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Pacific Crossroads Church

Communications Director

Pacific Crossroads Church
Los Angeles, California, United States

Date Posted: 06/03/2015
Categories: Communications
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCA
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Principal Function


Oversee the Communications department to ensure that the vision and mission of Pacific Crossroads is externally communicated in a consistent and accurate way.


Specific Responsibilities



  • Develop a yearly and long-term communications strategy to support the vision and mission of the church.
  • Grow the church’s brand, ensuring that all messaging and promotional materials reflect vision, mission, and identity of Pacific Crossroads Church.
  • Ensure all ministry communications needs align with vision and mission of the church.
  • Ensure social media strategy aligns, and messaging is clearly communicated.


Senior Pastor Support

  • Support Senior Pastor to ensure that all of his communications needs are fully staffed and addressed as needed.



  • Review and approve outgoing messaging and all promotional materials.
  • Manage communication team members, helping them grow as subject matter experts in their identified areas.
  • Hire all freelancers, including programmers and designers.
  • Work with ministries and church personnel to develop process improvements.



Additional Responsibilities


  • Oversee Communications team in the following area:
    • Partner with Worship Ministry to manage Sunday worship announcements process: determining announcements, developing talking points, coaching worship leaders, and developing Sunday creative slides.
    • Oversee all photography and videography needs, including Sunday needs, as well as videos.
    • Developing ministry event communications plans, including marketing and comms support, creative development.
    • Develop and manage a comprehensive social media plan, and manage current social media campaigns, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
    • Support ministry events with marketing and communications support, working closely with design teams to develop supporting offline and online creative elements, including collateral, social media and website materials. 
    • Manage the Pacific Crossroads website (WordPress), including writing content, updating weekly sermon, blog, and providing site maintenance.
    • Managing weekly blog, including editing and approving all Wednesday blogs and assisting pastoral team and outside writers in determining topics and developing content.
    • Manage weekly Enews: securing content, writing, editing, and confirming accuracy with church ministries.
    • All Sunday communications tools including:
      • Development of weekly bulletin, including design and printing.
      • Weekly Connect Card, developing content and design, as well as printingall slides for use on Sunday.
    • All printed collateral materials, including postcard, bookmarks, and flyers.
  • Oversee Communications budget, partnering with finance team to develop.
  • Oversee, map out, and resolve conflicts on the main church calendar.
  • Approve all church branding to ensure that all print and digital applications comply with style guide.
  • Use Adobe Creative Suite (Ai and Ps) to repurpose promotional graphics and adapt to an array of dimensions (e.g., social media posts, webpages, Enews headers, etc.).
  • Work closely with WordPress contractor as needed for advanced site updates and maintenance.