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Director of Communications


Prioritizing and effectively communicating church opportunities, creating and maintaining communication avenues and managing an online presence.

Hayes Barton United Methodist Church (HBUMC), located in the heart of the Five Points Neighborhood near downtown Raleigh, NC is a vibrant and connected faith community that strives to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. Hayes Barton UMC is continuously growing in our relationship with God and our understanding of God's word, and confidently reaching out in mission to our community and our world.

Hayes Barton UMC supports many energetic ministries that appeal to all generations, including a variety of spiritual formation classes, small group connections, a dynamic music ministry, and international and domestic mission opportunities.

Job description:

The Director of Communications is responsible for prioritizing and effectively communicating church opportunities, themes, missions, events, and information. This role encompasses creating and maintaining communication avenues and managing the entire online presence to ensure a cohesive and impactful communications strategy. This hybrid work position has a duty station in Raleigh, NC.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in communications, public relations, or a related role.

  • Proficient in digital marketing tools, social media platforms, and website content management


  • Proficient in graphic design in tools like Adobe Creative Suite and Canva.

  • Strategic thinker who is able to execute tactically.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and project management abilities.

  • Experience managing relationships with outsource firms, contractors, and vendors.

  • Experience with a customer relationship manager (CRM) such as Constant Contact.

As a team member at HBUMC, you’ll enjoy:

  • Engaging team members

  • Hybrid work environment

  • Established media presence

  • Supportive staff and congregation

  • Benefits: Health care insurance, dental and vision insurance optional, Retirement plan

  • Flexible work schedule: Hybrid schedule with minimal days required in the office

  • Salary Range: $50-$60,000, based on credentials and experience



Raleigh, North Carolina; Five Points Neighborhood.

Contact/application information:

Resumes with a cover letter addressed to Sherry Thomas, Staff Parish Relations Committee Chair should be submitted to:

Posting will remain open until filled.

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