Overview

Onward Search is looking for a Technical Director, Live Video to join our faith-based client in Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract role! Benefits are available throughout the life of the engagement.

Position Scope:

This is a W2 contract role expected to last for 12+ months.
All work must be completed onsite at the church offices in Atlanta.
Standard work hours are Mon 9am-5pm; Tue 9am-9pm; Wed 1pm-4pm; Thu OFF, Fri OFF, Sat 12pm-8pm; Sun 7am-3pm. Total expected weekly workload is 40 hours/week.
There is the potential for conversion into a permanent employee for the right person.
Position Summary:

Coordination, operation, and technical support, including but not limited to, video equipment and production equipment, throughout the week including all weekly services, special events, and offsite events.
Recruit, train, encourage and lead video volunteers in production.
Perform research, preparation and practice for best use of production equipment and video directing to create an environment to best match the production style desired.
Primary Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Live Video Director in assuming primary responsibility for the coordination and operation of all video equipment in the live service venues of the church, working closely with the other members of the Live Production team.
Maintain working knowledge of stage production, set design and following department programs for optimal production effect.
To play a significant role in the strategic planning of live events both on and off campus, including a defined style for all campus venues.
Serve as live video director alongside the Live Video Director in understanding the expectations of the Lead Pastor & Campus Pastors as they relate to multi-campus simulcast and live video production techniques.
Assist in upgrades, installation, maintenance, organization and repair of all church video equipment.
Recruit, train and empower volunteers to operate production equipment. Training programs should include style, team building, spiritual development, technical levels for advancement, and vision casting.
Understand basic concepts including, but not limited to, electrical safety, video switchers, cabling, circuits, audio, lighting and video equipment.
Attend rehearsals and meetings, as required.
Understand and advocate for the Live Production team, including cross-training within the department and communicating the “why” behind the production team in the local church.
Assist other staff as needs arise and as assigned by the Live Video Director and Production Director.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Theater, Communications, Media, Film/Video Production, or similar preferred
5+ years of prior professional video and/or production training and experience, preferably within in a nonprofit or faith-based organization.
Training and/or education in media production, or related field, preferred.
Experience using ProPresenter setup and operation.
Advanced experience of Ross Video Switchers, Grass Valley broadcast video systems or similar complex equipment.
Working knowledge of large-scale productions, and the implementation process of rigging and programming for live and recorded events.
Relevant experience to assist other areas of the Live Production department preferred.
Comfortable using Microsoft Office on a Mac.
Key soft skills include Building Teams, Vision Casting, Communication Proficiency, Instructive, Judgment, Management Proficiency, Composure, Decision Making, Relator, Cost Consciousness

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