Director - Brand, Marketing & Creative

St. John Church & School - Ellisville, MO (30+ days ago)5.0


Do you have a desire to use your brand expertise for more than helping someone else get rich? Do you want to have an impact in actually making people's lives better? Then we invite you to look at this opportunity to develop, direct, and execute a strategic marketing plan for a 5,000 member church focused on maximizing growth and impact for the families in our surrounding community.

It is an exciting time of growth and change for St. John. Over the last two years, our church has conducted professional internal and external research that led to the creation of a formal brand strategy. As part of this strategy, the church is currently exploring a name change, which will be launched in late 2018-early 2019 on the heels of a successful capital campaign.

Director - Brand, Marketing & Creative will bring our new brand strategy to life – giving our brand a voice and a look, and folding it into everything we show, say, and do through integrated marketing channels that touch all of our internal and external key audiences. This leadership position oversees a team of 8 people, directly supervising 4; reports to the Senior Pastor; and is a member of the Strategic/Executive Team.

Key Attributes:

  • Results-Oriented.Proven experience leading teams and managing projects in a proactive manner; uses outcomes and feedback to refine team output for continuous improvement.
  • Organizer. Effective systems for getting things done on time and in a high quality manner.
  • Motivated. Moves self and team forward to achieve in a fast paced, high expectation environment.
  • Positive. Enjoys new challenges, smiles in setbacks, and is able to work with a variety of personalities.
  • Knowledgeable. Demonstrates advancement, increasing job responsibility, and growing professional capabilities over a minimum of 7 years’ experience in a marketing-related position, with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related field.
  • Loves Jesus. Has a strong spiritual commitment to Jesus and a willingness to join St. John Church.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify and execute effective strategies and tactics across paid, earned, owned, and social (PESO) channels to reach and engage our internal and external target audiences.
  • Partner with ministry leaders to identify and deploy marketing strategies for key church initiatives and events in addition to maintaining routine communication channels.
  • Ensure our brand is carried through all aspects (tangible and intangible) of the St. John experience. This includes all marketing in addition to physical space, visitor experience, signage, and more.
  • Conduct media relations, including developing reporter relationships, crafting press releases, and pitching story ideas to print and broadcast outlets.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter answering the following questions:

  • Why do you want to work for St. John Church?
  • How does your work experience fit with this position?

Job Type: Full-time