Director of Communications

First Baptist Church - Millington

Millington, TN 38053

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Communications

Posted on: October 01, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Primary Function
The Director of Communication will assist in planning, creating, organizing, and implementing effective communication messages internally and externally for the church and community it serves. The individual will support church and ministry leaders in conveying their vision and communications priorities 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 communications.
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 communications 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 communication 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 communication 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 communications requests on time and within budget.
o   Is knowledgeable of current creative, communication and technological trends. Always looking for opportunities to use this information to communicate with the community 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 communication, brand presence and consistency.

Skills
·       Must be extremely comfortable working with computers 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.  

Job 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:
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Ken Dean
Address1:
5010 West Union Rd
Address2:
City:
Millington
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
38053
Country:
United States
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