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Executive Project Officer

Communications

Posted 12/2/2019 until 3/30/2020

Description:

​POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Executive Project Officer is responsible for strategic planning and design of innovative programs and cutting-edge communications content in the department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.

  • Communicating and working closely with executive leadership of the Communications Department --- Vice Chancellor, Chief Communications Officer, Chief Digital Officer, and Editor- in – Chief to develop strategic goals and make recommendations for action, including short- and long-range plans to achieve objectives.
  • Conducting feasibility analysis and producing proposals for new projects.
  • Planning, budgeting, oversight and evaluation for all aspects of specific programs and projects, including monitoring performance metrics and budget compliance.
  • Assisting in the development of overall Communications Department budgets and monitoring budget compliance.
  • Representing the Vice Chancellor as necessary in Archdiocesan meetings and in meetings with the community groups and members of the public, as needed.
  • Researching and analyzing laws & public policies; political & cultural issues and recommending courses of action, as needed.​ 

Requirements:

​Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years of executive-level administrative and project management experience.
  • Experience in contract writing and grant writing (recommended)
  • Highest standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information.
  • Practicing Catholic (highly preferred) with strong knowledge of teaching and practices of the Catholic Church and current issues affecting the Church in Los Angeles and California and in the United States.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel.
  • Organization: Appropriate in overseeing a broad range of projects.
  • Financial Management

Skill in:

  • Project management, Research and Analytical skills.
  • Leadership and Team-Building
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly.

Ability to:

  • Determine priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment and ability to drive multiple projects concurrently, both independently and as team leader and team member.
  • Communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Work independently with initiative. 
  • Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.
  • Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.

 HOW TO APPLY:


Interested candidates must fill out an application, which can be found on our website at: http://archla.org/employmentpdf 

 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume to: 
 
Please submit the email with the following subject line: Your First & Last Name, Position applying for, Location​

Information/Application Contact:

Communications
3424 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90010
FAX: 213-637-6116
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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