Communications Coordinator

About this role

Communications Coordinator

Assist in the development and implementation of communication plans including strategies, timelines, and tools; oversees messaging of printed and web-based materials; maintains and updates the company website and social media platforms to effectively communicate to congregants, internal team members, and other stakeholders.

The Communications Coordinator must have impeccable writing skills and strong editorial judgment. The ideal candidate should be passionate about the church, powerful storytelling, publishing, technology, and social media. Reporting to the Director of Communications, and working closely with the Senior Graphic Designer, this role requires a candidate who is energetic, able to work independently or on a team, and is driven by a desire to create and share excellent church-related content.

Description

Responsibilities:

Writing/Editing – Draft and proofread a wide range of communication materials, conveying detailed information in a clear and accessible manner to a range of audiences. Example materials include announcements, blog posts, social media posts, website content, printed communications, and success stories. Keen attention to detail, professional writing style, consistency, and ability to produce error-free work are essential.

Strategic Communication – Draft marketing and communication plans for campaigns. Strategize and brainstorm effective communication methods to enhance audience impact. Develop, support, and guide strategic messaging. Develop, update, and manage marketing materials to ensure appropriate targeting, repurposing, and consistency.

Web and Social Media – Help maintain company website by updating, creating, and editing web pages and collecting and analyzing statistics. Help manage the company's social media presence by posting, tracking, and analyzing statistics while creating strategies that will increase engagement. Research current trends in various social media platforms.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing, or related field
  • Three to five years of related experience in communications, public relations, or technical writing and editing
  • Ability to create effective messaging by synthesizing, clarifying, and enhancing contributions from a variety of sources
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with keen attention to detail
  • Proficient in Mac-based systems, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Experience with web communications, HTML, and social media platforms
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and deliver results under tight deadlines
  • Ability to clearly convey complex concepts for a variety of audiences
  • Maintain a desire to work in a faith-based organization as both a staff leader and member of Orangewood Church
  • Willing and able to actively participate in the daily life of the church, its schedule and events
  • Ability to create effective messaging by synthesizing, clarifying, and enhancing contributions from a variety of sources

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Orangewood's Director of Communications, Jack Michels at [email protected]

Priority will be given to candidates who submit writing samples and/or portfolio.

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