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PRAYER PARTNER (PART TIME) -Tustin, CA

 

December 14, 2017

 

 

 

 

Prayer Partner (Part Time)

 

Job Summary:

 

Handle prayer line calls, take prayer requests and pledges, salvations, re-dedications, praise reports, and special requests from all over the nation and world.  There will also be some data entry work at the end of these phone calls.

 

 

Summary of essential job functions:

 

  • Ability to pray effectually, providing assistance through prayer & the word of God to those in need
  • Ability to respond to crisis calls such as suicide, anger, abuse, depression
  • Spiritually & emotionally mature, portraying a Godly character that exemplifies the lifestyle & behavior of a Minister of the Gospel
  • Ability to appropriately handle sensitive & confidential information
  • Ability to handle high call volume & work well with others

 

 

Skills:

 

  • Typing (minimum 30 wpm) & Computer skills (entering pertinent and confidential caller information)
  • Proper telephone etiquette
  • Good command of the English language
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • Commitment of your life to Jesus Christ
  • Have a good knowledge of the Word of God
  • Established in a church body
  • Pastoral reference
  • Minimum18 years of age
  • Consistent commitment to fulfill the requirements of being a Prayer Partner
  • Willingness to abide by the policies & guidelines of TBN
  • Considerate & respectful to co-workers with a willingness to quickly resolve any disputes that would create strife or division in the Prayer Department
  • Honor those placed in authority treating them with respect & dignity

 

 

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GUEST COORDINATOR - TUSTIN, CA

 

December 5, 2017

 

 

 

Guest Coordinator

 

New Women's Program: “Better Together”

Reports to: Senior Producer

 

Summary:

 

This position will assist the Senior Producer in coordinating guest appearances for a daily network-quality series set to air on the TBN networks Spring 2018. Primary responsibility will be to handle logistics for scheduled guests.

 

Duties:

 

  • Assist Senior Producer in scheduling a revolving pool of guests and guest hosts
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with potential guests and their assistants/managers
  • Work closely with the travel department to ensure all arrangements meet production schedule and guest requirements
  • Assist producers in monitoring adherence to any contractual requirements pertaining to guest appearances and in obtaining signed talent releases/agreements as needed
  • Maintain clear, professional communication with guests ensuring that they receive information pertinent to their participation in the program prior to their arrival and that all questions or concerns are addressed in a timely manner
  • Coordinate hospitality needs during production
  • Administrative duties as assigned

 

Skills & Experience:

 

  • At least 2 years of experience in a relevant or related field (Talent Management, Event Coordination, Travel/Hospitality, etc.) is preferred
  • Strong communication skills, especially the ability to write in a clear, concise, professional manner
  • Expert attention to detail and project management skills to handle multiple assignments and complete jobs under deadline pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and communicate with diverse on-air personalities, personal assistants, and talent managers
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

Minimum of Bachelor's degree in related field of study or equivalent experience is preferred

 

 

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LINE PRODUCER - TUSTIN, CA

 

December 5, 2017

 

 

 

Line Producer

 

New Women's Program: “Better Together”

Reports to: Senior Producer

 

Summary:

 

The Line Producer will work directly with the Senior Producer to oversee the production of a daily network-quality series set to air on the TBN networks Spring 2018. Primary responsibilities will be to develop content and maintain the overall production schedule (pre-production through post) ensuring timely delivery of finished episodes that align with the ministry goals, brand voice, and creative vision for the series.

 

Duties:

 

  • Collaborate with the Senior Producer and team in the development of each episode, including social and promotional content
  • Interview guests, write scripts, produce segment content, and oversee post-production as needed
  • Maintain master production calendar, prepare shooting schedules and run sheets for the efficient execution of each episode
  • Oversee and facilitate production logistics, including on-location shoots as needed
  • Serve as liaison between crew and Senior Producer during production and monitor shoots for continuity, quality, and ministry alignment
  • Track production costs and verify all necessary permissions have been granted (signed release forms, location permits, etc.)
  • Supervise freelancers as needed

 

Skills & Experience:

 

  • At least 5 years of TV production and leadership experience required; includes writing, selecting visual elements, and editing compelling content to draw new audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to brand voice and ministry style
  • Must be comfortable on set and in the field while working with diverse on-air personalities
  • Strong ability to work in a high-stress, fast-paced daily TV environment while maintaining production standards and efficiency
  • Passion for creating content for our target audience (Christian women)
  • Expert time and project management skills to handle multiple assignments and complete complex jobs under deadline pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to write clear, concise, compelling copy
  • Ability to proofread and make corrections in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style
  • Ability to work well independently, as a manager, and as part of a team
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Media Communications or equivalent experience is preferred

 

Additional References Requested:

 

Candidates must submit 2-3 writing samples (attachments or links to online content accepted) and sample of production and/or promotional work. We will request at least 2 professional references in addition to a personal and spiritual reference.

 

 

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST - TUSTIN, CA

 

December 5, 2017

 

 

 

Social Media Strategist

 

New Women's Program: “Better Together”

Reports to: Senior Producer

 

Summary:

 

This position will manage the social media presence for a daily network-quality TV series set to air on the TBN networks Spring 2018. Primary responsibility will be to create integrated social media strategies to promote the broadcast, build a community of viewers, and foster audience engagement across multiple social media platforms in a manner that aligns with the ministry goals, brand voice, and creative vision for the series.

 

Duties:

 

  • Collaborate with the Senior Producer and team to create integrated social media marketing strategies to meet promotional and audience engagement goals
  • Leverage program assets and promotional content to ensure effective reach into new and existing audiences across social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Manage social community and relationship development, including responding to direct messages and comments
  • Create and manage social ad campaigns (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Provide ongoing assessment for determining the progress and success of initiatives
  • Identify social cross-promotional opportunities to highlight content and maximize exposure, including providing content to guests for external social promotion as needed
  • Work closely with program and marketing teams to ensure consistency in messaging and creative direction
  • Stay current on the latest trends, technologies, and tools related to social media content distribution, social ad strategies, and associated analytics

 

Skills & Experience:

 

  • At least 5 years of social media management experience, including at least 2 years of strategic social experience and at least 1 year of recent social ad experience (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter preferred)
  • Passion for creating content for our target audience (Christian women)
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to brand voice and ministry style
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to write clear, concise, compelling copy
  • Ability to proofread and make corrections in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style
  • Expert attention to detail and ability to complete jobs under deadline pressure
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in related field of study (Social Media and/or Marketing specialties preferred) or equivalent experience

 

Additional Materials Required:

 

Candidates will be asked to complete a brief social media post and ad test in addition to submitting samples of social posts, reports, campaigns, and strategic planning.

 

 

 

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CHIEF ENGINEER - AURORA, IL

 

December 01, 2017

 

 

Chief Engineer – Full Time Salaried

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Working knowledge of general electronic theory.

Computer literacy and systems familiarity.

Analog and digital component level trouble‑shooting skills as applied to television transmitters, microwave systems, satellite receive systems, studio, electrical, mechanical and other equipment used in television broadcast stations.

Knowledge of all FCC Rules pertinent to television broadcast technical requirements as found in Parts 17, 73 and 74.

Supervisory skills sufficient to properly and efficiently train, schedule and manage a technical staff.

Organizational skills sufficient for timely filing of required company reports, FCC reporting and logging requirements, scheduling of preventative maintenance and general coverage of required activities of the engineering department.

Previous experience as chief engineer or technical supervisor at a television broadcast station is preferred.    

 

Education and Certifications:

 

High school diploma (or equivalent).

Two or more years of college level electronics curricula or bona fide electronics school/military equivalent.

Valid FCC radio operator permit.

Society of Broadcast Engineers certification preferred.

Valid Driver’s license.   

                                                                                                                                

Responsibilities:

 

Fulfill the function of Chief Operator as described in Part 73.1870 of FCC Rules.

Responsible to fulfill all duties required of a departmental head.

Responsible for maintaining full compliance at all time with all pertinent FCC Rules dealing with technical operations at television broadcast stations as specified in Parts  17, 73 and 74 of the FCC Rules.

Responsible for monitoring all transmission facilities to determine compliance with FCC Rules and performing, or supervising the performance of any and all corrective actions and repairs to maintain compliance with the rules, company policy and good engineering practice.

Oversee the training of all transmitter operations personnel to a skill level which renders those personnel knowledgeable and capable of performing their duties in compliance with FCC Rules and company policies prior to assuming responsibility in that capacity.

Oversee the training of all non‑transmitter operations personnel to a skill level required for the position by the station and good engineering practice.

Responsible for maintaining and keeping in proper working order all transmission and studio, and various other electrical/mechanical equipment found at television stations.

Responsible for providing personal support in whatever capacity is required to assist in successful production of television programs as needed.

Responsible for providing personal support in whatever capacity is required to assist Station Manager to help meet the needs of the station.

Responsible for maintaining 24‑hour "on‑call" liaison with station personnel, and available during those time to render emergency assistance. Otherwise, responsible for designating a competent alternate person as a back‑up during illness, vacation and other approved absences.

Responsible for maintaining compliance with pertinent FCC Rules as regarding posting  or keeping station technical files, records, logs, licenses, permits, authorizations or  other required documents.  In particular, the weekly performance of the Chief Operator Log Review of the Station Log as specified in Part 73.1870 (c) (3).

Responsible for efficient effective scheduling and management of all engineering department personnel, including but not limited to participating in hiring and dismissal decisions and disciplinary actions.  Maintaining of cordial and professional interpersonal relationships with department personnel and co-workers.

Responsible for the purchase of all capital and non‑capital items necessary for proper operation of the facility under direct supervision and cooperation of the Station Manager (and in some cases the Network Vice President of Engineering) at the lowest possible cost to the station.       

                                                                                                                                      

Reporting Relationships:

 

Reports directly to the Station Manager and is evaluated by the manager in terms of general employee performance and conduct as a staff member.

Cooperates with and is evaluated by the Network Vice President of Engineering in the area of performance of technical skills, good engineering practice and compliance with corporate and FCC technical policies.

 

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MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR - TUSTIN, CA

 

November 16, 2017

 

 

Master Control Operator - Full Time

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast
  • Maintain on air operation to include running critical spots with network programming
  • Monitor multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals
  • Operate Various Automation equipment  
  • Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures         
  • Observe transmitters and take readings
  • Maintain program and transmitter logs
  • Execute, edit, update, and append playlists
  • Acquire content from various distributors
  • Report equipment issues and transmission discrepancies              

 

Experience Requirements:

  • Must have computer and software experience
  • Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus
  • Related military experience will be considered

 

Qualification Requirements:

  • Computer literacy is mandatory
  • Attention to detail is imperative
  • Applicant must be able to multi-task
  • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions
  • Ability to learn specialized software applications
  • Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements

 

Education:

  • Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus

 

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BROADCAST TELEVISION DIRECTOR - TUSTIN, CA

 

November 10, 2017

 

Broadcast Television Director

 

The Broadcast Television Director will work with the staff in the control room and the engineering staff before, during and after productions. Work will be performed in a fast-paced environment for TBN’s live event productions and additional programs or events, as assigned. The Director must prepare carefully in order to provide crew members with accurate instructions and directions. The Broadcast Television Director will be responsible for preparing and switching video elements during live and pre-recorded productions while ensuring all content meets TBN’s high standards of quality.

 

Responsibilities

  • Proficient operation of all broadcast equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, including but not limited to Technical Directing functions (e.g. operating video switchers, implementing sources, creating displays, interfacing with external devices, creating user and suite preferences).
  • Building and maintaining effects for various productions, providing associated communication and documentation to the entire Technical Directing team.
  • Demonstrating solid knowledge of plant signal flow/routing.
  • Measuring video signals to ensure quality control of TBN endorsed standards on all operations using comprehensive knowledge of broadcast methods.
  • Performing proficiently under strict timelines and/or live conditions.
  • Understanding complex information and disseminating it to proper personnel in a clear and concise manner.
  • Knowledge of specific workflows for identifying and resolving operational errors and equipment failure.
  • Expected to file reports, as necessary, on specific working conditions, equipment status, and personal development at the request of management.
  • Prioritizing and disseminating information among the entire control room crew to ensure seamless productions.
  • Participating special event coverage and projects as necessary.
  • May train others in operational areas and if so, required to generate training documentation.
  • Participation in required administrative tasks including, but not limited to, the effective utilization of all TBN software based applications (such as time entry, travel and expense filing,) and daily shift reporting.
  • Embrace company initiatives including town and/or departmental meetings, upward feedback, performance management applications and employee surveys. Encourage others to do the same.
  • Problem-solving, troubleshooting and effective communication to best convey any issues needing resolution.
  • Seeking out information in regards to the workflow of other business units, including their impact and/or specific integration with Production and Operations, while utilizing that information to enhance processes and/or educate others.
  • Participation in training programs, (physical, classroom, virtual, etc.) for self-career development and/or regarding any relevant equipment and workflow changes within the operation.
  • Supporting TBN Domestic stations and networks, as well as all TBN International networks.

 

Abilities

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Flexibility to alter shifts/days off and work overtime to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform tasks under tight deadlines, work independently and participate in simultaneous projects.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills are a necessity.
  • Organizational, efficiency and planning skills are required.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team dynamic.
  • Must be willing and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Candidates must have good computer background (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc...) and strong communication skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years practical TV Production or related experience in a large market, network level or complex broadcasting environment.
  • Proficient knowledge of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, including but not limited to: Video production switchers, server-based recording/playback systems and related control devices, TV Production routers, intercom systems, signal conversion equipment, etc.
  • Experience in a complex live production control room environment.
  • Familiarity with production control room automation systems. Candidates must have a strong computer background (Outlook, ENPS (or equivalent), Word, Excel, etc...) including experience with computer network signal flow.

 

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technical School degree in communications, electronics, television production or related field.

 

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EDITORIAL GRAPHICS PRODUCER - NASHVILLE, TN

 

July 3, 2017

 

 

 

 

Editorial Graphics Producer

 

The Editorial Graphics Producer collaborates with content producers, coordinating producers and researchers on TBN’s latest program Huckabee, and other TBN studio programming to find innovative ways to enhance the video storyline from a graphics and content perspective. The Editorial Graphics Producer leads the editorial direction of on-air insert graphics appearing in live programming. 

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for the creation or supervising the creation of written content, visual content and statistics under tight deadlines in a live or live-to-record broadcast environment.
  • Shape and enhance storylines using superior editorial judgment and clear, concise written content.
  • Check and proof graphics for grammar, spelling, clarity and impact under tight deadlines during live productions.
  • Communicate effectively and clearly across the production, editorial and technology departments to ensure the highest levels of execution and best on-air product.
  • Responsible to uphold the strongest levels of creativity and news judgment regarding content covered.
  • Thorough day-to-day knowledge of news, information and history with the skill to translate content into short, specific and concise messages that are easily comprehended and digested by the viewing audience.
  • Support TBN domestic stations and networks, as well as all TBN International networks.
  • Deliver graphics content for use by other divisions of the company, as requested.
  • Support pre-production, production and post production graphic needs, as requested.

 

 

Abilities:

 

  • Thorough day-to-day knowledge of news, information and history with the skill to translate content into short, specific and concise messages that are easily comprehended and digested by the viewing audience.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to show leadership, to drive content and to leverage relationships by working collaboratively with team members and other network divisions.
  • Flexibility to alter shifts/days off and work overtime to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform tasks under tight deadlines, work independently and participate in simultaneous projects.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills are a necessity.
  • Organizational, efficiency and planning skills are required.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team dynamic.
  • Must be willing and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
  • Candidate must have good computer background (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc...) and strong communication skills
  • Clear understanding of the different specification requirements for display of created or imported graphic content on a variety of equipment or outlets.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in broadcast production with an emphasis on graphic interpretation of events.
  • Control room experience with Chyron, VizRT or equivalent.
  • 4 years of experience with Motion Graphics software such as Maya, After Effects, Cinema 4D or equivalent.
  • Experience integrating interactive, social and digital media via graphics.
  • Experience in a live production control room environment.
  • Familiarity with production control room automation systems. Candidates must have a strong computer background (Outlook, ENPS (or equivalent), Word, Excel, etc...) including experience with computer network signal flow.

 

 

Required Education:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or English and/or equivalent broadcast production experience.

 

 

 

 

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