Job Description

Communications Director

Purpose: To oversee development of a comprehensive communication strategy and provide support to effectively communicate the Gospel and the mission/vision of FBC within the church and greater community.

Job Requirements:

  1. Must have an active, mature, personal relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
  2. Must be (or become) an active member of First Baptist Church, Columbia.
  3. Must maintain confidentiality of information entrusted to communicate
  4. Must possess a high level of interpersonal and organizational skills. Must be a detailed person with the ability to organize, prioritize, and handle multiple tasks.
  5. Have an attitude of teamwork and flexibility with the ability to make changes as needed to various projects
  6. Have the ability to think outside the box and commit to personal growth and new ideas/strategies
  7. Computer proficiency is required with a knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and/or Final Cut preferred. Basic Photoshop is a must
  8. Must have a degree in marketing, communications, graphic design/video or other relevant media disciplines
  9. Must have a calling to serve the local church in ministry (previous church experience is a plus)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Work with the Worship Arts Pastor to cast vision and to coordinate all communication to/for the church.
  2. Help the Worship Arts Pastor to implement a comprehensive strategy to reach more people with the Gospel and for better effective communication within the church body
  3. Help expand the reach of the Gospel by FBC through managing social media and other marketing efforts
  4. Help define and solidify the brand identity of FBC in the greater Mid-TN community
  5. Coordinate all church-wide communications initiatives: worship guide, Web site, sign, monitors, ads, and special projects.
  6. Partner and resource internal communication efforts within various church ministries
  7. Develop and explore new avenues to creatively and effective refine the messaging of FBC internally and externally
  8. Develop and maintain a communications policy and style guide
  9. Manage and maintain the communications budget
  10. Develop an empowered and innovative creative culture by cultivating creatives/volunteers who focus on the church's mission and vision
  11. Create and edit video content for major communications initiatives/develop and schedule videographers (20% of the job)
  12. Maintain Web site content and produce weekly information tools for church members (newsletters, social media posts, guides etc) .
  13. Create and design digital graphic content (or know how to manage/get the best out of graphic designers)

Full Time Position that direct reports to the Worship Arts Pastor

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Columbia, Tennessee
Baptist: SBC
Church Size