Employment

Social Media Writer & Coordinator

Do You Like a Fun, Fast-Paced Environment?  If so, Asbury United Methodist Church is searching for a Social Media Writer & Coordinator for our Communications department who will assist the Communications ministry team.  This position is responsible for creating, writing, developing, and implementing social media content to increase engagement and brand awareness.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Manages, creates and publishes original, high quality content.
  • Administers social media accounts shown below and ensures up-to-date content including 18.22 Instagram and Spotify.
    • Asbury Tulsa
    • AsburyKids
    • Asbury Students
    • Young Adults
    • 2nd Saturday
  • Collaborates with Communications team to ensure content is informative and appealing.
  • Facilitates engagement (respond to posts, get likes, etc.)
  • Monitors user engagement and develops compelling and relevant responses and suggests content optimization.
  • Stays up to date with new digital technologies and social media best practices.
  • Maintains editorial calendar for all social media accounts.
  • Writes press releases and Tiding articles.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications: 

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Have strong experience with planning, writing, and editing content; ensuring it is clear and compelling.
  • 2 to 3 preferred years of experience using major social media outlets for personal and professional purposes.
  • Must be a highly motivated and resourceful self-starter as well as able to multi-task.
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and detail-oriented skills.
  • Proficient in Facebook Business Manager.
  • In-depth knowledge of social media management and data tools (e.g. Google Analytics, Facebook Insights).
  • Proficient in Adobe and Microsoft suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Microsoft Outlook.
  • Must have a willing heart and a desire to serve others in the name of Jesus.
  • Be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Must have proven ability to inspire, motivate, and be creative with posts and content.
  • Able to work both independently as well as within a team.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of leadership.
  • Must be able to work Sundays.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances.

Time commitment for the position:

  • Full-Time position – Monday - Friday

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a wonderful working environment. If interested in applying, please visit our website at https://asburytulsa.org/employment for more information or send your resume to


ASBURYKIDS STAFF

Asbury United Methodist Church is seeking two part-time staff members for our AsburyKids (Children’s Ministry) department.  This position partners with families who have children ranging from (6 weeks through 5th grade).  AsburyKids staff members help families and children follow Jesus by providing safe, creative, nurturing and age-appropriate classroom care and spiritual formation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Actively demonstrates Asbury’s biblically-rooted and Christ centered Core Behaviors of genuine kindness, confident humility, and committed team player.
  • Maintains personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer and Christian community.
  • Follows the ministry vision, instruction, lesson plans, and schedule put forth by your AsburyKids Associate.
  • Prayerfully leads a small group of children, possibly with the aid of Asbury volunteers, by facilitating trust and relationships, guiding conversations, following lesson plans, and facilitating the prepared crafts or activities.
  • Be willing to “float” to different classrooms or small groups without adequate staff or volunteers, at the discretion of your AsburyKids Associate.
  • Provides safe, age-appropriate care which may include assisting with bathroom needs including diaper changing, maintaining a safe environment, managing behavior, calming crying and/or upset children, sitting/playing/interacting with children through games, play, Bible stories, guided small group conversation, prayer, crafts, and worship.
  • Reviews and be thoroughly familiar with the month’s ministry curriculum, themes, and goals, as well as the day’s small group lesson plan.
  • Participates fully in the AsburyKids ministry worship service (Big Group) singing and using song motions and managing children’s behavior throughout.
  • Prayerfully engages with children in a positive, nurturing, sensitive, and Godly manner.
  • Builds positive relationships with volunteers, ranging in age from young teen to senior adult, by learning their names and empowering them to lead and serve alongside you.
  • Builds relationships with children by learning their names, likes and dislikes, and personality as quickly as possible.
  • Builds relationships with parents by warmly greeting them, learning their names, and exuding positivity and confidence as they transfer their child into the classroom.
  • Keeps classrooms clean and organized all throughout the morning, and complete proper sanitization procedures when applicable.
  • Be prepared and ready to care for children in emergency situations (fire, tornado, injury, choking, etc.)
  • Deals with child disciplinary issues, sickness, separation anxiety, etc. in your classroom, and reports all incidences to your AsburyKids Associate.
  • Assists with all check-ins and out procedures as directed by your AsburyKids Associate.
  • Other than with an AsburyKids Associate or Director, keep all concerns or issues with a child or family in strict confidence and away from other AK staff, volunteers, or families.
  • Maintains a high standard of punctuality regarding attendance and tardiness.
  • Works every Sunday morning throughout the year including Easter and Mother’s Day, Wednesday evenings as well as other AsburyKids events.
  • Contributes to a positive, healthy work environment by refraining completely from gossip, negativity, or reporting concerns to anyone other than an AsburyKids Associate or Director.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements for the position:

  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, seeking to know, love and serve God.
  • Exemplify the church’s values and uphold the staff covenant.
  • Understand and able to champion the church’s purpose, vision, and journey and the theology and traditions of the United Methodist Church.
  • Certification in basic first aid, including child/infant CPR, CPR certification or must be willing to become certified
  • Child-care experience
  • A heart and passion for children
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check
  • Above average soft, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little oversight.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing situations.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to manage and maintain a classroom of young children.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while serving others.

Time commitment for the position:

  • Sunday Mornings: 8:15 - 12:30pm
  • Wednesday Evenings: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
  • Other Special Events

If interested in applying, please send your resume to