Marketing and Communications Manager

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is seeking a full-time (30 – 40 hours/week) Communications & Web Manager. This is a national position within Graduate & Faculty Ministries.  The position is scheduled for approximately 18 months and the preferred location of this position in Madison, WI.  

The overarching vision of InterVarsity’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries (GFM) is “to encourage and equip graduate students and faculty to live as Christ’s disciples, following him as they seek to be a redeeming influence among the people, ideas, and structures of the university and professions.” 

Vision & Mission

InterVarsity’s purpose is to form and grow witnessing communities of students and of faculty who follow Jesus Christ on university and college campuses. As we do this, our vision is to see lives transformed and world changers developed, and we are especially passionate to see good change come to the university world, or put differently, to see campuses renewed. Higher education, in the purposes of God, exists to seek knowledge and truth, to promote human flourishing and to serve the common good. In seeking such renewal on American campuses, we are also influencing, at a crucial source, the character of our society and our world.

Organizational Context

InterVarsity’s Graduate & Faculty Ministries encourages and equips graduate students, professional students (in business, law and healthcare) and faculty to live as Christ’s disciples, following him as they seek to be a redeeming influence among the people, ideas, and structures of the university and professions. Established in 1987 as a small, specialized outreach effort, GFM has grown into a multi-faceted, dynamic ministry over the last twenty five years.

GFM staff work with students and faculty on over 100 campuses around the United States. GFM has a growing web presence and desires to expand our impact and effectiveness online and through various social media and mobile platforms.

The Marketing and Communications Manager will report to GFM’s Director of Operations. Communication by videoconference, phone and email will be frequent, with occasional work in person.

This position is considered full-time (30 - 40 hours per week.) Thirty hours per week of work in this position could also be combined with 5 – 10 hours/week of campus ministry with graduate students and faculty.  Download this document to read more about the context for this position.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for someone who:

  • Brings a passion for the university world and life of the mind and a proven love for graduate students and faculty
  • Has experience in marketing and the communications industry and a working knowledge of internet communications strategies and social networking
  • Is able to develop a communications strategy and communications plan, expand and improve websites, manage content and end-to-end editorial production
  • Enjoys working collaboratively and networking
  • Is adept at managing people and projects
  • Is willing and able to raise financial support and communicate with donors about prayer and financial needs.

 

 

How to Apply

External candidates must submit:
  1. Completed InterVarsity General Application*

​​*If located in California, Delaware, Massachusetts, Oregon, Puerto Rico, New Orleans (LA), New York City (NY), or Philadelphia (PA), use the General Application – without salary history

  1. Application Addendum
  2. Completed InterVarsity Staff/Pastor Reference
  3. Completed General OR Employment Reference
  4. Email the completed application along with cover letter and resume to Human Resources.

Internal candidates must submit:

  1. Internal Application
  2. Application Addendum
  3. Email the completed application to Human Resources.
 

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. We conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.