The primary work of the Director of Communications is engaging our congregation and community with the image, mission and news of Westminster Presbyterian Church (WPC). Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Designing and implementing a strategy for the most effective and efficient ways to communicate with our membership and with the community around us (website, social media, newsletter, email, etc.). This includes both print and electronic media.
Design and maintenance of the WPC website
Engaging the congregation and community through information and inspiration on social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter)
Promoting opportunities for WPC to be a visible witness in the community
Producing promotional material (posters, ads, etc.) for church ministries.
20 hours/week - Some flexibility for working remotely
Within a range determined by experience and qualifications.
Personal Requirements – essential skills and behaviors required for success on-the-job:
Well-developed planning and organizing skills
Written communication skills, with the ability to write concisely, express ideas vividly and persuasively, and tailor messages to the audience. Strong spelling, grammar, vocabulary, and proofreading skills are also required.
Oral and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to articulate messages, listen with accurate empathy, adapt communication style to the individual/group being addressed, and build relationships.
Working knowledge of web design/development, graphic design and social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
A passion for the mission of Christ and the church. The desire and ability to get to know people, learn their talents/interests, and match people with opportunities.
Know. Mature. Serve. These three words summarize Westminster’s ministry. We want people to know God personally through faith in Jesus Christ alone as Lord and Savior. Next we want to help one another mature in our faith – intellectually, spiritually, and practically. Finally, we want to give people the opportunity to serve God’s people and world through sharing the Good News of the Gospel and through acts of justice and compassion.