This Generation Social Media Coordinator (full time)

Job posted: 8-18-23

The purpose of the Student Ministries Social Media Coordinator is to manage and grow all social media accounts for Calvary’s student ministries: kids, youth and young adults.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Oversee all posting on all student ministry social media accounts, including TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, etc.
  • Develop and implement social media strategies and campaigns to build brand/ministry awareness
    • Meet weekly with each ministry to determine current and ongoing vision and goals for their social media presence
    • Develop a strategy and schedule of posts for each ministry that reflect their vision and goals
    • Develop post content, including video and graphics
      • Short-form videos that can be captured on either a camera or a phone
      • Graphics designed in either Photoshop or Illustrator
    • Write professional captions that reflect the culture and values of each ministry and of Calvary Church
    • Schedule posts and monitor performance
  • Interact with followers through these social media accounts including but not limited to responding to direct messages and engaging in the comments, being sure to like or respond to every comment on every platform
  • Analyze results from posts and campaigns, identifying strategic weaknesses and making recommendations for improvements
  • Research social media trends and suggest changes that are relevant to Calvary’s marketing initiatives
  • Attend weekly services of these ministries for the purpose of capturing photos and videos to be used on social media channels
    • Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, Thursday nights
    • Some Sunday nights to capture HS small groups
    • Ministry-specific events
  • Recruit, develop and manage a serve team who can help create content for each account

Required Qualifications
  • Passionate about social media and the potential to reach an unlimited number of students with the truth and love of Christ
  • Intuition toward technology and social media in general (i.e. social media comes “naturally”)
  • People oriented—able to share vision and inspire others to serve
  • Experience in DSLR photography (additional training will be provided)
  • Experience in videography (additional training will be provided)
  • Graphic design knowledge and experience
    • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Some video editing knowledge and experience
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Comfortable working with and meeting tight deadlines
  • Committed to excellence

Key Competencies
  • Organized
  • Positive attitude
  • Team mentality
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Dependable to complete a task—independent worker
  • Fast learner
  • Flexible—adaptable to change
  • Able to problem solve
  • Eye for detail

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, especially in an area of communications
  • Apple computers
  • Programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Davinci Resolve

Number of people supervised: None
Person Assigning Work Assignments: Video Director

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.