Live Events Media Producer
The Live Events Media Producer reports to the Director of Media Production and provides direct oversight and support to all of the seminary’s live events. This position will oversee the setup, teardown, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and transportation of equipment needed to facilitate live events both on and off the DTS campus. In this role, you will provide consultation and support for all live audio/video/webcast production needs for the seminary. You will help to facilitate recordings of events, processing/mastering audio, archival, and delivery of final recordings. This position is in charge of recording events where Media Production equipment is deployed. This position is expected to travel as necessary for events, and may include nights and/or weekends as part of a standard week.
- Knowledge of digital audio and DAW workstations (ProTools, Logic Pro)
- Working knowledge of digital sound boards, Yamaha
- Working familiarity with ProPresenter, PowerPoint and other presentation software
- Understanding of stage lighting and programming lights as needed
- Must be able to communicate and collaborate in a creative environment
- Record live-event, studio, or on-location audio
- Be able to maintenance audio/visual equipment, maintain catalogue
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Teams, and related software
- College degree preferred, and/or similar relevant work experience in live event production
- At least two years related experience required
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Early morning hours and/or late nights setting up equipment for events
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
On Campus Events Responsibilities:
- Coordinate all chapel services with audio and visual support.
- Get all media ahead of time and verify it works as intended; adjust as needed
- Coordinate with chaplain’s office, director of worship, and potential speakers for any additional microphone, instrument, or media needs
- Ensure chapels run smoothly and troubleshoot any problems that arise
- Guarantee all events on campus have the media equipment and support needed
- Events include, but are not limited to: new student orientation, Advancement luncheons, HC conferences and luncheons, Christmas gatherings, WEC conference, S.W.I.M., Admissions Preview Day at DTS, Board meetings, Spring Fling, Fall Fest, etc.
- Audio record meetings, presentations, and messages as necessary.
- Research new equipment and recommend purchases. Coordinate selling off aging equipment.
- Maintain inventory and repair records of our media equipment.
- Oversee the CD/DVD duplication process, its equipment, and associated orders.
- Transfer and edit old messages from cassettes and CDs into a digital format (ie mp3).
Off Campus Events Responsibilities:
- Facilitate and manage media for off campus events.
- Events include (but not limited to): Commencement, Commencement Chapel, Faculty Workshop; THC events: (Leader Board, Wives of Men in Ministry retreat, Gala, Garrison Dinner), Advancement events: (T-Bar-M retreats, Impact Luncheons in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston or other places, Christmas events in homes, senior preacher events in homes), etc.
- Audio record meetings, presentations, and messages as necessary
- Train staff on live event equipment
- Oversees the daily live events as part of Media Production
- Oversee Live Events on the DTS campus and at remote locations (i.e. off-campus)
- Oversee Media Production live event equipment for DTS Chapels, as well as DTS functions both on and off of campus
- Provide departmental support for select off-campus DTS functions, to be determined interdepartmentally with coordination from Director of Media Production
- Oversee maintenance of existing live event equipment, and recommend purchases and replacements as needed
- Support the presentation display technology, recording equipment, microphones, speakers, and all associated cabling for event spaces on DTS campus
- Meet with on-campus groups to facilitate live event requests
- Manage purchase recommendations, and vendor quotes for equipment
- Knowledge of audio software to EQ, master, and produce audio as needed
- Ability to troubleshoot sound equipment, and signal flow
- Interpersonal skills to communicate with employees and navigate conflict
- Ability to travel with equipment and work unsupervised