Communications Director

Bloomington, IL  |  Full-time  |  Benefits
Hey, you! Yeah, you with that incredible blend of creative skills and leadership experience. We’re on the lookout for an exceptional Communications Director to join our crew at The Forgotten Initiative. As part of our team, you’ll be the driving force behind ensuring all content that makes its way to our audiences has compelling, culturally-aligned clarity.  If you’re passionate about making a real impact in the foster care community and have a knack for organizing people and projects to move ideas over the finish line, this gig is totally up your alley! So, what are you waiting for? Apply and let’s create something amazing together!

The Basics:
  • Deep love for Jesus and the local church with a desire to come alongside churches with resources that add value
  • A heart for the vulnerable, seeing people with value and worth
  • Desire to care for people well and spur others on toward their best
  • Self-motivated and a problem solver, able to work well both independently and collaboratively
  • A strong eye for detail—whether that’s copy or design, we desire excellence in the content we produce. 
  • Keen discernment that ensures communication honors TFI’s beliefs, values, and behaviors
  • Ninja multi-tasking and time management skills to set and meet deadlines 
The Works:
  • Able to hold the balance between realistic project timelines and chasing big new goals 
  • Loves creating a good process to bring a whole team together toward project completion– coordinating, structuring, and providing vision to projects
  • Desires growth and finds people and places to learn from to expand knowledge and skillset
  • Knowledge of a variety of contexts of local churches with connections or possible pathways to explore in increasing church engagement 
  • Understanding of the foster care community or desire to position themselves in greater proximity to grow depth of knowledge and language in the space
The Cherry on Top:
  • Proven knowledge & experience in multimedia content creation with the ability to jump into graphic design, video production, and media management and lead others in it
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Audition, AfterEffects, InDesign, Illustrator, and Premiere
  • Experience with WordPress to offer support with web related communications
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms, content trends, and best practices 
Benefits We Offer:
  • Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
  • Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, Christmas Break, and other qualifying reasons.
  • Medical and Dental insurance provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their health.
  • Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase.
  • Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 10% (including employee contribution and employer match) contributed into their account.
  • Casual dress and work environment.
  • Flexible work schedule.
This full-time position is based at our TFI Office in Bloomington, IL. We offer a competitive salary ($50-$55K) and comprehensive benefits package. Join our dedicated team and contribute to our mission of making a positive impact on the lives of those in the foster care community.
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