Director of Communications and Administration

Cedar Ridge Community Church

Spencerville, MD 20868

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Communications

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

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Job Description:

Cedar Ridge Community Church is looking to hire a fulltime Director of Communication and Administration to create, develop and maintain communications and administrative support systems that invite and empower our community to live out our vision. Responsibilities include
- Management of communications
- Coordination of programming for Sunday morning and special worship services
- Provision of organizational support for church-wide events
- Oversight of facilities management

Specific Responsibilities

1. Develop and maintain all vehicles of church-wide communication
- Oversee gathering of content, editing and production of weekly, monthly and quarterly communications
- Develop graphics for new message series, events and activities
- Update the church app as needed, and schedule push notifications
- Post updates and events to social media

2. Oversee the development and maintenance of the website and database
- Serve as webmaster with overall responsibility for site, troubleshooting functionality problems with DreamHost
- Coordinate with all staff to ensure the calendar, pages and groups are current and accurate
- Manage signups, accounts and member directory in Church Community Builder/PushPay

3. Coordinate the communication aspect of public space at Cedar Ridge
- Support the development of signage, displays and information
- Develop seasonal thematic installations
 
4. Coordinate the programming of Sunday morning and special worship services
- Supervise set-up of auditorium and atmosphere in readiness for each service (lights, props, music, etc.)
- Supervise sound booth during each service and ensure problem-free production
- Supervise zoom live-stream of services, and recording and uploading of messages to web
- Coordinate scheduling of volunteers for worship services
- Maintain all supplies for services
- Create all necessary slides and videos for Sunday service and special seasonal and holiday services
 
5. Provide organizational support for church-wide events
- Develop and/or review project plans for each event and work closely with event leader to track and maintain progress
- As appropriate, coordinate food, registration, communication, production of materials and signage, and set up and clean up
 
6. Oversee facilities
- Supervise the work of the Property and Facilities Manager
- Manage all contracts associated with the property and facilities (insurance, fire safety, HVAC, trash, etc.)
- Maintain security systems for the property and facilities
- Ensure compliance with legal requirements and liaise with relevant offices (county, fire, historic preservation, etc.) 
- Manage use of property and facilities by other groups (rentals and gratis)
- Manage all communication with renters and respond to enquiries about new rentals
- Coordinate repair and maintenance of equipment
- Order office and hospitality supplies
 

About Cedar Ridge Community Church:

Cedar Ridge Community Church is a diverse, open, and affirming community of followers of Jesus, sharing God's love with everyone and working to make the world a better place for all. We are a multi-denominational congregation of about 400 members. Our beautiful 63-acre property is located in Spencerville, Maryland. It includes a half-acre farm, on which we grow about two tons of organic produce annually to feed our hungry neighbors; and an 8-acre community solar farm serving 350 subscribers, at least 30% of whom are low- to moderate-income families. 

Job Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be a devoted follower of Jesus with a commitment to the vision of Cedar Ridge Community Church (https://www.crcc.org/our-vision-and-history/). They will have an understanding of leadership as servanthood, and be willing to love and care for the people of our community and work through conflict.

Candidates must have proven expertise in video editing, website maintenance, and general communications.

Required attributes include the following:
- Excellent organizational skills
- Attention to detail and follow through
- Ability to problem-solve and create and improve systems
- Experience with project and people management
- Advanced computer literacy and confidence learning new software
- Good interpersonal, social skills 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Communications and Administration
Time Type:
Full Time
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Salary:
$40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Contemporary
Church Size:
250 - 500

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Contact Name:
Ruth Campbell
Address1:
2410 Spencerville Rd
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City:
Spencerville
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ZIP Code:
20868
Country:
United States
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