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West Park Baptist Church

Media Director

West Park Baptist Church
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 06/09/2015
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

General Description

This position oversees and assumes the responsibility of Audio, Visual, Lighting and Media needs across the campus of West Park Baptist Church.  This is a Christian ministry and any person holding this position will fulfill the associated responsibilities in a personal and professional manner that provides a positive witness for Jesus Christ.




  • Provide technical support (Audio, Visual, Lighting, Media) for Sunday services in all worship venues (Worship Center, HUB, Gym, Building E) 
  • Provide technical support for non-Sunday events such as Christmas, Christmas Eve, Easter, approved off-site events, conferences, seminars, retreats, weddings, funerals, baptisms, etc.
  • Recruit, lead, train, equip and evaluate volunteer tech teams.
  • Develop video production ministry.
  • Direct the weekly audio/video recordings in collaboration with the communication department.
  • Review the West Park (WP) church calendar and provide A/V support where needed.
  • Maintain A/V systems for all rooms and venues.
  • Evaluate and research audio, visual, lighting and media equipment needs in collaboration with the Worship Pastor and Technical Administrator.
  • Coordinate stage setup/teardown.
  • Act as staff liaison for Photography Ministry.


Status and Work Schedule

  • Full Time, Exempt




  • Immediate Supervisor: Worship Pastor
  • Partners with:
  • Ministry leaders
  • Pastoral team
  • Ministry volunteers
  • West Park administrative staff
  • The congregation at large


Character Qualities


  • Spiritual maturity as evidenced by a commitment to Christ and the fruit of the Spirit.
  • Servant heart: a gracious spirit and commitment to serving and helping others.
  • Takes initiative to openly communicate with other staff members; responsive to others in their communication; resolves conflict in a biblical manner.
  • Teachable.
  • Confidential.
  • Team player.


Experience, Skills and Talents


Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience working in the industry.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Exposure to church work environments helpful.


Project and Organization

  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain composure under pressure.
  • Self-starter, needing minimal supervision.
  • Ability to identify problems and suggest solutions.
  • Works well with others and within a team environment.
  • Ability to assume independent responsibility in working with small to medium-sized projects and work groups, most which involve working with volunteers.



  • Strong computer aptitude and skill, including:
  • Experience working with Windows and Mac based software.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience or strong aptitude working with media software.
  • Ability to learn and effectively use new equipment, technologies and software applications.