Asbury United Methodist Church in Birmingham, Alabama is looking for the next motivated, energetic, and driven member of our communications team! As the world pivots more and more to digital engagement, Asbury UMC is also pivoting to provide quality experiences for our congregation and community. The Digital Engagement Manager is responsible for ensuring that digital channels are consistent with the vision and mission of Asbury United Methodist Church This creative and self-driven individual works closely with the Director of Communications and church leadership to effectively utilize digital tools to build awareness and community. The ideal candidate will provide editing support of written and visual content to maintain consistency of language and branding across all Asbury digital and print platforms. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Oversee overall digital and social media strategy (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo, etc.) - Responsible for all Asbury social media channels. Includes creating content (production, filming, and editing), calendaring, and assessing effectiveness through growth - Continued education on best practices in a fluid culture of digital communication - Develop and maintain social media strategy from organizational to ministry level in conjunction with ministry leaders - Build, train, and maintain a volunteer team (photographers, videographers, writers, social media influencers) - Review and report analytics Refresh and maintain Asbury website and mobile applications - Evaluate the fluidity and functionality of website and changes that need to be made to remain relevant with information for the organization and individual ministries - Maintain webpages and keep the website current as the forward-facing source of information for the community and church family - Develop and maintain church mobile applications and other mobile subscriptions made available by Asbury - Review and report analytics Collaborate with and support the Communications Team - Work closely with the Communications team to deliver high quality, creative, and meaningful content for Asbury and individual ministries - Assist in the production, filming, and editing of high-quality media for organizational and ministry-level projects Assist the Church Coordinator with various IT operations, including day-to-day management of staff workstations, network administration, and overseeing overall IT operations of Asbury - Assist in overseeing day to day management of building-wide IT operations, including staff workstations, network administration, and technical projects - Assist with the oversight of Community Church Builder ChMS database - Assist in oversight of management, maintenance, and purchase of all IT equipment including computers, software, etc. Maintain a positive attitude towards members of the congregation, visitors, and staff members. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES - Be committed to and actively communicate the vision of the church and become creatively involved in its development, articulation, and implementation. - Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Public Relations, Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field required. - Expertise in digital media content development, execution, and analysis in a church environment. - Advanced knowledge of multimedia programs including ProPresentor, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Logic Pro, etc. - Knowledge and ability in video production, sound systems, video editing and reproduction, audio/video recording, and related technologies. - Proficiency with Microsoft Software: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher. - Proficiency with Apple Macintosh OS and common programs and integration into a MS domain environment. - Ability to troubleshoot and general repair skills related to video projectors, printers, computers, and sound systems. - Strong attention to detail and ability to meet critical dates and deadlines while managing multiple projects - Self-driven and able to work and produce results with minimal supervision. - Attend evening and weekend events as necessary. ABOUT ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Located in North Shelby County, 20 minutes outside downtown Birmingham, Asbury United Methodist Church has been worshiping God and creating faithful followers of Christ for 33 years. It offers robust adult, family, children and youth programs and offers traditional as well as contemporary worship. On any given Sunday, you'll hear Asbury's chancel choirs, orchestra, praise band, handbell choir, or children's choirs performing for the glory of God. Every year, Asbury tithes 10 percent of its annual giving to local and international mission organizations. The church runs its own food pantry, various assistance programs, and strives to serve its neighbors both far and near. All are welcome: Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.
Contact: David Miller
Address: 6690 Cahaba Valley Road Birmingham AL 35242