Program Productions · Westlake Village, California
Department Program Productions
Employment Type Regular Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Position Description

Adventist Media Center – Faith For Today

Position Title: Editor   Program Productions

Job Classification: Regular Full Time - Non-Exempt

Accountable to: Manager

Position Summary:

Serves Faith For Today by editing programs for the Media Department and working alongside Faith For Today’s team to enable the ministry to carry out its mission of reaching a secular audience with the distinctive message of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Authority & Accountability:

Authority as delegated by the Manager and directly responsible to the Manager. 

Essential Position Functions:

    • Create and edit media and digital content for ministry needs.
    • Manage day-to-day activities of assigned video, audio, and digital programs, and developing content.
    • Creatively develop and edit content for websites, social media platforms, and YouTube.
    • Develop digital summaries and content for assigned programs.
    • Function as engineer and editor for assigned programs.
    • Play an integral role as part of Lifestyle Magazine production team.
    • Play a key role in helping FFT management team develop media strategies and execution plans.
    • Create strategies to improve the department's efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Edit all FFT programs for broadcast quality.
    • Produce, shoot and edit video projects for short turnaround (3-4 week lead time).
    • Ability to run the camera for short content.
    • Work with and report to Speaker-Director as necessary to ensure all video work is compatible with FFT branding guidelines and strategies.
    • Fulfill other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Speaker/Director and Manager.
    • Work with smartphone and Roku app vendors to update and maintain current and future media content across current and emerging platforms.
    • Work with FFT executive team to develop new and innovative programming that will appeal to broader audiences.
    • Maintain library of FFT Programs.
    • Maintain post-production process – transcriptions closed captioning, duplication, and distribution of shows.


    • Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on digital, radio, and television production preferred.
    • Experience: Preferred: Three to five years as a creative media professional either with an agency or organization.
    • Competencies
      • Has a close relationship with Jesus Christ and sets a good example for others.
      • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Apple Keynote, and Microsoft Suite.
      • Knowledge and experience in both production and post-production work
      • Self-starter who can exercise direction and independent judgment, manage multiple projects, make decisions, assume responsibility and deliver on tight deadlines.
      • Good interpersonal communication skills.
      • Flexibility to adapt to urgent projects or unusual situations.
      • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance.
      • Ability to gauge the feasibility of proposed projects within limits of given time and resources.
      • Superb time-management and multitasking skills.
      • A happy passion for using the latest and emerging technologies to better equip evangelism.
      • Solid finger on the pulse of technology and the tech industry, including a firm understanding of how current trends and emerging concepts might benefit FFT’s mission this year, next year, and 5-10 years from now.

    • Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who believes in and supports its fundamental teachings.

    Interpersonal Relationship

    • Within Ministry:
      • Speaker/Director
      • Manager/Treasurer
      • Director of Station Relations
      • Director of Decvelopment
      • Office Staff
      • Ministry vendors and contractors

    Working Conditions 

    • General working conditions of an office
    • Moderate to occasional high-stress levels due to deadlines and job load.
    • Physical requirements: requires time at a computer or at a desk, with minimal standing, walking, reaching, climbing, and lifting (maximum of 50 lbs.)
    • Statistics:
      • 38 regular hours per week
      • Will require some variable hours and weekend work
      • No special clothing or safety gear is required.


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    • Location
      Westlake Village, California
    • Department
      Program Productions
    • Employment Type
      Regular Full Time
    • Minimum Experience