Video Editor

8605 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA Req #983
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 600 employees who work to achieve the mission of enriching the lives of families, engaging the culture, advocating for life and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The work is meaningful, the culture is rewarding, and the purpose is eternal.

The Video Editor position exists to edit various video projects for the Visual Media Department.



Essential Duties/Responsibilities:



Ensures that all projects on the edit system are managed properly and backed up accurately according to the standards set forth by the Lead Coordinating Producer.


Ensures that all projects are uploaded for review and archival purposes and labeled correctly according to standards set forth by the Focus Asset Management system


Ensures that completed products meet Focus standards before distribution


Organizes and edits projects to completion of edited master (i.e., editing, graphics creation, video sweetening)


Provides technical director duties as assigned by Lead Coordinating Producer for live and taped events and broadcasts


Assists the Lead Coordinating Producer with uplinks, drop cam duties and other tasks as assigned


Provides customer service follow-up with media contacts as directed by Lead Coordinating Producer



Other Duties/Responsibilities:



May act as producer or director on projects as needed


Performs other duties as assigned



Managerial Breadth/Scope of Job:



Maintains the overarching quality standard for the department by working in tandem with the Lead Coordinating Producer, content owners, and outside vendors



Working Environment/Physical Requirements:




TV Studio environment


Location Set environment


Office environment


Travel as necessary to attend classes/seminars to improve creative skills and to assist with shooting as needed


Must have ability to work occasional long hours or weekends on short notice


Stress and pressure associated with deadlines









Exemplifies Ephesians 5:1-2, “Therefore be imitators of God as dear children and walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us...”

Pursues the Great Commission given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 28:19-20, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ; maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Focus; adheres to the 
Standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; upholds Focus on the Family's ministry in prayer

Prays personally for Focus on the Family’s staff and constituents and may occasionally lead in a public prayer

Engages in Christian ministry

Demonstrates behaviors aligned with 
FOF core values



Personal Characteristics:



Highly creative


Takes creative direction well


Good storyteller






Bachelor’s degree in Media Production or related field or equivalent work experience


3-5 years’ experience of hands-on editing


Working knowledge of FOF mission, philosophy, values, and objectives



Skills, Abilities, and Special Talents/Gifts:



Ability to operate sophisticated video recording/editing equipment, including Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop


Ability to communicate effectively


Basic organizational skills


Creative, idea generator


Effective listener


Competent in basic computer skills in both Macintosh and PCs

Pay Range: $21.69 to $25.77/hr. 


Focus on the Family puts a high value on our team members and offers a unique benefit package.


Employees scheduled for 30 hours or more per week are eligible for:


  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts


Employees scheduled for 20 hours or more per week are eligible for:  


  • Legal Shield/ID Shield
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Service Awards


Note: This is a summary and should not be construed as future promises to continue to provide benefits as outlined above. For complete and definitive language, refer to the governing plan documents.


*Temporary employees are not eligible for benefits.

Helping Families Thrive! Focus on the Family is a 501c3 Christian Non-Profit Ministry.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 8605 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, USA