Communication Specialist - Manchester, CT (Center)

8/30/2018

Center Congregational Church of Manchester, CT is currently seeking a Communications Specialist who is looking for an opportunity to let their creative juices flow as they create, curate and manage all published digital content (images, video, written), including updates to the website, weekly email blasts, posting to Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels.  The Communications Specialist creates, designs, and disseminates publications and communications (web and print) to members, visitors, potential members, and the community at large.

Part-time: 12-15 hours per week;  hourly rate – TBD  ($20/hour)

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a fresh and current website
  • Develop content for use across multiple types of communication platforms
  • Expand and maintain an active and vibrant presence on social media
  • Design online and print publicity materials for specific events or activities of the congregation
  • Support the design and creation of print and digital publication of church events
  • Create and distribute all internal and external church communications in a timely manner
  • Ensure accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness of all documents (web and print)
  • Some light office duties may be required as needed
Required Skills:
  • Technical expertise in Microsoft Office, Facebook, social media tools and techniques
  • Works collaboratively with volunteers and staff of all genders, sexual orientations, physical and mental abilities, racial and economic backgrounds.
  • Education and/or work experience in marketing, communications, public relations
  • Independent self-starting leader with ability to prioritize tasks
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Creative and eager to try new ideas in collaboration with congregation
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Pays sharp attention to detail
Experience:
  • 3 - 5 years in Marketing, Communications, or Public Relations
Education:  Bachelor's
Language:  English
Required work authorization:  United States
 

Contact: Pastor Joyce O. Crutchfield

Address: 11 Center Street n/a MANCHESTER CT 06040

Phone: 8606479941

Email: centerchurchpastor@att.net

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