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Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT)

Digital Communications Coordinator

Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT)

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Job Summary

Digital Communications Coordinator

The Center for Youth Ministry Training equips youth ministers and churches to develop theologically informed and practically effective youth ministries.  CYMT is seeking a Digital Communications Coordinator to join our team and help us accomplish our mission and goals.  

Objective: Works with the Marketing Director to provide support to CYMT’s external and internal marketing strategies, communications, and public relations activities. 

Supervision: The Digital Communications Coordinator reports to the Marketing Director.

Hours:  40 hrs a week

Salary: $41,600

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Gather stories from the CYMT Community and develop consistent content for multiple platforms including social media, website, digital advertising, email marketing, print collateral, and more
    • Copywriting for captions and content. Must be willing to reach out to individuals for personal stories of impact. Must be a great copywriter.
    • Help develop and manage content plan that stays 3 months ahead of production
    • Can help with gathering photos for stories and content production
  • Manage all CYMT social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest
    • Tracks web and social media analytics and develops reports for Marketing Director 
    • Manages the posting of all content. Can work with social media scheduling software to schedule content in advance.
    • Regularly researches best social media and digital marketing practices, stays on top of trends and updates, can discern what practices work best for CYMT audiences and our platforms.
  • Manage routine website upkeep
    • Regular copy changes or page edits
    • Inputting articles, photos, etc. 
  • Helps develop communication strategies that share the story of CYMT with partner churches, residents, staff, and Fellows including:
    • Researching and writing stories for distribution
    • Press releases
    • Social Media campaigns

Qualifications

Desired skills and requirements:

Be a skilled copywriter and storyteller who can speak to multiple audiences within the youth ministry community and CYMT’s donor community. Have an eye for design and layout. Graphic design expertise is not required but experience is a plus. Understand the importance of maintaining a consistent brand voice to engage existing and new audiences.

Be a self-starter who can manage multiple projects simultaneously. Must have excellent time management and organization skills, and work at a high-capacity. 

Be both creative and analytical. Must be able to bring new ideas to the marketing team and can think outside the box when it comes to media campaigns and content development. Must also be comfortable with data-based research and analytic software to best advance CYMT’s marketing practices.

Candidates must have a degree in journalism, marketing, communications, or similar field. 

Must be proficient in social media platforms. Experience in WordPress is a plus.

Knowledge of Emma or Mailchimp, and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus but not required.

Additional Information

Benefits

30+ hours/week qualifies the Digital Communications Coordinator as a Full-Time position with CYMT.  Full-time employees receive:

  • 15 days paid vacation
  • 12 days of personal leave
  • 2% pension contribution
  • Health Insurance: 1/2 of individual premium rate

How to Apply

To apply send your cover letter and resume to apply@cymt.org by July 15. 

Details

  • Date Posted: June 16, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Communications / Marketing / PR
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 07/27/2020
  • Salary Range: 41,600
  • Working Hours: M-F with flexibility