Production director

Peninsula Bible Church, Palo Alto, California

About Peninsula Bible Church

Peninsula Bible Church is a non-denominational church with 75 years of history located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We are a multi-generational, diverse community of people with a deep love for the Bible and a desire to help people find and follow Jesus. PBC is currently accepting applications for a Production Director. This is a full-time position, exempt position.

Position Overview

The Production Director (PD) is responsible for the oversight and operation of all audio, video and lighting systems campus-wide. The PD will also recruit, train, and develop volunteers to ensure they can operate our current technology in an excellent way.



This position will contribute to the completion of several projects as time permits. These projects include:

  • Lead project on for Main Patio, Family Room and Foyer A/V build-out
  • Fellowship Hall AVL completion
  • Create + update AVL inventory cross-campus
  • Create system and guidance for Worship Center usage by outside organizations
  • Worship Center/FH Security system

Audio / Visual / Lighting

  • Oversee the sound, lighting, and video production for weekend services, mid-week events, and special events.
  • Develop and implement systems for the production team.
  • Oversee the installation of audio, video, and lighting upgrades.
  • Schedule all audio, visual and lighting team volunteers.
  • Stage set design, implementation, and oversight in cooperation with the Creative Team.
  • Manage equipment maintenance and inventory of all AVL equipment.

Tech Production

  • Oversee contract production staff and/or vendors.
  • Recruit, equip, manage and mentor production volunteers.
  • Detailed weekly setup and preparation for rehearsals and weekend services.
  • Oversee, optimize and maintain livestream systems for services and events.
  • Prepare weekly ProPresenter slide deck for weekend services.
  • Oversee and facilitate technical needs for midweek ministries and special events.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues to minimize distractions in worship services.
  • Edit and upload sermon to website and/or social media.

Campus Technology

  • Serve as liaison with IT Contractor Liaison (currently V&C).
  • Internet and phone systems (office, elevator etc.) – liaising with V&C and vendors, troubleshooting, phone set-ups, contracts and payments, etc.
  • Hardware purchasing & inventory – installation, troubleshooting, and liaising with V&C.
  • Software and Cloud Applications – oversee and resource staff with MS Office, Email (Gmail), Planning Center, Dropbox, Gmail Groups, etc. Maintain subscriptions.
  • Copiers and printers – supplies, troubleshooting, and liaising with contractor (Swenson).

Creative Team

  •  Participate as an active member of the Creative Team.
  • Cast vision and manage priorities for all technical areas within the church.
  • Participate in planning and production meetings for services and events.
  • Nurture a can-do attitude modeling excellent service-oriented-leadership.

Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrates a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills.
  • 5+ years experience in live production, including audio mixing and lighting.
  • Ability in ProPresenter, Blackmagic, Logic Pro, Ableton, etc.,Yamaha Audio, and Chroma-Q Vista R3 Lighting system
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to excel at details, multi-task, and thrive in an independent environment
  • Excellent volunteer management skills, with a track record of developing strong teams
  • Adept at troubleshooting and solving problems quickly with a “whatever-it-takes” attitude
  • Ability to work humbly and cooperatively with staff, ministry leaders and volunteers
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and be on your feet for long stretches of time

Reports to: Worship & Creative Arts Pastor

Hours & Salary

Full-Time, 40 hrs/week

Monday – Thursday: 8am to 4pm (flexible hours possible during the week)
Sunday: 6am – 12:30pm
All major events (this includes some evenings and weekends)

Compensation: $80k-100k per year.

We know that housing in California is sometimes challenging due to the higher cost of living. This position is eligible for housing allowance to help with the higher cost of living in the Bay Area.