Media Manager

Holland’s United Methodist Church

March, 2019

Overview

We are searching for an energetic and talented manager to lead and coordinate the media/AV needs for worship services. The Lead Pastor has ultimate responsibility for all aspects of ministry at Holland’s United Methodist Church (HUMC). The Media Manager, will coordinate and implement the media and sound for worship.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop ProPresenter presentations for all worship services.
  • Make weekly worship assignments via Worshipplanning.com for the audio and visual volunteers for all Sunday services and special services.
  • Lead, recruit, and shepherd volunteers in AV areas of worship and contemporary service. Care of sound equipment and musical instruments including making arrangements for their upkeep, development, maintenance and repair.
  • Must be able to coordinate with the AV Team on sound checks and the technical elements of the soundboard and equipment use.
  • Coordinate logistics including set up and tear down for rehearsals and weekend worship service needs.
  • Operate a mixing board with public speakers, musicians and/or singers.
  • Collaborates with other church staff and worship team members to prepare for worship. This will include a weekly meeting with pastors.
  • Remain current in professional development, worship trends, creative resources, and congregational needs and feedback. This includes worship seminars and training for the Worship Team, knowledge of the functions and potential church uses of ProPresenter and other technology and software to better the worship experience.
  • Prepare annual budget for AV needs involved in worship services
  • Ensure tech support is available for weddings, funerals and special events (Discovery, VBS, women’s retreat, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Education, Experience, and/or Qualification Requirements and Preferences:

  • Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Appropriate college degree, or two years experience or related training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with multimedia aspects of worship services.
  • Must be able to coordinate with the AV Team on sound checks and the technical elements of the soundboard and equipment use.
  • Must have some familiarity with a digital audio workstations (DAW) such as Reaper and/or Pro Tools.
  • Proficient multi-media presentations. Embraces the use of technology in worship and skilled in the use of sound, computers, PowerPoint and video projection.
  • Proficient in the use of computer software, including MS word, Publisher, Excel, and other programs used by the church. Proficiency with ProPresenter is a plus.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Certified Technology Specialist credentials and have good AV troubleshooting skills.
  • Understands the depth and challenge required to blend the vocalists, microphones, speakers, and all other aspects to deliver a balanced sound experience.
  • Possess excellent time management skills and organizational abilities. Successful candidate should be creative, detail oriented, flexible, and decisive, with the ability to organize and coordinate work, set priorities, delegate, and motivate others.
  • Must clear background check and Safe Sanctuaries Policy.

 

Evaluation

  1. The Lead Pastor and SPRC partner will conduct an annual evaluation or more frequently as needed, at the discretion of the Lead Pastor and SPRC.
  2. The employee may request a meeting with the SPRC partner at any time.

 

Estimated Hours Required

 

This position requires approximately 20 hours per week.

 

Salary

 

Commensurate with education and experience


Position description is available here.