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Christ Church Lake Forest

Director Marketing Communications

Christ Church Lake Forest
Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 02/26/2014
Categories: Communications
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


This position is primarily responsible for overseeing all aspects of media and communication for the church including web, publications, signs, media, social media and video. They are also responsible for buidling and developing creative teams which will develop creative elements to support  sermon teaching and small group studies by performing the following duties.



Handles Coordination and production of regular publications (including, but not limited to worship service bulletins, bulletin inserts, e-newsletters, annual reports, visitor and ministry brochures and posters, etc.) in a timely, accurate and presentable manner consistent with CC’s vision, ethos and branding.


Is Responsible for Development and deployment of CC’s website and the related collateral sites and for coordination of efforts to keep information accurate, up-to-date, and consistent with CC’s vision, ethos and branding.


Performs development and deployment of the various forms of electronic communication (email, social networking, etc.).


Acts as a gateway and quality control check on all church communication products, including those produced within individual ministries of the church.


Acts in a consulting role in the production of communication products produced by individual ministries of the church.


Negotiates and coordinates the print production process with outside vendors as needed.


Keeps the congregation fully informed about pertinent events and church news.


Acts as a conduit for information to be shared with congregation and church staff.


Acts as the church contact for external media seeking information from or about the church.


Coordinates efforts to advertise church activities, functions, services and general information to the local community.


Acts as the project manager of all communication activities, ensuring that they are completed in a timely, accurate and presentable manner consistent with CC’s vision, ethos and branding.


Is responsible for prudent management of all communications related budget line items and timely processing of check requisitions, billings and invoices, with assistance from the Director of Finance.


Prepares and submits annual budget proposals to the Executive Director Operations for budget deliberations.


Assists the Executive Director Operations and works with appropriate committees to establish Church communications policies and procedures and to assure achievement of church leadership’s operating objectives and vision.



Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or two+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Person must possess strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.  Must possess a developed Christian maturity and model Christian character at work, home, and social life.