Strategic Communications Specialist

Shepherd's Grove Presbyterian Chruch

Job Description

Job Title:                                Strategic Communications Specialist

Short Description:              The go-to for all communications needs for Shepherd’s Grove Church (SGP)

Salary Range:                       $20-25 per hour

Job Status:                             Full time, non-exempt

Reports To:                            Director of Communications

Date:                                  November 2022


Position Summary: The Strategic Communications Specialist is the go-to for all communications needs for Shepherd’s Grove (SGP). This individual is a highly motivated and organized self-starter with a passion for project management, a knack for writing compelling content, and a heart for collaborating with a creative team. A devoted follower of Jesus and lover of His Kingdom, this individual is called to full-time ministry and has a special affection for SGP and Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller.




General Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage SGP communications projects from start to finish, ensuring that all copy, collateral, and digital promotion is complete and of the highest caliber.
  • Act as a liaison to pastors and offer support that enables them to effectively promote various initiatives and events. 
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of local church happenings and communicate them to appropriate members of the marketing and production teams.
  • Write compelling copy for SGP events blog, bi-weekly e-news, and weekly micro-bulletin. 
  • Manage SGP email marketing in MailChimp, exploring new ways to connect with our congregation via email.
  • Streamline and manage the look and feel of our SG Connect e-news and weekly micro-bulletin. 
  • Work closely with webmaster to keep content current and updated on Be the potential point person for a redesign of and develop content as requested. 
  • Work closely with graphic designer and social media coordinator to execute appropriate promotion of church events. Inform them of the needs of each project and collaborate with them on timely and excellent production. 
  • Work with graphic designer to maintain the weekly pre-service slide loop, making sure it’s updated and current. 
  • Take photos and video at weekend services and special events, as requested. 
  • Collaborate with donor services and accounting to ensure that all fees collected at church events are properly accounted for. 
  • Maintain church project calendar. 
  • Keep abreast of the most current trends in church communications, share them with the team, and consistently look for ways to implement fresh ideas. 

Job Skills & Requirements:


·        Skilled in photography

·        Relational, willing to initiate conversations with all types of people.

·        Passionate about building relationships and connecting people within the ministries.

·        Enjoys working with others in a team environment

·        Active focus on supporting positive relationships; treating people with dignity, respect, integrity and/or compassion.

·        Flexible to meet the requirements of the department and overall ministry. 

·        Must be able to effectively organize and prioritize daily tasks with varied deadlines. 

·        Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously with competing time and priority demands. 

·        Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of information as appropriate.

·        Understanding of Christian ministry and specifically Crystal Cathedral Ministries is desirable. 

·        Has the ability to adapt quickly and effectively in time sensitive situations.

·        Knowledge of Asana project management software

·        Familiarity with MailChimp, Adobe Creative Suite, and Wordpress desired 

·        Available to work on the weekends and openness to attend service or have attended.


Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]

About Shepherd's Grove Presbyterian Chruch

Shepherd’s Grove is a community of happy and whole students of Jesus. We’ve chosen to be a radically hospitable faith community focused on spiritual formation with God, our community with each other, and our missional calling to the world we live in. We believe that God’s kingdom is flourishing and thriving, growing and bearing fruit. It’s our mission to join God in what he is already doing in the world he created with such love and care.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Some College

Date Posted
2 months ago
Irvine, California


Church Size
10,000+ people

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