At its core, First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens aims to help disciples of Jesus Christ to live in their divinity. Video is a significant tactic in achieving this vision. Whether it is producing feature segments that illustrate personal testimonies or event recaps that demonstrate the church’s tangible acts of service, video is a significant component of FBCLG’s communications strategy to inspire, inform, and motivate others to be who God created them.

Position Title: Video Producer/Editor


Classification: Part-Time


Reports to: Director of Communications

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, directs, shoots and produces weekly video content for weekend services, ministries and special events.
  • Consistently produces video content that aligns with and advances FBCLG’s vision and communicates the value of its ministry to its members, the community, and the world.
  • Fully engages in regularly scheduled creative brainstorming sessions and planning meetings.
  • Manages a robust video production content calendar and maintains a well-organized video archive.
  • Understands the difference between various types of video formats (e.g., PSAs, long form features, documentaries, etc.) and produces and edits them accordingly.
  • Ensures that all video content maintains FBCLG’s brand standards.
  • Produces content for TV Program (Greets, wraps, CTA’s, commercial)
  • Encodes audio and video and update online media center, and social media platforms, and predetermined websites weekly/monthly.
  • Recruit, train, and mentor video team volunteers.
  • Stays abreast of current and emerging trends in video production and story-telling.
  • Assess current and future technology needs and create acquisition strategies.

Requirements:

Knowledge

  • Degree in film or media-related field or at least 2-4 years of experience in video production, including directing, shooting, producing, and editing.
  • Technical knowledge of all aspects of video editing, including importing content, working with a variety of compression formats and basic audio mixing.
  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and Audition. Skills on additional platforms are a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of video switching systems, DSLR, ENG and cinema cameras.
  • Must have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in video production, graphic design and storytelling.

Skills

  • Experience and training in studio and field production including lighting, audio and camera work.
  • Experience and training in post-production work including non-linear editing, compositing, and motion graphic design.
  • Possesses a proven track record in implementing video projects from beginning to end (concept to production to final edit).
  • Must be able to develop, plan and storyboard video shoots including scheduling the talent.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; script development and voiceover work may be required.

Abilities

  • Self-motivated, strong creative drive with attention to details.
  • Possess a respect for the Church and a commitment to the mission and vision of FBCLG.
  • Uncover compelling stories and tell them through video with compassion.
  • Manage time well and faithfully steward the resources of the church.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple concurrent projects independently.
  • Able to meet deadlines for multiple projects in cue and quickly adapt to last-minute direction changes.
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a creative team.
  • Possess a “can-do” attitude, be self-motivated and driven to proactively solve for developing challenges
  • Maintain a flexible schedule with weekend and evening hours to be expected.
  • Establish a collegial rapport with team, and communicates effectively both interpersonally and corporately.
  • Receive constructive criticism for self-improvement and fully grasp personal strengths and weaknesses.

Working Conditions:

Work schedule often includes quick deadlines and multiple high-priority assignments. Must be available to work nights and weekends, and on call. Requires an ability to walk, stand, and sit for long periods of time.