Leads and influences staff and/or lay people. Strategic and tactical decision maker with single operational/ministry influence or ministry services influence. Aligns ministry goals with church vision and direction. Responsible for administration of operational/ministry area or oversight of multifaceted specialty areas. Accountable for ministry or specialty areas results/outcomes. Often serves as intermediary between coordinators, ministry leaders, and lay leaders. Provides staff and/or volunteer leadership and accountability for a specific operational or ministry area. Expert in field of responsibility. Evokes followership.
Lead the Communications Ministry and related functional areas to effectively support growing PCPC ministries through strong strategic planning, project management (internally and externally), and team leadership and management skills. Proactively and collaboratively work with senior leadership and each ministry department to develop an overall communication strategy in line with PCPC’s mission, vision, and strategy. Direct the vision, strategy, organization, and oversight of telling PCPC’s story of fruitfulness and spiritual impact using the most effective technologies appropriate to PCPC’s culture and classical, innovative style. Develop and maintain brand standards. Serve as “editor-in-chief” to ensure all communications accurately reflect the vision, theology, and policies of the Session, Senior Pastor, and/or Executive Director. Extend PCPC preaching and teaching beyond the walls of the church by communicating via multiple venues to the congregation, community, and world. Main influencer of a culture of excellence, service, and support. Perform all PCPC work to the glory of God.
College degree required. Agency background strongly preferred. Five plus years of experience leading/managing a team. Experience in writing, editing, proofing, and overseeing a creative production process. Extensive knowledge of PCPC’s theology, philosophy, vision, and goals. Proficient with multiple software applications, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, Mac environment, and evolving web applications. Relationship with PCPC as a member preferred.
Communicates well both verbally and in writing; listens attentively; makes others feel respected and valued in discussions; conveys organized thoughts and ideas clearly and concisely; is direct, but graciously tactful; communicates progress and appropriately informs others
Targets and achieves results; sees a need or opportunity and appropriately initiates change; adapts to change and is flexible; is open to new ideas; adjusts plans to meet changing needs
Strives to serve others with excellence; goes the extra mile; exhibits a servant attitude while working with a demanding and ever-changing schedule; completes the daily tasks of his/her job with the understanding that what he/she does is honoring unto the Lord and is a ministry in itself
As a team member, understands the importance of teamwork; contributes to his/her ministry team and other ministry teams to develop and achieve collaborative agreed upon outcomes; respects, encourages, and honors team members; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions
Approachable; connects well with others; solicits feedback; handles criticism with grace, wisdom, and maturity; encourages direct, honest, and productive dialogue; does not avoid conflict; seeks to find mutually agreeable solutions to problems; seeks peaceful outcomes in all situations
Possesses necessary skills and job knowledge; understands job responsibilities and how they impact ministry goals and overall church vision; keeps knowledge and skills current; is a pro-active learner; overcomes obstacles; needs very little time to learn and master new processes or tools; learns quickly from mistakes
Able to recognize problems; gathers all facts; sorts through complex issues with prayer and wisdom; seeks input and counsel from others; able to make difficult decisions and communicate decisions directly to all involved parties in a timely manner
Accurately estimates resources and time required to complete tasks and/or projects; identifies and secures resources needed to complete tasks and initiatives; makes efficient use of resources; able to work effectively and manage resources with limited or partial information; keeps immediate supervisor/pastoral leadership well informed regarding management of resources and/or problems that arise
Manages and/or coordinates ministry and project goals, milestones, and procedures; accurately estimates resources and time required to complete tasks and/or projects; identifies and secures resources needed to complete tasks and initiatives; communicates ministry and project goals, timelines, and milestones; lets people know what they need to accomplish; identifies project interdependencies and potential resource constraints; follows up with others to ensure they are on track to meet ministry and project goals
Inspires and facilitates team members; enhances morale; involves team members in planning stages; considers team members’ ideas and suggestions; manages progress of team members; helps build team confidence and strong team rapport; sets challenging and productive goals for ministry team; keeps team accountable for actions; provides resources and support; turns team diversity into an advantage