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Door Creek Church

Director of Communications

Door Creek Church
Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 07/19/2012
Categories: Communications
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Position Title:
Director of Communications (Part-time, up to 30 hours/week, Non-exempt)

Ministry Description:
To oversee and lead a consistent image and communication of Door Creek Church through a variety of mediums including electronic, print and verbal communication.

Reporting Relationship:
Reports to Business Administrator

Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop a church-wide Communications Plan for the church
• Work with Pastors and Directors to understand their ministry communication needs
• Work with logos and other graphic representations of DCC. This includes the website, email communication, print and other mediums used.
• Use and keep the DCC Style Guide up to date and keep staff current on the use of the Guide.
• Supervise the production of all print media of the church from layout and design to production and distribution plan, including the church’s inspirational magazine (currently distributed three times per year).
• Facilitate education of communication objectives and processes.
• Assist with adhering to standards for content to present a consistent message and image.
• Communicate with Communications Team events and other newsworthy information.
• Cultivate a coherent understanding of DCC’s mission, vision and values to a variety of ministry audiences.
• Perform continuous quality reviews of communication tools (enews, web site(s), etc.) for improvement on content.

Personal Qualifications:
• Door Creek Church member/attender who shares our values and vision for ministry and regularly nurtures their own spiritual growth
• Ability to work independently or as a member of a team
• Ability to multi-task and stay on track with regular interruptions
• Creative, detail oriented, flexible, and decisive with the ability to organize and coordinate work, set priorities, create and maintain systems, and motivate others
• Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality with sensitive information.
• Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including strong listening skills
• Thorough and detail-oriented in work assignments completed in a timely manner.
• A minimum of three years of experience in the areas of communications, writing, editing, and graphic design.
• Demonstrated computer skills (currently using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe family of graphic products).