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Purpose: The Audio/Visual (A/V) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, directing, and producing electronic media including Sunday morning live and edited broadcast.

Accountable to: Communications Associate
Supervises: AV Team
Time Requirement: Part-time (7 – 10 hours weekly)
Ministry Area: Congregation Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Experience in video production and editing
  • Must be proficient in aspects of video including knowledge of cameras, lighting and audio for videoshoots, as well as editing software. Also must have experience in lighting and stage design.
  • Experience operating audio systems (digital and analog)
  • Tither

Responsibilities: Audio/Video

  • Oversee and direct Sunday morning (includes camera operators, switcher, live audio in- house, projection system, and broadcast audio, approximately 6 people)
  • Work with the Minister of Music to create and formulate the grid layouts for each service for video, Sound and the Projection System.
  • Work with the Student Minister to provide AV support on Wednesdays for IMPACT.
  • Oversee post production of video of Sunday worship for our delay program with Nulink. Post includes editing, shooting of additional footage, lead-in & lead-out sequences, and final cut before giving to Nulink.
  • Oversee the live streaming of our 10:50 AM worship service
  • Load the recorded service on our website.
  • Help update the Announcement TV’s with publicity of church events and picture presentations of past events and helping to keep consistent information between TV’s, website, newsletter, and worship pages.
  • Other A/V support as required

Volunteer Schedule, Recruitment & Training

  • Oversee the monthly schedule for AV volunteers including camera operators, switchers, in- house sound, projection system, and broadcast sound (approximately 6 people). Ongoing strategy for recruitment and continual training of volunteers on campus as well as attending workshops

Work with all Ministers & Church Calendar

  • Continue to be in communication with all Ministers as additional needs may arise within the AV ministry. Set up calendar schedule for AV needs across church campus.

Other Duties as Assigned

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Communications Associate will support the mission of First Baptist Church of Newnan by overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the Technical Ministry regarding live audio, lighting, and video and the general promotion of the ministries of FBC Newnan. Communications Associate’s ultimate goal is to ensure that services and events across all facilities and ministries are able to utilize technology efficiently, effectively, and strategically in order to enhance the experience of those attending for all services, programs and events and those who view online and to build up the body through a dynamic audio visual ministry.

Accountability: Minister of Music

Oversee: AV Coordinator and volunteer teams

PERSONAL

Character: 

  • A clear sense of call to the technological aspects of Church ministry, specifically AV.
  • Live a life that reflects the character and integrity of Jesus both at work and at home.
  • We want you to love Jesus more than you love ministry.  Our heart is that this would be personally played out in your life through the study of the Word, prayer and worship.
  • Your character is greater than your gifting and your humility is greater than your Influence.
  • Committed to the mission, values, and beliefs of First Baptist Church of Newnan.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

Video production

  • Be the producer for the live stream/broadcast on Sunday morning.
  • Edit and Post Videos of weekly services and special events online and for TV broadcast
  • Recruit and train team to film special events and on-site videos

AVL production

  • Lead the volunteer tech team to produce quality worship services.
  • [Audio, video, and presentation software]
  • Plan and budget for tech ministry equipment needs
  • Operate tech for church events where assistance is needed.     

Social Media/First Touch

  • Craft thoughtful and engaging posts to FBC Newnan social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Utilize photos and videos of church and ministries for engagement
  • Create current, effective social media advertisements
  • Creating and implementing “First Touch,” virtual welcome to first time guest.
  • Coordinate with website design team on consistent messaging

AV Needs

  • Recruit, train and Supervise front of house personnel (lights, screens, audio)
  • Oversee DANTE audio interface and network for post mixing of sermons and music selections for sermon videos and music videos
  • Support A/V needs for church events such as Bible studies, meetings, etc.
  • Maintain and recommend audio components for FBC campus
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience

  • 2+ years working in a live production or church preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in working with and coaching people of all ages and generations.

Education

  • Bachelors Degree required and Seminary degree preferred

Skills

  • The ability to work and think creatively and collaboratively
  • Ability to think quickly and react/troubleshoot appropriately in a high-stress situation
  • Able to work in a team setting and give directions under pressure
  • Broad working knowledge of marketing principles, communications, public relations and media.
  • Has experience running audio and video successfully in a live environment
  • Has excellent communication/people skills
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Premier, Photoshop or like software.
  • Proficiency in Sling TV or similar live streaming production
  • Proficiency in Pro Presenter software

Spiritual

  • A genuinely devoted disciple of Jesus Christ with a servant’s heart.
  • A clear sense of call for gospel ministry in the capacities of this job description.
  • A tither.

First Baptist Church of Newnan is a 2,000-member congregation with a $2.5MM operating budget located off the square of historic Newnan, Georgia. Founded in 1831, the church has a legacy of leadership in the Southern Baptist Convention. The church’s mission, “Come, Connect, Grow, Go” defines its commitment to engagement, discipleship, and missions.

The church is seeking a full-time Financial Administrator to administer the financial affairs of the church in the areas of finance, budgeting, insurance, banking, and payroll, effective January 1, 2023.

The successful candidate will exhibit a Christ-like spirit and a strong commitment to Godly values and lifestyle yet will be a member of a church other than First Baptist Newnan.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate a plan of financial recording and reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Ensure that appropriate and accurate accounting records are maintained in the following areas:
    • Accounts payable and accounts receivable
    • Payroll – track, prepare and deliver required data to the payroll service provider o General Ledger
    • Monthly income statement and balance sheet
    • Bank accounts and investment/tax reporting, including monthly reconciliation of accounts from multiple ministry areas
  • Enforce church financial policies and procedures in the performance of each of the above areas 
  • Provide financial information to the Finance Committee, Staff, and Deacons in the form of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for budget expenditures and financial projections, as well as other requested financial information
  • Attend meetings of the Finance Committee when requested
  • Provide stewardship-related data, including contribution and pledge reports
  • HR Payroll and Benefits Processing for all staff, including completion of forms and enrollments for insurance and retirement benefits and documentation of eligibility, payroll processing, and maintenance of HR files related to payroll, insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Scholarship financial administration, including correspondence with schools, distribution of funds to the schools, administration of scholarship funds, and related reporting

Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent skills developed through 4-10 years related experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge, skills and abilities in church financial matters as well as effective management skills and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain and protect strict confidentiality of financial information, to demonstrate honesty and personal integrity, and to adhere to church financial policies and procedures
  • Strong organizational, administration and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and communicate complex financial regulations and documents
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and financial software

Personal Attributes:

  • Exhibit a passion for God and a Christ-like spirit as evidenced in personal life and family relationships
  • Be flexible, friendly, approachable, and honest
  • Be a “team player” who knows how to accomplish numerous tasks in a professional and timely manner
  • Be able to communicate and establish effective working relationships with many different people
  • Possess solid time-management skills and organizational abilities, recognizing the large volume of required manual data entry

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to wxrryl@soparjana.bet and use Financial Administrator in the subject line.

Questions? Contact the main church office at 770-253-0797 or via email at vasb@soparjana.bet.

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