Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Temple Sinai


Position Overview

Reports To: Executive Director
Job Category: Full Time, Salaried, Non-Exempt
Work Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
When staffing a Saturday Bar or Bat Mitzvah, this person does not work on the following Monday.

Position Summary

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator has primary responsibility for creation and delivery of electronic and print communications. This includes website maintenance, weekly and one-time congregation emails, social media postings, graphic design for flyers, ChaiLights and other related tasks. The Marketing and Communications Director is also primarily responsible for maintaining the Temple Sinai calendar and posting Temple Sinai programs on various and appropriate community calendars

Position Duties

  • Maintain the current Temple Sinai web site so that the information on it is current and accurate.
  • Working with staff on content, continue working with JVillage to implement the new web site.
  • Consistent with the publishing schedule, work with staff to gather content, lay out and create Chailights. Edit as necessary after receiving proof reading feedback. Coordinate distribution with the printer and mail service to ensure on time delivery.
  • Gathering information from multiple sources, primary responsibility for maintaining a current and accurate Temple Sinai calendar.
  • Gathering information from multiple sources, create the weekly congregation email. Edit as necessary, before sending, after receiving proof reading feedback.
  • Create, schedule and prepare for distribution single-purpose congregation emails. Edit as necessary, before sending, after receiving proof reading feedback.
  • Maintain Constant Contact software and email groups as necessary.
  • Train Auxiliaries and other interest groups in Constant Contact as requested.
  • Gathering information from the event “owner,” and create program marketing flyers. Edit as necessary, before distribution, after receiving proof reading feedback.
  • Post marketing and program information on appropriate community web sites.
  • Post marketing, program information and Temple Sinai news on the Temple Sinai Facebook page and other social media outlets.
  • Secondary responsibility for all Bar and Bat MItzvah event planning, including rental arrangements. Prepare Bat and Bar Mitzvah set up information and communicate it directly to the Custodial Manager.
  • Staff Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. Rearrange work hours by not working the immediately following Monday when staffing a Bar or Bat Mitzvah.
  • Working with the Executive Director, assist in researching and promulgating competitive rental facility rates and contracts.
  • Attend Marketing Committee meetings.

Operations and Other Responsibilities

  • Possess basic operating knowledge of security, sound, visual tefilah and streaming systems.
  • Secondary responsibility for staffing B’nei Mitzvah events.
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Able to work additional evening and weekend as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service to members and prospective members and modeling the same for the rest of the staff.
  • College degree and at least three years’ work experience in social media, web design, graphic design and electronic communications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Jewish traditions and practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a proven track record of working well with others
  • Superior communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities and strong project planning and management skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated success and effectiveness in participatory team projects
  • Ability to set priorities, work independently, follow through on programs and projects, and adapt to changing situations
  • Strong proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiarly with or ability to learn database applications and operations

Physical and Mental Demands

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems; use basic math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with staff, members, the public and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or abusive individuals.

Work Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

To Apply

E-mail Drew Barkley at