The Production Manager’s primary responsibility is planning and executing events,with an expertise in implementing the overall creative, technical and logistical elements that help an event succeed (event design, build strategies, audio-visual production,networking, logistics, partner sourcing, partner management, asset management,budgeting, negotiation, and client service).
The role is also responsible for working effectively with both internal (staff and church volunteers) and external teams to flawlessly deliver events that drive TEC results against established strategic objectives, timelines and budgetary goals.
Expected End Results
(“WHAT”) Key Result Areas
Supporting Activities (“HOW”)
Oversee the production of every event in terms of the end to end creative elements including but not limited to sound, lighting, videos, worship, ambience, etc.
Provide guidance to enhance the ministries of the worship team, the preaching of the word, the speakers experience, etc.
Ensure the online church experience is at par with the live experience.
Coordinate recordings of services and events, ensuring proper
coverage of all programs
Manage archiving of all footage
Ensure adequate manpower is available for all event and service coverage
Serve as producer/director for church events or delegate role to capable hands.
Ensure the transfer, edit, render, and encoding of all Elevation
Church services and content as well as any program as directed
or required, then make digital copy of video available or post to
Elevation web site weekly, audio/video podcast, and other mobile content versions as required.
Ensure the preparation of broadcasts in required formats for all
platforms including TV stations, online platforms, websites etc.
Reporting To: Head, Communications
Develop and maintain relationships with external broadcast stakeholders including media partners, TV stations, online stations etc.
Actively find new broadcast business & outlets
Evolve innovative content for TV, youtube & online broadcast.
Effectively manage all broadcast channels.
Library & Equipment
Oversee the efficient monitoring/maintenance of video recordings & playback systems including the cameras, tripods,
distributors, scalers, projectors, lights, etc.
Oversee data archives and ensure that all raw footage and edited the material is being stored properly –with adequate redundancy.
Overseeing the transcoding of footage, an organization of project folders and archiving of completed projects.
Properly care for and maintain edit platform and update software regularly to ensure optimum speed and reliability.
Oversee proper inventorying of all production equipment, ensuring they are all properly stored and maintained
Provide leadership for the paid production staff as well as the volunteer staff of TEC.
Oversee the growth and training of members of the production
staff. (i.e. organize or recommend the production staff for
See to the syncing of lights, videos, sound, ambiance and other
performance elements in all events
Produce detailed (technical) production grid for each service/event.
Establish and implement departmental systems and protocols for event planning and management
Liaise with the sound team and other stakeholders with sourcing all needs and ensuring that they are appropriately incorporated into
the overall event
Serve as onsite main point of contact for all aspects of production
Work with creative teams and other content development teams to ensure proper production and event planning.
Budget Planning & Implementation
Plan & submit periodic production budget
Work with production team to ensure judicious adherence to
Knowledge, Skills, and Behavior required to succeed in Role
Relevant Experience (Type of
experience and minimum number of years
A minimum of a first degree in any course
A verifiable video production certification
7-10 years relevant experience in production
Functional / Technical Skills
Expert knowledge of video and still camera production
Competence in utilizing sound equipment
Basic Financial Management
Expert knowledge and management of lighting
Ability to manage and coordinate a production process
Attitude and Behavioral Traits
Eye for set design and details
Time Management and Organization
Ability to thrive in a high pressure environment