Social Media Specialist
Diocese of Providence, Providence RI
The Diocese of Providence is seeking an experienced content creator with a knowledge of Catholic topics. Working collaboratively within a team in the Office of Communications and Public Relations, the Social Media Specialist will plan and create robust multimedia content for a portfolio of web and social media channels representing the diocese and related Catholic entities.
This position develops and executes engaging and spiritual content for a variety of social media, web, and other digital channels and will be a key player in the strategic planning of digital media content. The Social Media Specialist will manage a portfolio of social media channels and/or webpages while working closely with stakeholders from various diocesan offices, ministries, and entities on a recurring basis to proactively identify worthwhile and engaging content opportunities.
The well-qualified candidate will be proficient in media and software tools, including Adobe Creative Cloud and social medial scheduling software such as Buffer. Must possess a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related disciplines or equivalent professional and/or military experience. 2+ years of experience producing digital communications and media preferred. Understanding of the Catholic faith, strong project management skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment are essential. Working proficiency or native fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: John Bittner, Director of Human Resources, Diocese of Providence, One Cathedral Square, Providence, RI 02903 or via email to [email protected]