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Grace Covenant Church

Austin, Texas, United States

Date Posted:
09/17/2015
Categories:
Communications
Denomination:
Bible Church
Church Size:
2501 to 3000
Job Type:
Full-Time
Grace Covenant Church
Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: To coordinate the flow of current and accurate information internally and to the congregation and community from the church leadership and various ministries.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Graphic Design

  • Design and produce weekly bulletin, communicating ministry and church information
  • Develop new graphics for each sermon series, weekly bulletins and specific ministry needs
  • Develop designs and layout for other communications needs (i.e. new ministries & events) including web graphics, posters, postcards, bulletin inserts, special slides, building and courtyard banners
  • Coordinate designs and print sermon CDs, DVDs and album covers for Recording Ministry

Marketing and Coordination

  • Set priorities and design project/print schedule for the communications department
  • Maintain brand standards & overall organizational image
  • Meet regularly with ministries to assess communication needs and develop effective marketing plans for various events
  • Assist the Worship Planning Team in obtaining accurate information regarding events, as well as providing expertise in communicating those events to the congregation
  • Schedule quarterly calendar meetings with pastors and staff to drive church-wide future planning and vision
  • Manage church-wide event calendar
  • Work alongside Executive Pastor, Connections Pastor, Senior Pastor and Worship Pastor to create a welcoming environment for guests and congregation on Sunday mornings

Management of Communications Needs

  • Supervise the Communications Assistant by overseeing, managing and delegating tasks to maintain workflow
  • Update and manage the website and social media sites
  • Prepare promotional slides and write announcements for worship services each week
  • Oversee lobby signage and set-up for Sunday mornings
  • Prepare and send Life@Grace, our weekly E-news letter, by planning weekly introduction articles and gathering content from pastors, support staff and congregation, editing and/or writing articles as necessary
  • Update content of existing brochures and promotional materials as needed and maintain the supply at all welcome centers
  • Recommend equipment and resources to enhance communication and workflow

Other duties as assigned

 

THE IDEAL EMPLOYEE WILL:

  • Possess strong communication skills to clearly and succinctly communicate in both a written and oral format
  • Be well organized to plan ahead, anticipate design needs and manage time and resources effectively
  • Have the ability to think strategically and provide vision for church wide communication using all mediums of communication
  • Display the ability to visually and artistically illustrate concepts and ideas in a clear, original and memorable way
  • Produce high-quality work in a fast-paced environment and maintain effectiveness when faced with change, opposition or emergencies
  • Provide oversight and direction to the Communications Assistant
  • Embrace a willingness to help others in a caring manner and accurately assess and anticipate their needs
  • Possess a commitment to personal growth and reflection
  • Desire to use talents, time and abilities to serve the Lord

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong background in graphic design with supporting portfolio.
  • A background in marketing or communications
  • A working understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, as well as a working knowledge of WordPress, HTML and CSS.
  • Commitment to the Core Values and Statement of Faith of Grace Covenant Church

 

JOB STATUS:

  • Full-Time with benefits
  • Exempt
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