Multi-Media Communications Specialist

Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church

Portland, Oregon

Date Posted April 28, 2022
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Religion
Telecommute? Yes
Job Status Part-time
Salary $24- $26 per hour


Position Overview

The multi-media communications specialist is responsible for helping tell the stories of the people and ministry settings in the Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church as they seek to be disciples of God’s all-encompassing love in their communities and around the world. The position is responsible for crafting creative content in various formats for public consumption. The multi-media communications specialist works with the Communications Manager, the Director of Connectional Ministries and Greater Northwest Area communications team as needed to craft content for local churches and the public at large.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

Qualifications & Skills for This Position:

About the Conference:

The Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church supports the work of more than 160 churches and ministry settings across Oregon and southern Idaho as they seek to be Jesus’ disciples in our communities by following the three principles of our church founder, John Wesley: Do no harm. Do Good. Stay in Love with God. Headquartered in Portland, our staff stretches across the great expanse of our Conference (geographic territory) to provide financial, spiritual, structural and technical support to our churches and ministry settings.

Who we are: The United Methodist Church has a long history of advocating for social justice, including civil and human rights.  One of our major missional priorities is to dismantle racism in the church and society. We welcome and affirm LGBTQ+ persons at all levels of leadership in the church.

Working Conditions and Environment

The person in this position will need to move about the office to access file cabinets and office machinery; sit frequently; continually utilize hand and finger dexterity, talk and hear, utilize visual acuity to read and use a keyboard; and occasionally lift/push/carry items less than 25 pounds. The job may require lifting heavy equipment (such as cameras and associated equipment) on occasion. There is a low level of noise associated with this position.

The position is part-time non-exempt (20 hours per week) and offers a flexible-hybrid remote work arrangement within a compressed workweek schedule Monday – Thursday. The office is located in Portland, Oregon.

The position may require some traveling, evening and weekend work on a very limited basis.

The Compensation and Benefits Package: Salary range is $24-26/hour. Benefits include an employer contribution of 12% to a 403 (b) retirement plan and generous paid time off (vacation, personal and sick) and holiday pay.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

The Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and welcome applicants from a diverse background and strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace.