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Contact:

Anna Roeser
Operations Director

aroeser@stjoseph-libertyville.org

Posted 11/16/2022

Job Title:

Communications Coordinator

Hours:

Full time

Parish:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
121 E. Maple Avenue
Libertyville, IL, 60048

Description:

The Communications Coordinator is an administrative role that supports the communications of St. Joseph Catholic Church in executing and monitoring communications strategies. This role involves creating public relations and marketing materials such as bulletin publication, weekly electronic newsletters, podcasts, social media content, website changes and design, press releases to further the mission of the parish and the Universal Catholic Church.

Requirements:

Qualifications:

• Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

• Ability to create and publish original high-quality content on a variety of social media channels.

• Familiar with website design, email marketing software and html code.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe and InDesign software.

• Possess knowledge of effective marketing strategies.

• Create video and able to film and edit.

• Demonstrates a commitment to results and leveraging research and data to uncover insights.

• Ability to work independently and prioritize work to meet deadlines and make decisions.

• Excellent writing and editorial skills.

• Demonstrates the ability to maintain effective and professional working relationships with students, staff, supervisors and members of the school.

• Fluent in English. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

• Assist with content development, planning and execution of social media content.

• Create a variety of different print content to support communications and marketing efforts including newsletters, website pages, brochures and press releases.

• Ability to work across all integrated departments and external contacts.

• This role also involves tracking and reporting of analytics on marketing and communications campaigns of parish events.

• Maintain active and engaging presence on social media platforms.

• Oversee the projection of liturgies on projector screens at weekend Masses.

• Create videos and podcasts to achieve strategic objectives of the parish including filming, editing and publishing.

• Assist staff with communication needs.

• Research, report findings and make recommendations on communication trends and technologies.

• Lead the media ministry which includes photography, live streaming and video graphing.

• Ability to lift 10 pounds.

• Performs other related duties as may be necessary and assigned by the Director of Administration.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

• Minimum 2 years of experience in communications, public relations experience or related field preferred.

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, graphic design, or related field required.

Special Directions:

Internal Candidates (existing employees) – Please complete the subject field of your email with the following: “Internal Candidate – Job Title – Full name”

External Candidates - Please complete the subject field of your email with the following: “Job Title – Full name”

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