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Communications Manager in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Job Description

The Company is seeking a full-time Communications Manager to oversee and implement strategic marketing and communications that both reinforce and champion the Company's mission.

A self-starter and a strategist, this role will contribute to the Company's position and platform as a means to recruit, retain, and sustain the Company's congregational family and their collective role in the greater Memphis community.

This organized, deadline-driven candidate should have a keen eye for detail and curation while balancing and mobilizing the Company's larger vision and "big-picture" goals currently in practice.

Direct responsibilities include:

  • Manage and implement the Company's communication strategies across digital and print channels to reach all constituencies, including:
    • Website(s)
    • Email Marketing
    • Social Media
    • Direct Mail/Collateral
    • Media Relations
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the clergy and department leaders to create and write internal and external messaging that adheres to the brand identity and integrity of the Company.
  • Establish and reinforce daily communication work flows, calendars and processes with departments, including:
    • Clergy
    • Executive Director
    • Board of Trustees
    • Membership/Development
  • Recruit and manage outsourced graphic, photography, and additional technical needs.
  • Manage communications-related budgets.
  • Establish clear benchmarks to evaluate communication efforts and report to leadership on a regular basis.

Ideal Candidates

  • Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, or marketing.
  • 3+ years of experience in marketing/communications with internal and external audiences.
  • Confident problem solver and collaborative work partner in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Creative and artistic vision and direction.
  • Familiarity with digital analytics and social media engagement tracking tools.
  • Working knowledge of desktop publishing design and production, photography, videography, website management/design, and social media marketing.
  • Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio of work.

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