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Communications / Technology Coordinator

Marion, IA

Job Information:

As a staff member in the District Office of the Iowa District East - Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, work to develop and execute a strategic communication plan, maintain office technology solutions, and produce valuable resources for the congregations and schools of Iowa District East.

District Communications / Marketing / Resources
•Develop and publish printed and electronic publications/mailings of the District.  Includes, but not limited to, Professional Packet, IDE Today, BOD minutes, committee minutes, etc.
•Serve as conference / workshop communications coordinator and registrar.  Develop and distribute registration materials, maintain registration lists, prepare conference handouts, and coordinate on-site conference check-in.  Coordinate A/V needs with vendors, site personnel, and presenters.
•Develop and publish annual District directory.
•Design, implement, and maintain database system.
•Print envelopes, letterhead, business cards.

•Administer Iowa District East website to keep content and design current (WordPress). Troubleshoot issues that arise with performance of the website.
•Email administrator for the District – Includes customer support and Microsoft Exchange Management
•Hosting and Server Maintenance.
•Serve as a resource for the congregations of Iowa District East by making recommendations for websites and services.

•Develop familiarity with the district server, network, hardware, and software – routine troubleshooting, daily backups, updates to anti-virus and spam software, and patch management.
•Equip staff with skills necessary to fully utilize the network.
•Research and recommend on-going development of equipment and electronic systems (electronic voting, on-line registration, on-line gift giving, etc.)
•Maintain office equipment.

•Serve as a back-up to the Business & Office Manager for accounts receivable and accounts payable.
•Assist with congregational treasurers' mailings / invoicing.

•Serve as Registrar and main contact for District & Synodical Conventions.
•Develop and distribute registration materials, delegate listings, Convention Workbook, and Proceedings.
•Coordinate A/V needs with District Convention exhibitors, presenters, and site personnel.

•Self-Starter and problem-solver.
•The ability to solve practical problems with a variety and a number of variables, and with limited standardization.  Use judgment to interpret instructions.
•The ability to follow detailed written or oral instructions and to solve problems with multiple, concrete variables.  A bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, commercial art/website design, or business administration, or a Webmaster certification is preferred.
•A proven proficiency in all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and the ability to operate basic accounting software.
•Demonstrated knowledge of WordPress CMS platform.
•Familiarity with computer networking and IT applications.
•Organizational ability in order to maintain accurate records and maintain high standards of quality, neatness, and attention to detail over time.
•Ability to present a neat and professional appearance.
•It is preferred, but not required, that this position is occupied by a qualified individual who is a member in good standing in a congregation of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Applying for:

Communications/Technology Coordinator

Iowa District East - LCMS

Application Instructions

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to: Sherry Brendes, Business & Office Manager -Iowa District East - LCMS, 1100 Blairs Ferry Road, Marion, IA 52302,

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Applying for:

Communications/Technology Coordinator

Iowa District East - LCMS

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1100 Blairs Ferry Road, Marion IA 52302

Posted 06/08/17

Job ID: 22957153