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Digital Marketing Specialist (LCOTR)
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
Cincinnati, OH
Job Summary
Job Description


Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (LCR) is a church that works to meet God’s people wherever they are – in our building, our communities or in their own homes. We’re searching for a part-time marketing/creative strategist who can help us better connect with people and invite them into a relationship with us. In this position, you will lead the marketing effort and provide cohesive branding and messaging from idea conception to execution working across a variety of media types including digital, video, social, and design. This position will also work with and support the efforts of the Digital Strategy Team. This is a contractor (non-employee) position.

Before applying, please read about our church and our values.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of LCR marketing strategy within given resources (budget, staff, etc.), highlighting church “brand” and communications process to digital target audiences:  Members, Seekers, and Community Members
  • Actively work to execute marketing strategies to achieve goals for engagement and awareness utilizing skills in social media, photography, video, graphic design and copywriting.
  • Guide the development and effectiveness of and LCR’s social media presence
  • Solicit information from ministry leaders to develop to create a marketing calendar and support their individual efforts while keeping a strategic focus on the church’s overall mission and vision
  • Train new team members (including volunteers) on process, procedures, and brand standards
  • Engage congregation to develop volunteers and ongoing support.  Work with church council and internal committees as needed.

Expected Effort:

  • Startup (8 weeks) at 15 hours a week at $35-$45 an hour
  • 5-10 hours a week thereafter at $35-$45 an hour
  • Renewable 26-week contract with a maximum 230 hours
  • Most work can be accomplished from home, but in-person meetings with staff and volunteers will be required
  • Some weekend and weeknight hours required to support church events
  • Periodic attendance at meetings with reporting to the Church Council (church governing board)


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required (Digital Media, Marketing, or related creative field preferred)
  • 2-5 years design or marketing experience
  • Experience with PC’s- MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite desirable
  • Experience with photography, creating videos is a plus
  • Experience developing successful email, web, and print campaigns
  • 1-2 years’ experience with Google Analytics and social media platform analytics
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, time management and follow through skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels of the church
  • Previous work with a church or non-profit is preferred, but not required
  • Outstanding writing, editing, and proofreading skills

About our church and our values:
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (LCR) is a congregation of the ELCA and along with over 3 million members of that church-wide body, we are actively engaged in sharing grace and love with God’s marvelously diverse and sometimes complex world.

  • LCR worships with prayers, music, readings, and Lutheran traditions that connect members to each other through a common experience.
  • LCR is a church dedicated to service to its neighbors locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • LCR values education and study of theology and the bible as it relates to the world today.
  • LCR is a progressive church in terms of inclusivity, outreach, and advocating for social justice.
  • LCR is a family that comes together in fellowship, in good times and bad to support each other.

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