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Willow Creek Community Church

Technical Director - Weekend Main Stage

Willow Creek Community Church
South Barrington, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 09/11/2017
Categories: Media/Technology - Music Ministry - Programming Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Technical Director works on a team of technical artists and engineers to execute Weekend services. This role works closely with creative directors, producers, and production staff to help lead and manage all things production for weekend services and large events. A large part of the role is to lead the Weekend Stage Team volunteers, who provide support to artists & speakers, execute all theatrical stage moves, and assist the service with any other production needs. This position includes leading weekly processes, day-to-day operations, managing projects, and could have future managerial responsibilities.



  • Help lead weekly processes and meetings including detailed planning, resource management, process management and hands-on contribution to completing tasks and projects
  • Recruit, train and lead the volunteer Weekend Stage Team
  • Coordinate stage needs for services
  • Assist other team members with audio, lighting, video and scenic set up
  • Manage inventory of message props, flip charts, furniture, audio equipment, band equipment and special effects


  • Must demonstrate of 5+ years of living a Christ-centered life and the fruits of the spirit while in a role that is high pressure and fast-moving
  • Excellent composure and ability to work and make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to equally lead and follow
  • Ability to create and manage solid processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work equally well with volunteers, church leadership and guest artists
  • Strong emotional and relational intelligence and focus on customer service
  • Ability to sense when God is moving, read a situation, use good judgement and quickly make a decision
  • Experience building, training and maintaining a team of dedicated, skilled volunteers
  • Detail oriented, organized, helpful self starter
  • Willing to equally engage with both simple repetitive tasks as well as those with technically complex needs
  • Background in theater and theatrical rigging a plus
  • Must be able to affirm the values and beliefs of Willow Creek Community Church
  • Spiritual gifts of administration, leadership, service and shepherding

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