top of page

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

POSITION OVERVIEW

OYM is seeking a passionate and skilled Communications Officer to join our team and play a key role in advancing our mission. The ideal candidate must possess a deep understanding of the Orthodox Christian Faith, its principles and values, coupled with strong communication and marketing expertise. A remote position, the Communications Officer will report directly to the President on the development and implementation of communication strategies that effectively engage, inform, and inspire our target audiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Content and Distribution

  • Create and enhance communication channels (email lists, social media presence, synergy with Comms teams of Assembly Jurisdictions)

  • Develop and distribute compelling and relevant content in concert with OYM creative team for various communication channels, including social media, newsletters, website, promotional materials, and multimedia content ( videos, graphics, and podcasts) to enhance engagement and convey key messages.

 
Social Media Management:

  • Supervise content on social media platforms to build and maintain an active and engaged online community.

  • Monitor trends and conversations to identify opportunities for outreach and engagement.

 
Public Relations:

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with Assembly Jurisdictions, media outlets, influencers, and other stakeholders to enhance the organization's visibility.

  • Prepare and distribute press releases and media kits as needed.

 
Website Management:

  • Ensure the organization's website is up-to-date, visually appealing, and user-friendly.

  • Regularly update content and implement SEO strategies to enhance online visibility.

 
Youth & Young Adult Ministry:

  • Supervise the development and implementation of marketing campaigns to increase attendance and participation in accordance with OYM programmatic goals.

 
Fundraising:

  • Work with the fundraising team to integrate communication plans into overall fundraising strategies.

  • Develop compelling narratives and case statements for fundraising appeals.

  • Utilize communication channels to promote fundraising campaigns, events, and initiatives.

  • Engage with donors through various communication platforms, expressing gratitude and sharing impact stories.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field.

  • Strong commitment to the Orthodox Christian Faith.

  • Proven experience in communications, marketing, or a related field.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in social media management and content creation tools.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Familiarity with youth and young adults and Orthodox ministry is a plus.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume/CV to jobs@theoym.org

bottom of page