The Catholic Diocese of Gary is hiring a Communications Assistant for the Communications Department. This newly created position will provide administrative and communications support to the Director of Communications and department staff. Tasks will include administrative support, as well as communications support such as preparing check requests, managing the department calendar, scheduling meetings, communication with parishes, communications with vendors and use of the diocesan Customer Relationship Management system (Blackbaud). This position is a great opportunity to obtain experience in the Communications field!
Ideal candidates will be: Detail‐oriented - Friendly and Outgoing - Able to work independently or in a team with little supervision - Self‐motivated – Reliable – Strong Administrative Skills. Candidates must have a functional knowledge of Microsoft 365 including but not limited to Word (i.e.: collaboration, mail merge), Microsoft Excel, Teams, and Forms Office and Adobe Create Suite. The Candidate will preferably have an associate’s degree in Communications or equivalent administrative work experience.