Geneva Lutheran Church (Geneva, IL), a vibrant, growing congregation in the heart of the Fox Valley, has an immediate opening for an Office and Communications Coordinator. This part-time position supports the mission of Geneva Lutheran Church (GLC) to serve Christ in the heart of our community providing general administrative oversight in support of the church’s publications, mailings, website and social media communications, data management, record keeping, office supplies, building maintenance, financial records, volunteers, and other important functions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Welcome and assist members and visitors; answer and transfer phone calls.
Assist the pastor, staff, members and volunteers with administrative duties.
Coordinate and update the online media communications (website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other emerging social media.)
Database/information management; maintain all parish records and financial records.
Develop and maintain digital calendar of events for the church.
Prepare reports for publication and distribution.
Coordinate, proofread and distribute publications.
Coordinate and oversee mailings.
Prepare invoices/bills for approval and payment; audit for discrepancies, and file paid invoices.
Develop and monitor annual office related budget and expenses. Maintain inventory and order office and church supplies, as needed.
Research and investigate cost-effective options with vendors and suppliers for church purchases.
Coordinate with other staff to obtain necessary permits for GLC events.
Order background checks for GLC staff and volunteers, as needed.
Exercise discretion in dealing with sensitive, confidential congregational matters.
Serve as a member of the GLC staff under supervision of the Pastor.
Perform other duties and functions as necessary, or as assigned.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Excellent knowledge of social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other emerging technology
Proficient computer knowledge including desktop publishing, word processing and spreadsheet skills, website development and maintenance, and database management.
Attention to detail
Strategic thinking and orientation with the ability to identify and to solve problems.
Ability to deal with multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
Ability to work independently and as a member of the GLC staff
Strong enthusiasm, motivation and drive
Ability to handle confidential information
Education: High school or equivalent
Experience: Prior administrative experience required. Demonstrated knowledge/experience with social media required.
Additional Salary Information: This is a part-time (25-30 hours per week) working 12 months per year (Monday – Friday). Benefits include paid time off.
About Geneva Lutheran Church
Geneva Lutheran Church (Geneva, IL) is a thriving church community in the fox valley that focuses on serving Christ in the heart of our community.