Social Media & Digital Director

Ginghamsburg Church

Tipp City, OH 45371

Category: Technology/Media

Posted on: March 09, 2018

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Purpose: In partnership with ministry leaders, dream, develop and deploy strategies to enhance social media, online, and digital projects encompassing all Ginghamsburg Church sites.

Primary Responsibilities and Activities:
* Build church brand and increase public visibility
* Partner with ministry leaders to identify and deploy marketing strategies/external communications for key church initiatives and events, developing and monitoring associated marketing budgets
* Write, create and deploy engaging content across all social media platforms as well as for print and web media
* Track and analyze analytics reports to gain insight on traffic, demographics and effectiveness, using information to positively affect future outcomes
* In partnership with the creative media team, develop and deploy print and website marketing materials as applicable
* Maintain current knowledge of best practices in the specific field of church communications/social media as well as best business practices
* Develop and maintain media relationships, including maintaining an updated list of media relations contacts for press releases and other purposes
* Develop and deploy press releases and PSAs and coordinate onsite support of media contacts present at events
* Recruit and deploy unpaid servants to enhance and broaden Ginghamsburg's social media presence
* Generate purchase orders as needed
* Ensure smooth operation for all digital tools and applications (e.g. websites, platforms, etc.)
* Work with a team to analyze SEO and marketing metrics
* Train internal teams to use digital technologies and ensure brand consistency
* Suggest new optimization methods to improve the user experience
* Ensure web best practices are met 

About Ginghamsburg Church:

Ginghamsburg Church... where God is changing the world one life at a time.

Since 2005, the congregation has invested over $8 million into sustainable humanitarian projects in the Sudan, South Sudan and Dayton. A member of the West Ohio Conference of United Methodist Churches, the church has an average annual weekly attendance of 4,632 with church campuses located at Tipp City - 6759 S County Rd 25A, Tipp City, OH 45371; Fort McKinley - 3721 W. Siebenthaler Avenue, Dayton, OH 45406 and The Point, 506 E. Main Street, Trotwood, OH 45426.

Job Qualifications:

* Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
* Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
* Practices healthy relational boundaries and fiscal integrity

Skill Requirements:
* Broad working knowledge of marketing principles, communications, public relations and media relations required
* Strong familiarity with business/church applications of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube) and digital marketing.
* Understanding of social media metrics/analytics; able to interpret and use results to increase social media campaign effectiveness
* Track record of success in project management
* Strong eye for detail in all areas of work performance and ability to proofread
* Strong interpersonal, customer service and teaming skills
* High energy and time flexibility
* Must be energized by change and new task and learning opportunities
* Technically savvy 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Social Media & Digital Director
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Full Time
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2000 - 5000

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Nathan Combs
6759 S Co Rd 25A
Tipp City
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