Some Areas of Responsibility Include:
- Oversee midweek programming of sound and lighting consoles.
- Be responsible for stage set-ups for weekly services (including full choir and orchestra) and special events.
- Recruit new volunteers and working with the Assistant Technical Director to train and schedule volunteers.
- Create and deploy new set designs for the sanctuary stage. Participate in weekly meetings with worship and pastoral staff to ensure their vision for the weekend services will be carried out.
- Provide basic service and maintenance of all production equipment throughout the campus and external venues including keeping software/firmware updated.
- Advanced knowledge of Yamaha digital audio consoles, Vista by Chroma Q and GrandMA lighting control, Propresenter presentation software and Blackmagic Design video equipment.
- Manages all Dante audio networks used at First Free Rockford (Dante certified preferred)
- Maintain a basic knowledge of musical instruments and understand how to capture their audio signal.
- Stay up to date with web streaming guidelines and equipment to ensure uninterrupted service for our many members that attend our online venue.
Education and Experience:
- 2–5 years minimum experience in related field.
- Excellent attention to details.
- Flexible attitude, prepared for regular changes.
- Experience of leading and managing a team of at least 10 people.
- Demonstrates audio mixing skills as well as lighting programming proficiency.
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Check out the above videos to get a feel for what worshiping at First Free feels like! These videos are from an average Sunday and feature worship led entirely by our volunteer team.
Who is First Free Rockford?Learn more about who we are and what we believe.
We are a multi-generational Christian church in Rockford, Illinois. We’ve been around since 1884, through most of our city’s history.
Our Mission: To bring people into a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Our Vision: To see all generations go, tell, and show the love of God in the city of Rockford and around the world.
Every kid has a unique personality and God has a special plan for each of them. Jesus said: Let the little children come to me … for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. (Matt. 19:14)