NOW HIRING! Audio/Visual Technician – Livestream Director

Audio/Video Technician – Livestream director
St. John United Church live streams its services most Sundays (2-camera/ATEM video switcher). We need an A/V person to set up cameras and direct the livestream presentation. We have the gear installed and procedures set, but always looking for ideas to improve our streams! Looking for a commitment of 2 to 4 Sundays a month. 

Hours needed: Sunday morning, 9a-12p 
Stipend: $100/Sunday
Term: approximately 6 months 
This position will be evaluated in October, at which point the term may be extended.  

Before service:

  • Set up cameras and ATEM switcher (all cables already run)
  • Connect and test audio sources from the house board (usually about 3-5 inputs). The livestream mix is sent from AUX 1 +2 (pre-fader) *As the church slowly re-opens to have people in person, there may be additional audio/sound help to set up the microphones. You will still be responsible for the livestream mix.

During service:

  • Start livestream to YouTube to the appropriate scheduled stream
  • Switch between 2 cameras and make adjustments to capture the activities throughout the service
  • Monitor the audio mix throughout the service and make any needed adjustments to the mix. 
  • Stop livestream at end of service

After service: 

  • Strike cameras and switchers, cables can remain, and return to box and to the office

Due to COVID, we are not currently gathering for in-person worship. Services are led by a small team of up to 10 people, and usually fewer than 5. 

To apply, send a brief statement regarding your interest and qualifications to Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. 

About St. John United Lutheran Church

St. John United Lutheran Church is a small but active faith community, rooted in the neighborhood of Phinney Ridge of Seattle. We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and practice the traditions of our faith through worship, service, advocacy, organizing, and joyful fellowship. Our building has served as home to many community groups, including a twice weekly free hot meal program that has served for over 25 years in partnership with the Phinney Neighborhood Association. Our building tenants include a cooperative preschool, an inter-religious environmental advocacy non-profit and the Northwest Washington Synod of the ELCA. The Church Council recently endorsed a Green Team to pursue a Net Zero Carbon Initiative for the Church building and surrounding property.

Welcome Statement

The community of St. John United welcomes all persons into membership, leadership and full participation in the life of our congregation without regard to gender or sexual identity, race, age, ability, economic status, illness, or other human conditions. We affirm that Jesus Christ has entrusted the ministry of reconciliation and healing to the Church and we actively seek to include all who have felt excluded or alienated, especially people who identify as transgender, bisexual, gay, and lesbian.  This statement was adopted in 2000, reaffirmed in 2003, and updated and re-affirmed in 2018. 


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