JOB TITLE: Communications Director

BAYSIDE PURPOSE: To help people know God, find family, live in freedom, and discover purpose.

BAYSIDE BIG 5: Teachable, Called, Hungry, Others Focused, Positive Attitude

POSITION STATUS: X Exempt ▢ Non-Exempt

WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, 40 hours

REPORTS TO: Creative Director

Bayside Community Church is seeking a Communications Director who is excited about telling compelling stories of life change through a variety of internal and external communication channels. The ideal candidate is not only innovative, but also has strong communication and leadership skills, and enjoys building marketing strategies to help reach people who don’t yet know Jesus as well as informing those who call Bayside their home church.

The qualified applicant would provide strategic direction and leadership for the Communications Team, which consists of the Web Content Specialist, Social Media Specialist, Copy and Content Specialist, and Print and Design Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee all communications including internal and external messaging, advertising, social media, print publications, digital content, and public relations.
  • Ensure a consistent voice across all campuses, service elements, environments and platforms.
  • Develop a cohesive communication standard for all campuses to be consistent
  • with our mission and branding.
  • Create a robust marketing strategy utilizing industry research and best practices.
  • Lead collaborative conversations with staff and ministry leaders, identifying and developing marketing and communication strategies for all church initiatives and events with the congregation and community.
  • Manage the improvement and strategy of Bayside’s website, social media
  • accounts, and other digital media platforms (Google Analytics, Newsletters,
  • YouTube, etc).
  • Develop and lead a serve team to assist with marketing, strategy planning and overall communications.
  • Copywriting and curating content for all church-wide communications including
  • email marketing, social media, press releases, and creative content, as needed
  • Coordinate with MC’s and Speakers any additional information that needs to be
  • communicated from the platform.
  • Assist with script writing, including Video News when needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A passionate love for Jesus and a heart for the local church.
  • An understanding of how to craft consistent and quality content.
  • The ability to be proactive in developing and implementing marketing strategies.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Rockstar problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage large projects with lots of moving parts.
  • Teachable, Called Hungry, Others Focused, Positive Attitude.

Acknowledgment

By submitting an application, I acknowledge that my answers given are true and complete to the best of my ability. In the event that I am employed, I understand that any false or misleading information I knowingly provide in my application or interview(s) may result in discharge and/or legal action. I understand also that if employed, I am required to abide by all the rules and regulations of Bayside Community Church, Inc., and any special agreements reached by Bayside Community Church, Inc., and me.

Bayside Community Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While we do make employment decisions that are aligned to our faith and beliefs, we do not discriminate based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

I understand, authorize, and agree that Bayside Community Church, Inc. may conduct national and local criminal biographical searches, state sexual offender searches, credit files, and motor vehicle checks when applicable. I agree to sign any and all authorizations by appropriate companies or entities who are engaged in, including, but not limited to Florida Law Enforcement Division, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, and other necessary agencies.

This application is only valid for the position for which I am applying and will remain active for 45 days. If I wish to apply to another position or the 45-day active period has passed, I may need to resubmit an application.