Producer-Digital, Audio Ministry Services

Website Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

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Opportunity Summary
The Producer – Digital meets objectives related to the mission and goals of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) by conceptualizing, producing and helping to produce multi-media and multi-platform content for Audio Media Services (AMS).

Department Summary
The Ministry Services division is the home to BGEA’s ministry production and distribution. This division includes Video Ministry Services – the team that produces BGEA’s video programming and materials, Audio Ministry Services – the team that produces BGEA’s podcasts, maintains the audio sermon archives and stays connected with BGEA’s radio station (Blue Ridge Broadcasting), Digital Ministry Services – the team that builds and maintains BGEA’s digital offerings, including the websites, the BGEA app, BGEA’s email platform and some of the key social media platforms, Photography – the team that is responsible for photography at BGEA events, and Search for Jesus – the team that leads our Internet Evangelism ministry.

Ministry Overview
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is a nonprofit organization that directs a range of domestic and international ministries. From its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association directs a wide range of domestic and international ministries, including: large-scale festivals led by evangelists Franklin Graham and Will Graham; The Billy Graham Library; The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, Blue Ridge Broadcasting which houses The Light FM located outside of Asheville, N.C.; SearchforJesus.net, an Internet evangelism project reaching thousands of people for Christ online; and many others through print, television, telephone, radio and the Internet.

Ministry Requirements
Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
Faithfully upholds BGEA in prayer.
Participates in daily BGEA staff devotions as schedule permits.
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.

Job Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Produces multiple podcasts, mixing hosts’ and guests’ audio, music, effects and other source audio
Writes and produces features, awareness/support announcements, podcast episodes and Radio programs, as assigned, meeting each production’s deadline
Collaborates with Managing Producer, as asked, in determining direction responsibilities for productions and projects
Suggests guests and topics for podcasts and other AMS content
Researches, screens and confirms guests for interviews, for use in podcasts and other productions
Conducts interviews and identifies/pulls sound bites, for use in podcasts and other productions
Suggests and executes ideas for Billy Graham Radio (BGR) social media content
Writes and produces assigned and approved original content for BGR social media
Directs creation of or creates simple videos and still photo social media posts to accompany BGR content as assigned
Selects and shares content from other BGEA ministry areas on BGR social media platforms
Implements the vision and voice of assigned projects
Assigns projects to freelance producers as needed and approved
Coaches freelance producers on assigned productions
Monitors ongoing progress of assigned projects
Uploads audio to various platforms
Records interviews and voice-over sessions as needed
Coordinates resource allocation (e.g. internal work, freelance work, studio resources)
Produces live content as needed
Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings
Participates in review of AMS content

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities

Voice-over availability
Assists Producer–Broadcast, as needed
Assists Managing Producer and Executive Director, Audio Media
Performs related duties as assigned

Reporting Relationships

Reports to Managing Producer
Offers and receives guidance to and from Digital Content Specialist
Interaction with staff of Blue Ridge Broadcasting, Video Media Services (VMS), Digital Media Services (DMS), Media PR and satellite radio vendors
Has no supervisory responsibilities

Job Specifications

Skills and Knowledge

Some college or technical school training is preferred
Demonstrative success in skillfully producing audio content distributed for public consumption
Extensive audio studio experience, using studio-grade hardware and software; experience with ProTools is preferred
Demonstrative success in telling compelling stories through writing scripts which incorporate both narrator copy and sound bites of speakers and interviewed guests
Demonstrative success in producing social media material in the unique voice of an organization, ministry or business and for targeted audiences
Ability to coordinate assignments, staff, and freelance producers
Ability to convey complex ideas in simple, direct language
Good study of popular culture
Good interpersonal communications skills
Good networking abilities with other program directors, producers and talent
Ability to relate to people well, being approachable, as well as have the ability to manage administrative tasks simultaneously
Ability to organize time and resources
Ability to take initiative with required tasks, delivering the requested results
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work independently with minimal supervisor and as part of a team in a collaborative environment
Willingness to provide and accept critiquing
Ability to implement BGEA guidelines for all productions regardless of own opinions
Understanding of BGEA’s mission and priorities
Understanding of BGEA history, purpose, personality, and supporters

Physical/Mental Demands

Capacity to prioritize work and manage multiple projects in a high-paced environment
Ability to work efficiently and productively under deadlines
Ability to work under considerable pressure and to meet strict deadlines

Working Conditions

Work is typically performed in a conventional office/production studio environment
Occasional overnight travel required
Flexible working hours may be required as production needs warrant
Some remote work may be required

Benefits Summary
Employees filling regular full-time positions, who are working no less than 40 hours per week, are eligible to participate in BGEA’s benefits program.

Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Long term and short term disability insurance
Term Life insurance
401(k) retirement savings plan
Ten paid holidays
Minimum 12 days of vacation
Ten sick days

Ministry Employee Expectations
As an employee of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association:

I acknowledge that the Lord Jesus Christ is my personal Savior and that I am a personal representative of Him.
I understand that BGEA is a Christian organization whose purpose is proclaiming the message of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ throughout the world.
I agree that the purpose of my employment with BGEA is to further its Christian purpose, and that I am prepared to assist in accomplishing that purpose.
I understand that I must exhibit conduct that is consistent with BGEA’s expectations, whether at work or away from work, in keeping with scriptural teachings and principles as set forth in God’s Word, BGEA’s Statement of Faith, and BGEA’s policies including Christian Conduct.

Statement of Faith
These core beliefs make up the foundation upon which all our ministry endeavors are based:

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God revealing the love of God to the world.  1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17; John 3:16.
We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6.
We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.  Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15.
We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. Furthermore we believe that God will reward the righteous with eternal life in heaven, and that He will banish the unrighteous to everlasting punishment in hell.  Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.  John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10.
We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15.
We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.   1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23.
We believe that the ministry of evangelism (sharing and proclaiming the message of salvation only possible by grace through faith in Jesus Christ) and discipleship (helping followers of Christ grow up into maturity in Christ) is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.  Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15.
We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9.
We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism. Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15.
We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen. Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10.

Mission Statement
Continuing the lifelong work of Billy Graham, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association exists to support and extend the evangelistic calling and ministry of Franklin Graham by proclaiming the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to all we can by every effective means available to us and by equipping the church and others to do the same.

To apply for this job please visit careers.bgea.org.

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