To raise the visibility of the United Church of Christ among key audiences and to position the organization as the 'go to' source in the domain of religion and justice; to assist the UCC in becoming the charity of choice for those wanting to support, volunteer, or donate to support the mission of the church.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Director of Marketing, & Philanthropy is responsible for the development of all marketing and fundraising strategies to grow the base of philanthropic support and increase public awareness of the United Church of Christ. The Director of Marketing & Philanthropy will provide oversight for executing the organization's strategic fundraising agenda to achieve and exceed its revenue goals through the solicitation of individual, organizational, and foundational support and grants, all while building capacity to effectively further the mission of the organization . The Director builds and manages brand identity and all aspects of marketing communication to raise awareness of the organization, its ministries, and services, and leads the effort to curate the story that is the United Church of Christ in order to engage the community and the world.
The Director is responsible for planning, developing and executing all marketing strategies, communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Directs the efforts of the Marketing & Philanthropy team and coordinates at strategic and tactical levels with other departments and ministries of the denomination. Ties all activity back to organizational goals and is responsible for tracking, measuring and reporting milestones. Key point of contact for all major internal and external relationships regarding messaging and branding. Oversees the process of content curation relative to gathering, organizing, and disseminating the story of the UCC. Chief translator, navigator, and messaging coach for the national office.
The Director guides the creation and implementation of a comprehensive philanthropy program that leverages the marketing platform to inspire participation, generosity and enthusiasm throughout the United Church of Christ in every setting. Leads the national setting in establishing a new culture of philanthropy and engage every expression of the denomination in reconsidering the gifts of God, and how we activate and steward them.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform successfully in this position.
This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for the position and is subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of the ministry. Since no job description can detail all duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a position, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a position shall also be considered part of the position holder’s responsibility.
It is expected that the person who holds this position will conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the policies of the UCC and in a manner that will reflect positively on the organization. All staff are encouraged to nurture safety within the work performed on behalf of the UCC by being attentive to self-care, education, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and the importance of referring those in need to supportive and helpful resources.
The United Church of Christ National and Global Ministries is a Multicultural, Multiracial, Open and Affirming, Accessible to All, Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is currently accepting applications.