Web and Media Specialist – Mount Olivet United Methodist Church – Arlington, VA

Accountable to: Church Administrator

Summary: Responsible for communicating the vision and mission of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church to members of the congregation and to the larger Arlington Community by means of the internet, audio/visual and print forms of communication.


Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
Commitment to personal spiritual growth and physical health
Models standards and expectations of leaders within our church, including membership, worship attendance, lifestyle of tithing and generosity


Possess a real design aesthetic and understanding of the use of graphics, presentation, and various social media channels for the church
Experience in working with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Audition, Photoshop, Keynote, ProPresenter
Experience with content management systems – familiarity with WordPress preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (2010 preferred), including Publisher, PowerPoint, and Microsoft 365
Experience in photography and videography
Excellent written communication
Excellent time management skills

Education and Experience:

Degree (preferred)
Experience in web design and maintenance, and other forms of social media
Experience in newsletter design and production
Experience with audio/visual presentation systems

Responsible for:

Developing communication strategies with the Senior Pastor, staff and ministry teams of the church
Disseminating information from the staff to the congregation, visitors and community via standard channels, currently the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Website, eNews, Facebook, Twitter, The Messenger quarterly newsletter and signage.
Updating the church website and keeping it current by including photos, videos, weekly sermons, blog and text content from the ministry teams and administrative committees
Designing weekly PowerPoint ministry advertisements for Gathering Space monitor and the way monitor
Creating graphics and production of publications for seasonal events including Advent/Christmas and Lenten/Easter events (postcards, newspapers, special offering inserts), Stewardship, Change the World, Youth Missions play, and other ministries of Mount Olivet
Creating graphics, including bulletin covers, for periodic sermon series
Shooting still photographs of church events for posting to the website, Facebook and other social media
Supporting the Traditional worship service with media or other forms of communication for special events throughout the year as needed
Overseeing setup, maintenance and operation of AV equipment throughout the facility for church sponsored events
Recruiting, training and supporting AV volunteer operators
Supporting the ministry of The Way (our modern worship service), including preparation of its weekly bulletin, preparation and loading of the ProPresenter worship presentation (song lyrics, scripture, special slides if needed to support a sermon), videotaping The Way each week, posting either sermons or songs on the blog/Facebook page, and periodically shooting and preparing videos for worship

Additional Responsibilities:

Attend weekly Church Administrative, full Staff Meetings and Worship meetings as necessary.

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to mtraynham@mtolivet-umc.org by February 22, 2015.