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Communications Coordinator

Trinity United Methodist Church, a vital, growing congregation in suburban Chicago, seeks a Director of Youth Ministries. This position is part time (15 hours/week), and will involve both online and in person experiences of ministry and connection. For more information and/or to apply, please contact Rev. Wendy Hardin Hermann: pastorwendy@trinitymp.org

Job Summary: The Coordinator of Communications is responsible for providing leadership, direction and resourcing for the implementation and maintenance of all social media and electronic media/communication.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate social media outreach plan including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Promote and publicize church events/ministries through various media and communication outlets.
  • With volunteers and office staff, coordinate connections between weekly email, mass texts, website, social media and print communications
  • Develop and maintain creative methods for connecting with our congregation and community—i.e. church app for smartphones
  • Coordinate photography, videography, and use of photos/videos for publicity and communication
  • Coordinate with Office Administrator for all communication

Other Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Be available, as needed, for special events

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to produce creative, concise and engaging communications
  • Ability to think creatively about offering a communications message to the congregation and wider community
  • Diverse knowledge and experience with social media platforms
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with online ministry needs and opportunities for connection

Core Competencies

  • Knowledge and ability to work with PowerPoint/Canva, and other software programs as needed
  • Knowledge and experience with mass email and texting
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Word and Publisher
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work with volunteers in ministry

Physical Requirements:

  • Part-time, with flexible work and office hours
Start Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
City: 
Mount Prospect
State: 
Illinois
Employer: 
Trinity United Methodist Church
Job Type: 
Part-Time
Job Category: 
Administrative Ministry
Denomination: 
United Methodist Church (UMC)