Employment Opportunities

FUMC is Looking for a Communication Coordinator

Position Details: Provides direction and strategy for all communications and marketing efforts at and through First UMC of Moorestown.  Specifically, empowers and guides a team to develop and implement communication and marketing strategies to ensure the timely, creative, efficient and effective communication of FUMC’s mission, values, ministries, and programs.

 Key Essential Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Communications
    • Oversee communications to and with staff, lay leadership, congregation and community.
    • Develop strategic communications strategies/a communications plan—focused on tiered communication strategies, priority messaging and storytelling while always helping people take next steps—for internal, external and online communications at and through FUMC.
  • Relationship and Management
    • Act as an advocate for creative and clear communication in leadership settings.
  • Develop and Lead a Team of Staff and Volunteers to Engage the following:
    • Communications Planning and Tactics
      • Writing/Editing/Proofing—for a variety of communication tools (print, presentations, reports, web and social media).
      • Design/Creativity—have a working knowledge and understanding of basic design principles; Can communicate and partner well with graphic artists to brainstorm and create a variety of tools.
    • Web/Social Media/App—develop an overall vision and strategy for the church’s online efforts; Ability to manage and empower team to maintain church’s web, enews, App, social media presence

Develop, maintain and implement processes, project management tools and standards which enable effective communication flow in all planning throughout the church

Requirements:

  • Obtain and maintain Safe Sanctuary approval, criminal background check every 2 years.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or marketing; or equivalent experience.
  • Three years of experience in a related field.
  • Experience and ability to work with senior staff and lay leaders.

Qualifications:

  • Has an ability to make decisions and initiate change.
  • Is a strategic thinker, a self-starter and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Has an ability to build, manage and encourage a team.
  • Places a strong value on connectedness (UM denomination, FUMC, ministries, the staff, other leaders, volunteers, external partners and the community).
  • Is a detailed-oriented planner.

Please send cover letter and resume to SPRC@meetwithgod.com.  Attention Victoria Lee Sabo