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Communications Director

I. Ministerial Position
Communications Director

II. Reporting Relationship
The Communications Director reports to the Director of Ministry Partnerships

III. Direct Reports: Marketing Assistant

IV. Ministry Summary
The Communications Director will exemplify the following characteristics: 1) strong professing Christian (Romans 5:8, 10-11) whose character is proven (1 Timothy 3:8-13); 2) a role model of Christ in everything that they do (1 John 3:18); 3) believe in the authority of scripture (2 Timothy 3:16); 4) use their ministry as an example of Christ and to draw others closer to Him (1 Cor 13, Phil 2:1-4); and 5) be accountable in relationship with others (Galatians 6:1-5). The position will oversee the multimedia channels that draw people to Fort Wilderness to foster opportunities to allow us to impact lives for eternity through God’s word, creation, adventure programming and warm Christian fellowship.

V. Ministry Tasks
A. Promote the brand identity of Fort Wilderness
B. Oversee the graphic design of requested brochures, letters, other promotional items that reflect Fort’s Core values
C. Manage project teams consisting of internal and external resources to ensure on-time and on budget completion of marketing communications, projects and campaigns
D. Manage marketing campaigns and collateral development to generate and build awareness and achieve recruiting, development and camper goals
E. Work with other relevant marketing resources to develop an integrated marketing plan and budget, campaign schedules and other deliverables
F. Manage the flow of Marketing information between various teams at Fort Wilderness
G. Manage and update website and social media sites including content, forms, photos and videos
H. Assist and support Fort Wilderness marketing events; some travel is necessary
I. Create videos to further Fort Wilderness’s mission
J. Drive and oversee advertising to campers onsite
K. Collaborate across departments to meet internal needs
L. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Ministry Partnerships
M. Support-raising is one of the responsibilities of this position therefore the employee must keep his/her support team informed on a regular basis regarding one's ministry

VI. Qualifications
A. Agreement with the theological positions of Fort Wilderness Ministries (2 Tim 3:16-17, John 1:1-14, Col 1:14, 1 Cor 15:13-18)
B. Agrees with and has signed the Statement of Belief and Support and the Lifestyle Commitment. Understands that serious violation of these statements could be cause for dismissal. Agrees that incompetence in performing this role, insubordination to ministry leadership, or immoral behavior would constitute reasonable cause for immediate dismissal and termination of this employment with Fort Wilderness.
C. Demonstrates a Christian lifestyle that reflects the Biblical perspective of integrity and appropriate personal and family relationships, business conduct and moral behavior. (Luke 6:40)
D. Effectively teaches and otherwise communicates the Christian faith to others and furthers the religious mission of Fort Wilderness.
E. Able to fulfill Fort’s purpose through using Fort’s core values (God’s Word, Wilderness, Adventure and Relationships)
F. Bachelor’s in design or marketing, or equivalent experience
G. At least 2 years’ experience with brand management
H. Experience with social media, advertising and community management
I. Flexibility in scheduling; team player; creative; organized; problem solver
J. Some experience in Christian camping or other not-for-profit organization preferred
K. Ability to use photography and video equipment to capture high quality images and videos, including editing and organizing
L. Possess website management experience a plus
M. Possesses Social Media experience to manage Fort’s Corporate identity
N. Detail-oriented; self-motivated; copy writing skills

VII. Benefits
A. This is an “at will” support-raising position. Compensation is based on the following: support raised, organizational responsibility, nature of the job including performance, and kingdom impact

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Must Raise Full Support
Category:  Public Relations/Marketing



Updated: 2/5/2020 10:37:01 AM

Job Contact:
Katie Lutz
(715) 277-2587

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Why work at Fort Wilderness:

Fort Wilderness is a big family. For over 60 years we have been a refuge for people to have fun, play in the woods, eat well and ask questions about God they might not elsewhere. We are Fort!

6180 Wilderness Trail
    Rhinelander, WI 54501

(715) 277-2587

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