Content Producer, Communications Office & Catholic News Herald

Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Date Posted June 14, 2022
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Religion
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://charlottediocese.org/

Description:

Diocese of Charlotte

Create compelling content on various platforms to inform, inspire and educate the people of the Diocese of Charlotte.

Do you thrive on crafting stories, shooting photos or producing videos that capture the beauty, goodness and truth of our Catholic faith? The Diocese of Charlotte is growing and seeking full-time content producers to create compelling content for our various print and digital platforms to inform, inspire and educate the people of the diocese. Home to 500,000 Catholics and growing, the Diocese of Charlotte encompasses the dynamic urban centers of Charlotte, Greensboro and Asheville, N.C., as well as the picturesque mountains and foothills of western North Carolina. From covering news for the Catholic News Herald, the diocese's official information outlet, to producing information directed to the diocese’s 2,700 employees, this position is ideal for a creative and enthusiastic person with a keen eye for detail, a commitment to accuracy, and a heart for sharing the Gospel. At least 1-3+ years of experience, plus a bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing or related field. Read the full job description here.

Email your résumé and cover letter to: catholicnews@charlottediocese.org
(No phone calls, please.)

Deadline to apply: Monday, July 11

The Diocese of Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes salary commensurate with experience, health and dental insurance, 403(b) and paid holidays.


POSITION TITLE: Content Producer

DEPARTMENT: Communications Office and Catholic News Herald

REPORTS TO: Assistant Communications Director

FLSA: Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Content Producer is responsible for generating content for the Diocese of Charlotte’s various print and digital platforms – with the aim to inform, inspire and educate the people of the diocese and advance the diocese’s overall communication and evangelization mission.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Produce written and/or multimedia content including stories, photos, videos, social media posts, etc., for publishing on the diocese’s information channels, including: charlottediocese.org, Catholic News Herald and catholicnewsherald.com, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, the diocese’s intranet and other internal communications
  2. Cover events of interest to diocesan audiences as assigned by the Catholic News Herald editor and/or communications leadership
  3. Collect, analyze and organize information (from sources, leads, wire, etc.) to develop story ideas and content for publication internally or externally
  4. Build and maintain positive relationships with key diocesan constituencies including clergy, principals, department heads and ministry leaders
  5. Strive to capture on all content channels the diversity of the diocese, its parishes and faith communities, and its people

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist with editing and proofreading others’ content as needed
  2. Other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

At least 1-3+ years of experience producing content, plus a bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing or related field. Familiarity with the Catholic Church, its mission and teachings. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud and MS Office software. Familiarity with website content management systems such as Joomla and WordPress and audio and video editing software a plus. Familiarity with using social media (as a professional) and digital media best practices. Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills; ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines without compromising quality or accuracy; and demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively to accomplish common objectives. Other key qualifications include enthusiasm, creativity, attention to detail, and exemplary organizational and interpersonal skills.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Diocesan Pastoral Center. Some travel required for assignments and meetings. Occasional evening, weekend and holiday work required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General office environment.

Effective: July 1, 2022

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