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Media Resources Assistant - LAC Group

Location: USA - NY - New York

LAC Group seeks a Media Resources Assistant for a prestigious news and media company located in New York City (Manhattan). The Media Resources Assistant is responsible for media software tools as well as a proprietary (DAM) digital asset management system, to enter data, and create new and updated existing asset records. This is a rotating schedule position that could include day, evening and weekend hours.

This is primarily an onsite position but due to the current Covid situation it will be remote initially.

  • Screen various video formats for content and to identify persons, places and other relevant information to the news archive
  • Use various media archive software tools, as well as a proprietary (DAM) digital asset management system, to enter metadata
  • Create new and update existing asset records in the system.
  • Create and affix labels, process orders for footage and transcripts as well as physical media assets that may include videos, XDCAM and film.
  • 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 materials
  • Process requests for assets to be pulled from storage locations on and off site.
  • Coordinate order processing tasks to assure that all materials are being trafficked as needed and within the time frames requested

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university is preferred.
  • 1-3 years of digital asset, media or similar experience is required.
  • Must have a good knowledge of historical and current events
  • Must be able to work autonomously
  • Must be computer proficient and be willing and able to learn and use a proprietary digital asset management system quickly and efficiently

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.