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Christ Community Church

Video Production Director

Christ Community Church
St. Charles, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 01/30/2015
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Christ Community Church is a vibrant, innovative and growing ministry, and part of a multi-campus organization of 5,000+ in the western suburbs of Chicago.


The Video Production Director is responsible for overseeing the video team and all content (original or acquired) for worship services and special events at the St. Charles campus so that church attendees can mature in their knowledge of Scripture and understanding of God. The gift sets important to the fulfillment of this position include leadership, administration and creativity.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provides leadership to the videoministry by staying current with trends and improving the use of media
  • Programs and operates (or manages the oversight of) THE video switcher and directs camera crew through live production of all weekend worship services & special events
  • Understands and troubleshoots the HD/SD-SDI broadcast based video system
  • Participates in and contributes to weekly team meetings; assists the team by completing duties assigned during planning meetings
  • Provides supervision to the Video Specialist & volunteer teams in creating videos for weekend services, special events, conferences, concerts and productions; produces promotions, commercials and testimonials as needed
  • Prepares background slides for worship songs, announcements, sermon outlines and scripture verses; works with the Graphic Arts Specialist as needed to produce slides and graphics
  • Develops annual ministry budget; manages team finances within budgetary constraints
  • Manages technical assets at the designated campus, including:
  • Keeping control room area current by presenting a professional working environment & maintaining accurate equipment inventory
  • Working with Technical Director on any technical needs or equipment purchases
  • Keeping accurate paperwork for warranty and maintenance issues
  • Managing and performing maintenance schedule for all technical equipment in your area
  • Researching and developing new products and making new project recommendations to Creative Arts Director


  • Works to build and maintain highly functioning volunteers involved with the development of live video
  • Develops systems to ensure that all volunteers are equipped and empowered for service
  • Personally mentors and shepherds staff & lay leaders within the Creative Arts Ministry
  • Builds rapport with team members to influence growth and creativity


The Video Production Director agrees to take on additional responsibilities as directed by supervisor and as necessary for the continued development of the Creative Arts ministries of Christ Community Church. These responsibilities will most likely be added according to the gifts, passions and talents of the employee will be designed to address the growing and changing needs of the ministry team and may be added at the initiative and discretion of the supervisor.


  • Reports to and interacts most significantly with the Creative Arts Team Captain
  • Works as a team member on the Creative Arts Team
  • Supervises the Video Specialist
  • Interacts frequently with the Technical Director, Lighting/Scenic Manager, St. Charles Campus Producer, Communications Director, Graphics Specialists
  • Helps recruit, schedule and supervise adult and student volunteers in support roles
  • Submits to the Senior Pastor and Board of Elders of Christ Community Church


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in media or graphic design related study, or the equivalent of 5+ years of related experience
  • Proficiency in live video production and HD-SDI Video Systems, Video Switcher, Camera, matrix router, recording gear, and digital video equipment -- Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and MS Office
  • Detail oriented, good editing, writing, punctuation and proofreading skills necessary
  • Experience recruiting, developing, and deploying volunteer teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility in scheduled work hours based upon special events and regular weekend services
  • Key spiritual gifts of leadership, creative worship, encouragement and shepherding
  • Ability to fulfill the physical, mental and emotional requirements of the position, and work within the necessary work environments, as listed in the attached ADA task list, which is considered an addendum to this job description
  • Willingness to commit in membership to Christ Community Church within first 12 months of employment
  • Willingness and ability to comply with and support all policies, procedures, standards and statements outlined in the Employee Handbook, position papers and other official documents created for Christ Community Church
  • A growing committed follower of Jesus Christ. (1 Tim 3:1-7; Titus 1:6-9)