Communications Director

First Lutheran Church-DL   Detroit Lakes, MN   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on April 26, 2024
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This is a great full time opportunity!
Hourly Range:  $17.50 to $19.25 per hour
Benefits include 401k with match, ICHRA (healthcare reimbursement),
PTO and paid holidays, paid parental leave, group life, long term disability, and other as defined by Employee Handbook

Primary Objective of Position:

  • Facilitate and curate communications within and from First Lutheran Church to enhance the functioning of the congregation’s general ministries, and to help tell the story of congregational life.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Primary responder and receptionist to office phone and guests
  • Create the weekly worship materials [orders of worship, bulletins and worship slides].
  • Create, format, and distribute the monthly newsletter.
  • Create and design marketing materials and emails to distribute to the congregation as needed.
  • Update and maintain the First Lutheran Church website.
  • Edit and format the weekly worship videos and post them to FLC social media.
  • Share ministry updates via social media, texting, email, and bulletin boards.
  • Oversee and implement any advertising and marketing needs as requested.
  • Attend to the needs of the congregation and visitors in a timely, professional and friendly manner.
  • Provide general office and reception support as needed. Become knowledgeable of all computer programs and office equipment. Help maintain a clean and welcoming reception and workroom environment.
  • As a part of an integrated staff, keep regular office hours, participate in weekly staff meetings, ministry planning meetings and retreats as scheduled.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Enact the mission of FLC in support of the pastors, staff, and congregation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in social media and website curation.
  • Communication Skills – writing, verbal, nonverbal acumen.   
  • Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, congregation and visitors.
  • Organization - daily work and workspace.
  • Time Management – able to assess the priority of tasks.

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 – 10:30

First Lutheran Church-DL

Detroit Lakes , MN