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Communications Coordinator

Organization: Incarnate Word (Chesterfield)
Part Time

Position Summary:

The CommunicationsCoordinator guides and oversees implementation of the overall communicationsstrategy and presence of Incarnate Word Parish.

Primary Objectives:

  • Promote the mission and story ofIncarnate Word Parish through all available communication channels.
  • Through communication media, inviteparishioners to participate in the faith life and ministries of the parish todeepen their relationship with God and build community.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Plan, implement, and assess marketingcampaigns throughout the year.
  • Produce and maintain a contentcalendar for all the parish’s communications.
  • Oversee the parish’s digital andphysical communication channels including its website, Facebook, YouTube,Flocknote, and Instagram, as well as lobby monitors, street sign, and theweekly parish bulletin.
  • Keep content up to date and monitorinquiries and conversation as appropriate.
  • Create, manage, and improve contentfor each communication channel.
  • Work with individual ministries todevelop ongoing recruitment campaigns, or other ongoing email drip campaigns,using marketing automation tools.
  • Produce talking points weekly for thePriest’s Weekend Roundup video to alignwith messaging from other communication outlets.
  • Create and inform staff and ministryteam leaders of process/policies related to each communication channel, bestpractices, and advise parish leadership of communication areas that requireadditional investment (personnel/budgetary)
  • Provide parish leadership monthlyupdates on communication metrics.
  • Collect and organizestories, photographs and videos from other ministries and parish-supportedfunctions to be used in social media and on parish website.
  • Monitor the parish’s SEO (searchengine optimization) and be mindful while making edits to the website andtagging videos on YouTube, etc.
  • Organize and lead a monthly planningmeeting with the team leads/staff in order to develop a robustcontent calendar and ensure alignment of messaging.
  • Coordinate communications as neededwith the school, including, but not limited to, the school’s social mediachannels and weekly newsletter, and help enhance delivery mechanisms andmessaging as appropriate.

Additional Specific Responsibilities:

  • Produce annual parish guidebook
  • Oversee production of the parishpictorial directory every 5 years

Knowledge and Experience Requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher inCommunications, Marketing, Digital Media, or related field from a college oruniversity
  • Minimum of two years relatedexperience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education andexperience
  • Experience with graphic design and/orwriting samples, preferred

Preferred Skill Sets:

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite,Adobe Suite, and Canva (or similar web-based graphic design platform)
  • Digital fluency in social medianetworks and their integration across platforms
  • Digital fluency in managing websitesvia a CMS
  • Proficient in CRM / databasemanagement

Please respond to:

Father Kevin Schroeder

[email protected]

Incarnate Word Catholic Church

13416 Olive Blvd.

Chesterfield, MO 6301717