POSITION: Technical Production Manager
REPORTS TO: Associate Pastor of Music and Worship Arts
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Salaried (non-exempt); 3/4 time
HOURS: 30 hours a week
Working on Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings is expected.
Other hours are flexible as arranged with the Associate Pastor of Music and
Worship Arts to include Christmas, Holy Week, and Easter events.
The Technical Production Manager is an essential part of the worship arts team, helping to proclaim the Word through audio, visuals, lighting, and live-streaming. This person is responsible for being creative in these areas, assisting the church in creating excellent modern and traditional services. The Technical Production Manager will be responsible for leading a team of people to serve in audio/visual ministry.
Oversee sound, video, live streaming, and lighting for all worship services (regular Sunday worship and seasonal worship services) and other events;
Recruit, train, and lead a team of A/V volunteers for Sunday mornings to prepare audio/video equipment for worship;
Work with the Associate Pastor of Music and Worship Arts to find the best technologies needed to keep the Sanctuary, Chapel, and fellowship hall up to date and usable for all to hear and see;
Create ProPresenter show weekly (or enable and supervise a volunteer);
Create lighting specific to each worship service, being creative, especially in the modern service;
Keep up with all equipment, fixing, updating, and replacing as needed;
Ensure set-up and operation of equipment for streaming of worship services and other productions;
Serve on the Worship Design Team;
Help with live-streaming of small group studies as needed;
Assist in finding A/V support for worship services, funerals, weddings, and special events as
Keep up to date with the latest technology and ways to incorporate it into worship services;
5+ years of A/V experience
Proficiency in/knowledge of live video broadcast production, including video switcher,
camera, recording gear, digital video equipment, digital sound systems, monitoring systems,
lighting systems, video distribution systems, and digital media servers
Knowledge of software such as ProPresenter, soundboard applications, LightKey, Dante, etc.
Ability to adapt when plans change
Ability to work with diverse individuals; communicate well in written and verbal forms
People/Volunteer Management: Provides direction, gains commitment, facilitates change, and achieves results through the efficient, creative, and responsible deployment of volunteers; engages people in their areas of giftedness and passion
Technical Expertise: Acquires and demonstrates the technical skills required to execute the essential functions of the job proficiently; understands which skills are lacking and seeks to develop those skills; continually works toward the mastery of technical proficiency
Time Management: Is able and willing to focus time on tasks that contribute to organizational goals; uses time effectively and efficiently; values time and respects the time of others; concentrates his/her efforts on the most important priorities; can appropriately balance priorities
Self-Development: Sets appropriate personal work objectives; measures own progress; identifies personal gaps in knowledge, understanding, and skill; undertakes appropriate activities to develop needed skills; seeks regular feedback on performance; knows personal strengths and weaknesses; is sensitive to changing personal and organizational requirements and changes accordingly
Personal Resilience: Can effectively cope with change and uncertainty; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty; is flexible
Creativity and Innovation: Generates new ideas; makes new connections among existing ideas to create fresh approaches; takes acceptable risks in pursuit of innovation; learns from mistakes; has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work
Attention to Detail: Consistently attends to the many small pieces that must be assembled into an organized whole; follows up on missing or out-of-balance items; resolves unanswered questions needed to address a problem; keeps the larger picture in mind while tending to the smallest of details