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ASSOCIATE PRODUCER + EDITOR - HENDERSONVILLE, TN

 

December 16, 2020

Req ID #1400

 

Responsible for creating remotely produced segments for weekly episodes for the Huckabee Show produced in Nashville.  Assignments made by Senior Producer.

 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in remote storytelling production: written and visual acuity
  • Able to work well with the crew and human subjects, sometimes under stressful and difficult situations
  • Able to travel, assist in carrying equipment, and work unusual hours in order to accomplish the project
  • Expert at delivering projects on time and on budget
  • 4-6 years of professional video editing and graphics experience
  • Competent in Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere Pro dynamic link
  • Meticulous attention to quality, detail, and project organization
  • Strong ability to work in a high-stress, fast-paced daily TV environment while maintaining production standards and efficiency

 

Duties

  • Act as writer/producer/editor to deliver final segments
  • Travel to produce compelling stories around the country
  • Field shoot pre-production, production, and post-production
  • Making contact and coordinating with talent
  • Creating film schedules, filming, editing, and mastering
  • Creation of show opens, lower thirds, bugs, full-screen graphics, logos, animations, and custom graphics featuring books, albums, etc.
  • Creation of weekly promotional spots for broadcast and social media platforms
  • Sourcing, stock music, and stock footage from Associated Press, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Killer Tracks, etc.
  • Licensing and purchasing clips needed for broadcast
  • Capturing needed b-roll
  • Scriptwriting

 

Education

  • B.A. degree in film, or related field, or equivalent professional experience

 

Requested Materials

  • Please provide samples of work that demonstrate creative editorial with strong music, sound design, and graphic sensibilities. Include samples of editing if available. We will not consider any resumes without provided sample work.

 

 

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VOD OPERATIONS + MARKETING MANAGER - TUSTIN CA

 

December 08, 2020

Req ID: 1399

 

TBN is searching for a VOD Operations & Marketing Manager to join our growing marketing team to oversee TBN’s VOD platform. This individual will be responsible for all activities associated with distribution, promotion, curation and creation of compelling content for TBN’s video on demand platform and report to the Marketing Director. The ideal candidate will work with a collaborative marketing team to continue building a platform that serves our audience and positions TBN for continued growth.

 

Responsibilities & Duties  

  • Adopt a viewer-centric approach to product planning by identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing user/segment needs 
  • Develop and maintain external relationships to source additional content
  • Manage and optimize marketing campaigns (paid and organic) to grow users and watch time on the platform 
  • Create and maintain consumer-facing product messaging and value proposition guidelines  
  • Maintain standards for metadata and descriptions so that videos are easily searchable  
  • Work with video logging team to develop and improve video ingest processes   
  • Responsible for periodic email updates regarding new content  
  • Work with the marketing team to develop a content communication strategy  
  • Creation and evaluation of attention-grabbing video titles and compelling descriptions
  • Ensure that video thumbnails are engaging, inviting, and accurate to the subject matter in the video   

 

Requirements & Skills

  • 7 years of relevant marketing experience
  • An eye for great content for Christian audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and use it to make informed decisions
  • Basic understanding of how coding and API calls work
  • Terrific leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills   
  • Ability to write consumer-facing copy  
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop, Canva, or other photo editing tools  
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to find ways to continually grow the platform  
  • Project management experience  
  • Firm knowledge of the OTT landscape

 

Pluses

  • Knowledge of Google, Facebook ad products  
  • Experience with HubSpot or with other marketing automation tools  

     

About TBN

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the leader in faith-based television programming. We combine creativity and data to fulfill our mission of reaching as many people as we can with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. Headquartered in Orange County, California, we have over 30 24-hour television foreign partner networks reaching every part of the globe. TBN is a workplace committed to creating an environment where people can play a vital role in impacting the world and doing some of the best work of their careers.

 

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YOUTUBE CHANNEL MANAGER - TUSTIN, CA

 

November 24, 2020

Req ID: 1398

 

TBN is searching for a YouTube Channel Manager to join our growing Digital Platforms team. The YouTube Channel Manager will be responsible for the daily operations of multiple YouTube channels. This responsibility includes media handling, video editing, creation of custom thumbnails, uploading, creating playlists, optimizing metadata, etc. This position will report to the Digital Platforms Manager. 

The ideal candidate has a digital-first approach to the production and distribution of video content, is detail-oriented and can with ease navigate the backend of YouTube. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Video editing and media handling. 
  • Creation of custom thumbnails and channel headers. 
  • Video uploading and scheduling. Playlists, end screens, cards, titles, descriptions, and tags. 
  • Monitoring live streams and comments. 
  • Tracking and reporting the performance of YouTube channels. 
  • Coordinating YouTube collaborations, cross-promotional activities, and influencer assessments. 
  • Staying informed of platform updates and utilizing new features. 
  • Ensure timely delivery of finished content that aligns with the ministry goals, brand voice, and creative vision of TBN.

 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience working with YouTube channels. 
  • Detailed working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop. 
  • Passion for creating impactful and sharable content for our online audience.
  • YouTube Certified in Audience Growth and/or very familiar with best practices for SEO and discoverability. 
  • Expert time and project management skills to handle multiple assignments and complete complex jobs under deadline pressure.
  • Strong ability to work in a fast-paced video production environment while maintaining production standards and efficiency.
  • Meticulous attention to quality, detail, and project organization. 

 

Preferred Skills/Experience 

  • Experience working with other social media video platforms. (E.g. Facebook, TikTok.) 
  • A/B testing and optimization software. (E.g. TubeBuddy, VidIQ.) 
  • YouTube Content ID and digital rights management workflows. 
  • Experience working in Christian media. 
  • Appreciation and familiarity with TBN’s content and programming. 

 

Requested Materials

  • Resume 
  • Cover Letter 
  • A link to online portfolio and/or links to previously managed YouTube channels 

 

About TBN 

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the leader in faith-based television programming. We combine creativity and data to fulfill our mission of reaching as many people as we can with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. Headquartered in Orange County, California, we have over 30 24-hour television foreign partner networks reaching every part of the globe. TBN is a workplace committed to creating an environment where people can play a vital role in impacting the world and doing some of the best work of their careers.  

 

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BROADCAST VIDEO EDITOR HENDERSONVILLE, TN

 

November 19, 2020

Req ID #1397

 

Job Description:

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the leader in faith-based television programming. We combine creativity and data to fulfill our mission of reaching as many people as we can with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. Launched in 1973 with one small station broadcasting to the Los Angeles area, we now have over 30 24-hour television foreign partner networks reaching every part of the globe. TBN is a workplace committed to creating an environment where people can play a vital role in impacting the world and doing some of the best work of their careers.

 

The Role:

We are looking for a talented creative editor with a dedication to style and story to join our editing team at our Nashville/Hendersonville facility. This position will work directly with Senior Producers and California editors to oversee the Nashville/Hendersonville post-production of a daily network-quality series. Primary responsibilities will be to edit daily episodes and ensure timely delivery of finished episodes that align with the ministry goals, brand voice, and creative vision for the series.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 4-6 years of professional video editing experience.
  • Detailed working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. 
  • Passion for creating content for our target audience (Christian women)
  • Efficient Multi-cam editor
  • Experience with layering effects and graphics
  • Expert time and project management skills to handle multiple assignments and complete complex jobs under deadline pressure
  • Strong ability to work in a high-stress, fast-paced daily TV environment while maintaining production standards and efficiency
  • Meticulous attention to quality, detail, and project organization
  • Great working knowledge of finishing, formats, frame rates, and codecs.
  • Sufficient in grammar and spelling

 

Education:

  • B.A. degree in film, or related field, or equivalent professional experience

 

Requested Materials:

Please provide samples of work that demonstrate creative editorial with strong music, sound design, and graphic sensibilities. Include samples of multi-cam editing if available. We will not consider any resumes without provided sample work.

 

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LINE PRODUCER - HUCKABEE NASHVILLE, TN

 

September 04, 2020

Req ID #

 

Responsible for the weekly content creation and execution (including show formats, scripts, research, and bios) necessary to successfully produce and deliver the “Huckabee” show for the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) from the Hendersonville/Nashville, Tennessee studios.

The Line Producer is the glue for the Huckabee team and is the chief communicator who effectively assigns the tasks and activities necessary to successfully produce the program each week.

 

Duties:

 

  • Works under the Vice President of Production and the Huckabee show producer.
  • Coordinates all aspects of each week’s live-to-record episode
  • Assigns segment leaders, scripting, research, editing, graphics, and other needs
  • Writes, reviews, and edits or assigns scripts for the program to fit the “voice” of the host and/or announcer
  • Reviews and approves all scripts prior to prompter rehearsal on the day of the show
  • Coordinates with director and editors to manage the day to day pre-production needs of the program ensuring that elements are ready well in advance of showtime
  • In cooperation with the show producer-Develops and maintains weekly timetables and workflows for the entire producing and production team
  • Works closely with the director and production office to ensure that all departments (Control room, audio, lighting, stage, band, facilities, audience) are properly informed and that production schedules are being adhered to.
  • Works closely with the production team, host, and guests to ensure smooth flow during production
  • Works on the stage or in the control room, in conjunction with the stage managers and in contact with the director and show producer, during the recording, to ensure that the host and guests are prepared and in place for their segments.
  • Involved in the management of the weekly and annual show budget and expenditures.
  • Oversees the hospitality and audience coordination teams to ensure that all preparations and room assignments are made for guests

 

Essential Skills & Experience:

 

  • Demonstrated 5+ years of network-level producing/writing
  • Prior extensive experience with live or live to record programming
  • Understands the production and post-production processes and able to make relevant decisions based on the resources of the facilities and/or staff
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to create content that is or will be popular with the Huckabee viewers based on audience research and response
  • Works closely with the host and show producer of the program to implement their vision or preferences for each program
  • Demonstrated experience as a team leader with high EQ (Emotional Intelligence)
  • Creative and excellent scriptwriting skills
  • Able to write in the “voice” of the host
  • Able to conduct occasional interviews when needed
  • Ability to conceive, outline, plan, crew, write and assemble segments for a variety style program
  • The ideal candidate has extensive contacts within the music and entertainment industries
  • Able to assess unexpected situations quickly and implement a viable or alternative plan of action.
  • Experience with conceptualizing graphics (with editors and/or graphic designers)
  • Willing to be flexible with a personal schedule in order to obtain or create the best possible content for the program
  • A good understanding of the Christian community and sensitive to content that may not be appropriate for the TBN audience

 

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VOD PLATFORM SPECIALIST TUSTIN, CA

 

June 05, 2020

Req ID #1380

 

TBN is searching for a VOD Platform Specialist to join our growing marketing team to oversee TBN’s VOD platform. This individual will be responsible for all activities associated with distribution, promotion, and creation of compelling content for TBN’s video on demand platform and report to the Director of Marketing.  

The ideal candidate would enjoy working with the marketing team to help continue building a strong, consistent following that aligns with the organization's goals and visions. The position will also be responsible for working with our content distributors to ensure timely and accurate airing of TBN shows, series, and original production pieces. 

 

Responsibilities and Duties  

  • Manage and organize all videos on the TBN VOD platform  
  • Create and maintain consumer-facing product messaging and value proposition guidelines  
  • Adopt a viewer-centric approach to product planning by identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing user/segment needs  
  • Ensure that video thumbnails are engaging, inviting, and accurate to the subject matter in the video  
  • Maintain standards for metadata so that videos are easily searchable  
  • Work with video loggers to develop and improve video ingest processes  
  • Field and work to resolve user issues  
  • Responsible for periodic/monthly email updates regarding new content  
  • Work with the marketing team to develop a content communication strategy  
  • Creation and evaluation of attention-grabbing video titles and compelling descriptions.  
  • End-user data analyzation for platform improvements (e.g. A/B testing of thumbnails)  

 

Skill Sets  

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data; create and execute optimization plans based on data analysis  
  • 2+ years’ experience with uploading content to video platforms like YouTube and Vimeo  
  • 1+ year customer service experience  
  • Basic understanding of how coding and API calls work   
  • Ability to write consumer-facing copy  
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop, Canva, or other photo editing tools  
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to find ways to continually grow the platform  
  • Project Management  
  • Firm knowledge of the OTT landscape 

 

Pluses  

  • Knowledge of Google Ads  
  • Experience with HubSpot or with other marketing automation tools  

 

About TBN

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) is the leader in faith-based television programming. We combine creativity and data to fulfill our mission of reaching as many people as we can with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. Headquartered in Orange County, California, we have over 30 24-hour television foreign partner networks reaching every part of the globe. TBN is a workplace committed to creating an environment where people can play a vital role in impacting the world and doing some of the best work of their careers. 

 
 
 
 
 

VIDEO OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN TUSTIN, CA

 

May 08, 2020

Req ID #

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 3-5 Years experience in a large-scale studio operation in a live production environment.
  • Thorough knowledge in the operations of broadcast camera systems including specifically these brands: Grass Valley, Ikegami, Sony and Panasonic.
  • Proper selections of lens/pedestal/pan head combinations and associated equipment throughout the camera chain is required.
  • Equipment experience with a variety of cameras, a variety of lenses, master set-up units, remote control units, routing switchers, viewfinders, camera pedestals, pan heads, tally systems, intercom systems, basic understanding of signal flow, as well as video testing equipment and scopes, is required.
  • Detailed understanding of color correction and color matching.
  • Basic understanding of studio lighting and color temperatures.
  • Must be a team player, work well with others and excel under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills with producers, directors, lighting directors and crew.
  • Must be available to work variable shifts including evenings and weekends.
  • Must reside in the Southern California area as this position is based in Tustin, CA.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION / SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Video Operator must be knowledgeable in the basics of various video signal formats/frame rates, video processing, and the usage of waveform monitors. Having demonstrated the ability to manage the camera chain and monitoring in the control rooms, hue, saturation, luminance, contrast, color space, color temperature, white level, sync, and the understanding of these parameters directly related to iris, lighting, lens type, and focal length is also required.

 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of broadcast camera equipment.
  • Proper setup, configuration and diagnosis of various types of television camera systems, video monitors and associated equipment.
  • Expert understanding in proper shading and coloring techniques to ensure proper on-air look while maintaining industry broadcast standards.
  • Confers with producers, directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements.
  • Work closely with other members of the production team to deliver required visual results for productions.

 

 
 
 
 

INFORMATION SYSTEMS BUSINESS ANALYST - FORT WORTH, TX

 

October 1, 2019

Req ID #

 

Position Overview:

 

The Information Systems Business Analyst is a vital team player in the IS department. The IS Business Analyst plans and conducts the analysis, design, testing, documentation, and deployment of new and existing technology solutions to meet TBN’s business and operational requirements; develops business process requirements and improvements; facilitates the development of priorities with managers; coordinates and participates in applications testing and problem resolution; executes quality assurance activities. This position operates as the subject matter expert providing technical and functional system analysis services to enable TBN to develop and implement software and technology solutions to meet business, operational and functional objectives.

In addition, the IS Business Analyst will establish and maintain technical and architectural documentation standards and mentor and provide leadership to technical resources conducting systems analysis.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Analyze and document complex as-is and future business processes to turn business requirement into documents for procedures, applications, tools, and reporting
  • Collect and develop detailed business and functional requirements across the enterprise and serve as a liaison between the business and technical teams.
  • Assist the Application Support team with troubleshooting and root-cause analysis.
  • Troubleshoot issues with current software applications and interfaces identifying potential solutions and working with the development team to resolve them.
  • Assist the development team with writing test cases, test scripts, and scorecards.
  • Create, contribute to and organize operational procedures and user manuals
  • Collect and Analyze data to identify risks and perform root-cause analysis on areas of risk.
  • Establish and track action plans, working with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to identify solution options with pros/cons and present them to various stakeholders and decision-makers.
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports, recommending actions.
  • Schedule, facilitate, and document meetings with all levels of staff for purposes of discovery, presentation, review, approval, and problem resolution.
  • Ability to answer questions, provide detail, address changes to requirements, and facilitate dialog across teams when issues and challenges are encountered to ensure the end product is delivered as specified.
  • Create, maintain, and analyze metrics, KPIs and reports for Software Applications.
  • Contribute and facilitate the Continuous Improvement of Software Applications providing recommendations and action plans for enhancements and upgrades.
  • Responsibilities extend to multiple projects, application enhancements, risk mitigations, and/or continuous improvement simultaneously.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology Computer Engineering or similar field
  • 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, Senior Application Support, or Senior Development positions.
  • Experienced in at least one of the following areas:
    • CRM/Customer Service solutions. Donor management, transaction processing, and product fulfillment. (Donor Direct StudioEnterprise experience will be highly desired)
    • Customer Engagement: Direct Mail processing, Call Center (inbound and outbound), email campaigns.
    • Financial systems. All areas including AP, AR, GL, Fixed Assets, Purchasing and Reporting (Oracle Cloud Fusion ERP will be highly desired)
  • Knowledge and experience on financial transaction processing:
    • Payment gateways and credit card processing
    • Electronic Fund Transfers and ACH
    • Paypal
  • Highly proficient in gathering and developing detailed business and functional requirements.
  • Excellent analytical skills so that a customer’s business needs are properly interpreted and translated into the application and operational requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills effectively communicating in individual and group settings in all levels of the enterprise, from C-level position to end-users as well as external vendors.
  • Strong knowledge of systems capabilities, software platforms, and processes.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated report writing skills in either SQL Report Writer, Crystal Reports or other reporting or BI platform.
  • Working familiarity with writing SQL queries, creating database views, and reading/writing basic stored procedures.
  • Familiarity with SDLC and software development.
  • Knowledge of different development languages and software architecture will be highly desired.
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills, multi-tasking, and working under minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, MS Visio, and other documentation and organizational tools.

 

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