Shalimar United Methodist Church
    Job Description

    Position is responsible for and focused on leadership and team development, oversight and execution of all aspects of Communications and Marketing outlined below:


    • Proactively develop strategies to clarify and communicate the weekly messaging of the church, in partnership with leadership and ministry leaders.
    • Work in tandem with Pastors and Staff to create consistency in messaging.
    • Develop systems to organize, prioritize and communicate promotional items related to Shalimar UMC.
    • Oversee all print and digital materials related to promotions, ensuring they are executed with excellence.

    Digital Communication & Social Media
    • Lead all efforts related to the creation, strategy, and execution of Shalimar UMC digital communication channels.
    • Creatively build followings on various social media outlets including but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    • Oversee social media messaging and communication strategies
    • Lead messaging and strategy for social media advertising campaigns.

    Design & Brand Management 
    • Lead efforts to design all art and promotional materials related to church-wide activities with a high standard of creativity, excellence and effectiveness.
    • Network with contract and volunteer artists to develop graphic designs.
    • Monitor the look, vibe and feel of all promotional materials representing Shalimar UMC

    Team Development 
    • Enlist, equip and encourage qualified volunteer teams and interns to accomplish communications goals.
    • Create positive relationships with local and national media.
    • Oversee efforts related to securing or responding to media attention.
    • Develop policy and procedures related to media relations.

    • A heart for the local church, a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion to use communications to reach others.
    • Degree in communications, media, or related field, or at least 2-4 years of experience in communications.
    • Proficient in Creative Suite programs, such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Proven ability to take projects from beginning to end.
    • Organized and able to manage multiple projects.
    • Action-oriented and displays focus, passion and initiative. Takes appropriate action when something needs to be done.
    • Relates well to all kinds of people, builds effective relationships, communicates effectively both interpersonally and corporately.
    • Organized, creative thinker and highly productive, working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Committed to improvement, seeks constructive criticism, understands strengths and weaknesses.

    Schedule: Monday-Friday
    Average Hours/Week: 40
    Status: Full Time, salary
    Location: Shalimar, FL
    Reports to: Church Administrator; staff oversight by Worship Ministries Associate

    If you are interested in applying, please send the following to 

    • Resume / Cover Letter
    • A 1 - 3 minute video introduction briefly sharing who you are and why you are interested in the position.
    • A brief summary of your personal testimony / faith story
    • Links to portfolio, design samples, videos, personal website, or other resources you would like us to view. (if applicable)
    • Myers Briggs Type, Enneagram Number, Strengthsfinder Top 5, or other personal assessment info (optional)
    • Personal or Family Photo (optional)
    Complete in Him,
    Rev. Matt Langford
    Associate Pastor
    Shalimar United Methodist Church 
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