Are you passionate about story telling? Join our team to help tell the greatest story imaginable; that of God’s great love. We are seeking a Communications Director to articulate and craft the story of the mission and vision of Fox River Christian Church by creating and overseeing the strategy for all internal and external communications.

Responsibilities/Key Result Areas:

  1. Promotion
  • Develop and maintain system to organize, prioritize and communicate promotional items related to Fox River.
  • Create communication strategies to market, inform and promote teaching series, big events and other ministry activities.
  • Oversee all written materials, writing or approving all church-wide collateral materials.
  • Create weekly electronic newsletter.
  1. Web and Social Media
  • Manage all efforts related to the creation and development of Fox River Christian Church’s website(s).
  • Proactively work with IT and the Creative Team to make sure Fox River maintains an effective presence on the web including style/presence, search engines, new technology.
  • Write or approve church website materials.
  • Manage ongoing social media messaging and communication strategies for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to build following.
  1. Internal Communications
  • Communicate style guide, communication strategy, and social media strategy to staff and key volunteers; follow up to ensure implementation across Fox River.
  • Assist leadership by formulating internal communication messages to staff and key volunteer leaders. Provide input on disseminating information related to church projects, changes to staff, etc.
  • Design and implement internal communications processes.
  1. Marketing
  • Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a strategic marketing, communications and digital campaigns that will enhance Fox River’s message in our surrounding communities.
  • Form and administer traditional and digital marketing strategies and communication plans to expand and grow the ministries, campuses and events.
  1. Brand Management and Content Design
  • Ensure Fox River’s brand is consistently communicated throughout our campuses, our ministries and each sermon series.
  • Partner with Creative Team to create content that complements design of promotional materials related to church-wide activities.
  • Manage the use of logos and images that represent Fox River Christian Church.

Experience/Other Qualifications:

  • Should be a member of Fox River Christian Church or willing to begin the membership process immediately; able to fully commit to the mission, vision and values of Fox River
  • A. or B.S. in communication or related field
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in communications, marketing, or related field; previous church employment a plus
  • Experience in creating or executing communication plans
  • Skilled at writing, editing, and proofreading copy; excellent grammar and punctuation; and the flexibility to write in different styles for various audiences
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to self-direct and prioritize among competing goals
  • Experience managing social media accounts
  • Technical expertise:
    • Familiarity with CMS
    • Basecamp (project management)
    • Google Docs
    • Microsoft Office
    • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Ability to develop and monitor a budget
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends

Role Profile

  • Spiritual gifts:  May include administration, leadership, exhortation, faith, serving, word of knowledge or wisdom
  • Heart/passion for:  Passionate about the mission and vision of Fox River Christian Church and how it translates to people inside and outside Fox River.
  • Abilities/skills/competencies:
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multitask
    • Articulate, self-directed, team-oriented, able to work well with others
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, flexible environment
    • Effective oral communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead, manage, or work with diverse groups and in a team
    • Attention to detail, commitment to accuracy, and ability to produce high-quality work in print or online
  • Personality and characteristics:
    • Committed and growing disciple of Jesus Christ; this person’s commitment to Christ will be evidenced in his/her personal life, family relationships, and ministry
    • Exhibit a servant’s heart and Christian character in the areas of integrity, dependability and perseverance
    • Has a quality orientation with a passion for excellence

Please send resume and any questions to: