Production Director



Advertiser
City Church
Job Type
Audio, Video & Production
Location
Fort Wayne
Salary Details
$50,000, City Church pays 100% of health benefit premiums
Contract Type
Full-Time
Closing Date
07/24/2024
The role of the Production Director is to oversee all elements of service programming including audio, video, lighting, livestream and creative elements.

Job Description

The Production Director will be responsible for:

1. Modeling Biblical Priorities

Responsible for upholding Biblical priorities and core values of City Church. The Production Director should represent a growing personal relationship with Christ. The Production Director models a strong relationship with his or her spouse (if married) and children (if applicable). The Production Director strives to fulfill his or her purpose in life and ministry while demonstrating integrity in words, relationships, and actions. 

These objectives are accomplished by:

·      Committing to a daily quiet-time with God.

·      Participating in a City Church small group on a regular basis.

·      Setting appropriate boundaries to protect character and integrity.

·      Adhering to and encompassing the qualities and characteristics required of City Church employees, as defined by the Staff Handbook.

2. Technical Direction 

Responsible for overseeing all production elements on a Sunday morning including FOH audio, lighting, livestream audio and video, lyrics, and video technology. This includes being present for Thursday night worship rehearsals. Also responsible for maintenance, programming and purchasing, troubleshooting and fixing anything not working properly. Responsible for overseeing and managing the Production budget and following all the guidelines for expenses and purchases. Responsible for providing production support for other ministries. 

Audio/Visual Management 

·      Oversee the setup, operation, and maintenance of all audio, visual, and lighting equipment for services, events and productions

·      Ensure high-quality sound and video output for both live audiences and online streaming

·      Manage recording, editing and distribution of weekly sermon videos and content, weekly worship sets and other church media content

Technical Maintenance and Upgrades

·      Maintain an inventory of all technical equipment and ensure it is in good working order.

·      Research and recommend upgrades or new equipment to enhance the church’s technical capabilities

·      Coordinate with vendors for equipment purchases, repairs, and maintenance

Budget Management

·      Develop and manage the technical ministry budget in collaboration with church leadership.

·      Ensure cost-effective use of resources and stay within budgetary constraints

3. Video Production 

Responsible for developing the people, philosophy, systems and deadlines related to the production of video for worship services and other ministry initiatives. 

This is accomplished by: 

·      Producing creative and effective announcements and in-service storytelling videos including concept, video shoots, editing and post-production. 

4. Volunteer and Staff Supervision and Development 

Responsible for providing leadership to the Production team and Creative team. The Production Director leads and recruits the production volunteer team as well as overseeing the creative staff and volunteers and prioritizes future staffing needs. 

Includes the following responsibilities: 

·      Recruit, train and supervise volunteer technical team members

·      Schedule and coordinate volunteers for services and events

·      Provide ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance the skills of the production and technical teams

·      Supervise creative team in day-to-day operational activities

Experience

At least 3-5 years of experience in the following: 

o  Digital audio mixing in either broadcast or studio environment

o  Digital audio mixing live front of house

o  Shooting and editing video in non-linear digital editing environment

o  Directing or producing live video

o  Professional lighting

 

This is a full-time position that is eligible for benefits.  City Church pays 100% of health benefit premiums for full-time team members.

Interested applicants may send a resume to Sarah Hooley at sarah@forthecity.com.

Organization Description

City Church is a multi-ethnic, multi-economic, multi-generational church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, seeking to hire a full-time Production Director to our growing staff. 

City Church

Application Questions

1.  Do you have at least 3 years experience with digital audio mixing in either broadcast or studio environment?
2.  Do you have at least 3 years experience with digital audio mixing live front of house?
3.  Do you have at least 3 years experience with shooting and editing video in non-linear digital editing environment?
4.  Do you have at least 3 years experience with directing or producing live video?
5.  Do you have at least 3 years experience with professional lighting?
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