Sample Social Media Job/Volunteer Descriptions Part 2

Earlier we posted a sample social media volunteer description, and today we’re going to show you a sample digital community leaders description. This is a mid-level position between the volunteer 5-6 hours a week level and the full-time position we’ll be posting later.

Ideally, someone with a job like the digital community leader would be in a church where a vision of digital ministry has already been developed.


Digital Community Leader

Overview: The Digital Community Leader will coordinate the church’s social media, write for the church’s blog, and engage the online community

Spiritual Gifts Needed: organization, writing, working as part of a team, speaking in love

Goals: clear communication, supporting other ministries, creating new content, and building up the church’s online community

Commitment: ~15 hours a week (paid staff member recommended)


Does Not Include: website management, development of social media vision



-Report to the congregation about the social media ministry


-Meet with pastor/committee to review the church’s social media strategy (the why and how) and address any issues


-Keep up on social media news

-Check church calendar & put events that need to be posted on social media on your calendar when you need to post them

-Plan posts to coordinate with or report on upcoming events if possible


-Double check dates & times of events posted

-Attend staff meetings & support other staff through social media if possible

-Write a new post for the church’s blog


-Pray for the staff, the members, and the social media ministry of the church

-Check the church’s social media sites

-Start conversations & engage with the conversations happening

-Set up advanced posts (if needed)

-Alert pastors or staff to any urgent issues or issues you feel someone else can speak to better


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