Communications Coordinator

Purpose: To develop and implement all aspects of a communication strategy to advance the mission of Memorial Park Church to invite people into a life-changing and ever-growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Professional experience in non-profit environment
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience utilizing social media as a marketing tool
  • Proficient with general computer use and commonly used Microsoft Office programs including Word and Power Point
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign CS6 (for newsletter, brochure, flyer, postcard, etc. development)
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop CS6 including an understanding of image/graphic requirements for print publications & website usage
  • Proficient in photography and/or video-related tasks
  • Familiar with Web-based CMS (Content Management Systems)
  • Display ability to build teams and effectively manage responsibilities
  • Strong relational skills to connect with people of all ages
  • An evangelical, reformed and missional world-view
  • Must be in agreement with the Mission, Vision, and Bylaws of Memorial Park Church

Software programs expected to learn, if hired

  • Church Community Builder (MPC Connect, our online community)
  • Light CMS (our website CMS)
  • Aware3 (our MPC App CMS)
  • PrismView outdoor electronic sign

Accountability:

  • The Communications Coordinator shall be directly accountable to the Executive Director of Operations
  • Communications is a part of the Stewardship area

Position Status:

  • This is a full-time position.
  • The position will enjoy benefits as stipulated by MPC’s Personnel Handbook.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, organize, plan, implement, and measure effective communication/media messages and strategies to the church and community audiences
  • Develop and manage all components of website, weekly bulletins, newsletters, print brochures, signage, video, direct mail, and other custom media components
  • Implement and manage an effective presence on the web, including all relevant social media channels
  • Proactively seek stories of God’s movement within the church and develop ways to creatively communicate those stories via video, interviews, newsletters, and the website
  • Establish and implement a media relations strategy, including the development and distribution of news releases and coordinating and participating in media interviews
  • Work with church’s ministry directors to define, develop, and effectively support communications to the congregation and community
  • Provide financial input for an annual Communications budget

 Personal characteristics                                                                                                                      

  • Demonstrated professionalism, emotional maturity, and stability
  • Authentic, humble, genuine, honest, unhurried, approachable personality
  • Healthy, maintaining a well-balanced personal lifestyle – a model of the gospel
  • Develop and maintain healthy working relationships with other staff members, members of the congregation, and members of the community
  • Passion for Christ, possessing a deep, growing relationship with Jesus with a servant attitude

Email resume to jobs@memorialparkchurch.org

Memorial Park Church
8800 Peebles Road
Allison Park, Pa 15101