Communication Manager – Axios Charlotte

The Covenant Presbyterian Church is a vibrant Christian community that gladly invites everyone to a transformative faith experience. boldly proclaims the gospel, courageously works for a whole and just world, and passionately nurtures discipleship.

Our location, on the outskirts of downtown and embedded in a historic neighborhood, offers ample opportunity to serve people from many walks of life. Our steeple adorns the Charlotte skyline, reminding us and our neighbors that we are loved by God and called to share that love. Our main entrance, open to all, bears the words “To the greater glory of God” reminding us why we are here. There is a particular spirit to Covenant that welcomes and unites those from diverse backgrounds. We share a deep passion and commitment to our faith and to the mission of the Church.

The scope and reach of our church can be seen on our website, www.covenantpresby.org

Job Summary:
The Communications Manager will be responsible for:
• Manage ongoing and regular communications with members of all ages (13-113), partners and guests locally, nationally and overseas using all platforms
• Provide communication support for Alliance ministries and leaders: education, congregational life, mission and outreach, worship and music
• Raise awareness of the Covenant Presbyterian Church and its mission in the Charlotte community, invite people to worship and nurture relationships with communications support

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Development strategy
• Create detailed weekly and long-term plans for content creation targeting members, guests and partners, including publishing schedules, editorial calendars, topic generation and messaging themes, and templates
• Develop an internal process, including timelines, to initiate and prioritize promotions and campaigns
Brand and platform management
• Engage with our audiences of all ages and stages to ensure a consistent communication experience from the online to the offline world. (iPhone at bench parking)
• Develop understanding of members, guests and new members and adapt messages to resonate. Understand current trends in church involvement and adapt messaging to make church communications comfortable and user-friendly for all
• Audit, understand and make recommendations (as needed) for Covenant’s marketing platforms to ensure best practices and usage (email, social media, website/CMS, Google/SEO and other platforms) specific to worship/congregation), including use by staff
Content management
• Create print, digital and content communications using all mediums (email content, web content, blogs, social media, print media, videos, etc.) with a high level of creativity and effectiveness. This may include design, graphics, copywriting and layout development
• Manage content and messaging on the website; implement SEO (paid and organic)
• Create and deliver reports that summarize campaign, web and social media performance and use data-driven recommendations for strategy adjustments
• Create weekly worship bulletins, following the guidelines and publication palette; create funeral and marriage certificates as needed; design a monthly newsletter and prepare for publication. Ensure quality by checking grammar, consistency and style
Administration
• Manage timelines, scope, resources (staff and lay) and marketing expectations

Terms:
• Proven ability to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, including being able to comfortably express a Christian faith journey
Training and experience
• Licence
• 3-5+ years of experience in the marketing industry (corporate, agency, or non-profit organization) with an understanding of the digital landscape and technology
• Desire for continuous training on best practices and marketing trends
• Ability to articulate Christian beliefs with an understanding of the Reformed Presbyterian faith tradition will be a plus
• Demonstrated success working in collaborative team environments, building trust, credibility and trust
• Excellent writing and communication skills, including proofreading
• Excellent content creation skills and experience
Technological skills
• Knowledge of design, photo and video editing software (i.e. Adobe Suite)
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of social media platforms
• Understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy, best practices and analysis
• Skills in video production and photography would be a plus
• Ability to learn and proficiently use worship presentation software (such as ProPresenter) to edit visual worship presentations would be a plus
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and other basic software

Compensation:
• Salary range of $45,000 to $50,000 depending on qualifications and work experience.
• Benefits include medical care, retirement savings, paid vacations and vacations.

To apply:
Please send your resume and a cover letter or brief paragraph about yourself to [email protected]

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