Lutheran Church of Hope

Live Video Director

West Des Moines,


About This Organization

Lutheran Church of Hope is a multisite church based in West Des Moines, Iowa. Led by senior pastor Mike Housholder, Hope was named the fastest-growing church in America by Outreach magazine in 2022. Hope’s mission is to “Reach out to the world around us and share the everlasting love of Jesus Christ.”

Lutheran Church of Hope began as a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) in November 1994. As of 2023, Hope has six campuses in the Des Moines/Ames metro area and eight local sites throughout Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska. Local sites are gatherings of 10-100 people who meet for worship via live broadcast from the West Des Moines campus, mission, and fellowship.

Position Description

Are you passionate about connecting people to God’s life-giving love through the artistic medium of Live Video? Are you a creative and technically savvy Video Director? Come and join the Production team of Lutheran Church of Hope, one of the fastest growing churches in the country, to video direct worship services and maintain video systems at our broadcast campus. We are a multi-site church broadcasting five live services each weekend. A person skilled in troubleshooting advanced video systems, directing a live shoot, and developing volunteers will thrive in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with campus production staff in preparing and planning live video elements of any services or events.
  • Participate in the weekly Worship Service Review meetings. Incorporate lessons learned and communicate well with those you lead (volunteers and staff).
  • Recruit, train, coach, and schedule volunteer production teams, which include Camera, Shader, Technical Director, Directors, and Graphics Operators.
  • Execute and manage live video elements and lead production volunteers during services and events.
  • Capture, edit, and post-service recordings; manage archival processes of these assets.
  • Manage and perform scheduled maintenance for video equipment.
  • Configure and maintain ProPresenter and ProVideoPlayer outputs and templates.
  • Partner with the Central Production team for technical needs or campus projects.
  • Partner with the Central Video Systems Engineer to uphold standards and maintain campus equipment and workflows.
  • Supervise, inspire, and equip video staff, including 1-1 meetings, conflict resolution, and development; meeting with ministries partners to gather feedback.

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