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Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

Video Producer

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 10/16/2014
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

I.      Job Summary


Meets objectives related to the goals of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) by producing video presentations directed at various audiences of BGEA 


II.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds BGEA in prayer
  • Consistently participates in daily BGEA staff devotions
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with BGEA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence
  • Tells story with strong content of video, audio, and production techniques; writes concepts, message points, story lines, and scripts to be used in conveying the general message directed by the Director of Video Media Services; develops program run sheets, story boards, shooting style guides, and shooting schedules
  • Supervises research and coordinates multiple video productions; oversees securing of locations, permits, talent, crew, equipment, security, and all peripheral elements required for shooting original video footage required to support the story; coordinates travel domestically or internationally in cooperation with BGEA’s Travel Department; ensures compliance with corporate and legal requirements, local regulations, union contracts, and safety fundamentals; ensures adherence to high professional standards of production and conduct throughout the process
  • Supervises crews of up to fifty individuals in the video production facility and on location; directly oversees tasks of videographers, editors, audio mixers, associate producers, directors, technical directors, video operators, grips, lighting directors, stage hands, makeup artists, and production assistants
  • Liases with and directs artists and talent, their management and support staff; supports negotiation of contracts with on-camera talent and BGEA’s Legal Department
  • Secures releases, permits, licenses, and contracts for use of any material or performances not covered by employment or other agreement in effect with BGEA; makes reports on use of this material available in a timely, orderly manner for those offices submitting compliance documents to agencies of record
  • Develops, administers, and manages individual project budgets to ensure cost-effective creation of BGEA video products


      Marginal Duties and Responsibilities      


  • Performs other duties as assigned


III. Reporting Relationships


  • Reports to Director of Video Media Services
  • Supervises all assigned field crew while in the field
  • In-house, supervises assigned projects and staff assigned to that project


IV. Job Specifications


A.   Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor-level degree in radio, television, film, or other related discipline
  • Four (4) years’ experience in video or film production required, substantiated by demo reel(s)
  • Functional understanding of and familiarity with evangelical Christian community, its language, culture, theology, mores, history, personalities, and struggles is required
  • Knowledge of other religious groups is required
  • Must be able to lead by example to keep professional standards and interpersonal interactions maintained at the highest professional, moral, and ethical levels
  • Familiarity with protocols, set etiquette and reporting relationships while on video productions
  • Experience working with talent and corporate principals
  • Good interpersonal communications skills
  • Good project management and budgeting skills
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely for specific audiences
  • Ability to give leadership, to work as a team member, and to give and take direction
  • Ability to collect data, define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to plan and make decisions
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Ability to meet inflexible deadlines
  • Ability to be gracious working with non-technical people
  • Initiative, flexibility, and resourcefulness are essential
  • Ability to work with people from other organizations, with sensitivity to those of other cultures and races


B.    Physical/Mental Demands


  • Ability to occasionally lift/move equipment, materials weighing up to 70 pounds


C.    Working Conditions


  • Work is typically performed in conventional office and production environments
  • Domestic and international travel is required
  • Extended daily, weekend, evening hours are often required
  • Work environment on shoot locations may include exposure to wet, humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, risk of electrical shock, heat, cold, stormy weather, insecure settings in third world countries, and noisy environments of up to 120 decibels


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