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Program and Social Media Specialist

Posted: 06/19/2022

Program and Social Media Specialist

  • Full Time Position - 37.5 Hours per Week
  • Benefits Eligible - Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Supplemental Insurance; Retirement Plans; PTO
  • Hybrid Remote Work Option
The Salvation Army Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Job Objective:  The Program Media Specialist will provide coordination of all internal program and corps spiritual development and mission outreach communication activities in  The Salvation Army Kansas & Western Missouri Division.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: internal (Corps, Divisional Events, camps, councils, retreats, etc.) digital/social marketing, brand initiatives, graphic design advertising and collateral materials, support of visual arts and worship production needs (sound and visual arts).
Essential Functions:
Media Resource & Development
  • Develop internal and missional, Program Corps web and social media resources content and design
  • Develop and enhance Corps social media and social media best practices
  • Assist with Divisional social media, web content and digital marketing efforts
  • Support Divisional Events Manager with social media, graphic design and digital marketing on special events
  • Develop and manage internal social media announcements, posts, uploading event photos, etc.
  • Provide web-based and electronic support for internal DHQ departments and Corps
Program Resource Management
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and providing support for divisional mission outreach events
  • Responsible for visual arts for divisional, mission outreach events and special projects
  • Coordinate with Director of Public Relations & Integrated Communications resource support to the corps, including media resources, training, etc.
Graphic Design Support
  • Provide design assistance to DHQ departments and Corps as needed for printed program materials for mission outreach (posters, flyers, program covers/booklets, etc.)
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma
  • College experience is encouraged
  • Computer software training
  • Two or more years in position requiring organizational skills, and management skills
  • Demonstrated working successfully with others via telephone or online chat
  • Demonstrated Graphic Design experience
  • Demonstrated video and audio production experience
  • Expertise with various operating systems (Windows & Mac) and software applications (Adobe, Creative cloud, Office Suite, and more)
Certifications/Licenses: None

  • Able to supervise/manage volunteers in program tech support
  • Basic clerical and administrative duties
  • Communicate with various suppliers and providers for program support, procuring materials, coordinating with other TSA departments and headquarters  
Supervisory Responsibility:  None

Physical requirements: include sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching, and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle’ pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25 pounds; traveling by airplane; both outdoor and indoor navigation of settings, and standing and/or walking up to 12 hours per day.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
Mental demands: include working under stressful conditions; interacting with others with courtesy and tact; managing and prioritizing multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner to meet tight deadlines; responding to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner; completing projects on schedule; maintaining confidentiality; and maintaining regular and punctual work attendance.
Communication demands: include professionally communicating verbally with co-workers, other departments and program staff, clients, vendors, donors, volunteers, board members, and officers; written communication; talking on the telephone; responding to written or verbal requests; training/giving verbal and written instructions; receiving verbal and written instructions; writing/composing written language; reading; visiting/working at other worksites and non-worksite locations; communication via the latest technologies.
Travel: Occasional travel for program support, training, etc. This positon requires a willingness to respond outside of traditional business hours.
Driving: Must possess a valid driver's license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in a typical office environment. Full-time position; may require some home based and / or weekend and evening work.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.?

Job Type: Full Time