Communications Manager

Outreach Community Ministries, Inc.

Outreach Community Ministries, Inc. is a Christian community service organization. We are seeking to hire a diverse staff of highly competent professional employees with a passion for Outreach’s mission to restore hope and provide opportunities for people to become all that God intends them to be and partner with the local church to put Christian faith into action through service to the community.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law. Outreach Community Ministries, Inc. reserves the right to make faith-based hiring decisions as permitted under Title VII (42 U.S.C. Section 2000e – 1(a).

Position Details

Communications Manager
Northern Illinois
Carol Stream, IL

Division: Administrative Office - Carol Stream, IL

Housed in the administrative office, the resource development department is responsible for fulfilling the organization’s fundraising requirements through broadening and deepening relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations who invest their financial resources as an expression of their alignment with the mission of Outreach.

Job Responsibilities:

The Communications Manager conceives and executes comprehensive short- and long-term integrated marketing, public relations, and communications strategies for Outreach ensuring effective and consistent messaging across print and electronic media for target audiences. This position oversees organization-wide goals for marketing and brand strategies, publications, public relations, internal/external communications, and social media according to industry best practices.


Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, writing, or related field and at least 4 years of experience in the field of communications. Highly motivated individual with a passion for ministry. Must possess strong written, interpersonal, and organizational skills as well as excellent editing skills. Keen attention to detail and creative thinking required to manage multiple project timelines according to industry best practices; High-energy team-player with a sensitivity to the privacy needs of resource development. Able to design concepts for video, web and print; technology skills in email and social media marketing, web analytics, design technology. Preferred program experience includes: Adobe Suite Photoshop/In Design/Illustrator, MS Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Experience in fundraising setting preferred but not required. A commitment to Outreach’s Statement of Christian Mission and Faith.


Full-time. 40-50 hour per week. Daytime hours, M-F. Weekend and evening work required during peak fund-raising periods or for special events. Position reports to Vice President of Resource Development.


Annual salary falls between $50,000 and $62,500 based on skills and experience.

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