Communications Director

Congregation Shearith Israel
Published
November 17, 2021
Location
9401 Douglas Avenue, Dallas, Texas
Category
Other  
Job Type

Description

Congregation Shearith Israel is a warm, welcoming, and dynamic Conservative synagogue with approximately 1000 families located in the heart of Preston Hollow area of Dallas, Texas. At Shearith, we strive to be a caring, inclusive, sacred community that is committed to providing pathways to enrich our members Jewish lives, elevate their souls and embrace their Judaism.

We are seeking an experienced, full-time communications professional who will manage all aspects of communications, marketing, and social media for our congregation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and execute marketing/media strategies to promote the synagogue and its services, programs and events to the wider Dallas community
  • Effectively communicate services, programs, events and other information to our membership
  • Create and contribute to the content and design of print materials including brochures, fliers, ads, announcements, weekly bulletins and bi-monthly newsletters
  • Manage/create the design and continued modifications and updates of the synagogue website
  • Produce regular e-newsletters and announcements via email to the congregation
  • Assist team in writing press releases for local media outlets and establish and maintain contact with those media outlets to maximize coverage
  • Design and implement social media communication strategy to include Facebook, Instagram, and other opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications or related area
  • Have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a communications role
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (Adobe creative suite, esp. InDesign, Microsoft Office, Constant Contact)
  • Strong skills with social media (Facebook, etc)

Competitive salary and generous benefits package offered.

Application Instructions

To apply, send cover letter, salary history and resume to Kim West at kwest@shearith.org.

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