The Catholic Conference of Illinois (CCI) is seeking a Director of Communications. The Director of Communications directs and oversees communications initiatives that effectively describe and promote CCI and its advocacy agenda. Will develop and promote strategic methods to mobilize support for issues and ideas CCI supports. Will work with both secular and Catholic media. Must have strong writings skills and knowledge of social media and multimedia tools. Requires knowledge of the Catholic Church and of government and its functions, especially the State of Illinois but also local and federal. Must be willing to travel and work evenings as needed. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, journalism, the liberal arts or political science, required. Graduate degree in a related field is desirable. At least 5-7 years of experience in state or federal government, public relations, communications or with Catholic Church desirable.