Career Services - Director of Communications

Director of Communications

Job posted on July 28, 2021

Contact Information

Organization: Central/Southern Illinois Synod (ELCA)

Contact Person: Elise Rothfusz, Congregational Resource Coordinator

524 S. Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois. 62701

Email: [email protected]


Job Description

Full time. (Potentially). The Central/Southern Illinois Synod (ELCA) seeks a Director of Communications. This position supports the Synod (congregations, ministries, and multi-congregation ventures) by connecting and equipping congregations with resources and support and sharing stories of Christ’s work within the synod and through the broader church. The position is potentially full time, exempt, and would provide benefits (health insurance, retirement fund, vacation, and sick leave). Degree in journalism, English, communications, graphic design, and/or marketing preferred; knowledge and appreciation of Lutheran theology helpful; aptitude in use of web technology and current social media applications necessary. Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected] Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. View the full job description at Required Qualifications: For all core competencies see the full job description. In brief: Demonstrates the technical skills required to execute proficiently the essential functions of the job, including skills in website management, web posting, social media, audio/visual production, digital document creation, graphic design, and familiarity with the software programs associated with these functions; continually seeks to develop those skills further, striving for mastery of technical proficiency. Education or past experience with the outlined technical expertise.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2021

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