USA

Media & Communications Specialist

locationBloomfield Hills - Michigan (MI), 48304

atCongregational Church of Birmingham, UCC

Estimated salary $40,000 - $65,000 a year

Job Description:

Media & Communications Specialist

Congregational Church of Birmingham, UCC

Bloomfield Hills, MI

POSITION SUMMARY

An effective communicator with video production and social media skills will compile and create internal and external communications which compel members and others to participate in the church’s ministry life and community.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Immediate

  • Ensure CCB’s public communications on website and social media are current and cohesive
  • Develop and produce video resources for internal and external purposes

Future

  • Coordinate contacts between the congregation and community media and promote church-related events and opportunities
  • Collaborate with the church leadership team and staff to plan communication of issues, programs, ministry needs and successes, and stewardship stories
  • Develop regular channels of communication with people responsible for association, conference, and national setting of the UCC
  • Lead the way in communications using new media technologies
  • Link with organizations, people, and resources in and beyond the congregation that are concerned with religious broadcasting and communications.
  • Accountable to the pastor, Vision Circle, Leadership Assembly

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have a passion for communicating a clear message in all formats.
  • Have the ability to listen to and communicate with people of all ages, to work with leaders of other ministry groups. Have expertise in the field of communication, excellent knowledge of social media, video editing and videography, and interest in developing and sharing knowledge.
  • Show genuine interest in responding to the hopes and concerns of people in the community.
  • Supports the progressive theological foundations of CCB-UCC, including its commitment
to people of all origins, customs, sexual orientation, or family configuration and its advocacy of environmental and social justice issues.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Hours: This is a salaried position that will require an estimated 5-7 hours a week.

Salary: $4,000-5,000 per year, negotiable, salary commensurate with experience. Salary is paid on a semi-monthly basis, the 15th & last day of the month. Position is part time, and as such, no benefits are offered for part time employees.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $4,000.00 - $5,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Worship is still virtual with outdoor worship added to the virtual on May 23, weather and pandemic circumstances permitting.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • video editing training or: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Social media marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:

  • ccbucc.org

Company's Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/ccbucc

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings

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