Video Director


Job Summary

As the Video Director, you’ll work within the Live Production team to advance the gospel through the execution of the weekend worship experience on a campus. You will with the Video Director to support, program and maintain a high level of excellent visual impact across multiple campuses, actively recruit and train volunteers serving in various production venues within the church and help steward the technical equipment that is important to James River Church in our mission to reach the lost by reaching young families.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist with live directing the weekly worship experience.
  • Edit sermons, recaps, and worship videos for YouTube and television.
  • Assist with production needs for all campus-specific events including worship experiences, outreach events, volunteer meetings/rallies, baptisms, youth events, etc.
  • Train production volunteers to effectively use live production technologies in our worship experiences.
  • Create and build creative elements and sermon illustrations as necessary.
  • Maintain the campus’s technical equipment and work with the Video Director for repairs and upgrades.
  • Assist in the production execution of all non-weekend special events as needed.
  • Manage inventory of all technical assets across campuses and storage facilities.
  • Coordinate service archival with Creative Team department.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of technical experience or equivalent life experience
  2. Passion for excellence in the production quality of a worship experience
  3. Ability to make sound, critical decisions under pressure.
  4. A team player with excellent communication skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability
  2. Strong knowledge of AVL systems and experience in live production (camera operation, switching, theatrical lighting, audio, and video editing)

Code of Conduct & Character


James River Church is Pastor-led and staff driven with board oversight. James River Church staff are expected and considered to share in the responsibility of practicing and propagating the Christian gospel message and upholding the doctrine of the Church (the employer), as stated on our website and in our Bylaws. As leaders and ministers of the gospel, staff therefore agree to the following:

  1. Develop and maintain a close personal walk with the Lord including:
    • Daily devotional time with Lord.
    • Daily dependence on the empowerment of the Spirit.
  2. Develop a strong marriage and family life. This includes:
    • Communicating and sharing with your spouse.
    • Spending time together on days off and when extra time is available.
  3. Keep personal finances in order with no delinquencies.
  4. Attend all regularly scheduled services in the church. Special services and functions will be required as deemed necessary by the Lead Pastor.
  5. Maintain a high level of personal integrity, honesty and confidentiality in dealing both with the staff and congregation.
  6. Maintain a Christian outlook and attitude at all times.
  7. Maintain loyalty to the staff and church, actively promoting unity within the church.

Heart Behind All We Do


Smile at EVERYONE you encounter!
“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Phil 4:4 (NIV)
“In your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Ps 16:11 (ESV)

Be enthusiastic about your role, about the church, & about what God is doing in your life and in the church.
“Zeal for your house has consumed me…” Ps 69:9 (ESV)
“I was overjoyed when they said, ‘Let’s go up to the house of the Lord.’” Ps 122:1 (TPT)

Be encouraging with your countenance, with your words, and with your actions to the team and to everyone you connect with as you serve!
“So encourage each other and build each other up…” 1 Thess 5:11 (NLT)
“…Look for the best in each other, and always do your best to bring it out.” 1 Thess 5:15 (MSG)

Show compassion & represent the love of Jesus!
“Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7 (NLT)
“Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.” Jn 13:34 (NLT)

How can we help you with what you need? If needed, connect the individual to someone who can help.
“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” 1 Pt 4:10 (NLT)
“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mt 20:28 (NLT)
“…Through love serve and seek the best for one another.” Ga 5:13 (AMP)

Commitment to Ministry


By submitting my application for this position, I confirm I have read and accept the above Job Description/Code of Conduct and believe God has called me to serve in this capacity.

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