Desktop Publisher

Type: Lay
Posted May 13, 2020
Job Title
Desktop Publisher
Name of church or organization
Virtual Church Secretary
Job Description
Desktop Publishing Contract Labor

Job Description

Virtual Church Secretary, LLC (VCS) provides administrative services to churches and ecumenical not-for-profit organizations. The position of Desktop Publisher provides weekly production of Order of Worship service bulletins and corresponding documents, such as music and announcement inserts and PowerPoint slides as well as monthly publications.

This is a contract labor position. If contracted, services will be paid the fifth of the month for the previous month at a monthly rate per job based on $15 an hour. Contractor must have subscriptions or current versions of the necessary software applications and will not be provided by VCS. Contractor must be able to provide VCS a W9, and VCS will provide a 1099 by February of each year. Contractor will be expected to sign a non-compete clause prior to working with VCS.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Experience working or volunteering in an Episcopal church environment;
  • Competent and experienced with Episcopal order of worship elements;
  • Able to meet strict deadlines (usually Monday – Wednesday) for multiple projects each week in order to have a document ready on time for publication for Sunday services;
  • Effectively communicate with VCS any deadline or scheduling conflicts whenever possible;
  • Possess a good eye for how graphics and text will look creating visually appealing, legible, and easy-to-read pages;
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to organize content provided each week;
  • Possess flexibility with edits and changes providing quick turnaround;
  • Possess experience with but not limited to:
    • MSPub, MSWord, MSPowerPoint
    • e-mail marketing programs such as Constant Contact or Aweber
    • file share applications such as Google docs and Dropbox
    • Canva and photo editing applications such as Paint
  • Detail oriented in proofreading and reviewing page layouts, paying careful attention to details such as margins, font sizes, and the overall appearance and accuracy of work.
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