Video Producer for Salvation Army

Salvation Army

Job Position(s): Video Producer
Project Type: Videos
Job Date: Ongoing
Compensation: 50,000/year
Union Status: Non-Union

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Position Purpose Summary:

The Video Producer is a member of the Marketing/Communications Team and is responsible for the production of video assets for The Salvation Army (TSA). With guidance from the National Director of Marketing and Communications (NDMC) and/or the Senior Media Producer, the Video Producer is tasked with the planning, shooting, editing and post-production of video resources. These video assets are used to communicate with internal stakeholders, build public awareness of The Salvation Army programs and initiatives, and increase fundraising results.


Key Responsibilities:

Video Production:

  • This position takes the lead of video shoots when working with other members of the marketing and communications team.
  • Shoots & edits raw footage; adds audio and special effects; adds titles and graphics; produces and edits the master video.
  • Ensures compliance with established video production standards as well as the mission and values of The Salvation Army.
  • Assists in all regular video productions which includes shooting, editing, and mastering.
  • Participates in all live productions including webcasts and multi camera shoots. Serves as a member of the general film crew with emphasis on capturing raw footage. This to include camera person, audio, lighting and general support duties with occasional travel for location filming.
  • Partners with others in the Marketing and Communications Team with the day-to-day operations of the media studio.
  • Assists with the ongoing development of video production standards and procedures for Territorial Headquarters, and the future implementation throughout the Territory.
  • Assists in the production of various video projects which may involve travel throughout Canada and occasionally internationally.

Equipment Manager:

  • Under the supervision of the NDMC, plans and implements all activity in the media studio and storage areas. This includes all filming/recording preparation with lighting, cameras, audio, sets and props.
  • Responsible as Equipment Manager for the entire inventory of equipment, cables, sets and props, and records their use.
  • Responsible for the safety and security of all equipment, in the studio, and contained storage areas. Provides similar support when on location, to include the gathering and issue of all needed equipment for a video recording session. Provides support in preparation, organizes transportation, load in/load out of equipment when at major Army events that are recorded and/or webcast.
  • Other marketing and communications duties as assigned


  • maintain a well-organized and cataloged equipment inventory system.
  • organize equipment for major live production events including webcasts.
  • work as a member of a team in producing a variety of high-quality videos including those of an information, educational, and promotional nature.
  • work effectively with outside vendors.
  • create high quality video capturing.
  • develop media production standards for The Salvation Army.
  • serve as a technical resource throughout the territory related to video production.
  • understand media storage workflows and provide assistance to the libraries.
  • responsible for maintaining quality control and repairs of all equipment.
  • adherence to the values of The Salvation Army and Fundraising Code of Ethics and a strong desire to participate in the mission of The Salvation Army
  • understanding of The Salvation Army and its culture, and able to work in a consultative


Qualifications and Education requirements:

  • NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • Completion of bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Video Production or Communications


  • Minimum 2 years of related experience


  • Flexible for some overtime meet deadlines.
  • No restrictions and willingness to travel domestically and internationally if required
  • No restriction to siting and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate video cameras, a computer keyboard, mouse, cameras, and other devices and objects.
  • Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
  • Ability to work in a demanding team-oriented environment.

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • High standards of integrity, judgment and confidentiality
  • Proven oral and written communication ability, especially as it relates to copywriting
  • Detail-oriented, organized, confident and self-directed
  • Strong presentation skills, oral and written
  • Superb customer service skills and experience
  • Creative and able to produce well thought out projects
  • Strong word processing and publishing computer skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • knowledge of French an asset

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, will be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • Education verification

Please include the competition # 20-037 in the subject line of your email.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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