Senior Manager, Public Information team, UMCom

Public Information (Marketing)
Position Open Until Filled (minimum posting 4 weeks)
Position Title: Senior Manager, Public Information

Position Overview: We are seeking a senior manager to plan, develop and implement PR strategies and campaigns, raise public awareness of The United Methodist Church, build media relationships, generate positive publicity, provide a voice for the church in the public media and create messages and materials to communicate with a variety of audiences. The  successful candidate will be able to use effective public relations strategies to raise awareness of The United Methodist Church and increase news coverage. 

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, public relations, mass communications or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Media and Public Relations
  • Must have an understanding of communication strategy development.  Needs experience in developing media relations and communications strategy plans.
  • Must be able to plan and organize work independently and as a team members.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communications and presentation skills, expertise in editing, excellent judgment and strong public/media relations and crisis communication experience.
  • Must have a successful track record in gaining positive publicity and media coverage for a client or organization.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of The United Methodist Church is required.

Learn more at umc.org:  http://www.umc.org/jobs/senior-manager-public-information

Any interested party should forward their resume, work samples and the completed UMCom application to: HR@umcom.org for consideration.