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Communication Coordinator

Position Title: Communication Coordinator
Department: Communication
Industry: Marketing and Advertising
Reports To: Director of Communication
Location: Dallas, TX

General Summary of the Position

St. Ann Catholic Parish is looking for a creative, high-energy, and passionate individual for a coordinator level position who wants to use his or her marketing, communication, and creative skills to impact our community with the gospel. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, innovative, and able to perform key tasks independently in a timely manner. This person should be a self-starter that enjoys working in a team environment and is excited to join a growing Catholic community with a vibrant culture and innovative community. This role will require a firm understanding of our church’s vision and values.

Responsibilities

  • You’ll lead the creation of parish-wide communication content for both English and Spanish Communities for publication in the Bulletin, Social Media, Website, and Newsletter. You’ll partner with Parish Clergy, Staff, and Ministry Leaders to create beautiful and compelling content and effective marketing plans.

  • You’ll control and manage the Bulletin and all official social media accounts.

  • You’ll manage the overall structure and content of the website while keeping up with current trends and updates from modern websites.

  • You’ll act as a brand manager, responsible for safeguarding how the St. Ann brand is portrayed in all communication including (but not limited to) print, email, social media, web, etc., by cultivating a consistent tone and style of communication across all media and ensuring all content is technically effective, grammatically correct, doctrinally accurate, and within the church’s vision and brand guidelines.

  • You’ll actively participate in the St. Ann Parish community, including involvement in the efforts to welcome and engage people through the “Sunday Experience” of weekend Masses and the Discipleship Pathway.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Marketing, Communication, Graphic Design, or related field, or comparable experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proven proficiency in copywriting.

  • Proven success in managing corporate social media accounts.

  • Experience maintaining brand standards.

  • Excellent attention to detail and design, proven through portfolio work.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment. Experience in managing teams or freelancers is a plus.

  • Creative thinker with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

  • Working experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and Squarespace, with a basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills. Experience with Trello preferred.

  • Proven ability to work across different cultures. Fluency in Spanish and English is strongly preferred.

  • Passionate and active Catholic with a basic understanding of Catholic teaching.

Skills

You see the bigger picture
You're able to break a large project into bite-size pieces while always keeping your eye on the big goal. You think two steps ahead and can see how complex initiatives connect together for maximum impact. You can anticipate future problems and you’re always on the look-out for potential issues so you can tackle them before they occur.

You get things done
You're a multitasking machine. You follow through on every job, no matter how big or small. You live for hitting deadlines and understand the importance of keeping on schedule. You take initiative on projects from the start and know how to bring people together and get things done. You find new and efficient ways to streamline processes and create innovative approaches to difficult problems.

You're so organized, it's embarrassing
You have remarkable attention to the smallest details, meticulous organizational skills. Your closet and kitchen drawers are a testament to this skill: when something doesn’t have a place, you make one for it. You can manage schedules, inquiries, call logs, and desk drawers.

You're a communication ace
You keep your team and supervisors in the know so that the job gets done efficiently and effectively, as part of the larger picture. You know when to ask for help, when to listen, and when to speak up. You're known for your professional honesty and openness.

Your desire to learn can’t be satisfied
You take advantage of every opportunity to learn from someone more experienced in the field. You’ve had mentors in the past, whether personally or through a course, in person or online. You voluntarily pass up your fifth The Office or Friends rewatch for the new issue of Ad Week, the new season of Abstract, or the new course on Lynda or Skillshare. You know there is always room to improve and will go to great lengths to do so.

You have a team ethos
You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced start-up environment, with people who are passionate about their work. You're excited to work cross-functionally with other departments and demographics and enjoy bringing people together to achieve a goal. People enjoy working with you because they know they can trust you. You love to identify people’s strengths and build processes to make things run more smoothly.