Website Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston

Job Description

The Diocese of Charleston seeks a qualified individual for the position of Public Affairs Specialist within the Secretariat of Communications and Public Affairs. Reporting to the Secretary of Communications and Public Affairs, this position will assist in managing the corporate communications of the diocese working in close coordination with the members of the communications team and other diocesan offices. This role will require corporate writing for email campaigns, marketing materials and other content for emerging mediums, with the dual goals of increasing engagement among the diocese’s constituents (parishioners, parents of school children, donors, etc.) and external agencies, organizations, etc.

The key objective of this position is building and maintaining a highly engaged community of supporters that will be receptive to the diocese’s mission and purpose in our public affairs efforts


  • Coordinate with staff and stakeholders to create corporate communications for the diocese
  • Build knowledge of current Catholic legislation and public policy
  • Evaluate data and analytics of corporate communication effectiveness
  • Increase social medial and digital engagement and suggest improvements
  • Speak with stakeholders about Catholic social teachings for content creation
  • Research and schedule current events content creation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Marketing
  • 1-3 previous years of experience in corporate communications
  • Previous experience and knowledge of social media analytics and campaigns, Google analytics, TrueSocialMetrics, Spreadfast, and Constant Contact
  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills is required
  • Previous experience building and maintaining a database
  • Experience with event planning
  • Strong attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
  • Proven success in a team environment
  • Proficient in Word, Canva, Adobe Photoshop, and Graphic Design
  • Catholic in good standing is preferred, but not required

Instructions to Apply

Excellent benefits with generous paid time off. For consideration, please send a resume and cover letter with salary expectations to

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