“Joyfully welcoming all people to make the Good News visible.”
United Lutheran Church is seeking to fill a new position of Director of Church Communications and Ministry Coordinator.
Mission: This position will help United Lutheran Church, a congregation recently formed out of a consolidation of 3 churches, take our next steps in living out our Mission: “Joyfully welcoming all people to make the Good News visible.”
Job Description: The Director of Church Communications and Ministry Coordinator will use various forms of both print and electronic media to connect with members, our community, and the world by sharing and promoting what God is doing with us and in us. Key areas will be keeping our web site and Facebook updated and relevant. Creating monthly newsletters and weekly bulletins in both paper and electronic formats. Creating a system where worship services may be viewed on line. The role of Ministry Coordinator assists the Pastor, staff, and council in coordinating the various ministries, activities, and programs of United Lutheran Church. Specific duties include maintaining a calendar of events, coordinating building usage, checking voicemail, email, and distributing regular mail, scheduling volunteers, worship assistants and creating / maintain various signup sheets. The Ministry Coordinator keeps parish records up to date using church software.
Skills required: Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask, works well with different people, and is able to take initiative. Proficient use of computers / tablets / smart phones. Proficient in WordPress, MS Word, Excel, Power-Point. Able to create and edit PDF documents. Able to work with or learn how to use online church management software (such as ICON or Shepherds Staff). Has a familiarity QuickBooks. Has a willingness to learn and try new things. Impeccable communication skills including the ability to be professional, clear, concise, articulate, and accurate, both verbally and in writing, representing United Lutheran Church to effectively convey and receive messages in person as well as via phone, email, and social media.
Education and Experience: A high school diploma or GED is required. An Associates or Bachelors degree (or working towards these degrees) is preferred in the field of communications or office administration. A minimum 1 year of experience in working with / updating Websites, Facebook pages and other social media platforms.
This is a part time position of 30 hours per week.
Please send your resume by US mail or electronically to:
Pastor John Bischoff
United Lutheran Church
3825 Erie St.
Racine, WI 53402