Job Description

Communications and Social Media Manager (Development)
Louisville, KY, United States of America


Catholic Charities of Louisville is the social-service arm of the Archdiocese of Louisville. We provide help and create hope for the poor and vulnerable through a wide range of programs, assisting clients of all races, backgrounds, and beliefs. Catholic Charities of Louisville has established three core values to represent us as an organization and are a gauge for how we work with each other as well as our clients and partners. They are Welcome, Strengthen and Empower.




Job Skills / Requirements

The Communications Manager is an essential component of the Advancement Team, in collaboration with all the programs, and/or Archdiocesan departments. The Communications Manager has a primary responsibility of upholding the standards of communication for all programs though written pieces, marketing materials, website, and social media platforms.

**Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Microsoft Office, Facebook and Instagram.



  • Participate as an active member of the Advancement team, which includes attending meetings and working collaboratively to achieve the budgeted Advancement Department goals and advance the mission of the agency.
  • Interview and write client stories, newsletter articles, donor appeals and other agency content.
  • Create content, layout and distribution for e-newsletters. (Constant Contact or similar)
  • Build media contacts and act as agency contact for reporters as needed. Communicate with The Record staff to promote CCL news/mission. Produce press releases and media alerts. Track media.
  • Design marketing materials using agency style guide and funnel through approval process. (Adobe Suites: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Manage and update internal and external websites. (WordPress)
  • Create and post content to all social media accounts daily; track metrics. (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Assist with all design, advertisement, social media and communication needs for Rouler - agency’s major annual fundraising event.
  • Manage annual marketing budget and calendar. (Microsoft Office)
  • Work in partnership with the Archdiocese of Louisville’s Communication Department
  • Act as the liaison with the agency’s printer and promotional products vendors.
  • Maintain active and organized photo library; take photos as needed.
  • File management and archiving of work regularly to shared server.
  • Managing intern if necessary.
  • (Preferred) Create and edits short and in-depth videos for various mediums. (Adobe Premiere Pro and YouTube)

* Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Design, Marketing, Journalism or related fields.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working with writing, marketing, design, web management, and social media management.
  • Preferred practicing Catholic and supports teachings of the Catholic Church.


  • Cover letter required.
  • Proficient in all the following:
    • Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; Premiere Pro preferred)
    • WordPress (or similar web platform)
    • Microsoft Office
    • Social Media: Facebook / Instagram
    • Constant Contact (or similar) and YouTube preferred
  • Proficient in PC and/or Mac.


**Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job. 


  • This position requires a spirit of Welcome: it will be the first, and in some cases, only point of contact with Catholic Charities for members of the community who are interested in contributing and/or serving in social ministry with the agency.
  • Rare, but occasional evening/weekend work is required.
  • Should be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to communicate well verbally and in writing with colleagues, parishes, clergy, and other community personnel.
  • Must work well with limited supervision and be able to solve problems independently and quickly.
  • Must be able to organize projects and content consistently in shared folders.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must be able to acquire information from a variety to sources as deadlines approach.
  • Must be able to multi-task, respond appropriately to deadlines, plan ahead, have great attention to detail, and be able to produce quality results.
  • Must demonstrate self-confidence, initiative, flexibility, and a high degree of professionalism.
  • Must be willing to jump in and assist team as needed.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and handle stressful situations and conflict resolution.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.

Education Requirements (Any)

BA or BS

Additional Information / Benefits

Catholic Charities offers benefits of Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Paid Vacation, Sick, and 12 Holidays, 401K (up to 7% matched)

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

This job reports to the Chief Advancement Officer

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1