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Is God calling you to renew his Church by strengthening marriage and the family?

Apply for a job with Communio today. We’re hiring!

Communio is a nonprofit ministry that equips the local church to share the gospel through the renewal of healthy relationships, marriage, and the family. We serve by providing churches data insights tools and outreach services to reach people they could not otherwise and evidence-based strategies proven to grow the church numerically, spiritually, and relationally. We do all this with a spirit of generosity – investing time, talent, and treasure into each church and sharing best practices and ministry expertise.

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Title: Church Strategist (Evangelical)
Reports to: VP of Church Strategies
Location: Virtual Office

JOB SUMMARY: The future of the world and of the Church passes through the family. Communio is dedicated to equipping churches to solve our nation’s faith and family crisis and make disciples of Jesus by strengthening marriages and relationships. The Church Strategist is responsible for helping churches design and implement Communio’s proven ministry model, a Data-Informed, Full-Circle Relationship Ministry®, by providing consultative support and outreach services. This includes helping churches build a comprehensive ministry strategy that provides vision, skills, and community for people at each stage of romantic life – single, engaged, and married – and then using that new ministry as a form of outreach and evangelism to grow the church and transform marriage and relationship health of their members and the surrounding community.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a portfolio of 20 churches and provide ministry training, consultation, and outreach services to build out a Full-Circle Relationship Ministry®. This includes:
    • Equipping churches to launch Relationship Health Assessments (mobile survey) of attendees Sunday Services to understand the relationship health of the church.
    • Consulting with church to set their own Mission Outcomes (goals) and Mission Activities (a strategy) to solve for needs uncovered in the data.
    • Consulting with churches on operationalizing their own Ministry Engagement Ladder® – an ongoing sequence of community-oriented Outreach Events (2-3 per year), Ongoing Engagements (6-8 per year), and Growth Journeys (2-3 tracks per year).
    • Providing Communio’s outreach services to help the church run effective outreach campaigns into their surrounding community with invitations to Outreach Events (the first rung of the engagement ladder).
  • Provide ongoing training and coaching around Communio’s growth strategies, principles, and methodology so the church can best plan, track, and execute their events to achieve their stated Mission Outcomes and Activities. That includes:
    • Manage line of clear communication (consultative emails, calls, etc) with dedicated church staffer to ensure the church has clear action items and an understanding of progress towards their goals.
    • Have strong knowledge of Communio’s Learning Management System (LMS), resources, and tools to provide effective ongoing coaching and mentorship.  

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in community relations, communications, ministry, or related field; and/or 2 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience in community relations, church ministry, organizational networking, or related environments.
  • 5-7 years’ leadership experience working in church life (staff member, ministry leader, etc.) and/or ministry, preferably in the areas of event planning and coordinating, marketing and communication, and/or evangelism and outreach.
  • Demonstrated ability and confidence to coach and motivate pastors and church staff to action, offer feedback and guidance, and clear next steps.  
  • Highly organized with ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and recommendations for churches to act on as they implement Communio’s model.
  • Participate in relevant events and convenings marriage and family life ministers to understand current trends marriage ministry and seek opportunities for collaboration and identify potential clients.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to speak publicly in meetings and trainings.
  • Proficiency in Windows and Office applications required (Mac and OS applications too).
  • Ability to conduct ongoing correspondence through various modes of communication with growing and ever-changing networks.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions on cultural marriage, family, and relationship issues.
  • Ability to work ecumenically with all denominations and Christian-based organizations.
  • Initiative to be flexible, learn quickly, and grow rapidly in midst of dynamic, growing movement.
  • Willing and able to travel

Title: Development Manager
Reports to: President & CEO
Location: Alexandria Office

JOB SUMMARY: The Development Manager is responsible for improving the overall contributed revenue and development health of Communio. He or she must work closely with and support the President and CEO in creating the organization’s development strategy and work to execute it. This role involves administration, strategy, development and deployment of donor communications, and foundation grant writing.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the CEO to develop and execute Communio’s annual and long-term development strategy to include new donor acquisition, prospect research, major donor communications, and stewardship strategies to increase revenues in support of Communio and its mission.
  • Manage Communio’s foundation grant writing program and strategy.
  • Build and execute Communio’s donor communications strategy to include direct mail, online giving, and fundraising campaigns through social media.
  • Oversee the development of a digital, online low to mid-level donor program.
  • Build out a $10,000+ donor event experience and giving club.
  • Measurably increase the overall number of $1,000+ and $10K+ contributors.
  • Work with Communio’s church engagement team to create new pathways for prospecting and developing donors.
  • Collaborate closely with Communio’s president while managing and building out the organization’s development staff.
  • Manage development vendors and consultants.
  • Work with Communio’s Salesforce Administrator to augment and maintain current Salesforce fundraising system capabilities.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • at least 3 years of experience in the non-profit fund development field
  • Experienced, entrepreneurial, articulate, and highly motivated 
  • Proficiency in Windows and Office applications required (Mac and OS applications too).
  • Ability to conduct ongoing correspondence through various modes of communication with growing and ever-changing networks.
  • Initiative to be flexible, learn quickly, and grow rapidly in midst of dynamic, growing movement.

Title: Software Developer
Reports to: VP of Technology
Location: Virtual Office

Are you a highly analytical and an independent thinker?  Is your work-style patient, thorough and precise?  When you communicate, would you describe yourself as factual, informative, and professionally social?  Do you believe that your work product is a direct representation of you? 

If this sounds like you and you are a full-stack software developer this role could be for you!

JOB SUMMARY:

Our Software Developer position will be part of a small full-stack team responsible for all aspects of the ongoing software development from the initial specification, through to developing, testing, and launching.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce “clean” and well-structured code, with detailed specifications
  • Collaborate with the team in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Troubleshoot, test, and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure optimal functionality
  • Design and implement new features to enhance related products and tools

POSITION OVERVIEW:

  • Highlights: Create software that will enable building up the Church to better minister to marriage and the family
  • Job Type: Software development
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Annual HSA Contributions, Vacation
  • Location: Virtual Office
  • Belief/Faith Requirements: Trinitarian Christianity and historical, biblical orthodoxy


    DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

    • 2+ years of professional experience in a software developer position
    • Experience with Scrum and Agile development methodology
    • High level of knowledge with PHP, SQL, Linux, Bash
    • Working-level knowledge of APIs, object-oriented development
    • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS or Azure
    • Experience with DevOps methodologies

    Title: Church Strategist (Catholic)
    Reports to: VP of Church Strategies
    Location: Virtual Office

    JOB SUMMARY: John Paul II tells us the future of the world and of the Church passes through the family (Familiaris Consortio, 75). Communio is dedicated to equipping churches to solve our nation’s faith and family crisis and make disciples of Jesus by strengthening marriages and relationships. The Church Strategist is responsible for helping parishes design and implement Communio’s proven ministry model, a Data-Informed, Full-Circle Relationship Ministry®, by providing consultative support and outreach services. This includes helping parishes build a comprehensive ministry strategy that provides vision, skills, and community for people at each stage of romantic life – single, engaged, and married – and then using that new ministry as a form of outreach and evangelization to grow the parish and transform marriage and relationship health of their members and the surrounding community.

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Manage a portfolio of 20 parishes and provide ministry training, consultation, and outreach services to build out a Full-Circle Relationship Ministry®. This includes:
      • Equipping parishes to launch Relationship Health Assessments (mobile survey) of attendees at Vigil and Sunday Masses to understand the relationship health of the parish.
      • Consulting with parishes to set their own Mission Outcomes (goals) and Mission Activities (a strategy) to solve for needs uncovered in the data.
      • Consulting with parishes on operationalizing their own Ministry Engagement Ladder® – an ongoing sequence of community-oriented Outreach Events (2-3 per year), Ongoing Engagements (6-8 per year), and Growth Journeys (2-3 tracks per year).
      • Providing Communio’s outreach services to help the parish run effective outreach campaigns into their surrounding community with invitations to Outreach Events (the first rung of the engagement ladder).
    • Provide ongoing training and coaching around Communio’s growth strategies, principles, and methodology so the parish can best plan, track, and execute their events to achieve their stated Mission Outcomes and Activities. That includes:
      • Manage line of clear communication (consultative emails, calls, etc) with dedicated parish staffer to ensure the church has clear action items and an understanding of progress towards their goals.
      • Have strong knowledge of Communio’s Learning Management System (LMS), resources, and tools to provide effective ongoing coaching and mentorship.  

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    • Bachelor’s degree in community relations, communications, pastoral ministries, or related field; and/or 2 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience in community relations, church ministry, organizational networking, or related environments.
    • 5-7 years’ leadership experience working in parish life (staff member, council participant, etc.) and/or ministry, preferably in the areas of event planning and coordinating, marketing and communication, and/or evangelizaion and outreach.
    • Demonstrated ability and confidence to coach and motivate pastors and parish staff to action, offer feedback and guidance, and clear next steps.  
    • Highly organized with ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and recommendations for parishes to act on as they implement Communio’s model.
    • Participate in relevant events and convenings of pastoral and diocesan leaders of marriage and family life, including but not limited to the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers (NACFLM), to understand current trends marriage ministry and seek opportunities for collaboration and identify potential clients.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to speak publicly in meetings and trainings.
    • Proficiency in Windows and Office applications required (Mac and OS applications too).
    • Ability to conduct ongoing correspondence through various modes of communication with growing and ever-changing networks.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions on cultural marriage, family, and relationship issues.
    • Ability to work ecumenically with all denominations and Christian-based organizations.
    • Initiative to be flexible, learn quickly, and grow rapidly in midst of dynamic, growing movement.
    • Willing and able to travel

    Title: Church Engagement Officer for Catholic Partnerships
    Reports to: National Director of Church Engagement
    Location: Virtual Office

    Are you a proactive Catholic ready to enter uncharted territory to build the Church? Are you driven and enthusiastic? If you crave a work environment that gives you the freedom and independence to scale something culturally transformative, then please follow the link below to be part of the team.

    JOB SUMMARY: Our Church Engagement Officer for Catholic partnerships will create and build trusted relationships with the nation’s most innovative Catholic diocese and parishes. The right candidate will vision cast with priests and parish leadership empowering them to change the culture and lead souls to Jesus through a 21st century strategy built around healthy, Christ-centered relationships. You will be rewarded for motivating churches to deploy the most advanced tools, resources, and strategies to renew America by saving marriage and the family.

    At Communio, our passion is evangelize through healthy relationships and marriages. We work with the most innovative churches in the nation knowing these churches have the capacity to transform the world through Jesus Christ. Our vision is to reach a tipping point where data-informed marriage and relationship ministry in churches spreads across the nation solving America’s faith and family crisis. We empower churches with the ability to reach people they would not otherwise reach by providing data insights, microtargeting, turn-key marketing, and outreach services. We combine these tools with the most proven ministry strategies to foster great relationships and help people grow spiritually. As a nonprofit apostolate, we do this all with a spirit of service and generosity investing in our church partners.

    We’ll provide you with the resources to capture the imagination and attention of priests and bishops and transform our culture. Communio is an organization where we believe value created should be value rewarded. We provide generous benefits and a base compensation with bonus for performance. High performing candidates will find opportunities for increasing their earning potential. We’re looking for driven leaders focused on winning. Apply now!

    POSITION OVERVIEW:

    • Highlights: Collaborate with our National Director of Catholic Church Engagement to onboard new parish and diocesean partnerships
    • Job Type: Sales role, coalition builder
    • Work Hours: Full Time
    • Total Annual Compensation: Base $40,000-$58,000 plus commission
    • Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Annual HSA Contributions, Vacation
    • Location: Virtual Office, willing and able to travel
    • Belief/Faith Requirements: Catholic

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

    • 2+ years of professional experience
    • Prior ministry experience preferred, not required, with a solid background and track record of church growth
    • Prior sales experience valued, not required

    Title: Church Engagement Officer for Evangelical and Protestant Partnerships - Florida
    Reports to: VP of Church Engagement
    Location: Virtual Office Based in Florida

    Are you a proactive Christian leader ready to enter uncharted territory to build the Kingdom? Are you driven and enthusiastic? If you crave a work environment that gives you the freedom and independence to scale something culturally transformative, then please follow the link below to be part of the team.

    JOB SUMMARY: Our Church Engagement Officer for Evangelical and Protestant partnerships will create and build trusted relationships with the nation’s most innovative Evangelical and Protestant church leaders and pastors who serve the most influential churches in our largest cities. The right candidate will vision cast with churches empowering them to change the culture and lead souls to Jesus through a 21st century strategy built around healthy, Christ-centered relationships. You will be rewarded for motivating churches to deploy the most advanced tools, resources, and strategies to renew America by saving marriage and the family.

    At Communio, our passion is to evangelize through the renewal of healthy relationships, marriages, and the family. We work with the most innovative churches in the nation knowing these churches have the capacity to transform the world through Jesus Christ. Our vision is to reach a tipping point where data-informed marriage and relationship ministry in churches spreads across the nation solving America’s faith and family crisis. We empower churches with the ability to reach people they would not otherwise reach by providing data insights, micro-targeting, turn-key marketing, and outreach services. We combine these tools with the most proven ministry strategies to foster great relationships and help people grow spiritually. As a Christian ministry, we do this all with a spirit of service and generosity investing in our church partners.

    We’ll provide you with the resources to capture the imagination and attention of church leaders and transform our culture. Communio is an organization where we believe value created should be value rewarded. We provide generous benefits and a base compensation with bonus for performance. High performing candidates will find opportunities for increasing their earning potential. We’re looking for driven leaders focused on winning. Apply now!

    POSITION OVERVIEW:

    • Highlights: Collaborate with our Directors of Church Engagement to onboard new church partnerships
    • Job Type: Sales role, coalition builder
    • Work Hours: Full Time
    • Total Annual Compensation: Base $40,000-$58,000 plus commission
    • Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Annual HSA Contributions, Vacation
    • Location: Virtual office, but applicant must reside in Florida and be willing and able to travel
    • Belief/Faith Requirements: Trinitarian Christianity and historical, biblical orthodoxy

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

    • 2+ years of professional experience
    • Prior ministry experience preferred, not required, with a solid background and track record of church growth
    • Prior sales experience valued, not required

    Title: Salesforce Administrator
    Reports to: Director of Ministry Services
    Location: Alexandria, VA Office or Virtual Office

    Are you highly accountable? Do you tend to be reserved and introspective? Do you thrive in an environment that provides routine & stability? Are you singularly focused and dedicated to the tasks assigned to you? Do you take pride in your precision and tend to be a perfectionist? Do you prefer to manage tasks rather than people? If this sounds like you, please follow the link below to be considered for employment.

    JOB SUMMARY: The Salesforce Administrator will oversee the management and development of Communio’s Salesforce architecture. In addition to managing and building our DLRSs and flows, the Salesforce Administrator will work with the Director of Ministry Services to ensure all staff needs related to Salesforce are met. This includes providing the departments with requested reports, ensuring the information is accurate, creating new processes, and adjusting layouts. This person is expected to be a quick thinker who is eager to learn. He or she will work with the Director of Ministry Services to optimize Salesforce so that each member of team can reduce the amount of time spent entering data while increasing the information that we have available. The Salesforce Administrator will be instrumental in creating automations and processes within Salesforce to make this optimization a reality.

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

    • Create and manage our DLRSs and flows
    • Create reports for all departments (Development, Operations, Engagement, Programs)
    • Optimize our data entry processes
    • Correct and enter data into Salesforce
    • Create fields as needed
    • Adjust layouts for the different departments
    • Create dashboards to better understand the reports and trends
    • Regularly meet with members of each department to understand their Salesforce needs and anticipate how to alleviate their pain points
    • Use Zapier to automate information from other sources into Salesforce

    OUTCOMES:

    • In-house expert on Salesforce and main point of contact for staff data service and troubleshooting
    • All data in Salesforce is accurate and trusted by leadership and staff
    • All department heads have dashboards and reports to track performance and KPIs
    • Simplified data input process and automations that improves staff user experience and reduces data-entry time

    POSITION OVERVIEW: 

    • Highlights: values-based work culture, data-informed, process oriented  
    • Work Hours: Full Time
    • Annual compensation: $60,000-$75,000
    • Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Annual HSA Contributions, Unlimited PTO
    • Location: Alexandria, VA or Virtual Office
    • Belief/Faith Requirements: Trinitarian Christianity and historical, biblical orthodoxy

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  

    • 2+ years of professional experience, including internships
    • Principled understanding of Communio’s mission
    • Strong organizational skills are a must
    • Strategic, methodical approach to work
    • Ability to meet hard deadlines, as well as prioritize and multitask work
    • Experience with Salesforce required
    • Salesforce certification preferred
    • Coachable

    Title: Executive Assistant to the President
    Reports to: Communio President and CEO
    Location: Alexandria, VA Office

    Do you feel great at the end of a day that moves fast with a variety of tasks? Are you proactive, unshakable, determined, and reliable?

    Our President’s ability to pursue business opportunities will make your days fast and full of details – from preparing potential client engagement materials to collaborating on active projects. Ending your day confirming all action items are captured and organized will ensure your success in this role.

    If you are ready to put your talents towards growing God’s Kingdom with a team that is faith-driven and results oriented, apply today!

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Executive Assistant to the President serves as the primary administrative assistant for the President. In this capacity, this individual provides multi-faceted administrative support and assistance to ensure effective use of the President’s time and productive interactions with staff and the public. He or she will handle a wide range of administrative and support tasks and independently initiate and implement processes to manage projects, information, and people. He or she will conduct research and information gathering on behalf of the President and prepare summaries and reports, develop positive and strategic relationships at all levels of the organization and use discretion, judgement, and knowledge of the organization to facilitate the President’s activities and maintain confidentiality.

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to):

    • Manages schedule for the President
    • Complex travel arrangements to advance the mission of Communio with key constituents
    • Manage the President’s email account to ensure prompt response on necessary communication
    • Handling of credit card statements and expense reimbursements,
    • Drafting correspondence and keeping records on donor interactions
    • Meeting preparations and follow-up tasks
    • Board of Directors meeting preparation, coordination, and meeting minutes
    • Tracking measurements and outcomes for the Board of Directors
    • Providing general data entry in Salesforce
    • Scheduling staff meetings
    • Performing other duties as assigned


    POSITION OVERVIEW:
     

    • Highlights: values-based work culture, data-informed, process oriented  
    • Work Hours: Full Time
    • Annual compensation: $60,000-$75,000  
    • Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Annual HSA Contributions, Unlimited PTO
    • Location: Alexandria, VA 
    • Belief/Faith Requirements: Trinitarian Christianity and historical, biblical orthodoxy


    SPECIAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS
    :  

    • Understand and support Communio’s mission and vision
    • Ability to multi-task
    • High degree of professionalism
    • Strong computer skills; proficient in MS Office and Outlook and familiarity with Salesforce
    • Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Excellent writing skills

    Communio is a 501(c)3 religious organization that is ecumenical, trinitarian, and committed to historical orthodoxy.

    3/11/2024