JOB DESCRIPTION Media Specialist Position- Full-time, Salary, Exempt Reports to- Pastor Baptist Grove Church is seeking a passionate, knowledgeable, versatile and creative Media Specialist. The Media Specialist will lead and cultivate a stellar media and production team. The Media Specialist will lead our photography, audio and video teams. Primary responsibilities include overseeing media and technical aspects of worship services, producing and editing video, ensuring a stellar online worship broadcast, creating strong still and motion graphics for church communications, and managing updates on all digital media platforms. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: GENERAL Must establish and foster exemplary relationships with church staff, volunteers and members Model Baptist Grove Church (BGC) vision for discipleship through growing in faith, strengthening relationships with others, and serving the community Pray for Senior Pastor, ministerial and administrative staff and Church family Attend all worship services, church-wide special events and meetings as needed Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Ministries PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Recruit, train and strengthen volunteers to establish a creative, contemporary and compelling multi-media ministry Develop new and innovative programming ideas for media Work with and support BGC ministries on needs of multi-media services Serve and oversee the audio, visual and photography teams for all worship services Schedule broadcasts, productions and recording services Annually review and evaluate policies and procedures for operating audio and video equipment, including making necessary improvements Serve and oversee set-up of field production services; not to exclude lighting and audio Coordinate meetings with volunteers, editors, writers, etc. to build production time lines Plan and produce creative promotional announcements in partnership with other ministries of the church Respond to letters/emails from members and viewers related to AVL needs/requests Oversee stage lighting during worship services/events, including understanding light computer programming Shoot and edit video Produce and create still and motion graphics, message openers/bumpers for use during services as well as video media for special events and advertisement Monitor live streaming of video via web and social media for Sunday morning services and archive video for use online. Create engaging and creative stage designs using sets and dynamic lighting Monitor and maintain all audio/visual equipment; recommend upgrades and maintenance to maximize performance and utilization of the ministry resources Manage budget for all media needs, including presenting efficient ways to maximize spends Other duties as assigned DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS Manage updates to the church’s website Manage messaging on the church’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) Create and work with vendors to provide graphics for publications and marketing KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION A degree in video production, graphic design, or related field is preferred. Applicants with commensurate experience that demonstrate necessary gifting will also be considered Adept in video editing, graphic design, and Adobe Suite Working knowledge of WordPress Knowledge of technical stage lighting and light computer programs Knowledge of audio/sound equipment, including operation of sound board and microphones during live services Ability to troubleshoot problems in all technical areas during service, including video, audio or lighting issues Strong attentiveness and detail-oriented Leadership skills for directing team of volunteers Commitment and ability to work in and contribute to overall staff in team-based environment HOW TO APPLY: Submit the following credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org: Cover letter Resume Creative Video Resume (via Dropbox or Google) (2 minute maximum) Portfolio of work Position is open until filled.