Title:  Communications Coordinator                                            

Salary:  $24.00/hour                                                                               Reports to:  Pastor Pam

Hours:  20 hours/week (6 hours /day in office x 3 – specific days to be determined – plus 2 hours per week allotted for presence to stream worship or photograph events.)

Mount Carmel Lutheran Church is seeking applicants for the position of Communications Coordinator. This job has been re-positioned to serve as coordinator of both internal (newsletters, worship folders, congregational emails, annual reports, etc.) and external communication (dedicated social media sites, Webmaster experience, etc.) of information and invitation for both our church and our surrounding neighborhood. In addition, because of our hybrid status as a worshipping community through which will continue to be an on-going provider of both in-person and live-streaming worship, knowledge and experience in A/V and Computer technology is a necessary skill. Please see our job description for further details. 

 

 

Guiding Vision Statement

God’s work, our hands. Believing Christ calls us to serve,

We act with love, inspire hope, value others and care for the world!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL STAFF:

  • Support the vision and mission of Mount Carmel Lutheran Church and the ELCA
  • Pray for Mount Carmel, its staff, leadership and people
  • Affirm the gifts of staff and leaders
  • Speak respectfully with other staff and leaders
  • Offer your gifts for service with gratitude, confidence and humility
  • Work through conflicts in the spirit of love, trust and a hope for resolution.
  • Keep learning and growing in faith, hope and love.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality around information and appropriate boundaries in relationships.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION:

  • Demonstrate skill and creativity in written and visual communication.
  • Design and prepare print and electronic newsletter in consultation with the pastors and ministry leaders.
  • Serve as webmaster. Maintain information, propose, and implement changes/improvements as necessary.
  • Maintain church’s Facebook page and related communication and encourage congregational engagement.
  • Edit and upload videos to YouTube.
  • Display competence in using various software including Microsoft Word and Publisher, presentation software such as Power Point and email marketing applications.
  • Acquire necessary information and prepare worship bulletins and announcement pages
  • Prepare weekly prayer ministry publication in consultation with pastors
  • Post and email weekend electronic announcements and updates i.e. Prayer Ministry, Hands and Feet newsletter
  • Design worship slides in consultation with pastors
  • Manage live-streaming of worship services, either personally or through volunteers.
  • Create weekly event posters for bathrooms and forward to office manager
  • Design and prepare Annual Report, set guidelines and solicit reports from leaders
  • Create stewardship forms and materials in consultation with pastors
  • Design and prepare other reports, brochures, posters, mailings, fliers and logos as needed
  • Take photographs of congregational events or identify others who will; post photos to website and Facebook page; print photos for display on kiosk
  • Edit written communication prepared by others as requested, including weekly Hand Prints & Foot Prints (Sunday school) newsletter
  • Prepare and maintain information displayed on monitors
  • Design and order outdoor banners as needed
  • Work with pastors and ministry leaders to plan and coordinate primary weekly newsletter article
  • Provide reception/office welcoming tasks as needed

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