Southeast Christian Church

Director of Communications

Southeast Christian Church
Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 07/24/2017
Categories: Communications
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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The Director of Communications will provide effective leadership and oversight to the Strategy/Marketing Team, Video/Motions Graphics Team, Creative Design Team, and Web/Social Media Team. This person will support new strategic planning and ensure the overall integration of key messages throughout all communication channels both internally and externally. They will collaborate with Ministry Leaders to ensure their vision is clearly supported through all church marketing while maintaining the mission, vision, and strategies of Southeast Christian Church.

Essential Functions

  • Direct/Supervise all Church-wide communication
  • Oversee all promotions and initiatives for ministries, direct overlap in order to balance key messages
  • Ensure efficiency and good stewardship of resources related to Communications Ministry including budgeting
  • Provide both creative and strategic direction for Communications’ Projects
  • Provide direction to best schedule workflow and maintain even balance for staff
  • Resolve issues between ministries when conflict arises usually resulting from lack of clarity in regards to deadlines and/or miscommunication in regards to resources needed
  • Oversee, manage and approve all internal and external church marketing plans and Media Mix
  • Create and maintain a culture of creativity, innovation, and outside the box thinking that propels the church to reach its mission
  • Develop Marketing plans that involve a diverse media mix for both paid and earned media
  • Develop social media strategy as a part of an overall marketing strategy
  • Partner with The Outlook Newspaper to be strategic in storytelling and content on a weekly basis for overall brand messaging, tone, language and maintaining the developed Southeast style-guide

Essential Competencies

  • General understanding of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Affects, Premier, and Final Cut
  • Strong understanding of video production, web design, social media, graphic design, public relations and brand management
  • High capacity leadership with proven ability in executing vision through large teams in complex organizations
  • Ability to lead through difficult situations and resolve conflict
  • Ability to create, encourage, and maintain a positive/Christ-honoring work environment
  • Understand ministry development and execution in a mega-church environment and culture

Required Education, Experience, and Membership

  • 4+ Year Degree in Communications, Business, Marketing, Graphic Design or related field of study
  • 8+ years in professional marketing, branding, advertising or communications related position
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience leading a creative team.
  • 5+ years of experience in leading creative process as well as managing projects is strongly preferred
  • Experience and examples of leading a team and developing others to lead teams with goals defined, tracked and achieved
  • Engaged member of Southeast Christian Church who supports the Statement of Faith and submits to the leadership established by the church

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