Communications & Operation Administrator

Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church

Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Denomination: United Methodist

Category: Communications

Posted on: April 07, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Summary: Pioneer a new, hybrid position that melds (1) a move into all things digital for communications to aid in public relations, marketing, story-telling and worship support with (2) general office and administrative support.
1.Performs, updates, & oversees public relations, marketing efforts internally & externally to include email & print publications, ads, news articles, bulletin boards, etc., whether weekly and/or monthly.
2.Coordinates & administers all web & social media platforms, including but not limited to the church website, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
3.Works with staff & church leaders to create consistency in messaging, branding, & advertising, videos & other creative means.
4.Coordinates the weekly "Proclaim" presentation (worship presentation software) & designs/selects the graphics for each week's worship, in collaboration with the Director of Music & Worship Arts.
5.Assists in the creative brainstorming for series, programs, & other ministry events. Oversees the training & development of any creative team & helps with the empowering of volunteers to serve for these creative programs.
6.Must possess a high degree of customer service orientation & people skills when interacting with church members & the public when answering the phones, greeting incoming visitors, answering inquiries, referring people to appropriate staff members or outside agencies, &alerting the prayer chain to new prayer requests.
7.Guides & oversees volunteer outreach as our "First Touch" Guest Services coordinator for both digital & physical follow up with visitors/newcomers.
8.Prepares & submits (in concert with staff & council leads) the annual Charge Conference, year-end report documentation, official forms and certificates (baptisms, weddings, membership, etc.) & keep records for church files. Provide membership transfer requests for incoming/outgoing members. Maintains, archives and stores the reports & records of the church's meetings/minutes & other documents.
9.Maintain & regularly update attendance & membership records using the Church Windows software. May provide training to others for their assistance.
10.Maintain the church calendar & scheduled use of the building. Ensures proper forms are completed by all individuals/organizations & that any deposits/fees are received in a timely manner. Coordinate the return of deposit fees following the event, if appropriate.
11.Order supplies & keep records of purchases/expenditures. Keep commonly used forms printed & in stock. Manages budget for office line items.
12.Renew annual licenses, contracts, subscriptions, memberships for church.
13.Oversees & controls the printings, publications, promotions, project advancement & all mailing activities.
14.Responsible for keeping track of & checking out keys & door codes to the building. Door codes are maintained & changed twice a year per church policy.
15.Assists with the coordination of requests for financial aid (Good Sam Fund) & other resources available.

About Oak Harbor First United Methodist Church:

LOVING GOD: it means more than "believing He exists," but longing to know Him personally, intimately and relationally! Loving means adoring and emulating the amazing God as our desired character destination.
SERVING OTHERS: To be a servant is to be deployable in spirit, representative in character, open in assignments and winsome in presence! Serving means wanting to be Jesus to others as we see Jesus in others!
CHANGING THE WORLD: Joining God in making everything new means empowering people into every form of Heaven's Shalom (the Peace of God that brings health and well-being of one's entire existence in body, soul, mind and spirt). 

Job Qualifications:

1.Have a committed Christian faith that is anchored in church attendance, a passion for ministry service & reflecting Christian values in daily life which includes that all persons are created in the image of God & are committed to racial justice for all.
2.Experience & familiarity with digital marketing, web development, & graphics design elements.
3.Familiarity with general office & technology procedures, either through formal training or equivalent experience.
4.Previous work experience in an office/business environment preferred.
5.Computer/technology knowledge required with proficiency in Microsoft Office, or similar applications. Additional knowledge of "data base" software preferred.
6.Must possess good organization skills & good interpersonal skills & maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
7.Satisfactory completion of a background check & Safe Church dictated trainings.


Position Information:

Job Title:
Communications & Operation Administrator
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Not specified
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Linda Jury
1050 SE Ireland Street
Oak Harbor
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