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Social Media Coordinator

Christ Church of Oak Brook
Oak Brook, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Social Media Community Manager and Facilitator 

PURPOSE: The Social Media Manager will develop and implement the social strategy for Christ Church as a whole, as well as each campus. Their skills, experience and knowledge will be critical to grow our reach and engagement within our digital communities. The Social Media Manager will collaborate with the creative and ministry teams to foster places of conversation with those who have yet to know, love and follow Jesus, as well as inspire, equip and empower those who call Christ Church their home.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Grow awareness, reputation, and online visual identity for Christ Church. Manage audience engagement and perceptions; and identify threats. 
  • Create actionable social media campaign plans, including digital ads, across all platforms [ i.e. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, TikTok, and Snapchat]
  • Set goals and determine objectives to fulfill campaign goals and overall communication strategy.
  • Create a regular publishing schedule to manage content across all platforms.
  • Oversee the day-to-day management of campaigns across all platforms. 
  • Attend worship services, gatherings, groups and events to capture pictures and details about the experiences to share on social media and website. 
  • Create and curate engaging content to gain new followers and engage existing followers.
  • Create and identify relevant, high-quality media for posting, copy-write and design posts for social media platforms.
  • Collaborate with Communications teammates to ensure continuity of Christ Churchs visual and written identity.
  • Monitor and respond to comments, and engage followers in conversation.
  • Track performance. Monitor social insights and campaign performance, monitor Key Performance Indicators and tweak campaigns as needed. Compile reports that demonstrate ROI for administration; analyze results and make recommendations for optimizing social media, content marketing, and social advertising campaigns. 
  • Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design, and strategy; test new ideas and techniques and adapt strategies accordingly.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Spiritual Development

  • Support and model individual spiritual formation i.e. Worship, Grow and Serve. (Weekly worship, prayer, Scripture reading, small group, volunteering/service, etc.).

Traits

  • Agile learner.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment. 
  • Honest and trustworthy.
  • Integrity for work habits and results.
  • Ability to discern needs and respond appropriately, sensitively, and proactively.
  • Appreciation for own and others giftedness. 
  • Ongoing desire and effort to grow more Christ-like in character.
  • Ability to keep high degree of confidentiality.
  • High degree of patience and professionalism.
  • Approachable and accessible.
  • A team player who works well with others.
  • Demonstrates empathy, advocacy, diplomacy, and strong conflict resolution skills. 

Skills and Talents

  • Ability to take direction from the Executive Director of Worship Arts and Communications and the Digital Strategist and work well in a team.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks under tight deadlines while maintaining high standards of work quality and attention to detail.
  • Possess strong writing and editing skills.
  • Possess strong oral communications and listening skills, with high professionalism.
  • Have a solid understanding of effective best practices in social media strategy. 
  • Ability to toggle between the creative side of communication and the analytical side, while being able to clearly communicate ideas in both areas.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet project deadlines, and maintain composure under pressure.
  • Begin and end projects within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Ability to work independently and be proactive in searching for solutions.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, proficient in Photoshop, InDesign preferred, as well as Microsoft Office.
  • An ability to distinguish good design.
  • Excellent customer service and follow through.
  • Understanding and appreciation for nonprofit environment.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 to 5 years of social media management experience
  • Bachelors degree in communications or related field
  • Proficient using social posting program like Sprout
  • Skilled in photography, video editing software, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Experience in a large church or nonprofit organization a plus
Company Description
We are a vital, nondenominational, multisite church where children, youth and adults alike build life-changing relationships with God and one another. We offer a variety of inspiring worship services, a rich range of spiritual growth resources and a selection of service ministries aimed at changing the world for good.

Christ Church of Oak Brook

Address

501 Oak Brook Road

Oak Brook, IL
USA

Industry

Business

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