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Content Writer
Full Time | Posted Jan 17
The Marketing Communications team is seeking a highly motivated and savvy Content Writer. We are looking for a hands-on, dedicated candidate who is looking to establish and advance their career in a fast-paced environment
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Explore potential story leads across all multisites and ministries and develop them as needed.
  • Champion the value of storytelling among staff, volunteer team and Rock Church as a whole.
  • Collaborate as a member of the Creative Team on themes, concepts and content for all-church events, initiatives, and ministry efforts.
  • Develop copy and scripts for video content.
  • Create original and compelling content for Rock Church projects.
  • Proofread all-church content and maintain style guide for professionalism, accuracy and consistency.
  • Provide content for all-church communication channels, including website, eNews, bulletin, etc.
  • Ghostwrite letter and publications for leadership of the church as directed by Communications Director.
  • Recruit, train and develop volunteer content team and Writer’s Ministry team.
  • Develop and maintain editorial calendar for all-church messaging.
  • Develop style guide and keep current as a go to source of information for grammar, spelling, basic facts, leadership bios, etc.

The above summary of duties represents the major tasks and duties. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Therefore, the individual may perform other related tasks under the direction of the Chief Marketing Officer.

Job-related Qualifications:

Education, Training, and Experience

  • BA degree in English, Creative Writing, Marketing, Communication, Journalism is required
  • 3+ years content writing experience required
  • Portfolio of writing samples and/or press releases required

Job Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

  • Able to develop and leverage volunteers.
  • Open to learning from feedback and reflection
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office for MAC (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point).
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Read, write, spell, and communicate clearly in English.
  • Work productively, both independently and collaboratively with others.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality as appropriate.
  • Ability to handle stress well, be solution oriented, provide crisis management, maintain professionalism and leadership of their individual projects leading diverse personalities and teams of various experience and skills.
  • Pleasant personality and proven ability to interact in a positive manner using a high degree of tact, diplomacy, discretion, flexibility and courtesy in gesture and speech.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to develop strategy and systems for achieving goals.
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality as appropriate.
  • Intentional contributions to creating a healthy staff culture.
  • A self-starter who is accountable and requires minimal direction and supervision; a person who is open to new ideas; and a creative and flexible individual who is comfortable working in a large, complex organization.

Organizational and Spiritual Requirements:
  • Demonstrate Christ-centered behavior at all times by treating people with dignity, respect, compassion and integrity.
  • Utilize the principles of Matthew 18 and Ephesians 4:15 to resolve differences of opinion with others.
  • Successful completion of a thorough pre-employment references and background checks, which includes: social security verification, Local, State & Federal criminal conviction records search, national security database, and sex offender registry.
  • Attendance at all mandatory meetings and events.  This includes serving at Good Friday, Easter and Christmas services as well as the annual volunteer appreciation event.
  • Member of the Rock Church (or willing to transfer membership to the Rock Church).
  • Regular involvement in Rock Church activities, ministries and events.
  • Tithe 10% to the Rock Church.
  • Signed acknowledgment of the Rock’s Statement of Faith.
  • Ability to interpret and adhere to the Rock’s policies, procedures and employee handbook.
  • Be self-motivated and goal oriented, use good judgment, and be flexible and innovative.
  • Professional attitude and demeanor.
Physical Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Must be able to work independently, communicate effectively, and lift up to 25lbs (with or without assistance). This position also may require long periods of sitting, standing, walking, and hand/eye coordination for keyboard data entry and viewing data on a computer monitor. External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who are or become disabled, as defined under the American with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the Essential Job Functions either unaided or with assistance of a “reasonable accommodation”, if such is determined, on a case-by-case basis.

Employment At-Will
Employment at the Rock Church and Academy is “At-Will,” meaning either the Rock or the employee may terminate the employment relationship at anytime, for any reason, with or without advance notice.

Nothing contained in this job description or any other communication (written or verbal) the employee received is intended to be, nor should it be, construed as a guarantee that employment or that any benefit will be continued for any period of time. Compensation information provided to an employee, whether stated in hourly, bi-monthly, annual, or other terms, is not intended nor does it constitute an employment contract or agreement for any specific period of time.

No manager, supervisor or employee of the Rock Church and Academy has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment for any specified period of time or to make any agreement for employment other than at-will.

How To Apply

  1. Download employment application
  2. For each position desired, send your completed employment application and resumé to [email protected]. *
    (include job title in subject of email)
* If needed, you may also submit by:
  • fax: (619.393.0187)     -OR-
  • mail: 2277 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106