Position Description

Part-Time Communications Coordinator

 

Overview

Setauket Presbyterian Church (SPC) is a vibrant, mission-oriented congregation committed to sharing and living God’s love, peace, and justice in the world and in the community around us.

 

Job Summary

The Communications Coordinator will work with an energetic team of pastors, staff, and church leaders to create and implement effective, meaningful, and consistent communications with church members and the wider community.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create, implement, and continually refine a strategic communications plan for dissemination of information both internal and external to Setauket Presbyterian Church.

  • Establish and maintain quality standards for all SPC communications, in print, online, and in the media.

  • Coordinate and expand the use of existing tools: newsletter/mailings, website, Facebook (both public and internal pages), Instagram, YouTube, and the unique SPC App.

  • Create and implement new tools, including but not limited to: other social media, live streaming of worship services, podcasts, and publication software.

  • Keep all communications outlets, both print and online, up-to-date and engaging, including the creation of compelling visual and written content.

  • Provide editing support.

  • Coordinate with church committees, leadership, and staff to ensure timely communication of church events.

  • Establish a system for weekly online sharing of worship services, whether recorded or live-streamed, across online platforms.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work as a team member

  • Ability to be self-directed in managing a schedule to accomplish numerous tasks in a timely manner

  • Organized and efficient with attention to detail

  • Ability to quickly adapt to and help drive change

  • Willingness to learn and grow both personally and professionally

  • Ability to use technology with ease and comfort, including computer applications, social media, publishing software, video/audio recording equipment, and video editing tools

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Familiarity with church life and language

  • Ability to engage with a variety of groups and people of all ages and to deal diplomatically with challenging situations

 

Schedule and Compensation

  • An average of 15 hours/week, including some Sunday mornings

  • Flexible schedule, with the ability to work some hours from home

  • Annual Compensation $20,000

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and references by email to: setauketpresbyterian@verizon.net