ROLLING HILLS COMMUNITY CHURCH | JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Pastor/Director of Communication & Online Experiences
REPORTS TO: Engagement Pastor
The Pastor/Director of Communication and Online Experiences will oversee the internal and external communications of Rolling Hills and guide our online community to discover faith in Jesus and meaningful digital relationships with others in order that they find belonging and ongoing impact as they learn to think, love and live like Jesus.
Essential Roles & Responsibilities
Communication Ministry Oversight (40%)
Heart of a storyteller and ability to use media to reach others with the Gospel.
Creates and implements the marketing strategy for web, social media, advertising, external promotions, digital media and printed materials
Oversees all communication channels (physical and digital)
Oversees the creative direction of brand guidelines, event and program branding, all
print and digital collateral, online presence, social media platforms and environments
Supervises communications team and contractors to create collateral and campaigns that promote the mission of Rolling Hills
Designs and provides creative direction of visual communication assets for bulletins, brochures, newsletters, events, sermon series, programs, event branding, etc.
Oversees and manages the overall look, function and content of websites and apps
Organize and manage digital assets library
Ensures all promotional copy has one voice
Provides creative options and conceptual designs for ministry needs
Develop a growing team of volunteers from the faith family that share relevant gifting in communication, social media and design.
Work alongside Worship Arts Ministries & Engagement Pastor in the preparation and execution of our weekly online gatherings.
Online Community Facilitation (30%)
Develop online relationships with viewers through social media, podcasts, posted video content and livestream events.
Create and use various digital pathways in partnership with the Engagement Pastor for online connection and spiritual formation next steps.
Develop a volunteer team to coach and manage online communication and discipleship with viewers.
Creatively develop new ways to engage members of RH through online platforms outside of the Sunday Gatherings.
Encourage and resource our various ministries to develop more digital pathways of engagement and connection in addition to our primary Sunday Gathering livestream
Fulfill special projects as requested from the Executive Team
Pastoral & Strategic (30%)
This role coordinates and oversees the online streaming services, manages volunteer teams, and is the first point of contact for online viewers.
This role is responsible for developing pathways for on-line viewers to connect with in-person services, events and small groups. They will also monitor and respond to online analytics and metrics.
This role is responsible for connecting unchurched people with your church’s online services. This person creates and leverages a social media strategy, online marketing, Google keywords, YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn ads, topical online events and watch parties to connect with unchurched people, and move them to online viewers and in-person attenders.
Facilitate active digital and virtual pathways of engagement with the church as a whole, outside of the weekend gatherings.
Participate in our weekly staff huddles.
Align with Elder determined priorities regarding 4DX processes, WARS, goals and accountability.
Participate in Complete Pastoral duties such as POC, Weddings and Funerals as assigned.
Church Membership at Rolling Hills Community Church
Personal relationship with Jesus
Spiritual maturity (Gal. 5:22-23)
Confidence, tact and a professional demeanor
Committed to building accountable relationships in learning to think, love and live like Jesus Christ
Committed to Self-Care. Intentionally invest time and energy into your soul, friendships, recreation, body and limitations
Seeks to improve personally and professionally and maintains a teachable attitude
A leader with a servant’s heart who desires people to discover and grow in their faith and relationship with Jesus Christ
High emotional intelligence
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design/Marketing/Communications or proven experience
General ability to handle the Word of God through formal education and/or practical experience
Willing to accept feedback and demonstrates ability to change
Positive attitude with demonstrated respect for individuals
Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
Ability to work on multiple projects with various ministry teams
Performs effectively in pressure situations
Loyal team player with a servant’s heart toward leadership
Excellent verbal and written communication ability
Strong decision making and problem solving skills
Able to work well collaboratively or independently
Must be able to work on the Mac platform and be proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud
Experience with leveraging all social media platforms for promotion
Strong design, layout and typographic skills with unparalleled attention to detail
Strong understanding of marketing principles and strategies
Photography and/or videography experience is a plus
Strong network within the marketing/design community is a plus.
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