Upper Arlington Lutheran Church

Columbus, Ohio, United States

Communications Director

  • Address: 2300 Lytham Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43220
  • Affiliation: LCMC / NALC
  • Contact: Brodie Taphorn
  • Phone: 614.451.3736
  • Email: btaphorn@ualc.org
  • Website: Click Here
  • Category: Shared Resources
  • Position Title: Communications Director
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Position Title:  Communications Director

    Revision Date:  September 24, 2018

    Hiring Manager:  Senior Pastor

    Ministry Division:  Shared Resources (SRCT)

    Purpose of Position:

    The Communications Director at UALC is

    responsible for developing and executing the internal and external communications and marketing strategies and manages the creative process to assure all communications aligns with UALC’s mission and vision.

     Position Description (The following list of duties is not all-inclusive but describes the general nature of the job and its requirements.  Duties and responsibilities may be changed at any time.)

    % of Time

    Description of Significant (>5%) Duties & Responsibilities


    Develop and maintain UALC’s comprehensive marketing and communications   plan to align with ministry departments and overall church strategy.


    Serve as the brand manager and key architect for how UALC is portrayed to both members and regular attenders as  well as the greater Columbus community.


    Collaborate effectively with other staff & volunteers in the design and creation  of communications pieces (print, web,   video, social media, email, UALC app,  etc.) ensuring messaging and delivery vehicles meets a diverse and multi-        generational audience


    Manage and/or create necessary graphics and video for sermon series,                 announcements, and other worship media.


    Participate on the Senior Leadership Team, contributing to overall strategic          leadership for UALC.


    Lead/develop/recruit/train a team of staff and volunteers to execute all aspects of   the communications department.


    Other duties as assigned.








    Qualifications – Education, Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes

    Education – Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Skills and Experience – 5 years of experience in the Communications field

    Personal Attributes – Team player, ability to recognize needs and implement solutions, self-motivated, ability to manage others effectively, excellent people and professional skills a must.

    Work Week and Hours

    Full time, as required and determined by Manager

     Working Conditions & Environment

    The position works in a church environment where the employee is regularly required to speak, see, hear, sit, stand, type, walk and bend while moving about the facility.  The noise level in the facility is quiet.