Resurrection Church - Production Director

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  • Bakersfield, United States

Resurrection Church - Production Director

Job description

Position Profile

Reports to: Executive Pastor

Department: Production Team


  • LEAD | The production volunteer teams - which includes all processes pertaining to volunteer onboarding, training, scheduling, communication, and off-boarding - while providing spiritual leadership and genuine care for the well-being of the volunteer team.
  • BUILD | Volunteer core teams and relationships and community of those volunteers
  • COLLABORATE | with the creative team to build creative solutions for helping people take their next step with Jesus 
  • MAINTAIN | Current standards of operation, improve systems and execution of production, and pioneer new ways for the production team to create meaningful ways for the congregation to experience Jesus through production.
  • STEWARD | The Church's resources and equipment including the maintenance, inventory, upkeep of existing equipment, and upgrading and purchasing new equipment. 


  • Provide and maintain a high level of excellence in all technical aspects of the weekend experience
  • Facilitate and execute weekend worship services from the technical side in conjunction with the Worship Director & Creative Director.
  • Direct oversight of all components of production on the weekend and special events — including audio, video, lighting, stage design, and production management of all areas of live events. 


  • Recruit and train volunteers in all technical areas for weekend services
  • Assist in the Spiritual Growth of members on the production teams
  • Oversee onboarding (and off-boarding, when needed) of volunteers 
  • Communicating needs and requests to volunteer team along with reporting back volunteer experience to staff
  • Develop and oversee communication to the technical team
  • Help plan and run events for worship/tech teams
  • Develop Teams to oversee all tech during services at Resurrection Church.
  • Support all areas of ministry like Students, and Kids ministry by helping train and develop volunteers in those areas of ministry. 

  • A deep, evident love of Christ, Church, and Kingdom that shapes all aspects of their life.
  • Ability to translate vision into creating a seamless online and in-person experience from tech/production   
  • An ability to lead at a departmental level, overseeing the care and development of staff and volunteers.
  • Strong ability to find solutions in high-stress situations   
  • Ability to keep within project deadlines and budget 
  • Can handle multiple details 
  • Enjoys being part of a team 

  • Experience mixing in both FOH and broadcast audio
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems that may occur during a worship service and efficiently recover the service.
  • Experience in teaching others to develop technical skills
  • Experience or willingness to learn production/technical skills that are not yet acquired
  • Organized, reliable, and demonstrating a great work ethic and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in a church environment is a plus
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks, be flexible and work with little supervision
  • Strong technical/production skills, specifically in the area of live audio
  • Additional gifts in the area of pre and post audio production, lighting design, and/or video production are a tremendous benefit
  • Experience in broadcast both live and online is a huge plus

    Some experience in the following would be preferred. 

  • Broadcast Video Systems
  • Experience in SDI routing
  • Online Live Streaming Experience
  • Resi (Living as One)
  • Lighting Networks
  • Audio Networking (Dante & Madi)
  • Large format digital audio consoles
  • Broadcast Cameras
  • RF Management
  • Any experience in integration with live production systems is a plus

  • Requirements


    To support the mission of Resurrection Church by providing leadership and oversight to the tech and production department (audio, video, and lighting) by helping to create an excellent online and in-person experience.

    Resurrection Church has an incredible team, and the Production Director will be the core leader in production and technology for the Church. Resurrection Church is looking for a leader whose main focus area will be working specifically in live production and team building.

    What would a strong candidate look like?

  • Loves Jesus: Has a continually growing relationship with Jesus and a passion for caring for and helping people grow closer to Jesus.
  • Loves People: Has a heart for people and a passion to use production to help people take the next steps towards Jesus.
  • Builder + Leader: Energized by an opportunity to shape and build a thriving production ministry.
  • Team Player: Thrives in a collaborative environment, and has a "we" not "me" ministry approach.
  • Organized: Gifted at providing systems, structure, and administration to help power the production ministry in a healthy and sustainable way.