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Creative, Media and Communications Lead

St Mark's Battersea Rise London, England, United Kingdom
Full Time
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Description of Job

At City Rise Battersea we're passionate about developing and deepening relationships, equipping the church and transforming the city.

We're looking for a new Creative Lead to continue the development of City Rise voice and brand by creating a distinct tone with a strong recognisable design style.  We take pride in our forward-thinking, open, and transparent approach, making a tangible difference in the lives of those we serve. Are you ready to join our passionate team as we see Faith Rise, the Church Rise and the City Rise? 

Role Summary

To promote and amplify the strategic vision and missional activities and objectives of the church through an effective digital communications strategy. To lead on delivery and establish a team of volunteers who together inspire a culture of creativity and implement all elements of media, design and communication. This role will continue the development of the ‘City Rise’ brand, creating a distinct tone of voice with a strong, recognised design style. Through a range of communication channels including copy, print, web, videography, photography, social media, internal signage and visuals, this role will actively collaborate with ministries to promote, capture and convey the energy and life of our diverse and growing community.

Role Responsibilities

  • Effectively create and deliver the communications strategy, in line with the vision and missional objectives.
  • Serve the City Rise vision by contributing to the wider operations and ministries of the church where needed.
  • Grow a team and establish a creative community at City Rise - Identify, develop and support a team of volunteers who can dream and deliver creative ideas to enrich our vision and mission in line with our values.
  • Identity, develop and lead a team of volunteers for involvement in Sunday services & key events throughout the year, developing a consistent style of photography and videography across services and events, including editing all Sunday and midweek content, compiling/organising photos.
  • Manage all digital platforms and access to church accounts.
  • Socials - Manage all social media accounts and continually develop ways to grow and engage viewers, including concept creation and development of social media campaigns, and creating and designing social media content from Sunday and weekly events, scheduling and posting as required.
  • Create templates and oversee social media delivery for other ministries e.g. youth and young adults.
  • Design and produce print and digital assets, from lanyards and flyers to signs and T-shirts. (for e.g. online, Sunday services and other events and ministries) ensuring all publicity adheres to our brand guidelines.
  • Website - Design, review and update content of the website as necessary.
  • Digital Display - Oversee and create the media used through screens onsite: notices, adverts and slides.
  • Communicate effectively, both internally (with leadership and team volunteers) and externally (relating to our broader community).
  • Support the termly planning for events and activities, attending planning meetings for creative input as required.

Hours: Full Time - Sunday to Thursday, (4 days could be considered for the right candidate, but will include Sundays)

Responsible to: Chief Operating Officer

Location: Battersea, London SW11 1EJ. Hybrid and remote working by negotiation.

Leave Entitlement: 28 days (pro rata) annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays

Salary Band: £27,000-£34,000

This role has an Occupational Requirement to be a Christian, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. This will be demonstrated by a commitment to supporting and demonstrating the Church of England Statement of Faith. Due to the core responsibilities of the role, the candidate should, if not already, be an active member in the City Rise St Mark’s congregation.

This role may require an enhanced DBS

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St Mark's Battersea Rise

London, England, United Kingdom

St Mark’s Battersea is a vibrant church in Southwest London, passionate about seeing lives transformed in the name of Jesus and a vision to see Faith Rise, the Church Rise, and the City Rise.

Each member of staff plays a key role in contributing to our vision, living out our values; Audacity, Unity, Generosity, Humility and Tenacity. Our mission is bigger than any individual task but together our work contributes to the bigger picture. As a Christian organisation our faith is an integral part of our working culture, and we want to see our team flourish and grow together as we serve St Mark’s.

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