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Bethel Church

Technical Director

Bethel Church
Crown Point, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 02/03/2012
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Technical Director is a full-time, exempt position that serves the ministries of Bethel Church by enabling the sharing of the Gospel through audio, video, lighting and stage design. With important responsibilities, the position is central to the operation of the worship ministries of Bethel Church. As such, a deep and growing Christian spiritual commitment is required to fully function in this position.

Specific Tasks:
Produce All Weekend Services and Church Events
- Function as producer of weekend services
- Big picture planning, stage design, flows, and layouts
- Lead/manage campus video capture/playback
- Ensure services and events are staffed by production volunteers and staff
- Ensure everyone has a clear understanding of their role during a service

Lead Production Teams
- Create standard operating procedures for all positions
- Shepherd, disciple, and encourage production volunteers
- Meet as needed/available to discuss events, workloads, and personal life
- Recruiting, training, and equipping production volunteers (includes but is not limited to lights, stage, pro-presenter, camera operators, color shader, producer at all campuses)
- Oversee big picture planning for the production department
- Allocate production resources amongst ministries, campuses, and events

Manage All Visual and Staging Elements of Auditorium
- Maintain, set up, and program all lighting for weekend services
- Install and set up new stage designs
- Work with communications team on stage design changes for events, services, and conferences

Maintain Worship Environment
- Test technical gear
- Replace, repair, and upgrade gear that is in need of service or not functioning properly
- Maintain the production department budget
- Vendor management
- Visiting other churches for ideas and best practices

Supervise Video Production Team
- Provide technical direction for services and special events
- Switch live cameras for IMAG, webcasting, and recording
- Knowledgeable with various computer-based broadcast mixing systems

Oversee Videography
- Produce videos that communicate and resource Bethel Church
- Meet with Worship and Senior Pastor for project assignments and details
- Determine an outline that the video will follow and communicate
- Capture, edit, and archive footage, create graphics, and select music to create the final project based on the project outline
- Deliver the final product in its dedicated format for playback, whether that be service, event, or online playback

Attend staff meetings and functions as directed

Assist the Pastor of Worship Ministries in other areas as directed