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Statesboro First United Methodist Church

Director of Digital Communications

Statesboro First United Methodist Church
Statesboro, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 09/09/2013
Categories: Communications - Media/Technology
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Statesboro First United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Digital Communications. This ministry is a full-time salaried position with primary responsibilities which include coordinating worship media, social media, website design, and creating and incorporating design elements in our print publications.  The Director of Digital Communications will be a self-motivated, energetic, team-oriented person with a heart for Jesus Christ and a deep commitment to communicate the mission and ministry of Statesboro First UMC with the church family and the surrounding community.  This ideal candidate will possess a clear understanding of the mission of our church, supports the core principles and theology of the Methodist church, and has a passion for reaching people through digital media.


Statesboro First UMC is located in Statesboro, GA and averages around 400 on a Sunday morning. We are a church that is looking to innovate and grow in our technological communication as we have strong traditional roots.  We are looking for somebody who can work cooperatively with a young and energetic program staff to develop and help implement a plan to engage folks through digital communication in a variety of ways.  This might include producing message videos and/or video advertisements, designing unique presentations through our worship software, branding and logo design for ministries of the church, art design for message series and for newsletters and/or mailers. We are looking for somebody who can passionately tell stories through digital means of how our church is profoundly impacting the community through its ministries.


The ideal candidate will have competency and proficiency in the skills listed below.  Please be advised that we will ask candidates to provide a portfolio of their work to demonstrate their capabilities. 


Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Robin Kersey, Business Administrator, at no later than October 7.


Required Skills:

Proficiency in the Following:



Pro Presenter (Worship software)

Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro (Video Editing)




Audacity, Soundtrack Pro, or Audition

Handbrake or Compressor



Cloud Sharing: Dropbox/Google Drive

Mac OS

Social Media: Facebook/Twitter/Buffer

Google Analytics



Practical Skills:

Elements of production lighting

How to conduct a video shoot

Putting together slide shows

Using a steadycam mount


Desired but not required:

After Effects


Worship Planning Center Online

Web Design Software: Weebly/Wordpress/Coda/Dreamweaver/Clover

Soundrack Pro

Adobe Audition

Logic Pro/Pro Tools

Logmein – Remote Login

Constant Contact/Mail Chimp for email marketing

Lighting, DMX Programming

Knowledge of Networking environments

Networking troubleshooting