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Kids Video Script Writer

Position:
Creative / Design / Copy
Job Type:
Full-time
Education Required:
Bachelors
Experience Required:
2-5 years
Job Description

Kids Video Script Writer

Full-Time/Benefits Eligible
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Are you passionate about finding new creative ways to tell Biblical stories? Are you great at coming up with entertaining concepts for kids? Sagebrush Church is looking for a script writer that excels in making “YouTube-able” content (we know that’s not a word, but if you’re the right candidate for the job, you’ll get what we mean) for kids.

The ideal candidate would be excited about writing fun and engaging scripts geared toward helping kids in 1st-5th grade learn more about Biblical principles and develop a thriving relationship with Christ. Experience seeing a video project from concept through final shooting is a must. Sagebrush is a team environment, so if your ideas are immune to feedback and collaboration, then feel free to pass.

If you recognize the names Dude Perfect, DanTDM, Miranda Sings, iHasCupquake, or Preston this might be a great fit. Please don’t come to us with tired, cheesy Christian content. At Sagebrush, flannel graphs are a thing of the past. If you’re ready to bring fresh pop culture references and out of the box stories to life, we’d love to hear from you!

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Creative and Kids Teams to develop and research ideas for original video content.
  • Work with the Creative and Kids Teams to create an initial framework, or treatment, for scripts.
  • Write or adapt stories into a script with a Biblical concept.
  • Oversee scriptwriting from concept to the final, film-ready product.
  • Receive and apply relevant feedback and make edits as necessary.
  • Collaborate with Videographers, Producers, and other Creative and Kids Team members to plan logistics for projects.
  • Work with Producers and Directors to edit and adjust the script as needed.
  • Be on set to script supervise as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing, Video/Film, Communications, or a related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience with taking YouTube style videos from idea all the way to execution.
  • A natural ability to work as a communicator with both Creative and Ministry Teams.
  • A thirst for a fast-paced, challenging work environment with multiple competing priorities but offers loads of fun while you create exciting scripts to help bring kids closer to Christ.
about us:

Sagebrush is one church with services reaching all across the world online as well as serving people locally in Campuses across New Mexico and Belize. We aim to provide high-quality, relevant, and exciting experiences for all ages no matter how or where you attend. All in-person locations have live worship, kids programming, and on-site pastors and volunteers available to help people feel at home and get their questions answered. All weekend services for adults, students, and kids are available online and on-demand so anyone can watch from the comfort of their home whenever it fits their schedule.

GOOD TO KNOW:

During the selection process, it is the practice of Sagebrush Church to provide preference to those who attend a weekly service and align with the Staff Covenant and Church Core Values.

 This is a benefits-eligible position. Sagebrush Church offers a competitive and comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-contributed retirement plan and plenty of time to take vacation and holidays to enjoy time with your friends and family.

But really, we’re just a cool place to work!

join TEAM SAGEBRUSH:

We would love to chat through how God is doing great things at Sagebrush Church. Please submit your resume to careers@sagebrush.church. In addition, we’ll need you to submit a couple of writing samples.