Overview

Communication and Media Arts Assistant

ABOUT THE POSITION:
The ideal candidate will report to the Office Manager, partnering with the ministry team to form and execute strategies to effectively communicate the vision of Calvary Baptist Church, Oshawa. This includes, and is not limited to, print and digital media, web design, video management and/or production, social media, networking, writing, marketing, and print and web signage.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
? Personal relationship with Christ, and a passion to see the advancement of His Kingdom
? Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field; minimum of one to two years of professional experience an asset
? Degree or training in Graphic Arts; proficient with Adobe Creative
Suite, and appropriate file formatting for web, print, and press
? Strong written and verbal communication skills
? Strong proficiency with the use of Microsoft Suite (Publisher, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
? Familiarity with CSS and web design an asset
? Ability to work independently and in a team environment to effectively prioritize multiple tasks, and willingness to work with and adapt to an evolving team and role

EXPECTATIONS OF CANDIDATE:
? Active member of Calvary Baptist Church; regular attendee and involved in one growth initiative
? Work as part of a team in a church ministry context
? Work 37.5 hours per week

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Internet and Social Network
? Oversee and maintain the website management and work collaboratively with a team in order to improve and keep the website current
? Regularly create and send email updates to church subscription list
? Maintain advertising presence of church on Facebook/Twitter and other social network communities
? Assist pastors in maintaining social network accounts and updates
? Research style, art, trends and find effective means to communicate our message
? Study trends in communication and marketing in order to position the church to use what is applicable
? Maintain the calendar of events/online calendar

Media Arts
? Design presentation files for Sunday services
? Develop and produce promotional materials for upcoming events sponsored by different ministry regions
? Design art and graphics for promotional and sermon materials
? Update and maintain all digital media
? Create and print the weekly church bulletin, flyers, brochures, annual report and other advertising information

Office and Administration
? Answer phone and direct inquiries to pertinent person(s)
? Use database for inquiry and output resource
? Assist in serving people at the front desk
? Assist pastors and leaders in their regions’ creative arts requirements

WORK DAYS/HOURS:

Monday to Friday 9:00 – 5:00 7.5 x 5 = 37.5 /week

Denomination:
Baptist - Other