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Coast Hills Community Church

Communications Manager

Coast Hills Community Church
Aliso Viejo, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/09/2014
Categories: Communications - Media/Technology - Other
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Communications Manager contributes to the ministry of Coast Hills through providing leadership and project management in all areas of communications and marketing with a focus on story-telling and an end goal of seeing people become transforming disciples of Jesus.


This position works closely with pastors, staff and key volunteers to develop communication strategies, manage day-to-day communications as well as to implement program and event rollouts.



  • To provide oversight for major communications throughout the church utilizing accurate and excellent written and verbal skills to craft all-church communications while consistently articulating the vision and mission and ethos of Coast Hills.
  • Develop, guide and implement the strategy for all communication media including social media, the website, church app, publications, signage, marketing media, advertising and public relation messages.
  • Develop an annual ministry action plan for communications in collaboration with the church’s ministry and leadership team.
  • Work with all ministries to tell stories of transformation in any and all effective forms
  • Manage and maintain effective relationships within the community.
  • Conduct research and analyze trends and adapt communication strategies accordingly. 
  • Develop, oversee and equip a team of Communications volunteers (including but not limited to: photographers, graphic designers, environmental, etc.)
  • Work with appropriate ministry teams in setting priorities, goals and schedules for communication calendar including:
  •      Verbal weekend announcements
  •      Requests for weekend service promotions (video, interview, special promo)
  •      Weekly bulletin
  •      Special promotional requests (email, etc.)
  • Oversee and coordinate all church master calendar
  • Oversee annual Communications budget
  • Coordinate vendor relationships when appropriate. 


  • Oversee all graphic design for weekend services and Adult Life
  • Work closely with all other ministry areas to meet graphic and web design needs
  • Design and implement graphics as needed throughout all ministries (working with and/or through key volunteers, contractors, other staff, etc)
  • Ensure all design follows appropriate brand style guidelines and other standards


  • Works with team to manage the planning, design, writing, approval and pre-press production of marketing/communications materials, including all church collateral, event promotion pieces, social media content, etc.
  • Work with ministry departments to facilitate planning and creating strategies, tactics, activities and materials for the purpose of conveying the most effective marketing messages.
  • Ensure that marketing materials position the church and its ministries effectively
  • Devise creative PR strategies to create awareness in local community
  • Develop and execute PR strategies to increase attendance at events

Web/Social Media:

  • Oversees, maintains and upgrades the design and content of the church website continually seeking new opportunities to improve its effectiveness.
  • Oversee all website development, content management and day-to-day operations
  • Ensure all information on sites is up to date, accurate and grammatically correct
  • Serve as primary point person for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any other relevant social media sites
  • Develop creative methods of utilizing social media to further the message and vision of Coast Hills
  • Gather and present statistics and analytics to maximize effectiveness of web presence and all social media vehicles