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COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Role Title: Communications Specialist

Location: Chicago area ideal, remote considered

Overview:

 

At OneWay, our vision is to see multitudes come to a saving faith in Christ as God's people joyfully engage in reaching them. We are on a mission to activate people to exalt Jesus Christ and advance His gospel to the multitudes. OneWay exists as a vehicle to help all of us work together to fulfill that mission. If being a part of what we call "the greatest cause in the world" resonates with you, then we invite you to join us. 

 

Summary:

 

We are looking for a Communications Specialist to help communicate the message of OneWay both internally and externally. Candidates should have exceptional skills in all areas of communication, including writing, design, web site creation and social media. The Communications Specialist is expected to be a strategic thinker with attention to detail, working well under pressure and meeting deadlines.

The Communications Specialist will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to multitask and adapt to change. Ideal candidates should be innovative, organized and self-motivated, with a keen interest in driving strategic messages to key internal and external audiences.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and implement a communication strategy for initiatives that includes the creation of print materials, web pages and social media.

  • Write copy for all initiatives, including print materials, web site and social media.

  • Create graphics to accompany articles and social media posts.

  • Oversee social media strategy for all platforms. Plan and implement daily posting schedule.

  • Manage and update OneWay web site and other web sites associated with ministry.

  • Manage projects to ensure content is ready for publication by established deadlines.

  • Help create content ideas to express the heart, mission and vision of the organization, as well as communicate events, initiatives and special projects.

  • Adhere to the organization’s style guide, ensuring that we produce high-quality and error-free copy.

  • Work with key internal role-players to brainstorm content ideas, in line with OneWay’s strategy and in support of various brand initiatives.

  • Support and evaluate results of communication campaigns with the team.


 

Qualifications:


 

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) with a concentration in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or a related field from an accredited college or university (desired, but not required). 

  • 1 - 3 years of related experience and success in writing, graphic design or digital marketing.

  • Intermediate skills in email marketing, social media platforms, Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress.

  • Understanding of marketing, fundraising, and non-profit organizations desired.

  • General understanding of the Bible, the Great Commission, the Christian church and global nonprofits preferred.


 

Competencies:


  • Passionate to see ministry growth and can participate independently and/or as part of a team toward annual goals.

  • Strong working knowledge of marketing tools, resources and social media.

  • Self-starter with creative ability to problem-solve as work and solutions evolve.

  • Values quality, accuracy, and collaboration.

  • Exceptional communication and written skills.

  • Operates with a servant’s heart and a strong work ethic.


 

Spiritual Life:

 

Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and agree with the OneWay Statement of Faith. 

 

Compensation Statement:

 

OneWay has various compensation models, including individual support-raising, stipends and salaried positions. Compensation is dependent on the individual and the position. Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to raise support, but others will be considered.

To apply:

 

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Cinthia Yee, Human Resources Manager. 

ONEWAY IS A FAMILY OF MISSIONS AND MEDIA MINISTRIES

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