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Marketing and Communications Assistant

Posted: 2/21/2020

Hiring Location: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church - Frisco - Parish
Address: 8000 Eldorado Parkway, Frisco, TX 75033 (Map)

Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 PM
Weekends/OT Required: Occasionally
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Catholic Required: Yes
Bilingual Required: Preferred

Job Description

General Summary of the Position

St. Francis of Assisi Parish is looking for a creative, and passionate individual for an assistant level position who will support the Communications Director in their mission to deliver superior parish-wide communications. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, innovative, and able to perform key tasks independently in a timely manner. This person should be a self-starter that enjoys working in a team environment and is excited to join a growing Catholic community with a vibrant culture and innovative community. This role will require a firm understanding of our church’s vision and values.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Position

• Manage the content creation in both English and Spanish for parish-wide publications including the Bulletin, Social Media, Website, Newsletter and Digital Displays.
• Responsible for editing and drafting weekly Bulletin, Social Media, and Newsletter.
• Responsible for ministry requests that pertain to communications and promotions of a ministry event including announcement submission, Newsletter, Social Media and Parish Newsletter
• Collaborate with Parish Clergy, Staff, and Ministry Leaders to create compelling content and effective marketing plans.
• Assists in managing official social media accounts.
• Manage the overall structure and content of the website while keeping up with current website best practice trends.
• Act as brand manager, responsible for safeguarding how the St. Francis of Assisi brand is portrayed in all communication including (but not limited to) print, email, social media, web, etc.,
• In collaboration with the Director of Communications, cultivate a consistent tone and style of communication across all media and ensuring all content is technically effective, grammatically correct, doctrinally accurate, and within the church’s vision and brand guidelines
• Assist in video projects, including script writing, and pre-production planning
• Design promotional materials for parish – wide publications
• Communicate with ministries to ensure all content is being communicated accurately and effectively
• Manage and organize all digital assets within database
• Coach staff and ministry leaders in effective Parish communications
• Assist in communication efforts for the annual Fall Festival
• In collaboration with Communications Director, support the executive of the annual marketing communications plan and monthly messaging calendar
• Oversee and maintain photography and videography volunteers to ensure sufficient quality photo/video at all key parish events (e.g. Fall Festival, Easter Vigil etc.)
• In collaboration with Pastor, Senior Director of Operations and Communications Director support and execute communication activities around annual fundraising/stewardship and any future capital campaigns
• Must be able to track expenses and budgets as well as manage all vendor contracts and ensure deliverables are met on time and within budget.

Job Requirements

Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must possess a servant-leadership mindset.
• Must maintain a positive, upbeat, self-starting, solutions-centered, can-do attitude.
• Must be adept at problem solving.
• Must understand the importance of the parishioners and the community served by St. Francis of Assisi.
• Must be able to thrive with minimal supervision.
• Must possess the ability to easily interact and relate with a wide assortment of personality types.
• Must have the ability to listen carefully and take direction well.
• Ability to manage time and prioritize accordingly.
• Must be a Catholic in good standing.
• Advanced MS Office experience, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Apple (iOS) platform experience beneficial.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proven proficiency in copywriting.
• Working experience with Photography and Videography.
• Experience in print production.
• Experience maintaining brand guidelines and standards.
• Must possess attention to detail and design, proven through portfolio work.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
• Experience in managing teams or freelancers is a plus.
• Working experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and WordPress, with a basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelors in Marketing, Communication, Graphic Design, or related field, or comparable experience.
• Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.

Special Requirements:
• Frequent evenings and weekends.

Hiring Contact

Name and Title: Communications Director
Phone: 972-712-2645

How to submit resume: Email

Additional Information

Marketing and Communications Assistant Detailed Job Description



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