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Middletown United Methodist Church

Church Communications Director

Middletown United Methodist Church
Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 07/10/2015
Categories: Communications
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Church Communications Director—Full-time position

Middletown United Methodist Church                                  Louisville, KY


                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:

  • Develop and implement MUMC’s internal and external communications plan, including preparing and administering the budget for the plan
  • Establish MUMC’s Communication Policies and Procedures.
  • Manage all aspects of  all MUMC’s websites and develop a plan for continued growth
  • Manage the Social Media presence of MUMC
  • Produce creative and effective videos for use in worship and marketing
  • Oversee actual weekly worship services 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
  • Record and post-produce and post weekly sermon Podcast
  • Recruit, train and lead volunteers/teams such as audio/video, designers, photographers, artists and writers to identify opportunities to reinforce the place/identity/brand of MUMC in the community
  • Direct and monitor design of all promotional materials, including monthly newsletters and signage throughout the building.
  • Develop, organize and prioritize all communication with an emphasis on Outreach


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in communication or marketing preferred.
  • Proven technical experience with live sound mixing, audio and/or video recording, streaming, publishing programs and grass-roots marketing efforts.
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills.
  • Experienced with graphic design technology & tools.
  • Experience creating/developing/implementing communication plans & materials
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple Social Media Pages & Print/Media including, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.
  • Strong organizational skills for managing multiple projects.
  • Ideal candidates would consider themselves "early technology adapters"
  • The ability to prioritize, work well under pressure, as part of a team, and with many moving parts and opinions.
  • Strong Mac (Apple OS X) comfort level.
  • Proven experience with ProPresenter or comparable worship presentation software.

Full list of responsibilities available on request.  Candidates should send résumé including salary history to Dale Mowery at   Résumés should be submitted by July 30, 2015.