Position: Marketing Communications Writer - Parental Leave
Employer: World Renew
Location: Burlington, Ontario
Deadline: October 21, 2018
Employment Type: Employment
Position Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: October 21, 2018
Would you love to use your gifts of writing to build the kingdom of God around the world? Do you have a heart for missions and international development? World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, is recruiting for a Parental Leave cover for a Marketing Communications Writer. This position supports the vision and mission of World Renew and the Constituency Relations (CORE) team by researching, writing, editing, and coordinating the production of communications projects that inspire, educate, and motivate new audiences and World Renew’s existing constituents to ever increasing levels of engagement.
Please note that this role is a parental leave cover, expected to be minimally 12 months, up to 18 months.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Research, write, source photos for and coordinate the production of materials for Canadian churches. This includes bulletin inserts and other offering materials, materials for World Renew Ambassadors, cover letters, and bulletin announcements
-Research, write, source photos for and coordinate the production of materials for marketing, fund development, and donor relations. This includes updates for donors; letters of appreciation for children and schools, children’s giving projects, brochures, materials for the All Ontario Youth Convention, website content and other promotional materials. Ensure communication pieces reflect World Renew core values
-Manage recurring giving program content, soliciting and editing quarterly updates from field writers; coordinate the production and distribution of materials
-Research, interview, write, and source photos for articles to appear on World Renew’s website or in external publications such as The Banner, the Canadian Christian Relief & Development Agency newsletter, or blogs as requested
-Copy edit and provide feedback on stories and materials produced by other members of the Communications subteam, World Renew home office, or Ministry Team staff
-Read newsletters and quarterly stories of transformation that are submitted by agency international staff, flagging content that might be appropriate for communication purposes
-Be an active participant on the Marketing and Communications team and contribute towards the creation and execution of an annual strategic marketing communications plan.
-Perform other duties as assigned
-Able to respect and support the mission, vision and values of the CRCNA
-A love of language with demonstrated advanced writing skills and a thorough knowledge of the English language, correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and general Business English
-Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet multiple deadlines
-Good interpersonal communications skills with a demonstrated ability to accomplish work goals through collaboration
-Cooperative, flexible, and adaptable team player
-Disciplined, self-motivated work style, proactive
-Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
-Knowledge of the Reformed faith/tradition and knowledge of the Christian Reformed Church in North America constituency an asset
-Demonstrated commitment to promote a work environment and respectful relationships that value diversity and equality
-Committed to working towards gender equality in all aspects of our programming, plans, policies and organizational structure
For more information on this opportunity, or to apply, please see our website: https://worldrenew.net/careers on or before October 21, 2018.