Vacancy for Media & Communications Coordinator

(Maternity Leave Cover)

30 hours per week, working remotely and at Ffald y Brenin.
Temporary contract from this September, 9-12 months


Ffald y Brenin is a Christian Retreat Centre & House of Prayer in west Wales. Hundreds of residential and day visitors come here every year and many others engage in Ffald y Brenin’s ministry of Local Houses of Prayer (LHOPs) globally, as well as using our online & printed resources and attending events.

We are recruiting an individual with strong communication skills who demonstrates a wide degree of creativity on multiple online and off-line platforms. 

The Media and Communications Coordinator should demonstrate attention to detail, an ability to project-manage in a timely manner and a natural ability to communicate the values and mission of Ffald y Brenin. Strong candidates will be able to come up with creative ideas for content, demonstrate a creative eye for design, be comfortable running a website and communicate well with other team members.
 

Closing date:

23rd August 2021

If you have questions about this post:

feel free to contact Clive Orchard, Team Leader, on 07485 365353

How to apply:

Send us a CV, with details of 2 referees, a short covering letter and some samples of your creative work (for example: graphic design, writing, video etc.) to clive@ffald-y-brenin.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Ffald y Brenin’s social media profile and presence
  • Write and project-manage content for various communications platforms, including newsletters, website copy, blog posts and office written materials
  • Keep website up-to-date with events and announcements
  • Add items to the online shop and coordinate with the Shipping Manager to make sure everything is running smoothly
  • Coordinate with web developer to make sure plugins are up-to-date
  • Create, edit, and upload videos to Youtube and Facebook
  • Design and create print materials (ie: brochures, booklets) and digital documents (ie: interactive PDFs) 
  • Keep all content on-brand across various platforms and materials 
  • Appropriately manage media accounts and budget 

Requirements:

  • Intuitive understanding of Christian ministry and practice 
  • Minimum 1-2 years work or internship experience in a media/communications role
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to stay organised and complete tasks on deadlines, and to respond to team requests in a timely manner
  • Ability to wear multiple hats and juggle between projects    
  • A creative eye and strong attention to detail
  • Experience with project management
  • Strong communication skills (writing, proofreading, spelling and grammar are essential)
  • Photography skills
  • Experience with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube
  • Experience  with Google Drive/Microsoft 365, Google Slides/Powerpoint
  • Experience with Mailchimp or Mailerlite newsletter services
  • Experience with WordPress websites (know-how of Squarespace, DIVI and Woocommerce a plus)
  • Ability to instruct web developer when needed
  • Basic video editing skills (Premiere or iMovie)
  • Graphic design skills and experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Premiere a strong plus
  • Samples of previous work

If you’d like to download this job description as a PDF, you can do so here.

We're closed to day visitors 13th-15th Dec & closed for Christmas from 21st Dec (re-open on 2 Jan). See final Christmas posting dates HERE.

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