Operations and Communications Coordinator

Advent is seeking a full-time Operations and Communications Coordinator to begin summer 2019. This is an important role at our church that provides support in the areas of general administration and operations, communications and data management, and event coordination.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative support to the Rector and Executive Director, including: preparing meeting documents, recording meeting minutes, making copies, sending out emails, etc.

  • Manage Advent Commons (the church’s online community portal and database), regularly and consistently updating and refining its groups to reflect accurate information, participants, and administrative privileges; develop and provide trainings on Advent Commons use

  • Manage Advent’s website, ensuring content is current and building out new pages as requested

  • Manage all social media accounts for the church

  • Manage, plan and coordinate events and retreats, including preparing materials, activity schedules, and volunteer schedules

  • Weekly, prepare Sunday service slide show and prepare/print worship bulletins and guides, music, service flyers, etc.

  • Manage and oversee onsite Sunday operations, including set-up and teardown

The ideal applicant will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, committed Christian faith in full agreement with the Jerusalem Declaration as a faithful summary of Biblical teaching (exceptions must be approved by the Rector), and evidence of spiritual maturity. Strong administrative skills and attention to detail are required, with demonstrated ability to schedule, coordinate projects and events, prioritize, and meet deadlines. A working knowledge of Mac programs, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required; a knowledge of QuickBooks Online and other financial systems software is preferred. The successful individual will also possess a working knowledge of website configuration/maintenance and in Google Apps, Dropbox, and other related applications. Preference will be given to applicants who are members or regular attenders of Church of the Advent.

For a full job description, click here; to apply email admin@adventdc.org with your resumé and cover letter.