUMC’s Communication Policies and Procedures
  • Organize and prioritize all communication with an emphasis on Outreach
  • Manage all aspects of MUMC’s primary and related websites
  • Create and manage social media presence for MUMC
  • Produce creative and effective videos for use in worship and marketing
  • Oversee/manage/conduct actual weekly worship service audio and video usage
  • Work with others as needed to provide the best possible design for all church publications, advertisements, website, and audio/video support.
  • Works with worship team and Administrative Assistant to produce worship bulletins, PowerPoint, video and other resources for worship services/events
  • Create communication strategies to market, inform and promote teaching series, big events, and other campaigns related to the future and/or life within the community/church
  • Serve as resource person for trustees and business manager in maintaining and upgrading audio/visual, publication, and other technical equipment associated with the scope of the job.
  • Develop volunteer teams as necessary to achieve communication goals
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Proven technical experience with audio/visual equipment, publishing programs and marketing.
  • Associate or Bachelors degree in communication or marketing preferred.
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced with graphic design technology & tools.
  • Track record of creating/implementing communication plans, including developing the materials to support those plans.
  • Experience managing Social Media Pages & Print/Media Efforts.
  • Strong organizational skills for managing multiple projects
  • Ideal candidates would consider themselves "early technology adapters", who are current on all things new with the world, including technology, the internet and social media. They should have a passion for how the church's vision & identity is translated to people inside and outside the church
  • The ability to work well under pressure, as part of a team

Candidates should send résumé including salary history to  Résumés should be submitted by February 6, 2013.