Video Editor

DEPARTMENT:

Media Production

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Serves It Is Written by editing programs for the Media Production Department and working alongside It Is Written’s team to enable the ministry to carry out its mission of reaching a spiritually-seeking audience with the distinctive message of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

 

AUTHORITY & ACCOUNTABILITY: Authority as delegated by the Media Production Director and directly responsible to the Producer.

 

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  • Create and edit media and digital content for ministry needs.
  • Manage day-to-day activities of assigned video, audio, and digital programs, and developing content.
  • Creatively develop and edit content for websites, social media platforms, and YouTube.
  • Develop digital summaries and content for assigned programs.
  • Function as engineer and editor for assigned programs.
  • Play an integral role as part of the production team.
  • Play a key role in helping the IIW management team develop media strategies and execution plans.
  • Create strategies to improve the department’s efficiency and effectiveness.

Ongoing

  • Edit all IIW programs for broadcast quality.
  • Produce, shoot and edit video projects for short turnaround (3-4 week lead time).
  • Ability to run the camera for short content.
  • Work with and report to the Producer as necessary to ensure all video work is compatible with IIW branding guidelines and strategies.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Producer.
  • Work with smartphone and Roku app vendors to update and maintain current and future media content across current and emerging platforms.
  • Work with IIW executive team to develop new and innovative programming that will appeal to broader audiences.
  • Maintain library of IIW Programs.
  • Maintain post-production process – transcriptions closed captioning, duplication, and distribution of shows.

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:

 

1. QUALIFICATIONS, SCOPE, & COMPLEXITY OF DUTIES:

Education

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on digital, radio, and television production preferred.

Experience

Preferred: Three to five years as a creative media professional either with an agency or organization.

Membership: Member in Good standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Competencies

  • Has a close relationship with Jesus Christ and sets a good example for others.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Apple Final Cut Pro, and DaVinci Resolve.
  • Knowledge and experience in both production and post-production work
  • Self-starter who can exercise direction and independent judgment, manage multiple projects, make decisions, assume responsibility, and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to urgent projects or unusual situations.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to gauge the feasibility of proposed projects within limits of given time and resources.
  • Superb time-management and multitasking skills.
  • A happy passion for using the latest and emerging technologies to better equip evangelism.
  • Solid finger on the pulse of technology and the tech industry, including a firm understanding of how current trends and emerging concepts might benefit IIW’s mission this year, next year, and 5-10 years from now.

 

2. INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Within Ministry:

  • Speaker/Director
  • Manager/Treasurer
  • Director of Development
  • Office Staff
  • Ministry vendors and contractors

 

3. WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • General working conditions of an office.
  • Moderate to occasional high-stress levels due to deadlines and job load.
  • Physical requirements: requires standing, walking, time at the desk, reaching, climbing, and lifting (maximum of 50 lbs.)

Specific Requirements

  • 38 regular hours per week.
  • Will require some variable hours and weekend work.
  • No special clothing or safety gear is required.