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Outreach Community Ministries

Communications Manager

Outreach Community Ministries
Wheaton, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 12/13/2016
Categories: Communications
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Outreach Community Ministries, Inc. (OCM) is a Christian, community service organization seeking to attract and hire a diverse staff of highly competent professional employees. 


We seek to hire a Communications Manager within our Resource Development department.  Resource Development is responsible for fulfilling the organization’s fundraising requirements through broadening and deepening relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations who invest their financial resources as an expression of their alignment with the mission of Outreach.  


The Communications Manager conceives and executes comprehensive short- and long-term integrated marketing, public relations, and communications strategies for Outreach ensuring effective and consistent messaging across print and electronic media for target audiences. This position oversees organization-wide goals for marketing and brand strategies, publications, public relations, internal/external communications, and social media according to industry best practices.


This position requires a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, writing, or related field and experience in the field of communications. Highly motivated individual with a passion for ministry. Must possess strong written, interpersonal, and organizational skills as well as excellent editing skills. Keen attention to detail and creative thinking required to manage multiple project timelines according to industry best practices; High-energy team-player with a sensitivity to the privacy needs of resource development. Able to design concepts for video, web and print; technology skills in email and social media marketing, web analytics, design technology. Preferred program experience includes: Adobe Suite Photoshop/In Design/Illustrator, MS Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Experience in fundraising setting preferred but not required. A commitment to Outreach’s Statement of Christian Mission and Faith.


This position is full-time. Daytime hours, M-F. Weekend and evening work required during peak fund-raising periods or for special events. Position reports to Vice President of Resource Development.


The salary for this position falls between $49,000 and $60,000 annually based on education, skills and experience.