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Foundation seeks communications specialist

Foundation seeks communications specialist

The Florida United Methodist Foundation is seeking a skilled communications professional to join the staff as a communications specialist.

This new position will assist the vice president of marketing and communications in developing and implementing communication strategies that create greater awareness of the foundation and encourage churches, organizations, and individuals to partner with the foundation in achieving shared stewardship goals.

The selected candidate will be a creative thinker who understands the needs of the foundation and can collaboratively design solutions to achieve objectives that yield measurable results.

The ability to write compelling news and feature stories, as well as create content for both print and digital communications materials, is a must. Candidates must also be able to create and manage content for a variety of social media platforms and analyze metrics to inform strategies. Experience with content management systems, Photoshop and video production are also a plus.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing or related field and at least five years of experience in news reporting or corporate or nonprofit marketing communications.

Knowledge of The United Methodist Church and its structure and polity, as well as a commitment to the ministry of the church and foundation, are also preferred.

The position offers a pleasant working environment, competitive salary, and benefits commensurate with education and experience. The position’s job description is available at

Applicants will be required to produce a digital marketing portfolio that includes previously published news or feature articles. Resumes should be forwarded electronically to Don Selvage, SHR Human Resources LLC, at