Director of Communications

New York, NY
Type: Lay
Posted May 15, 2020
Job Title
Director of Communications
Name of church or organization
St. James’ Church
Job Location
New York, NY
Job Description
St. James’ Episcopal Church on the Upper East Side of New York City is looking for a Director of Communications. This position oversees all aspects of internal and external communication for St. James’ Church, including printed publications, website, social media, signs, video, and other media. Must be creative, organized, and able to multi-task and thrive in a collaborative environment. This position offers a creative opportunity to help the parish fulfill its mission: to actively share the love of Jesus Christ with each other, our city, and the world.

Responsibilities include: Effectively communicate the mission, goals, and parish identity of St. James’ Church. Assess current communications platform and collaborate with stakeholders to develop strategic plan. Coordinate and produce regular publications, including Sunday worship materials, weekly e-newsletter, and quarterly magazine. Maintain and develop parish website. Implement strategies for other electronic communication, particularly social media.

Requirements: Strong writing and story-telling skills. Team player. Ability to take initiative, prioritize, organize, and multitask in a deadline-intensive and mission-driven environment. Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud and WordPress. Comfort with IT and office machinery. Experience with in-house and offset print production. Familiarity with the Episcopal Church and/or prior experience working within a faith community is strongly preferred but not required.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and sample of work to the Rev. Ryan Fleenor, Vicar (rfleenor@stjames.org) no later than June 1, 2020.
Application Deadline
06/01/2020
Website
www.stjames.org