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Communications Coordinator Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Los Gatos Los Gatos, California, United States



1 year - 3 years




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Fri Aug 30, 2019
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Thu Jul 11, 2019

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:   Lutheran

Job Summary

Job Description

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating effective communication between Holy Cross, its members and staff, and the community, mainly through the church website and via social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  This position will work to engage the community in a way that increases their interest in Christ and their connection with Holy Cross. 

The Communications Coordinator serves as the gatekeeper and point person for communications, marketing, and advertising efforts that promote church activities, events, and programs within the congregation and within the surrounding community with various media.

Essential Functions:

  • Prioritize, develop and implement a communications platform strategy that encompasses the Web, Social Media platforms and print mediums to effectively increase the connection of members, and especially the community, to Christ and to the church

  • Manage the Holy Cross website and Facebook page to effectively convey the vibrant community of Holy Cross

  • Utilize social media to engage the community in conversation, and ensure timely responses to inquiries and comments

  • Drive the creation of content (i.e. videos, photos, written word) for use on the various communications platforms

  • Teach and assist staff with communications efforts, especially involving Social Media. Help staff to become more active and efficient users of various media.

  • Drive advertising development and placement on-line and in print where appropriate

  • Remain up-to-date on the relevant information and activities at Holy Cross in order to effectively communicate them through the appropriate channels

  • Generate interest and invite members of the community to visit or attend events and worship services.

  • Monitor website analytics; improve search engine optimization.

  • Analyze social media platform metrics to increase the productivity of posts.

  • Develop relationships with local community media sources to publicize and advertise Holy Cross if determined to be an effective communication mechanism

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a Christian faith

  • Four year degree or equivalent work experience

  • Active experience with one or more social media platforms


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