Communications Manager/Editor

Columbia, MD | Communications Manager/Editor

Position Summary:

The Communications Manager assists in setting and guiding the strategy for
communications, website, public relations messages, and collateral to consistently
articulate the mission and strategy of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware.

Responsibilities:

  1.  Lead the generation of content that honors God and tells the stories of the
    Convention’s churches, partner associations and national entities.
  2. Collaborate, execute, and evaluate communication strategies to advance the core
    strategies and the brand of the Convention through BaptistLIFE and various
    media.
  3. Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of social media, website
    content, print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, quarterly
    BaptistLIFE magazines, bi-weekly e-newsletters, branded print collateral,
    videos/photography.
  4. Work with team leaders to promote their events and strategic initiatives through
    story development, reporting, photography and publishing of related material.
    Seek to use and repurpose this content in blog posts, white papers, and other
    media for maximum viability.
  5. Assist in the development and promotion of state missions offering and annual
    meeting promotional materials.
  6. Liaison with Baptist Press, Baptist News Global and Baptist state/national
    entities as needed to ensure the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware is
    represented well.
  7. Oversee the management of a content lifecycle to include the planning,
    designing, innovation, curating, and archiving of content.
  8. Track and measure the level of engagement within the Convention over time
    through surveys, online interactions, and other metrics.
  9. Manage all media contacts.
  10. As time allows, send out press releases to community news outlets at the request
    of local churches.
  11. Other duties, as assigned.

Position functions within the mission, strategies, policies and guidelines of the
Convention.