• CHURCH MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS LIAISION

    Shalimar United Methodist Church
    Job Description
    CHURCH MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS LIAISION

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

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Promotions
    • 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.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRED SKILLS
     
    • 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 
    office@shalimar-umc.org

     
    • 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 
    334-437-3931
    matt@shalimar-umc.org
     
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