ABOUT THIS POSITION:
Prior to, and even throughout the current COVID-19, the UCC National Ministries has continued to serve its audiences nationally and globally through established marketing channels and newly created digital initiatives. Many of our programs, services and ministries have pivoted to digital insuring the continued engagement of key stakeholders, essential community forums to sustain public engagement, and the availability of innovative resources for congregations, conferences, and networks and partnerships.
The goals of this position:
GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Director of Public Engagement & Digital Presence is responsible for the development of all marketing and communication strategies to increase public awareness of the United Church of Christ, energetically engage audience, and inspire philanthropic support -- nimbly leveraging digital strategies and platforms as appropriate. The Director of Public Engagement & Digital Presence will build and manage brand identity and all aspects of marketing to raise awareness of the organization and its ministries and engage the global community. The Director will ensure impactful positioning of the UCC’s digital presence and vibrant public engagement via digital platforms, leading the effort to curate the story that is the United Church of Christ.
The Director will collaborate with the Director of Development in developing collateral for executing the organization's strategic marketing 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 is responsible for planning, developing and executing all marketing strategies, communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Directs the efforts of the Communications and Digital platforms staff 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.
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.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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