The following vacancy is within the Diocese of Durham and is being advertised at the request of the Parish.

About us:

St Nics is an open evangelical church based in the heart of the City of Durham. As part of the Church of England we have a diverse community of 300 regular attenders across all age ranges.  Based in the University City of Durham St Nics has a long established ministry with students over decades. This vacancy arises after the departure of our previous student and international worker to train for ordained ministry. 

The Person:

We are seeking a faithful, enthusiastic and motivated Media and Communications Co-Ordinator with a passion for storytelling and using communications to help build Christ-centered community.

A confident self-starter, proactive, with good administration skills and able to set priorities, the post-holder will design and produce communications in a range of media. The role will suit someone with creative flair, attention to detail and excellent design skills.

Job Description: 

To serve St Nics Church through effective communication across a range of  platforms, quality design, and implementing systems to support our communications strategy. Working closely with the Church Operations Manager and the Vicar.

Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the production of publications at St Nics such as weekly newsletters and notice sheets, termly brochures, website material, notices for Sundays, ensuring that they are produced to a consistently high standard and to time.
  • Responsibility for ensuring all notices boards, including the public display boards outside the church, are visually pleasing, up to date and relevant to events and the vision of St Nics.
  • Managing the hosting, style and content management of our website

Responsibility for editing and uploading all service sermons and other audio and video files to the website

  • Train and recruit volunteers to help with AV and PA for services
  • Producing content for St Nics social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with analytic tools and understanding SEO
  • Help establish a style guide and maintain it throughout all written and electronic publications
  • Take the lead in keeping our communications fresh and up-to-date in content and delivery platforms
  • Create and edit short videos and audio

Personal Attributes:

  • A personal faith in Jesus Christ.
  • A heart for serving God’s church through your talents and skills
  • A team player – someone who is able to enthuse and inspire volunteers in their ministries at St Nics
  • An eagerness to learn and develop, to try new things and work with flexibility and enthusiasm.
  • Vision, initiative, and self-motivation.

Skills

  • You will need to be a good organiser, able to take responsibility and to see creative solutions to problems which you are asked to solve.
  • Confident IT skills with knowledge of varied social media channels.
  • General office experience, along with being familiar with standard office software packages, will be an advantage. These should include: Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good, detailed technical knowledge of video and audio production and editing
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Good knowledge of website hosting and content management
  • Excellent writing and editing
  • Creative and able to design materials quickly
  • Familiar with Pro Presenter 6
  • Ability to record and edit both film and audio for short films and podcasts

To Apply:
Please complete the application form and return it to [email protected]

Should you wish to discuss the role please contact [email protected] or follow the link below for an application form.

https://www.stnics.org.uk/jobs

Closing Date: Tuesday 14 Sept 2021
Interviews: Monday 27 Sept 2021

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