St. Thomas More Catholic Church and Newman Center

St. Thomas More, the Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of South Carolina, is seeking an entry-level staff position of Development & Communications Associate. This individual will join a dedicated staff and will be part of a team responsible for furthering the mission of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and Newman Center: helping students at USC encounter Christ during their college years.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist with organization-wide events and project management including parents’ weekend events, tailgates, giving days, as well as stewarding guests and donors throughout the year.
  • Create online forms for events and campaigns for publication.
  • Research, organize, and manage information on constituents and donors using the Ministry’s CRM.
  • Support communications with all Ministry constituents: students, alumni, parents, volunteers, and prospects. This will include a quarterly newsletter, mailings, social media, and events.
  • Coordinate with campus minister(s) and development director (possibly interns) on social media strategy and posting for St. Thomas More.
  • Help maintain consistency in branding, voice, and content across CCM communications.
  • Lead mailing execution for appeals, including pulling lists, ordering materials, and printing letters.
  • Mail tax acknowledgment letters in a timely manner.
  • Assist with administrative tasks and other team duties as requested.
  • Some evening and weekend work will be required but will be scheduled well in advance.

Skills / Abilities:

  • Strong written, oral, and intercommunication skills
  • Strong time management, organization, and planning skills
  • Content creation and writing experience preferred
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Flexibility and proactivity preferred

Education and Experience:

  • Candidate must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing who supports and upholds the mission of the Gospel and the Catholic Church.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Communications experience preferred
  • Event planning experience is a plus

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