Communications Director

First Mt. Juliet

Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Communications

Church Size: 750 - 1000

Salary: $40,000 - 50,000

Posted on: January 13, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Communications Director leads the creative communications
process, including brand strategy, marketing, film, social media, content management,
communication environments, and overall brand experience. They are committed to developing
an empowered and innovative creative culture by cultivating leaders who focus on the church's
mission and vision.
Employee Classification: Full-time
Report to: Minister of Music
1. Proactively develop strategies to clarify and communicate the weekly messaging of
the church in partnership with leadership and ministry leaders.
2. Serves as an air traffic controller to organize and plan all communications messages.
Ensure messages are conveyed promptly.
3. Serve as the "eyes" for all things print and electronic, looking for clear
communication, brand presence, and consistency.
4. Develop systems to organize, prioritize, and communicate promotional items related
5. Oversee the timely development and execution of vision, campaigns, and initiatives
to ensure that goals are achieved.
6. Responsible for maintaining and updating the church website regularly.
7. Responsible for composing, editing, printing, review process, and all preparation of
the Sunday bulletin.
8. Responsible for composing, editing, review process, and all preparation of church-
wide weekly email.
9. Compose and/or edit church-wide or specific ministry communications for all
ministry areas as requested by ministerial staff.
10. Keeps ears open to stories of life change within the church. Develop ways to
communicate those stories via video, interviews, etc. creatively.
11. Work directly with Senior Pastor to develop and promote print, digital, and social
media material weekly.
12. Stay current on creative, communications, and technological trends and look for
opportunities to use this information to communicate more effectively with the
community and church family.
Digital Communication and Social Media
13. Lead all efforts related to the creation, strategy, and execution of FBCMJ digital
communication channels.
14. Creatively build followings on various social media outlets, including but not limited
to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
15. Compose and post daily social media posts.
16. Evaluate and create strategies to keep social media content fresh and engaging.
17. Proactively work to ensure FBCMJ maintains an effective presence on the internet
including style/presence, search engines, and updated technology.
18. If instituted, take the lead in all aspects of a church newsletter.
19. Be available to consult with church leadership and provide expertise as requested.
Media Relations
20. Create positive relationships with local and national media.
21. Oversee efforts related to securing or responding to media attention.
Design and Brand Management
22. Network with contract, volunteer artists, and ministry team to develop graphic
23. Monitor the look, vibe, and feel of all promotional materials representing FBCMJ.
24. Police the use of logos and images that represent FBCMJ.
Team Development
25. Enlist, equip, and encourage qualified volunteer teams and interns to accomplish
communication goals.
26. Educate staff and ministry leaders about procedures and processes for communicating
church messages. Meet them where they are in their level of understanding and help
them know what we do and why we do it and how they can contribute to the overall
effectiveness of church communications.
27. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or leadership.
28. Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university with a degree in art,
graphic design, marketing, or communications is preferred.

Job Qualifications:

Have a heart for the local church, a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, and a passion
for using communications for the glory of God.
Have a teachable spirit and desire to learn and grow in their area of operations.
Understand vision cast by leadership and organize communications messages in a way
that best reflects and supports church priorities.
Have a flexible spirit with the ability to take constructive criticism and feedback from
Proficient in Creative Suite programs including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and
Minimum 1-year ministry experience preferred.
Ability to take quality photos and videos to promote digital and print material.
Ability to begin and complete projects in an allotted time.
Excellent time management skills.
Must be highly organized in all areas of responsibility.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Have excellent knowledge of grammar and usage for composition and editing. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Communications Director
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
$40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
Worship Style:
Church Size:
750 - 1000

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Contact Name:
Caleb Lynn
735 N. Mt. Juliet Rd.
Mt. Juliet
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