Media Director/Content Creator, Athens, Ga.

Nov 8, 2021 | Ministry Opportunities, Other

Cornerstone Church Athens is seeking a full time director of media.

Job Description
Department: Media
Position Status: Full-time

Our Mission: We exist to share Christ with those who don’t know Him and lead those who do into a growing relationship with Him.

Our Guiding Values: Love, Grow and Help with Excellence

Our Vision: Is to create a place where people can encounter God and experience the transforming power of Jesus Christ.

Performance Expectations
In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, the following is expected of all employees:
● Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
● Interact professionally with other staff members, church and community members
and vendors.
● Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
● Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and
coordinating work efforts with other staff members and partnering organizations.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks
Cornerstone Church is hiring a full-time Social Media and Digital Content Coordinator to further our mission through our social media and digital communication efforts. This position focuses on social media coordination and digital content creation, helping those who follow Cornerstone online to get a better idea of who we are as a church, what we believe, and how God is using Cornerstone to impact our local community and beyond.

Time Commitment
This is a full-time position and will require a flexible schedule, specifically for social media creation on Sunday mornings and special events throughout the week.

Primary responsibilities
Manage social media for Cornerstone Church social media accounts as well as contribute and give direction to other ministry accounts as needed
Produce engaging Instagram/Facebook stories as well as explore and develop a strategy for other social media platforms or trends (e.g. IG Reels, etc.) throughout the week

Produce social media on Sunday mornings (IG Stories during worship time, Sunday afternoon recap posts, etc.)
Take photos of weekend/events and work to build a photography team to compile weekly shot lists to capture ideal photos for social media content
Provide insight and help strategize new ideas/possibilities for social media direction
As the position develops, help guide and lead a team of social media volunteers to help facilitate social media
Answer questions and engage in private social media conversations (direct messages, etc.) when necessary/appropriate

Digital Content Responsibilities
Update website weekly to ensure all info is up-to-date, accurate, etc.
Create design content (graphic/video) on digital platforms (website, app, social media)
Manage and update content for Cornerstone Church Athens app
Develop digital ad campaigns (Facebook, possibly Google, etc.) for major initiatives or event pushes
Manage information distribution to team members (via Asana)

Skills/Qualifications:
Personal faith in Jesus Christ and agreement with Cornerstone’s Statement of Faith
Member, or willing to become a member, of Cornerstone Church
Ability to embrace and embody the mission, vision, and staff values of Cornerstone Church
Attendance during weekend service, meetings, and other events determined by the Communication Director
2+ years of experience in social media content creation
Examples include Facebook posts, Facebook events, Facebook ads, Instagram posts, Instagram Stories, Instagram Reels, Twitter, video content produced specifically for social media, and more
A strategic approach to content creation (content calendars, analytics assessment, etc.)
Commitment to improvement, willingness to accept constructive criticism, and understanding of strengths and weaknesses
Effective visual, written, and oral communicator
Can work in an environment that doesn’t require micro-managing
Manages time and resources well
Willingness to contribute to creative ideas and collaborate with various teams
Encourage and model the value of teamwork among staff and the Communications Team
Organized and detailed
Self-starter & flexible to change as needed
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite or other design/content creation platforms
Passion for learning and excitement to learn through experience
Professional representation of Cornerstone and the Lord in all things at all times

Must-Haves
Ability to shoot video, light sets, edit video, photography
Create graphic content (ie: pre-service slides, social content, production overlays, etc.)
Very high attention to detail
Knowledge in Asana or other project management software
Great time management skills and ability to work under pressure
Ability to work well independently and with a team, depending on the project
Exceptional communication skills
Proactive and excellent ability to problem solve
Portfolio available online
Cornerstone Church staff possess and exhibit the following core values in their daily lives:
Love God
Love People
Grow in Relationship with Christ
Grow in Relationships with Others
A desire to Help others discover their created purpose and live it out
Work Ethic that is Excellent, protective and frugal with time and money and resources
Attitude of a servant, enjoyable to be with and devoted to the call of God and the Cornerstone Church Athens

Compensation
This is a full-time, paid position. Salary to be discussed.

To apply
Please submit the following to [email protected]
Work experience/résumé
Links to portfolio, work samples, and/or social media accounts (personal or professional)
Personal testimony (no more than one page)

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