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Marketing Serving Opportunities

Posted on January 7, 2021 at 3:03 pm in .

Volunteer Role: Marketing Administrative Support Volunteer

Purpose: The Marketing Administrative Support volunteer will assist with administrative duties for St. Luke’s Marketing Team.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Organizing and maintaining marketing resource materials (eg. brochures, data, files, photos, videos) for easy retrieval when needed
  • Assisting with data entry/contact management and follow up
  • Participating in large marketing projects by researching, sourcing, and coordinating resources required to implement the project
  • Reserving resources and prepare meeting materials
  • Maintaining inventory records and replenishing inventory as needed

Time commitment: 4-8 hours per month, flexible date/time schedule

Location: On-site and remote opportunities may be available

Skills Needed:

  • Thorough knowledge of general administrative duties and procedures
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good prioritizing and project planning skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing needs and processes
  • Detail-oriented, thorough approach to work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology with training

Benefits to volunteer:

  • Learn new technology and skills
  • Help St. Lukers and potential new St. Lukers get/stay connected
  • Increase church engagement, stewardship, and vitality
  • Support St. Luke’s purpose and vision

Ministry Leader: Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

 

 

Volunteer Role: Volunteer Copywriter/Proofreader

Purpose: The volunteer Copywriter will develop content to support St. Luke’s marketing communications. Content may include press releases, blogs, articles, web updates, emails, social media, promotional copy for events and programs, etc. Proofreaders will review content quality, accuracy, spelling, and grammar.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Gather information/data from a range of sources (online research, telephone interviews, etc.) to create original, engaging and relevant content
  • Write draft content that is aligned with St. Luke’s messaging and style guidelines
  • Submit writing assignments according to established timelines and deadlines
  • Provide new and suitable content suggestions for St. Luke’s marketing and communication channels
  • Serve as a liaison between ministry areas (as assigned) and the Marketing Team to ensure timely publication of relevant stories

Time commitment: 8-16 hours per month, flexible date/time schedule

Location: On-site and remote opportunities may be available

Skills Needed:

  • Ability to create original, creative written content that is consistent with St. Luke’s established style, voice and tone
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (to communicate with editors, proofreaders)
  • Working knowledge of AP style guidelines
  • Practical experience writing/proofreading in educational, journalistic, advertising, or creative contexts (writers: please provide writing samples)

Benefits to volunteer:

  • Experience transformative Kingdom stories and help share these transformational testimonies with St. Lukers and potential new St. Lukers
  • Ensure accurate information is published in a timely manner
  • Increase church engagement, stewardship, and vitality
  • Support St. Luke’s purpose and vision

Ministry Leader: Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

 

Volunteer Role: Volunteer Photographer

Purpose: The volunteer Photographer will help St. Luke’s capture digital images of important moments for use in marketing materials and other communications.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Be present at major events to capture high-quality photographs
  • Capture a variety of subjects, including event participants, speakers, VIPs, staff and volunteers, etc.
  • Take photographs to catalogue event process (e.g. venue, décor, room setup, etc.)
  • Select, process, and deliver high-quality photographs to the relevant contact for use within a short period of time (1-2 days)

 

Time commitment: 2-6 hours per month, flexible date/time schedule

Location: On-site/at community event locations

Skills/Equipment Needed:

  • Strong photography skills; preferably, ability to produce photographs that possess a storytelling arc
  • Proficiency with image editing software (eg. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, etc)
  • Willingness to use personal camera
  • Ability to transport and operate camera and gear
  • Ability to perform responsibilities in a friendly, professional, and timely manner
  • Prior experience with event photography an asset (please provide photography samples)

Benefits to volunteer:

  • Gain up-close access to transformative Kingdom moments and help share the visual story of St. Luke’s programs and events with St. Lukers and potential new St. Lukers
  • Support St. Luke’s purpose and vision

Ministry Leader: Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

 

Volunteer Role: Volunteer Social Media Ambassador

Purpose: The volunteer Social Media Ambassador will help share St. Luke’s key messages, events, programs, and stories with our online audience. This role will assist in connecting with and growing our online communities.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Drafting engaging content for St. Luke’s social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, as well as other online community groups, calendars, and sites
  • Scheduling content through St. Luke’s social media aggregator (e.g. Hootsuite)
  • Sharing updates from St. Luke’s social media platforms on personal pages
  • Responding to comments/questions/messages

Time commitment: ~20 hours per month, flexible date/time schedule

Location: Remote opportunity

Skills/Equipment Needed:

  • Working knowledge of social media platforms
  • Ability to stay on top of current social media trends
  • Ability to connect with online audiences through the creation of relevant content
  • Willingness to adhere to St. Luke’s media policy and content guidelines
  • Good organization/time management skill; able to juggle multiple media platforms
  • Independent, proactive, flexible worker, with the ability to collaborate with team
  • Strong written and verbal skills

Benefits to volunteer:

  • Get a sneak peek at upcoming St. Luke’s programs and events
  • Have early access to the latest St. Luke’s information
  • Grow St. Luke’s online and in-person community
  • Be part of a collaborative team
  • Learn new technology
  • Connect with St. Lukers and potential new St. Lukers
  • Support St. Luke’s purpose and vision

Ministry Leader: Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

 

Volunteer Role: Marketing Email Volunteer

Purpose: Marketing Email volunteers help prepare and schedule St. Luke’s email communications. This role will assist with email formatting, personalizing, content creating, analytics reporting, more.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Drafting promotional email text, designing email templates, formatting content, testing, and scheduling/sending emails
  • Analyzing email marketing campaign performance and reporting results
  • Updating/troubleshooting contact lists
  • Researching emerging email marketing strategies and sharing insights

Time commitment: ~16 hours per month, flexible date/time schedule

Location: Remote opportunity

Skills/Equipment Needed:

  • Strong project management skills; able to communicate with relevant ministry areas to track down information, create content, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple email campaigns simultaneously
  • Proficient with marketing email programs (eg. Emma, iContact, MailChimp, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Prior graphic design experience helpful

Benefits to volunteer:

  • Get a sneak peek at upcoming St. Luke’s programs and events
  • Have early access to the latest St. Luke’s information
  • Grow St. Luke’s online and in-person community
  • Be part of a collaborative team
  • Learn new technology
  • Connect with St. Lukers and potential new St. Lukers
  • Support St. Luke’s purpose and vision

Ministry Leader: Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

 

Volunteer Role: Volunteer Graphic Designer

Purpose: Graphic Design volunteers will create marketing graphics and material for St. Luke’s.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Designing graphics for use/sharing via social media
  • Designing print material posters, brochures, handouts, signage, etc
  • Designing graphics for digital use online and on electronic screens
  • Translating organizational messages/content into compelling designs
  • Brainstorming and creating new designs that enhances St. Luke’s message and goals

Time commitment: ~16 hours per month, flexible date/time schedule

Location: Remote opportunity

Skills/Equipment Needed:

  • Prior experience in graphic design needed, strong digital graphic design skills
  • Ability to develop creative designs that aligned with existing brand standards and guidelines
  • Proficient in website and graphic design software, eg. Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat) and free online tools and stock image sites (Canva
  • An independent volunteer, able to collaborate in teams when needed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work under tight deadlines

Benefits to volunteer:

  • Be creative, explore new design styles and techniques
  • Share St. Luke’s stories visually with current and potential new St. Lukers
  • Get a sneak peek at upcoming St. Luke’s programs and events
  • Grow St. Luke’s online and in-person community with engaging designs
  • Be part of a collaborative team as you learn new technology and trends
  • Support St. Luke’s purpose and vision

Ministry Leader: Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

 


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