Director of Communications

First Baptist Church - Millington

Millington, TN

Category: Communications

Posted on: October 01, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Function
TheDirector of Communicationwill assist in planning, creating,_noemailanizing, and implementing effective_noemailmunicationmessages internally and externally for the church and_noemailmunity it serves. The individual will supportchurchand ministry leaders in conveying their vision and_noemailmunicationspriorities to appropriate audiences.

Major Duties
o Serve as managing editor of Millington First Baptist's media outlets including:
o Creativity
Creating, designing and using graphics and other media in effective_noemailmunications.
o Electronic
Touch Point mass e-mail and targeted audience e-mail.
Social Media
Website page additions and edits
Weekly Bulletin
o Print
Church-wide print media and ministry specific artwork
Special bulletins and handouts
Missions Month Brochure (February)
o Graphics
Integrate_noemailmunications plans and requests on both churchwide and ministry specific levels into the planning and conceptualizing of print media.
Conceptualize, design, and provide artwork for electronic media as assigned.
TV/video
Web and social media
Collaborating with others in the creation of graphic designs
Managing graphics workflows
Working with vendors on the delivery of printed materials (paper, t-shirt, mugs, banners, etc.)
Oversee freelance graphic artists as needed.

o This entails:
o Integrating_noemailmunication plans and requests on both church-wide and ministry specific levels into the planning and conceptualizing of the above media.
o Editing of the above media and coordinating with ministry leaders who oversee the_noemailmunication request.
o Participating in the creative direction, design, proofing, and printing phases of the above media.
o Managing and scheduling the day-to-day production of the above media.
o Coordinate and edit news releases for mass use (newsletter, pulpit, social media, e-mail, etc.)
o Write and edit copy for other media (brochures, advertising, scripts, etc.) as assigned.
o Managing the proofing process for all graphics and documents.
o Willing to order promotional materials for various church-wide events or programs and assist ministry leaders with their order needs.
o Serves as air traffic controller, keeping_noemailmunications requests on time and within budget.
o Is knowledgeable of current creative,_noemailmunication and technological trends. Always looking for opportunities to use this information to_noemailmunicate with the_noemailmunity and church family more effectively.
o Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills. This individual serves as the "eyes" for all things print and electronic, looking for clear_noemailmunication, brand presence and consistency.

Skills
Must be extremely_noemailfortable working with_noemailputers in an office setting.
Communicate clearly and effectively using the written word.
Creative and conceptual abilities
Able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects, and meet deadlines
Detail-oriented
Strong work ethic
Excellent keyboarding skills
Excellent grammar and proofing skills
Desire to make an eternal impact in the lives of others
A plus: Knows or can quickly learn specific software and programs such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.), Hootsuite, Twillo and others.

Work
Days/Hours: 40 hours per week, typically Monday through Friday. However, on occasion you may need to work late and weekends as production needs dictate, especially during peak seasons and during big productions.
Compensation Plan: Not-Exempt, salaried
Safety/Ergonomic Issues: Occasional work with heavy equipment, climbing ladders, etc. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 

About First Baptist Church - Millington:

We exist to glorify God by surrendering to Him and to the growth of His kingdom.

We are...

Bible-Anchored
Christ-Centered
Discipleship-Driven
Unity-Focused.  

Qualifications:

Willing to work collaboratively on new ideas, but independently on execution of day-to-day work. Supervisors expect to be updated on progress and any issues that may hinder on-time completion of any job. This is a deadline driven position.
Provide leadership and management in external/internal communications and marketing through creative, electronic, and print vehicles for the church.
Educate ministry leaders about procedures and processes for communicating church messages.  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Communications
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Communications
Salary:
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Baptist - SBC
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
First Baptist Church - Millington
Contact Name:
Ken Dean
Address1:
5010 West Union Rd
Address2:
City:
Millington
State or Province:
TN
ZIP Code:
38053
Country:
United States
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