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Orchard Hills Church | June 24, 2017

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Job Description:

The Communications Specialist will lead in setting the direction as well as the strategic implementation of all internal and external communications to consistently articulate, enable and fulfill Orchard Hills Church’s mission and vision.  This individual will be a creative, innovative, strategic thinker and a results-driven team leader.

Key Responsibilities

Website

  • Lead all efforts related to the creation and development of Orchard Hills website
  • Proactively work to make sure Orchard Hills maintains an effective presence on the web including style/presence, search engines, new technology
  • Coordinate webpage maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) are posted regularly

Promotions

  • Develop system to organize, prioritize and communicate promotional items related to Orchard Hills
  • Create communication strategies to market, inform, and promote teaching series, big events and other campaigns assigned
  • Oversee all written materials related to promotions

Social Media

  • Manage ongoing social media messaging and communication strategies, in coordination with Orchard Hills staff
  • Creatively build followings on various social media outlets including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Design and Brand Management
  • Lead efforts to design all art and promotional materials related to church-wide activities with a high standard of creativity, excellence and effectiveness
  • Network with paid and volunteer artists to develop graphic designs
  • Monitor the look, vibe and feel of all promotional materials representing Orchard Hills
  • Oversee the use of logos and images that represent Orchard Hills 

Creative Arts

  • Work alongside Orchard Hills staff to create consistency in messaging from all aspects
  • Develop creative ways to communicate desired messages
  • Join brainstorming and creative sessions

Staff/Team and Media Relations 

  • Attend staff meetings and make sure proper communications is happening in the life of ministry teams and the church
  • Ensure church calendar is managed and up to date with events and programs in the life of the church
  • Develop policy and procedures related to media relations
  • Assist with video production

Volunteer Teams

  • Develop volunteer teams as deemed necessary to accomplish communication goals
  • Enlist, equip and encourage qualified volunteers such as artists, designers, photographers and writers
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversees volunteer teams as assigned and developed

Qualifications and Required Skills  

  • A heart for the local church, a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion to help others find and follow Jesus
  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies
  • Demonstrable competency in a variety of computer programs
  • Proven ability to take projects from beginning to end
  • Organized and able to manage multiple projects
  • Action-oriented and displays focus, passion and initiative.  Takes appropriate action when something needs to be done
  • Relates well to all kinds of people, builds effective relationships, communicates effectively both interpersonally and corporately
  • Organized, creative thinker and highly productive, working in a fast-paced environment
  • Committed to improvement, seeks constructive criticism, understands strengths and weaknesses
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

 

To apply for this opportunity, please email your resume and a cover letter to jobs@orchardhillschurch.org.

 

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