St. John the Baptist Parish

St. John the Baptist Parish is a parish within the Diocese of Pittsburgh. OPVCatholic is a joining of 5 parishes that will eventually be part of a single parish, of which St. John the Baptist will be a part

Aug 23, 2018
St. John the Baptist Parish is seeking a highly professional with an outstanding ability to communicate the Christian message.  The position will manage the communication and technology of a grouping of five Catholic parishes in geographic area.  The Manager will work under the direction of the Pastor, who administers all five parishes, to develop a strategic communication plan and provide leadership to the parish group on strategic use of all communications including print, electronic and social media.  The manager will lead design, marketing and branding strategies, social media and email communications as well as managing media relations.  The job will involve developing, designing and editing content (written, audio & video) for all communication channels (print, digital, social media).   Video production will involve recruiting and training volunteers to run video equipment, projectors and live stream daily, Sunday Mass and key ministry programs with post links to live stream and archived videos.  The applicant is a critical member of the pastoral staff who will work effectively with other members on the staff to lead and participate in projects that make our parishes fully alive.     Job Requirements   Must be an active and practicing Catholic and in good standing with all Diocesan Safe Environment training and clearances. Bachelor’s degree in communication or related field or 3 to 5 years experience in communications, social media management, marketing and/or journalism. Flexible work schedule (may include some weekend and evenings) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.   Skills and Competencies   Organized and highly collaborative style, and ability to work with a variety of colleagues. Ability to delegate responsibilities to volunteers or others as required to effectively manage the responsibilities of the position. Demonstrated ability in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Windows & Office Products Graphic design proficiency to creatively design pamphlets, announcements, advertising, posters, articles and other communications in an effective manner. Experience in web design, usability and website analysis tools. Commitment to confidentiality and high ethical standards and ability to work in a faith-centered environment of a church.   Competitive Salary and Benefits   To apply, send resume with cover letter to pastor@opvcatholic.org
St. John the Baptist Parish Pittsburgh, PA, USA Full time
Aug 10, 2018
Director of Young Adult Ministry – Full Time Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh   St. John the Baptist Parish is seeking a Catholic disciple of Jesus who is passionate and dynamic about leading young adults in beginning and deepening their relationship with Jesus through his Church.  This position will provide service to five parishes within the geographic area that are part of a parish grouping.   The Director will work under the direction of the Pastor, who administers all five parishes, to develop a unified vision on helping young adults ages 18-30’s years with developing a dynamic and engaging witness to their faith, relational ministry, participation in parish life, and a plan for participation in community outreach programs.  The applicant must be able to encounter people where they are, listen to what is important in their lives and help to support and accompany them on their journey.  The applicant is a critical member of the pastoral staff who will work effectively with other members on the staff to lead and participate in projects that make our parishes fully alive.     Job Requirements   Must be an active and practicing Catholic and in good standing Bachelor’s degree in theology, philosophy or related field Prior participation in formation process – (i.e. FOCUS, St. Paul Outreach, etc.) At least 3 years experience in Youth, Young Adult Flexible work schedule (may include weekend and evenings) Excellent written and verbal communication skills Deep knowledge of the millennial experience Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite and positive use of social media Develop young adult leaders to initiate and sustain small –group discipleship program to engage the young adults in Sunday liturgy and other evangelization activities. Participate in Diocesan leadership development programs to include building an effective coaching/mentoring/leadership program for young adults in the parish     Skills and Competencies   Ability to organize and deliver effectively Reliability and accountability Adapting to change Teamwork     Competitive Salary and Benefits   To apply, send resume with cover letter to pastor@opvcatholic.org
St. John the Baptist Parish Plum, PA, USA Full time