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Lutheran Church–Canada seeking Communications Manager

November 1, 2017 No Comment

WINNIPEG – Lutheran Church–Canada’s Synod office in Winnipeg is seeking a Communications Manager. The person in this position is responsible for maintaining the ongoing communication program of synod and developing new strategies for communication with internal and external constituencies. Under the supervision of the President of Synod, the Communications Manager is proactive in identifying issues and current events to which LCC should respond or report upon. The manager is also responsible for online and print publications that share the mission and ministry of Lutheran Church–Canada. As part of the synodical office team, the Communications Manager provides advice and guidance on communication issues for each area of the Synod’s work.

Duties include:
• Editorial supervision of www.canadianlutheran.ca and The Canadian Lutheran magazine
• Responsibility for the InfoDigest and DoorPosts e-newsletters
• Supervision of LCC’s web and social media presence
• Monitoring all aspects of LCC’s communication
• Representing LCC to non-church media
• Developing new communication strategies and resources

Qualifications:
• A strong grasp of and personal commitment to Lutheran theology. Knowledge of the particular structure of Lutheran Church–Canada will be considered an asset.
• Excellent writing skills with the ability to adapt writing to reach various audiences. Degrees in communications, journalism, English, or other writing-heavy programs will be considered an asset, as will previous work experience in communications, editorial, and marketing.
• Knowledge and experience working in public relations.
• Excellent computer skills with an adaptability to learn new programs as necessary.
• Photo-editing knowledge (experience with Adobe Photoshop will be considered an asset).
• Graphic design and layout skills, with a focus on desktop publishing (experience with Adobe InDesign will be considered an asset).
• Website design and content management skills (experience with WordPress will be considered an asset).
• Social media management skills.
• Photography and videography skills would be an asset.

To apply for this position send a copy of your resume to Iris Barta (officemanager@lutheranchurch.ca). Deadline for applications is November 30, 2017.

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