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  • Part Time
  • Other (Remote)
  • Salary: 5-6 hrs/wk at $40/hr; estimated $10,000 - 12,500/yr
  • Organization Type: Religion

Seeds of Justice Network

The Seeds of Justice Network (SOJN) Communications and Engagement Coordinator is a part-time contract position. Primary job responsibilities center around leading communications efforts, especially the weekly e-newsletter, and engaging the wider community in the work of the organization. The Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to social justice and Catholic Social Teaching as well as a willingness to champion the SOJN mission and vision:

Mission: Seeds of Justice Network, a collaborative of Catholic and faith-based individuals and groups, promotes the principles of Catholic Social Teaching and social justice in the St. Louis region and beyond.

Vision: Seeds of Justice Network (SOJN) achieves its mission by fostering communication, collaboration, education, and advocacy among individuals and parishes in the Catholic community and with other faith-based and secular groups. In a spirit of openness and mutual respect, SOJN is nonpartisan and independent, conducts its efforts in accord with the Church’s mission of social justice, and addresses local, national, and international issues.

Duties include:

  • Maintain an online calendar of local, national and virtual events from submissions and online research
  • Edit a weekly e-newsletter, including event listings and recommended readings
  • Monitor Seeds of Justice email accounts and manage contact database
  • In coordination with the organization’s communications plan, assess the efficacy of existing social media and communications platforms and help expand them as determined by the plan
  • Moderate Facebook group with the support of the Communications Committee
  • Attend monthly Communications Committee meetings and/or meet with Communications Chair and Board President
  • Compile and report quarterly metrics reports to the Communications Committee
  • Attend Board meetings and other communications support as needed
  • Prepare a calendar of SOJN events and share information about upcoming events
  • Spearhead the planning and logistics of SOJN events from beginning to end

Preferred qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of direct work or school experience in communications or marketing, including special event coordination
  • Excellence in writing, editing and researching
  • Working experience with print, electronic and social media communications and Google Workspace
  • Demonstrated aptitude with project and special event coordination
  • Ability to provide work supplies as needed, including laptop, internet, phone

Time commitment: Approximately 5-6 hours/week, fluctuating based on scheduled events or projects.

Compensation: $40/hour, paid monthly based on the number of hours worked. Annual compensation is estimated to be in the range of $10,000 to $12,500.

To be considered for the position, email Pat Dougherty, Board Chair at the following:

  • REQUIRED: Resume
  • REQUIRED: Letter that describes how your interest in the position and your personal identities and experiences connect to the SOJN mission and vision
  • OPTIONAL: Examples of related past work

Applications accepted on a rolling basis; initial interviews begin Monday, July 1, 2024.