Content Creator

The Haystack Content Creator Search
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How to Apply

  1. Follow/subscribe to The Haystack on social media: TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook (follow with all accounts you have)

  2. Fill out the application button below.

  3. Post a video on your platform explaining why your channel should be considered and what you would do if you won (bonus points for high engagement with comments/shares). Be sure to tag The Haystack!

Deadline: By Sunset, Friday, June 18, 2021

Video Criteria:

  • Depth and Understanding - Is the content meaningful (relative to the topic of the video) and easy to understand for viewers?

  • Confidence - Does the creator both exhibit self-confidence and instill confidence in viewers?

  • Hook - Does the content effectively draw viewers in initially so that they will continue watching the full video?

  • Purpose - Is the content creator seeking to build people/ideas up, tear them down, or are they seeking another outcome altogether?

  • Length - Is the video long enough to effectively communicate its message? Does it drag on or does it cut off too short?

  • Creativity - Does the content creator demonstrate creativity in any of the following areas: lighting, editing, set design, perspective, and/or content delivery?

Eligibility: Must be 18 years of age and older and located within the North American Division (US, Canada, and other territories of the NAD). Must be a member in regular standing with the Seventh-day Adventist Church and not produce offensive, inappropriate, or obscene content that would conflict with the views and beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church may apply, but your channel may not be that of an official church or large organization (small, independent ministry accounts may apply).

The Deal

Each finalist will participate in the Haystack Creator Search show this summer, with a team of judges choosing the winners.


If you win, you will receive your gear package and consultation sessions with experts as you hone your brand. Creators will work with The Haystack’s social media team to curate content in their voice that fits The Haystack brand.


YouTube creators will create two videos each month for The Haystack to feature. IGTV/TikTok creators will create two-to-three videos each week for The Haystack to feature. In return, The Haystack will provide complimentary advising for your content as well as $250 cash each month through the end of December, 2021.


The Prizes


  1. $1,000 worth of new gear - or $1,000 worth of upgrades for your current gear

  2. $250 cash every month

  3. Free consultation sessions with experts in social media, marketing, content creation, and Hollywood production to help you be a better creator

  4. An on-going, dedicated social media expert to advise you as you create your content

  5. Exposure via The Haystack’s channels and paid promotions