GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Work alongside and under the direction of OPTIC’s Editorial Communications and News Strategist to coordinate and report the news of the denomination in a timely manner and disseminate communications from the national setting of the United Church of Christ. Primarily responsible for planning and executing the Strategist’s vision in the development of a comprehensive news and communications program for the national setting of the United Church of Christ. Engage in personal interactions with churches and people who are involved in news articles. Helps support the work of the OPTIC department by working with team leads to curate and develop news content for UCNews in support of department goals.
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).
The National Ministries embraces telework and allows employees to work a hybrid schedule as approved by their supervisor.
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 department. 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 accepting applications.