Creative Marketing Coordinator

Location:
St. Isidore Parish18201 23 Mile RoadMacomb Township, MI 48042
Category:
Communications / Media
Apply To:
Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, via email to jobs@stisidore.church

Position Description

Basic Function of Position

The Creative Marketing Coordinator is a well-rounded, highly skilled individual with a passion for creativity, leadership, communication and production. The qualified applicant would provide strategic vision and work with the Creative Director, developing content to tell the story of St. Isidore and help the Church spread its message on the web, in social media, and print through the language of good design. The ideal candidate is an organizer and planner and equally an artist and storyteller. This position reports to the Creative Director.

Essential Duties

1.     Lead role in designing, developing, and editing the church bulletin. This includes
  • Communicating with staff and parishioners regarding content and deadlines
  • Ensuring the bulletin and all artwork within it matches the design language of the church brand
  • Proofing and editing all content
  • Submitting the bulletin on time to the publisher
2.     Lead role in setting the direction of communication and media
  • Providing dynamic content for the church’s website and social media platforms
  • Administrating all social media platforms
  • Overseeing all communications including social media posts, written articles, and emails.
  • Producing content and slideshow for weekly projected announcements to be distributed to church AV computer and screens in Gathering Space.
3.     Collaborate with the Creative Director on
  • Website design and experience
  • Developing and maintaining a strong church brand and design language including the implementation of a Brand Guide
  • Designing flyers and other print media for church use
  • Creating and producing video content
4.     Staying current on emerging trends in ministry, marketing, technology, and design including attending workshops and conferences.
5.     Attend required meetings and events including (but not limited to) weekly staff and department meetings, special conferences, etc.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s and/or specialized degree with concentration in digital media, UX development, design or marketing, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in marketing, advertising, and media within a business, church, or non-profit
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in web-based digital/social media projects and campaigns in collaboration with associated team members.
  • Experience and knowledge of Adobe InDesign CC & Photoshop CC to edit the church bulletin.
  • The following skills are preferred, but not required:
    • Experience maintaining websites with Wordpress
    • DSLR Photography
    • Photo editing using Lightroom and/or Photoshop
    • Field video production skills including principals of DSLR videography and Adobe Premiere CC video editing
    • Knowledge of motion graphics using After Effects CC
  • General knowledge of Catholic Church organization/structure and current events is helpful
  • Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities, especially in a deadline-driven environment
  • Self-motivation, a professional demeanor, adaptability to change, and a “whatever-it-takes” attitude
  • Ability to work independently or in teams, taking initiative on projects
  • High-level verbal, visual, written, and interpersonal skills
Work Schedule: Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday, 32+ hours/week.
Due to seasonal activity, job duties may often require additional hours and availability outside normal working hours. May require flexibility to adjust work schedule from time to time to work early or later than regular schedule. 
The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:104142