[Metadatalibrarians] Job Posting: Freelance/part-time Remote Media Resources/Avid Assistant - Washington DC

Katy Davis katy.davis at lac-group.com
Fri Mar 11 12:38:44 PST 2022

Apologies for cross-postings...

*LAC Group *seeks candidates for a freelance/part-time *Remote Media
Resources/Avid Assistant* position in the Washington DC metro area with one
of the top national television network news organizations. The position
will be responsible for using editing tools (Avid) as well as a proprietary
digital asset management system to enter data and create new and update
existing asset records. The position is remote/virtual for the time being
but may require some onsite work in the future.

*The position will be 16 hours per week for the Saturday/Sunday shift (8
hours on Saturday and 8 hours on Sunday). The initial training period will
be during regular work hours during the week.*


   - Use various media software and editing tools as well as a proprietary
   (DAM) digital asset management system, to enter data, and create new and
   updated existing asset records
   - Manage daily order processing, content and research requests and other
   tasks in the support of the daily ebb and flow of physical and digital
   assets into and out of the media production, broadcast and archive
   - Screen various video formats for content and to identify persons,
   places and other relevant information to the news archive
   - Create and affix labels, process orders for footage and transcripts as
   well as physical and digital media assets
   - Fulfill as-needed search requests, including finding and sourcing
   footage and content, often of an urgent, time-sensitive nature.
   - Organize tapes and boxes of assets coming from other locations, and
   generally assist producers and their assistants in locating library
   - Process requests for assets to be pulled from storage locations on and


   - 1-3 years of related experience in research/records/database
   management or similar experience.
   - At least 1-3 years of experience with digital media asset tools and
   - At least 1-3 years of experience with non-linear editing systems (Avid
   NewsCutter, Final Cut Pro, etc.) is required.
   - Must have a good knowledge of historical and current events


   - Able to work autonomously
   - Computer proficient and be willing and able to learn and use a
   proprietary digital asset management system quickly and efficiently
   - Excellent customer service and communication skills and the ability to
   quickly react to requests for information
   - Demonstrated organizational skills, with the ability to follow
   instructions, maintain work and productivity schedules and benchmarks
   - Punctual, reliable and committed to adhering to the work schedule
   - Follow instructions and work within a team but also capable of working
   - Work well under pressure
   - Able to read, write and speak English fluently and accurately and must
   have excellent spelling skills
   - Strong attention to detail
   - This position will be primarily scheduled to work Saturday and Sunday
   but may also require other shifts as coverage and events require.

*To apply, visit:* https://lac.gp/3MKLWXA

Katy Davis
Operations Assistant
p: (323)302-9432 | e: katy.davis at lac-group.com
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