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Blue Ridge Broadcasting-Content Coordinator

For over 70 years, The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) has proclaimed the Gospel through its various ministries. Whether you work at our headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove (BGTC) in Asheville, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Broadcasting (BRB) in Asheville, North Carolina or a field office abroad, you are part of a team of committed Christians working together to reach people to the ends of the earth with the Gospel.

CHRISTIAN PURPOSE AND EXPECTATIONS:

All employees proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through their employment, and thereby further BGEA’s religious mission.

Department Detail – BRB connects to BGEA through the Media Ministry division; the home of media production and distribution for the BGEA. This division includes: Video Ministry Services – the team that produces BGEA’s video programming and materials; and Audio Ministry Services – the team that produces BGEA’s podcasts and awareness announcements for radio, maintains the Billy Graham Audio Archives and the 24/7 stream of messages and programming for The Billy Graham Channel on SiriusXM satellite radio.

Job Summary – The Content Coordinator organizes and schedules data required to create official program “logs” – the daily guide that dictates the content and timing of content to air on radio station(s). Assist with the procurement, editing, and archiving of audio/video content for ministry use. Provide administrative support to both the Programming & Content and Accounting & Administration departments as needed.

Ministry Requirements

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds BGEA in prayer
  • Participates in daily BGEA staff devotions including Bible reading, and leading group prayer as schedule permits
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with BGEA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
  • Faithfully upholds BGEA in prayer
  • Consistently participates in daily BGEA staff devotions
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with BGEA’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence
  • Determine and identify best placement of content in logs, based on order info from Donor Ministries and format structure for station(s), set by Programming
  • Oversee all data input and operation of software associated with the creation of daily program logs. This would include, but not be limited to: working with vendors of software to troubleshoot any issues that arise; collaborating with the Assistant Director, Programming & Content to coordinate input of logs into the automation system, and implement needed changes as directed
  • Manage compilation of information for programming use such as, but not limited to, contact data for program providers, ministries and the like
  • Work closely with Manager, Donor Services and the Production Director in ensuring smooth flow of pertinent information regarding ministry partners as it pertains to the logging of partner’s on-air messages
  • At the direction of the Engagement & Outreach Manager and the Digital & Social Media Content Specialist, assist with the editing and production of original podcasts, videos, and promotional content clips for distribution across The Light FM’s various digital and social media platforms
  • Coordinate the archiving and storage of historical and ongoing creation of audio, photo, and video assets for the ministry
  • Assist the Programming & Content Department with various administrative reports including, but not limited to: tracking text message interaction with listeners monthly; developing the monthly listener comments report for the Public File; and compiling the monthly Programming reports for management to review
  • Oversee the compilation of the quarterly Issues and Programming Report for the Public File using information on file re: programming of the past quarter that has addressed the needs of the community
  • Assist the Engagement & Outreach Manager with preparing for station events and serve as team lead on-site, as requested

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as liaison, when requested, between station and program content providers
  • Helps with weekly mailings of promotional items and listener correspondence
  • Make public appearances on behalf of The Light FM, as requested
  • In collaboration with the Assistant Director, Programming & Content, ensure remotely submitted voice tracks are uploaded into the automation system each week
  • Host on-air shifts and produce original podcasts, as requested
  • Assist with deposit processing such as online check deposits and verifying mail batches
  • Assist with front desk coverage such as greeting visitors and answering switchboard
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Job Specifications

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Experience with radio scheduling software; accounting software experience a plus
  • Experience with audio and video editing software
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English language
  • Ability to implement BRB guidelines and philosophy, regardless of own opinions
  • Ability to perform the above technical and programming responsibilities
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to organize time and resources
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to use basic math skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Self-starter; ability to work well with only general supervision
  • Must possess integrity, loyalty and a positive attitude

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to concentrate and work productively while under pressure
  • Ability to work supportively in a team environment
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work station events as needed
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to tolerate extended periods of sitting and sitting both inside and out
  • Ability to work alone for extended periods of time
  • Ability to interact with diverse personality types

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to tolerate extended periods of sitting or standing in one work location
  • Work in close proximity to other people
  • Work under stress and pressure
  • Flexibility to change tasks as assigned, at moment’s notice.
  • Availability to work occasional evening and weekend events
Blue Ridge Broadcasting is an affiliate ministry of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Visit  www.billygraham.org for additional opportunities.

To apply for this job please visit careers.billygraham.org.