Position title
Director of Communications

The Diocese of Owensboro has a job opportunity for a Director of Communications. This position is located at the McRaith Catholic Center in Owensboro, KY. The Diocese encompasses 78 parishes and 17 schools in western Kentucky.

Position Summary:  The Director of Communications guides the communications of the Diocese of Owensboro, which is to communicate the good news of Jesus Christ.


  • Minimum of Bachelors in communications, public relations, mass media, marketing, journalism or related field.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in one or combination of the following: broadcast public affairs, broadcast news, newspaper editing and reporting; non for profit community relations, public sector advertising and public relations, video production, desktop. publishing, special event communication coordination and facilitation
  • Comfortable with various forms of electronic communications (e.g., email newsletters, social media, web etc.)
  • Familiar with audio or visual alternatives
  • Familiar with design software
  • Excellent communications skills, including writing, public speaking, and presentations
  • Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills, must be a self-starter and be well organized, must be a team player
  • Be able to travel and be available for evening and weekend work as necessary
  • Demonstrate the mission, teachings, and structures of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Successfully complete a criminal history and background check

The Diocese of Owensboro is an equal opportunity employer that provides a wide range of benefits. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Job Location
Owensboro, KY
Date posted
November 16, 2022

All interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter to: diocese.hr@pastoral.org

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