Digital Content Specialist Position Available

Purpose:
The primary responsibility of the Digital Content Specialist is to advance Advent’s mission of making
disciples of Jesus Christ by increasing and expanding its online presence and audience through the
strategic development, creation, and implementation of consistent, quality digital content.

General Profile of the Role:
As a member of the communications team, the Digital Content Specialist is a full time role reporting to the Director of Communications and Engagement. This team member will be responsible for creating digital content to implement across a wide spectrum of communication channels including, but not limited to, social media, website, podcast, and email marketing in order to promote the ministries of Advent while supporting Advent’s digital content strategy. This role will work to share the stories of Advent by creating and managing engaging content like videos, photos, written stories, and graphics for the church’s various communication platforms to help expand Advent’s digital reach. This staff member will also help evaluate the effectiveness of the church’s digital content by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data and digital metrics that help drive the overall communication content and strategy of the church. The ideal candidate will bring innovative ideas and also enjoy working in a team environment where collaboration and team brainstorming is vital. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Communications and Engagement.

Position Structure and Compensation:
Full time and commensurate with experience and abilities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field
  • Exhibits the ability to create engaging digital content as well as identify and generate creative story ideas
  • Proficiency in videography and video editing, Final Cut Pro experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to create graphics for digital content
  • Experience in creating website and email marketing content, WordPress experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in managing social media channels and an understanding of digital media analytics (Google Analytics, i.e.) in order to grow the social media presence of Advent
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent writing, editing, presentation and communication skills
  • Fully supports the mission of Advent United Methodist Church and models our key values as a Christ-led leader

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a similar context
  • Working knowledge and application of current trends and best practices in the field of communications

About Our Church:
Established in 1987, Advent United Methodist Church is the 10th largest UM congregation in South
Carolina. Advent is a dynamic and growing congregation, situated in the Five Forks community in
Greenville, SC, which has been recognized as one of the top areas within the United States for growth
and quality of life. To learn more, please visit our website at advent-umc.org.

How to Apply:
To apply, send cover letter, any portfolio/samples of your work, and resume to [email protected]

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