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Gashland Evangelical Presbyterian Church

MINISTRY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Gashland Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Kansas City, Missouri, United States


Date Posted: 04/28/2017
Categories: Business/Administration - Church Staff - Communications - Media/Technology - Secretarial/Office
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

 

MINISTRY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

PART-TIME (25-30 hours/week) 

Gashland Evangelical Presbyterian Church (GEPC) 

April 2017

 

Responsibilities

Develop and Maintain GEPC’s Communication Content to Support external and internal Ministry objectives:

  • Web Master for the GEPC Domain: Provides oversight of the GEPC website including overall site design and integrity; content design, development and posting; and integrity of internal & external links. 
  • Print Media Development and Production: Primary writer and editor for weekly bulletin and “traditional” mailings (announcement cards, invitations, etc.). Also coordinates and handles all internal and external print production jobs. 
  • Multi-Media Content Development: Provides multi-media resource development support to pastors, staff and ministry teams for creating text, graphic, video and photo based presentations using Adobe, Apple and Microsoft software platforms.
  • Social Media Development: Primary writer and editor for all GEPC social media account platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Flickr, Vimeo, YouTube, and others.
  • Oversight of church management software (Church Community Builder) as a communications tool.
  • Establishes and maintains writing, publishing, and graphic style guidelines. 
  • Layout and assemble projects for best result, economics and time efficiency
  • Schedule and maintain Church calendar for all functions/activities conducted within the Church
  • Works with pastors, staff, and ministry teams to develop successful communications strategies for meeting ministry objectives. 
  • Assist and advise pastors, staff, and ministry teams on good communications practices to help meet ministry objectives for projects, events, meetings etc. 
  • Pastoral assistance in the areas of ministry, planning, and communication as needed.

 

 

Interpersonal Skills

  • Able to communicate clearly both verbally and in written forms
  • Ability to work one-on-one and provide technical assistance
  • Ability to work in ministry team settings and consult across all ministry areas
  • Well organized and able to complete task with minimal supervision

 

Proficiencies

  • Website design and management using WordPress tools and plugins. Current HTML and CSS basic knowledge is a plus. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and comparable Apple software (Keynote, Pages, and Numbers)
  • Pre-Press Print Production Knowledge and Experience
  • Proficient in Facebook page management, Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube, and other social media programs.
  • Handle multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize projects

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree in Communications or similar field
  • 2-5 years of work in Communications or similar field 

 

Position includes competitive pay with no benefits.  If you have questions or would like to apply for this position, you can go to http://www.gashand.org/employment and submit your cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio.  You can also email Gashland’s Personnel Team at apply@gashland.org.