Davidson United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 718
233 South Main Street
Davidson, NC 28036

Position Description: Date Prepared: Date Approved by SPRC:
AV/Media Lead 07/20 07/26/20

Status: Full time, Salaried
Hours: 40 hours per week. Typically, Sunday through Thursday
Benefits: Health Insurance. 403 B plan

General Purpose of Position:

A creative, skilled, outgoing person to serve as leader of Davidson UMC efforts at presentation and a key member of our creative team. This person will oversee sound, video, live streaming and lighting for all in-person/virtual worship services and other events, and will be responsible for creating current, compelling, and engaging videos for ministry areas. S/he will be a great “people person” who can recruit, engage, and manage a team of volunteers.

Organizational Relationship and Supervision: Would report to the Director of Communications. Would be available to staff for AV projects to enhance ministry. Annual evaluation to be provided by supervisor and Staff Parish Relations Committee.

The Primary Task: Take the lead on audio visual production at Davidson UMC to include: Sunday morning in-person worship elements, streaming services, recording of services for review on the website and social media, production of podcasts, and management of sound and audio.

Responsibilities:

-Set up, operate, and take down equipment for streaming of Sunday service and other productions. Identify and train volunteers to ensure continuity of service if on vacation or unable to perform this duty due to illness.

-Create graphics for livestreaming worship service.

-Responsible for the full video creation process, collaboratively conceptualizing shoots, scheduling, costs/budgeting (when applicable), and pre- and post-production.

-Manage frequent small productions as well as occasional highly creative or demanding larger productions

-Operate camera, audio, and lighting equipment on both a technical and creative level

-Produce occasional videos to be used in worship (member faith stories, reports on church programs) or for other ministry areas

-Oversee all livestreaming and audio/video production and volunteers

-Work with Pastor for Music and Worship and staff to select/create appropriate video elements and coordinate service flow and technical direction

-Set up distribution channels for live broadcasts and recordings

-Be present during worship services to direct and oversee video production and streaming

-Understand and troubleshoot the broadcast-based video system

-Maintain technical equipment and keep accurate paperwork for warranty and maintenance issues

-Produce, stream, record and upload to the website or social media podcasts, Bible studies, and other programs as needed for ministry efforts at the direction of the Director of Communications.

-In conjunction with the Director of Facilities, regularly assess AV needs and recommend improvements to improve virtual church offerings.

-Recruit and train a team of volunteers to work in all aspects of Audio/Video for worship

-Manage volunteer schedules

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

-Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in media-related study, or the equivalent of 5+ years of related 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, Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Keynote and PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, and MS Office. Both Mac and PC operating systems

-Experience directing and producing creative videos, including concept, scripting, filming, editing, and post-production; ability to take a video from idea to pre-production to finished project

-Flexibility to adapt when plans change

-Must be able to work with diverse individuals, communicate well both in written and verbal forms.
-Audio Visual Lead
-Davidson United Methodist Church (DUMC) seeks creative, skilled, outgoing person to oversee sound, video, live streaming and lighting for all in-person/virtual worship services and other events, and will create current, compelling, and engaging videos for ministry areas.
-Knowledge of software such as ProPresenter, Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe AfterEffects, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Keynote and PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, and MS Office.
-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

-Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in media-related study, or the equivalent of 5+ years of related experience

A copy of the job description and benefit info can be found at www.davidsonumc.org/jobs
Resumes should be submitted before Friday, August 28, 2020 or mailed to Davidson United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 718, Davidson NC 28036

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About Davidson United Methodist Church


Davidson United Methodist is a church of approximately 3800 members, approximately 25 employees. Average attendance is 750.