Job Description for Communications Director for Diocese of Salina


Job Description for Communications Director for Diocese of Salina

The director of communications will provide effective management of all communications to and from the chancery.  This will include public information, media relations, diocesan publications both digital and printed, website updates, Catholic radio stations and all other forms of communications the bishop deems credible. The director will also supervise other members of the communications staff which include an editor of the diocesan newspaper and the manager of the website.

Job Duties:

  • --Keep current and accurate information on the diocesan website, social media, phone apps and other forms of communication approved by the bishop.
  • --Maintain working knowledge of the ever changing digital age.
  • --Work closely with all members of the curia concerning newsworthy events and activities.
  • --Recognize that communication is a vital part of evangelizing both Catholics and non-Catholics.
  • --Attend monthly curia meetings.
  • --Help create documents, posters, flyers and other communication needs for chancery offices and parishes throughout the diocese.
  • --Work with the bishop, vicar general and chancellor in developing and implementing communication strategies.
  • --Make presentations to clergy, schools and parishes on how to improve communication avenues within the diocese.
  • --At the bishop’s direction, serve as spokesperson for the diocese in issues of urgency, sensitivity, or controversy.  Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Qualifications needed:

  • --Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the church.
  • --Must have knowledge of, understanding, and commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church, and be able to articulate these teachings.
  • --Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with the bishop, chancery personnel, parishes and schools.
  • --Must be a confident and articulate speaker.
  • --Have strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills.
  • --Must have the creativity to produce informative and engaging videos and other forms of digital communications.
  • --Have a minimum of three years of experience in the communications field and a bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and application to Fr. Keith Weber, chancellor of the Diocese of Salina, PO Box 980, Salina, KS 67401, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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POSITION: Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, Office of Vocations, Youth and Liturgy Office, and the Office of Media Library.

Catholic Diocese of Salina
Job Description

POSITION: Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, Office of Vocations, Youth and
Liturgy Office, and the Office of Media Library.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Reports to Bishop, Chancellor, Office of Vocations, Youth Ministry Office, Religious Education Office and Liturgy Office, and the Office of Media Library.

HOURS: Full-time

This position requires the ability to multi-task with a variety of job duties, managing deadlines, prioritizing projects and requests of multiple offices listed above. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information is essential. Willingness to adapt to a changing work environment, as well as shifting job priorities.

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