Digital Communications Specialist, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church, Nashville, TN

POSITION OPENING

Job Title: DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Reports to: Director of Communications

Department: Office of Communications

Schedule/Status: Full time; Monday-Friday; Exempt

Responsibilities: Proposes and executes digital plans and strategies; aligns web, social media, and video
platforms; applies digital media/online and content writing concepts and best practices to
agency platforms and initiatives; works collaboratively with the Communications team,
agency departments, and other stakeholders to develop, repurpose, inventory, and manage
content (text, video, links, graphics); assists with graphic design, production, and
photography as needed.

Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; 3+ years of professional experience in related field;
Qualifications: Apple Macintosh knowledge with proficiency using Quark Xpress and InDesign software,
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator; experience and proficiency with digital design
including e-books and web (Drupal, Word Press, ExpressionEngine, etc); experience with
hand-held video camera and tripod, digital camera, and editing of short videos preferred;
experience with digital photography a plus; strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
and thorough knowledge of English usage, grammar, and punctuation; excellent customer
service skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work well as part of a team; ability to
multi-task; ability to interact well with all levels of constituents and the general public;
ability to establish and set priorities; ability to work independently and take appropriate
initiative.

Apply To: Send a letter indicating how your experience, training, gifts and skills equip you for this
work. Include a resume and samples of your work.

GBHEM Human Resources
C/O Digital Communications Specialist
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Phone: 615/340-7360 Fax: 615/340-7538 Email: hr@gbhem.org

Posting Date: May 19, 2015