To engage internal and external audience, increase the visibility and profile of the United Church of Christ, and position the organization as the “go to” source in the domain of religion and justice; to assist the UCC in becoming the organization 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 & Communication 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. The Director of Marketing & Communication will build and manage brand identity and all aspects of marketing communication to raise awareness of the organization and its ministries, engage the global community, and lead the effort to curate the story that is the United Church of Christ.
The Director of Marketing and Communication will collaborate with the Director of Philanthropy as part of the Office of the Philanthropy, Technology, Identity and Communication 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 of Marketing and Communication 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 & Communication 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.
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.
COVID-19 Update: Protecting the health and safety of our employees is a top priority. Full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment (proof of record will be requested during the onboarding process).
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.
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