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Director of Communications and Creative Media

Menlo Church
Menlo Park, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/13/2017
Categories: Other
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

Leadership and Management

  • Recruit and manage all communications staff and creative teams.
  • Collaborate with Campus Pastors to ensure consistent communication across campuses
  • Develop and oversee system for workflow/management of creative requests from campuses

Communication Strategy

  • Work with Central Leadership Team as well as Central Ministry Leaders to create a comprehensive communication strategy across all distribution channels to help Menlo fulfill achieve its mission and goals.
  • Works closely with CLT, Human Resources, and IT to develop regular effective channels of communication within staff and congregation
  • Engage in ongoing ROI and effectiveness assessment for all marketing & communication initiatives, both church wide and campus specific, and update strategies accordingly.
  • Work with Lead Pastor (and CLT when necessary) on strategic communication projects, ghost writing, social media, and personal brand coaching when necessary.

Marketing and Brand Management

  • Oversee all marketing communications including branding, public relations, advertising, social media, market research management, and digital content.
  • Ensure all content used to promote and represent Menlo is reviewed and reflects our values and brand identity.
  • Ensure communication practices at all campuses remains consistent with our values, goals and church-wide ministries
  • Develops a system of collecting compelling stories that illustrate Menlo’s mission in action.
  • Support Central Ministry Leaders in brand development for Menlo’s central ministries.

Digital and Web

  • Develop a digital strategy that positions MPPC as the contextual and innovative church it is capable of being in an area so rich in technology. 
  • Create a digital strategy for evangelism that distributes tailored content across digital platforms resulting in increased decisions for Christ and retention / engagement in MPPC community life.
  • Provide oversight to all aspects related to improvement and maintenance of Menlo’s website and any other online or digital media platforms.

Position Qualifications

  • 5-10 years leadership experience in communications -  ministry a-plus
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in communication strategy, weekend planning, social media, marketing and public relations.
  • Ability to recruit and coach communications and creative staff
  • Ability to manage budgets and assess ministry effectiveness
  • Highly organized, able to manage information and details well
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills