Communications Director

Cornerstone UMC
Liberty Township, Ohio, United States


Date Posted: 05/22/2018
Categories: Communications
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Communications Director Job Description

Cornerstone Church – 7600 Princeton Glendale Rd. Liberty Township, OH 45011 –

www.cornerstonechurch.org

 

Cornerstone Church is seeking an experienced, energetic candidate to fill this full-time position asCommunications Director. The right candidate will support and enhance the flow of communication among the church staff, the congregation and the community and be responsible to help communicate the Cornerstone Story.

The Mission of Cornerstone Church is Changing lives by leading people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • Partner with the staff and ministry leaders to identify and develop marketing and communication strategies for all church initiatives and events with the congregation and community as key demographic foci.

  • Write, copy, and manage publication of printed materials, including weekly bulletin, newsletter, signage, and all digital communication.

  • Manage the church database and use it for communication and connection.

  • Be the key owner of the Cornerstone website, all social media communication, and the church

    calendar and provide logistic support for ministry, mission and events.

  • Provide general clerical support to the Lead Pastor, staff and ministry leaders.

  • Maintain current knowledge of best practices in the field of church communications and marketing.

  • Coordinate communication strategies among ministry areas and for major church events

  • Work with the Staff and Worship Design team on effective communication strategy to the

    congregation and community though worship.

  • Manage mail, email, phone and other communication as the voice of Cornerstone Church.

  • Manage the church office and communications budget.

  • Recruit and equip unpaid servants for the office, reception, and communications area.

  • Other duties as required.

     

    Requirements:

    • Spiritual

o Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
o Commitment to persona spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle.
o Considers this position a ministry, not just a job.
o Models standards and expectations of staff members within Cornerstone Church including worship attendance at Cornerstone Church, Small Group participation, lifestyle of tithing and generosity, and faithfully serving out of your call and giftedness.

 

            • Education

o High School diploma or GED required.

o Bachelor’s degree in Communications, marketing or related field preferred.

 

            • Experience

o Minimum of 3 years of deep and committed faith in Jesus Christ and service in a local church.

o Minimum of 3years working in Communications or related field.

 

            • Skills

o Broad working knowledge of marketing principles, communications, public relations and media relations is required.

o Demonstrated track record of success in project management.
o Strong interpersonal, customer service, team leadership and teaming skills.
o Exceptional command of English language conventions, including grammar, spelling and punctuation.

o Ability to write creatively and concisely.
o Strong eye for detail in all areas of work performance and ability to proofread.
o High energy and time flexibility.
o Must love variety and be energized by change and new task andl earning opportunities.
o Technically savvy, highly proficient in Microsoft Office software, WordPress, Hootsuite, Adobe Suite, and not intimidated by the requirements to learn new technologies.

o Ability to prioritize and perform tasks with little supervision.

o Strong focus on servant teambuilding.

 

This position reports directly to the Lead Pastor.
Submit cover letter and updated resume to Rev. David Hood – dhood@cornerstonechurch.org

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