Nov 09, 2020

Script Manager - Independent Contract Opportunity

  • Augustine Institute
  • Remote
Freelancers Education: Elementary Education: Middle/High School Religious Education

Job Description

Script Manager – Independent Contractor

Ignatius Press and the Augustine Institute are searching for an independent contractor to serve as a Manager of Scripts for the development of lesson enhancement and teacher preparation videos for the new Word of Life K-8 curriculum series. Word of Life is a joint project between the Augustine Institute and Ignatius Press. 

Specific duties below may not be all-inclusive:

  • Responsible for directing the scriptwriting for both lesson enhancement videos for students from grades 1 to 8, as well as lesson preparation materials for teachers.
  • Responsible for coordinating between the WOL product development team and the Augustine Institute film development team.
  • Will either write or hire writers for over fifty 3 to 4-minute video scripts per grade (1 lesson enhancement video, 1 teacher preparation videos per chapter).
  • Will oversee the development of initial video concepts and coordinate approval of initial concepts with the product development team.
  • Will develop the rough scripts and will work with the product development team to fine-tune to meet pedagogical objectives.
  • Will integrate final changes required after USCCB catechetical review for conformity to the Catechism of the Catholic Church.


  • Previous experience in video production and strong knowledge of the video production process
  • Exceptional scriptwriting skills and previous scriptwriting experience required
  • Demonstrated experience coaching, editing, and writing scripts that are engaging, creative, theologically accurate, and age-appropriate.
  • Previous evangelization and catechesis experience required
  • Previous teaching experience a preferred
  • Theology degree preferred 

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of how to effectively present the teachings of the Catholic faith at a grade school level and how to bring the faith to life to touch hearts and bring about conversion
  • Ability to lead others and motivate productivity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage time, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of evangelization and catechesis
  • Ability to work effectively and flexibly within a team environment



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