Youth Minister and Confirmation Coordinator Posted: March 10, 2014
A part-time position exists for a Youth Minister and Confirmation Coordinator for St. Paul Church and St. Augustine Church located in South Glastonbury, CT.
The Youth Minister is responsible for maintaining a growing parish based pastoral ministry with youth by reaching out to all youth in the community, providing for formal catechesis, and inviting and enabling youth to serve others. In this position the coordinator will develop close communication with and mutual support from families of youth and will collaborate with other community and parish youth organizations.
As the Confirmation Coordinator, the incumbent will prepare and implement the catechetical programs and classes in preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required as well as two or more years of experience in pastoral ministry with a focus on work with young adults.
A thorough knowledge and commitment to the mission of the Roman Catholic Church and its teachings and respect for the Catholic vision on important social, moral, and ethical issues is required.
Interested applicants should submit a resume including salary requirements to:
St. Paul Church
2577 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Public Relations Manager for The Knights of Columbus
Posted: February 10, 2014
The Knights of Columbus, located in New Haven, CT, has an exciting opportunity available for a full time Public Relations Manager to join their communications department.
Duties in part, will include responsibility for the creation, placement and follow-up for advertising campaigns geared to promote membership in the Knights of Columbus, the Order’s good works, special initiatives, and to enhance the Knights of Columbus’s brand recognition; assist in the design and execution of the Order’s international communications and marketing program for print, web, and other electronic media; create and implement strategies for search engine optimization and electronic, online, and traditional advertising; manage specific public relations projects including the electronic distribution of press releases, as assigned; work closely with the VP of Communications and the Senior Communications Specialist on public relations strategy and project management; prepare advertising and marketing plans for the Communications Department’s projects including timelines, budget estimates, and resource allocation; and, assist with writing projects, as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in communications, writing, or marketing and/or equivalent combination of training and experience preferred along with detailed familiarity with the Catholic faith and the practice thereof. Substantial familiarity with the Knights of Columbus history, mission, and values is preferred.
Experience with national marketing campaigns, including general interest media and diocesan media, quality writing skills and strong interpersonal and communications skills, as well as experience with electronic advertising including social media is required.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, to: email@example.com, subject line: Public Relations Manager. The submission of a brief professional writing sample is also recommended.
News Reporter/Writer Posted: February 4, 2014
The Office of Radio & Television, located in Prospect, CT, an agency of the Archdiocese of Hartford, is seeking a news reporter/writer for our “Good News” television magazine program, Crossroads Magazine.
Job duties will include, working with editors/videographers and other reporters to ensure stories are executed at a high quality level and are entertaining and informative. The ideal candidate will generate exciting story ideas, set up and conduct interviews along with a videographer, and write the package.
Applicants must possess excellent writing and reporting skills, manage time efficiently, pay strict attention to detail, perform duties with accuracy, be knowledgeable in current events, and have a knowledge and appreciation for the Roman Catholic faith.
Qualified candidates must possess an AS Degree in a related field and one to three years of experience as a reporter. Exceptional written, verbal, interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task are required. Candidates must also be willing to submit to a background check and have the ability to work flexible hours with occasional nights and weekends.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and samples of their work to:
Rev. John P. Gatzak
Office of Radio & Television, Archdiocese of Hartford
15 Peach Orchard Road
Prospect, CT 06712
To contact the Human Resources Office:
Karen Kean, Director of Human Resources
Archdiocese of Hartford
134 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06105