Video Editor

Colorado Springs, CO

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Focus on the Family has nearly 700 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 2 position exists to edit various video projects for the Visual Media Department.Works in studio, on location, in live production environments and delivers a high volume of long and short form content. Some weeks work includes as many as half-dozen or more projects varying in complexity and scope, working alongside Producers and other Senior Video Editors. Post-production processes are designed to deliver the best result possible, in the shortest amount of time possible. This position aims for perfect cuts, finding a rhythm and story, and bringing out the best in the subjects filmed.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and edits projects to completion of edited master (i.e., editing, graphics creation, video sweetening)
  • Ensures that completed products meet Focus standards before distribution
  • Ensures that all projects on the edit system are managed properly and backed up accurately according to the standards set forth by the Film and Video department
  • 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
  • Aids with lighting, set design, camera operation or other duties on set or for live and taped events and broadcasts
  • Provides customer service follow-up with media contacts as directed

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • The ability to handle multiple projects per week, and dozens of projects per month
  • Takes quality notes, documents work, and translates client directives into a finalized product
  • Performs other duties as assigned


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
  • Coachable and teachable, with a desire to grow professionally
  • Able to work in a collaborative environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Media Production or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience of hands-on editing
  • Camera operation and/or other on set production experience is a plus
  • 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: $26.00 to $30.00/hr      

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

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

  • Norton LifeLock ID Theft Coverage
  • Legal Shield/ID Shield Coverage
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Time & Vacation Payout
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Service Awards
  • Community Service Days
  • Bookstore Discount
  • Fitness Center

Employees scheduled for 30 hours or more per week are eligible for all the above and:

  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Warehouse Membership Reimbursement

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, except for:

  • Fitness Center
  • Sick Time
  • Bookstore Discount 

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

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