Webmaster (Communications)
Louisville, KY, United States of America

Overview

The national offices of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), based in Louisville, Kentucky, serve and work with mid-councils, congregations and partner organizations to carry forth the mission of Jesus Christ in the  World.  The work at the Presbyterian Center is carried out by approximately 400 staff members in several national entities: Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Investment and Loan, Presbyterian Mission Agency, Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, Presbyterian Women and the Administrative Services Group.

Position Purpose: Lead position to manage, maintain and optimize websites and content management systems for the Presbyterian Mission Agency and affiliated entities; manage automated email system and digital messaging operations; assist with project management on web and digital design projects.

This is a One-Year Term Contract position working full-time 40 hours per week with benefits. 

 

Job Skills / Requirements

  1. Serve as lead to manage, maintain and optimize main presbyterianmission.org and PCUSA.org websites and content management systems.
  2. Design, coordinate, schedule, and send e-newsletters and HTML responsive email. Manage relationship with email vendor.
  3. Assist in project management on web and digital design projects, as assigned.
  4. Help PC(USA) staff find solutions to their web, blog, email and other digital communication needs.
  5. Train staff in using CMS system.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent technical/web experience.

Experience: Ten plus years experience 

Required Skills:

  • Strong skills in using a large, complex content management systems. Experience with WordPress preferred. Experience with Bootstrap, Python/Django a plus.
  • Proficient in HTML/CSS. Understanding PHP and JavaScript helpful.
  • Strong skills in building HTML email.
  • Operational proficiency in Google Analytics and SEO.
  • Proven design sense that translates into attractive web pages and bulk emails.
  • Project management abilities relating to web and digital projects.
  • Competency in Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Acrobat.

Helpful Skills: Experience in UX design and practices; Able to build a simple website from scratch; Fluency in languages other than English is helpful. 

Required Competencies:

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and follow them through to completion, in a timely manner.
  • Strong project/time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to produce clear, concise materials on tight deadlines
  • Strong collaborative spirit and ability to work well with others
  • Experience working well with people and communicating interculturally with individuals from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to handle conflict professionally in a constructive and positive manner. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Requires the ability to work evening/weekend hours on occasion and to support events/programs.
  • Requires the ability to see, hear, speak, type, write and move from one location to another while performing tasks. 

Additional Information / Benefits

We believe a balanced life, with time for work, leisure, and spiritual nurture, makes us healthier and more productive colleagues at the Presbyterian Center.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) offers a competitive benefits package for eligible employees including Medical, Dental, Pension Plan, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending accounts, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, Vacation Days, Sick Days, and Paid Holidays.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply. Individuals living with disabilities encouraged to apply.


This job reports to the Director, Media and Publishing

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1