Concordia Seminary St. Louis
  • 25-Aug-2017 to 24-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Communications/Creative Services
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 403b, and Pension after vesting requirements


Concordia Seminary serves church and world by providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formation of pastors, missionaries, deaconesses, scholars, and leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Concordia Seminary is currently engaged in a search for a Full-Time Communications Specialist to work in their Communications/Creative Services Office.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for creating content to promote the Seminary's objectives and helping to create positive associations with the Seminary's audiences within the Church and the public.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with faculty and staff from various departments to develop content for Concordia Seminary's print and digital communications
  • Research, conduct interviews, write articles and edit copy for the Seminary's magazine, e-newsletters and other publications
  • Compose and distribute news releases, develop social media content, and assist with email marketing campaigns
  • Assist in creating and editing content for Seminary websites
  • Source images to accompany written material
  • Assist in the development and execution of social media strategy and policy for Concordia Seminary
  • Assist in planning and executing Seminary events
  • Ensure that work is well-written, accurate and on deadline
  • Collaborate with the Communications/Creative Services team to ensure consistency of Seminary branding messages across all channels and platforms
  • Use project management software

 

ANCILLARY DUTIES:

  • Remain current on emerging technology in integrated marketing communications
  • Assist with photography and video to complement story telling
  • Adhere to AP style, Seminary style and other communications style guides as identified

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Work Experience Requirements

  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • Three years of experience in writing and editing required
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Must be available for occasional evenings and weekends to cover campus-related events as required
  • Member in good standing with LCMS-affiliated congregation preferred, but not required

 

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications or Journalism or related degree required

 

Technical Skills

  • Experience in a cross-platform environment (Mac/PC) using applications including Microsoft Office
  • Dexterity in using social media websites and management systems, such as Hootsuite
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications is a plus

 

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:

 

None.

 

 

 

 

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