Every point of contact with the Office of Communications is marked by an atmosphere of engagement and motivation. In a collaborative spirit of teamwork, this position will advance the mission of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades throughout the territory of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.

This position is responsible for articulating the zeal with which the diocese desires to evangelize by inviting local Catholic parishes, schools, and other Catholic entities to share their story in this new evangelization. This position is responsible for editing and managing the production of Today’s Catholic and increasing local Catholic content that is contributed to the Office of Communications. This position is also responsible for recruiting and training freelance writers and photographers to support the content of Today’s Catholic. This position will also be instrumental in expanding the reach of news from the Office of Communications and strengthening branding and community relationships throughout the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.

Through collaborative efforts, this position will support marketing efforts of other diocesan departments and local Catholic entities. By building relationships, this position will initiate and seek out Catholic news and events to proactively offer resources.

It is crucial that this position provide high-level customer service and servant leadership in response to all community interactions. This position will plan the coverage of local Catholic news within a weekly newspaper, manage contract reporters & photojournalists and help the diocese engage and expand news outreach with a circulation that includes a web, social media and other platforms. The ideal candidate will seek out new ways to present local Catholic news stories and will innovate with consideration to current trends in modern media and journalism. In this way, this position will support cutting edge technology to increase levels of engagement with not only the local Catholic faithful, but also in evangelizing to secular and non-Catholic communities as well. 

Minimum bachelor's degree in communication or Journalism with at least 3-4 years prior experience in journalism or communication experience or a relevant combination of education and experience is required. Two years direct experience with supervision and/or management experience is also required, demonstrated experience in use of computer to word process, access/update database information and manage communication processes in necessary.

Interested applicants should apply at diocesefwsb.org/careers.


This is a full time position

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