Call for Nominations (July)

The LCMS Board for Communication Services (BCS), St. Louis, seeks nominations and applications for director of News and Information Services

This position reports to the executive director of Communications and is responsible for:

  • serving as executive editor of the Synod’s official periodicals, The Lutheran Witness and Reporter, and their corresponding Web sites (www.lcms.org/witness and www.lcms.org/reporter);

  • overseeing the gathering and dissemination of news and information to the church and its publics;

  • supervising the News and Information Services division of the BCS, including the Editorial Services unit;

  • developing and maintaining relationships with significant professionals and groups involved in news and information both within and outside the Synod; and

  • taking on projects and assignments at the behest of the executive director.
  • Nominees and applicants must have a minimum of five years practical experience in a communications field; a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a field related to communications; considerable skill in written and oral communications; above-average knowledge of electronic communications, including social media; familiarity with the business end of print communications (advertising, marketing, promotion, circulation); thorough knowledge of LCMS theology and practice (formal theological education preferred); and a wide-ranging knowledge of the Synod, including its history and current structure. 

    Nominees and applicants must be active members of an LCMS congregation and be faithful to the Holy Scriptures and Lutheran Confessions and supportive of the Synod’s Constitution, Bylaws, and policies.

    Compensation is commensurate with the substantial responsibilities and expectations of this job.

    Submit nominations or applications (application is available through /wp-content/uploads/2009/07/application.pdf) no later than Aug. 21 to David Fiedler, Interim Director, LCMS Human Resources, 1333 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122; david.fiedler@lcms.org, or via fax 314-996-1121.
     
    Posted July 1, 2009

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