Production Specialist

Wooddale Church

Job Description

Church Profile:

Wooddale Church is a vibrant, multi-site church in the Twin Cities of 4,000 with campuses in Eden Prairie, Edina and downtown Minneapolis. Wooddale is a generationally and culturally diverse community that exists to honor God by making more disciples for Jesus Christ—here, near and far.



The Production Specialist utilizes a professional level of knowledge and experience in audio and video production to consistently achieve purposeful, well-planned and proficiently executed services. This role provides tactile oversight to the technical elements at Wooddale Church to help set a course consistent with the vision of the Production Director and wider Creative Arts team. This role helps recruit, train, and develop volunteers church-wide.



·       Assists with all aspects of broadcast and pre-produced video content for Wooddale’s weekend services, ensuring a successful capture, edit, delivery, streaming, and archiving of weekend services and messages each week

·       Assists with various video projects or other creative media to be used for Worship Services, special events or other ministry use

·       Grows the team intentionally through volunteer recruitment, and helps invest in and provide ongoing direction, training, and support to all team members across all campuses.

  • Serves as primary troubleshooting contact for audio, video, and lighting systems, including updating hardware, software, and equipment firmware; regularly cleaning and maintaining projectors and other equipment
  • Creates and loads programming content for services and events; directs services and events as needed
  • Diagnoses and resolves complex audio, video, lighting, and network issues as assigned across campuses
  • Maintains and services broadcast video transport components
  • Leads the online support team during services and events by remotely supporting campus teams and assisting with on-site diagnostics and resolution of technical issues 
  • Creates and owns the production equipment asset tracking database for all campuses
  • Collaborates with other production staff as needed




·       Actively following Jesus, being changed by Jesus, and committed to the mission of Jesus.

·       Subscribe to and affirm the Statement of Faith and Covenant of Wooddale Church.

·       Be a regular participant in public worship at, and remain a member in good standing of Wooddale Church.


·       3-5 years experience with expert-level familiarity with live and studio audio production including (but not limited to):

o  Digital and analog audio consoles

o  In Ear Monitor (IEM) systems

o  Ableton Live, Reaper, Pro Tools and/or other DAW programs

o  Multitrack recording, playback, and mixdown

o  Experience with networked audio preferred (i.e. Dante, Madi, etc.)

o  Experience and knowledge of livestreaming and multi-campus production preferred

·       3-5 years experience and expert-level familiarity with broadcast and studio cameras, broadcast video switching, and post-production editing equipment, including, but not limited to:

o  Professional grade cameras, lenses, tripods, cabling, etc in both broadcast and studio environments.

o  Various broadcast video switchers for both IMAG and broadcast applications.

o  Audio DAW systems (Logic Pro or similar) for use in editing video or other projects.

o  High level of proficiency in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, or another applicable professional editing software.

·       Strong aptitude for, or experience with, other key platforms/programs, including, but not limited to:

o  Adobe Creative Suite

o  Planning Center Online

o  Resi

o  Church Online Platform

o  Microsoft Office Suite


·       Strong interpersonal skills to build and grow relationships with a variety of people at Wooddale and throughout the community, resulting in a healthy team and worship culture.

·       Strategic and organized in the planning and implementation of AVL systems and initiatives.

·       Self-starter and driven toward helping fulfill campus and church-wide goals and objectives

·       Committed to building and training teams of volunteers and contractors across all campuses.



·       Typical schedule includes weekday hours as well as weekend services and responsibilities

·       Evening, weekend, and extended hours as holidays or events require

·       Requires the ability to occasionally commute to and work from other campuses as needed

·       This position will be located primarily at the Eden Prairie campus, with regular support at the multi-sites



·       Ability lift 50+ pounds as needed to set up and take down production equipment.

Reports to: Production Director


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

About Wooddale Church

Wooddale Church is 1 church in 4 locations. We seek to honor God by making more disciples for Jesus Christ. To learn more, visit:

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
High School Diploma

Date Posted
1 year ago
Eden Prairie, Minnesota


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