Director of Communications
Job Details
Central - Durham, NC
Full Time

Summary of Position

The Communications Director will oversee an effective communications strategy driven by the mission/values of The Summit Church.  This person must be a high-capacity, visionary leader with a passion to serve The Summit Church, ability to effectively lead the church through an integrated messaging strategy, and perspective to maintain the brand, integrity, and pulse of the church. This position requires a strategic thinker who understands how important defined communications strategies and plans help connect our people to our mission.


Qualifications and Requirements

  • Personal integrity and evidence of ongoing spiritual growth, as required of all church employees (church attendance, small group membership, tithing, etc.)

  • Experience in communications/public relations

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strategic thinking skills

  • College degree

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in communications position preferred 

  • A member of the Summit Church or willing & able to become a member



  • Own the communications budget

  • Create communication plans for church-wide, campus, and ministry initiatives

  • Develop a clear plan for each communication channel that integrates with the messaging strategy as a whole

  • Measure and report engagement trends across communication channels

  • Ensure appropriate timing and delivery platforms for each message

  • Assist the Executive Director of Communications and coordinate with ministry leaders across the organization to develop processes to prioritize message consistency