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Work with us! MPUC is seeking a Video Editor.

Macalester Plymouth United Church is seeking a Video Editor to help with our transition to worshiping online during the pandemic. The Video Editor will edit church videos (filmed primarily by individuals and leaders) and related online content, primarily for the weekly hour-long Sunday worship service. They will do this in collaboration with the worship planning team, led by the ministers. Work will be done remotely and is estimated to require around 7 hours per week. Initial contract length will be 12 weeks, paid hourly, with the possibility of renewal.  Macalester Plymouth United Church is a vibrant progressive faith community near Macalester College in St. Paul. For more information about the church, please visit Interested applicants can submit a resume and links to work samples by emailing by Sunday, June 7, 2020.    

Essential Functions

  • Edits worship video clips to create the final Sunday worship video each week
  • Posts final worship video online and shares with staff for broadcasting
  • Works closely with the worship planning team to translate its goals and intentions for worship into video experiences
  • Creates style guide for church videos based on the current print style guide including templates for worship videos
  • Trains church members and staff in recording high quality videos for worship as needed
  • Manages the archiving of worship related videos
  • Participates in conversations about how video could aid in church growth as requested and time allows
  • Offers technical help as requested and able
  • Work is expected to be completed remotely

Minimum Qualifications

2 plus years of experience with:

  • Audio and video production and editing
  • Livestreaming
  • Proficiency in either Adobe Premier Pro or Final Cut Pro
  • Online content creation/video communication strategy
  • Must have own editing equipment, software, and reliable internet

Core Competencies

  • Clear Communication: Responsive and efficient in their ability to communicate with volunteers and staff
  • Compelling Storytelling: An artistic sense about how audio and video can work together to support the content of a video and tell a story 
  • Detail-Oriented: Ability to execute complex projects with timeliness, consistency and attention to detail
  • Collaborative Approach: Works well on a team and supports the overall success of the church