Administrative/Communications Assistant

St Matthew's Episcopal Church - Wilton, CT (30+ days ago)

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church is a vibrant congregation in Wilton, CT. We are an intergenerational congregation that values liturgy, mission and service, music and the arts, and welcomes all people. We have an opening for a part-time Administrative/Communications Assistant.

Key Responsibilities:
Reports to the Rector and works closely with church staff and volunteer leadership providing support services for all church operations.
To maintain a warm, welcoming, and friendly atmosphere for parishioners and visitors.
To support a multidimensional communications program that promotes our mission and ministry.
To maintain an inviting, organized and clean office environment.

Other Responsibilities:
Produce church bulletins and announcements for all worship services, including weddings and funerals.
Produce the weekly e-newsletter and other electronic communications.
Post weekly and update website content as needed.
Maintain parish Google calendar and church membership database.
Produce other materials as needed such as mailings, annual report and printed directory.
Coordinate communications efforts with other staff members and communications team.
Answer phone and office email and ensure follow up.
Maintain confidentiality with pastoral, membership and donor information.

Experience with Internet and social media applications and communications.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products, especially Publisher, Excel and Word.
Ability to quickly learn business applications especially ACS Realm.
Excellent communications skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to serve as a warm and welcoming primary point of contact.
Experience with administration and project management.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with staff and volunteers.
Bachelor's degree (preferred).
Knowledge of the Episcopal church and liturgy is a plus.
Must pass a background check.

The position is part-time, 20 hours per week.

About St Matthew's Episcopal Church

St. Matthew's is a warm and welcoming community, open to people at every step of their spiritual journey. We are happy to be a home for lifelong Episcopalians, people new to our traditions, or those still questioning their beliefs. While our congregation includes people of all ages, we have a vibrant group of young families.