A vast majority of Catholic youth are disconnecting from the Church during their teenage years. To reawaken their faith, NET Ministries trains teams of young adults to make a transformational difference in parishes and schools across the United States. Since 1981, our missionaries have proclaimed the Gospel to over 2.2 million young people, inspiring them to pursue a deeper relationship with Christ and increase their connection to the Catholic Church. Join the mission of NET Ministries! All open positions are listed below.

NET Ministries Job Openings

Creative Coordinator

Posted January 4, 2022

Location: The NET Center, West Saint Paul, MN

Job Summary: Coordinate NET’s Creative Marketing efforts. Create and implement strategy for NET’s online presence, printed materials, social media and all integrated marketing efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as chief Brand Champion
    • Cast a vision to communicate the story of NET Ministries to all staff, board, and the general public
    • Oversee the creation and maintenance of NET Brand Standards Guidebook
    • Ensure the implementation of the Storybrand Brandscript process throughout all areas of the ministry.
    • Oversee signage, use of logo, and promotional media within the NET Center
    • Ensure everyone at NET understands, embraces, and promotes the NET brand
    • Develop measurable objectives for promoting NET to key stakeholder groups
  • Oversee/Actively Manage Creatie/Marketing Projects
    • Serve as the lead with internal clients at NET (including Development/Fundraising, Recruiting, Mission, Retreat Scheduling, Regional Offices, and YDisciple) for all creative/marketing needs
    • Seek proactively to understand internal client needs (ongoing and episodic); assist clients in defining marketing project objectives and outcomes based on those needs
    • Create and maintain a calendar for creative/marketing and communications projects
    • Ensure that all marketing projects are completed on time/as committed and within budget
    • Assist with annual budgeting for creative/marketing and communications activities
  • Coordinate and Generate Content
    • Provide the vision and ensure alignment to the vision of all creative
      • Online: Oversee development of NET’s online presence via website, blog, social media, videos, etc.
      • Video: Manage all video projects
      • Print: Oversee the production of our quarterly newsletter and other print media pieces as
        needed
    • Work closely with the marketing assistants to produce high-quality design for all deliverables/work product coming out of the department
  • Supervise Creative/Marketing Staff
    • Conduct initial and ongoing training for creative/marketing staff (two Marketing Administrators and one Mission Staff Marketing Assistant)
    • Oversee and manage creative/marketing staff
    • Ensure all staff clearly understand roles and job expectations
    • Provide regular performance feedback
    • Conduct annual performance review
  • Participate Actively in the Life of the Organization
    • Attend daily staff prayer
    • Attend staff meetings and staff events as directed
    • Stay informed and knowledgeable of all pertinent Employee Handbooks and staff manuals appropriate to the position
    • Participate in NET Team training and/or Mission Staff training events as assigned
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or related field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in marketing or communications.
  • Experience creating a vision for and development of marketing creative and associated deliverables across all media and media platforms (print, web, social media, video, podcast, earned media, etc.)
  • Client-oriented, with an ability to assist internal clients to define their needs and outcomes they are seeking.
  • Creative and experienced developer of content
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to direct the work of staff.
  • Motivated self-starter is able to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Friendly, professional demeanor.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other creative/media professionals.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Passionately committed to the mission of NET Ministries.
  • Preferred: Experience in web design and use of HTML code. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere, and WordPress. Photography skills. Experience working in or with non-profit organizations.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to work the required hours per week.
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to work long hours when the position demands.
  • Able to participate in occasional evening and weekend meetings or events as assigned.
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs (office materials, etc.) using proper techniques.
  • Able to operate a phone and a keyboard in a safe and proficient manner.
  • Must be able to travel via airplane and/or automobile.

Supervisory Requirements:

  • Assign work, give direction, answer questions
  • Conduct performance evaluations/reviews
  • Set work schedules/assignments
  • review and approve employees’ work
  • Instruct and train employees
  • Develop/manage department/program budget
  • Manage contractor/vendor assignments/contracts

Other: This position supervises other marketing staff members and will be required to regularly work from NET Headquarters 5 days a week. Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding accessible information.

To Request An Application: please email Matt Reiswig at mattr@netusa.org


Missionary

Location: NET USA

Position: Every year, NET missionaries come from all over the world to give nine months to the Lord and inspire young people to pursue a deeper relationship with Christ and increase their connection to the Catholic Church. After being placed on a team with 8-14 young men and women, missionaries reach youth through retreat or discipleship ministry. Retreat team missionaries will travel across the country from diocese to diocese and conduct close to 120 retreats, reaching almost 1,000 youth in small groups. Retreats include large group activities, talks, dramas, skits, small group discussions, prayer, and music. Discipleship team missionaries minister to hundreds of teens 1-on-1 in small groups, on retreats, and in their day-to-day lives, helping them grow in a relationship with God and seek a life of holiness. As a team, missionaries will push each other to grow in holiness as you work together to minister to youth.

As a missionary, you will learn lifelong skills that will benefit any future vocation or career. Some of these are:

  • Developing a personal prayer life
  • Leadership skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Flexibility
  • Logistics
  • Communication skills

Missionaries receive a monthly stipend and are provided with food, transportation, and housing during their nine months of service. Health insurance is provided if needed.

Requirements 

  • Mature, practicing Catholic
  • Possesses strong faith
  • Possesses strong relational skills
  • Possesses a strong desire to serve others
  • 18-29 years of age
  • Does not have to be a U.S. citizen but must have an appropriate visa

NET Ministries will be accepting applications for the 2022-2023 missionary year starting October 15, 2021. The missionary contract begins August 15, 2022, and ends May 13, 2023. (Dates not finalized)

To apply: go to www.netusa.org/apply and request an application. Contact the NET Ministries Recruiting Office at recruiting@netusa.org or (651)450-6833 with any questions.


 
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