Director of Communications and Creative Services

Calgary Alberta, Canada


Mar 12, 2019    Permanent

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Job Description

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & CREATIVE SERVICES The mission of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEAC) is to support the evangelistic calling and ministries of Billy Graham and Franklin Graham by proclaiming the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to all we can by every effective means available to us and by equipping others to do the same. We are seeking a servant leader with a heart for evangelism to fill the role of Director of Communications & Creative Services who will be responsible to manage multi-disciplined team of Communication, Digital Marketing and Graphic Design Professionals as they implement the organization’s marketing and communications programs in support of the Ministry’s mission. The Director of the Communications & Creative Services Department is an integral member of Senior Management Team (SMT) providing leadership to help BGEAC carry out its mission and objectives. The successful candidate will work at the Calgary, AB head office, starting June 2019. Responsibilities: • Develops and implements the communication plans to carry out the organization’s marketing strategy and support growth of the ministry • Ensures the BGEAC delivers high quality, effective and relevant communications through the use of available resources to successfully reach selected audiences and achieve the mission of BGEAC • Accepts accountability for the image of BGEAC and delivers consistent, timely, effective and efficient communication products to our donors, field representatives and volunteers • Participates in SMT meetings to effectively link marketing and communication initiatives with organizational plans • Takes the lead in representing BGEAC consistently to media at community relations events and interactions • Ensures the quality and detail of all outgoing communications reflects excellence of the ministry work • Works with other department heads to cooperatively achieve organizational goals and to fulfill the mission of BGEAC • Builds, maintains and provides leadership, vision and direction to the a multi-disciplined team • Coaches, directs and develops departmental managers to effectively lead staff • Seeks ways to help and encourage individual employees in their professional development as well as spiritually • Optimize print and digital communications to reach targeted audiences to realize desired outcomes • Establishes and maintains a mechanism for tracking, monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of communications projects, human resources requirements, project status and priority and develops quantitative methods to monitor department capacity and to balance functional resource allocation • Develops and manages the Communications and Creative Services budget • Ensures operational and cost-effectiveness of service providers including, Printers, Mail Houses, Advertisers, etc. • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with suppliers and vendors • Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally, as required

Required Skills

• Demonstrates spiritual and personal maturity to represent organization well • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2013 Suite computer applications • Able to effectively lead and build teams • Able to successfully lead a team in a dynamic environment. • Team Player • Above average communication skills – both verbal and written • Flexible and adaptable • High attention to detail

Education Required

• Bachelors Degree in Communications, MBA or a degree in a related field with relevant experience in Marketing and/or Communications

Experience Required

• 5 – 10 years of experience in a Marketing and/or Communications leadership role • Experience with service provider management, project management, product management and/or marketing communications planning

Attached Documents

director-of-c-cs---feb-2019.pdf


Contact

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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada

Calgary Alberta
T3J5H5
Canada

Ministry Type

Senior Pastor