Digital Media & Content Specialist

The Chancery - Omaha

Digital Media & Content Specialist

Position Summary
Think of it: Our vision. Your talent. We’ll do big things.
Please read on.
Are you a storyteller? The Archdiocese of Omaha is seeking a creative communicator to manage, write and produce stories about our Catholic faith across various media—stories that explore the goodness, truth and beauty of Christ alive and present in today’s world. Like all storytellers, this individual has the ability to connect with the audience in a personal, profound, authentic and original way.
This position will assist in managing the digital presence for constituent engagement functions of the archdiocese, working in close collaboration with the members of the communications team and other archdiocesan officials. This digital presence includes the website, social media, email campaigns, video production, and other emerging mediums, with the dual goal of increasing engagement among the archdiocese’s constituents (parishioners, parents of school children, donors, clergy, etc.).
The key objective of this storytelling position is building and maintaining a highly engaged community of supporters on social media that will be receptive to the archdiocese’s mission and purpose.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities
• Uncovering, capturing and telling stories of faith that will influence and engage Catholics in our archdiocese
• Sharing those stories with internal and external audiences
• Plan future content and work through approval process
• Serving as a member of the in-house creative team: developing and editing content for the website, print collateral, email campaigns, blogs, social media, videos, podcasts, etc.
• Maintain and manage all social media platforms and email software
• Stays up to date with digital media technologies and latest trends
• Scheduling placement of content on digital media platforms
• Writing content for search engine optimization
• Assist in developing video messages, including planning, scripting and post-production for use on website and social media platforms
• Write and edit content for website and electronic newspaper
• Working in collaboration with archdiocesan leadership and staff to ensure cohesive messaging and branding throughout all archdiocesan communications
• Assist the Chancellor and Communications Manager with ongoing initiatives; executing regular communications tasks and coordinating projects as requested
• Conveying a passion and excitement for our collective mission as disciples of Jesus Christ
• Track social media analytics and use this data to propose new engagement initiatives

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Previous experience and knowledge of social media platforms, analytics, Google analytics, email campaign software
• Proficient in Word, Canva, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, and front-end administration of content management systems
• A strong background in writing, editing, proofreading, project management, with experience in developing content and storytelling
• Excellence in story and narrative structure
• The ability to execute projects on a timeline and within a deadline
• A proven track record in creating successful social media campaigns, website content and persuasive messaging across multiple platforms
• The ability to manage concurrent projects and meet deadlines
• A high level of professionalism both inside and outside of the office
• A collaborative personality and work style

You are...
• Coachable and take feedback well
• Inquisitive and self-motivated (a do-er!)
• Comfortable in a deadline-driven environment
• Open to learning new things
• Open to sharing what you know
• As comfortable in a team as you are leading a team
• Humble enough to change your big idea when it matters

This position is…
• Full-time
• Competitive salary
• Complete benefit package
• Exciting and meaningful!

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience with a minimum of three years’ communications, marketing, public relations or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-described essential functions.
• Specific experience in church organizational and operations procedures or a complex, organization (preferably nonprofit) with service orientation.
• Deep personal commitment to the Catholic values and faith.