Video Asset Specialist
Full Time, Temporary position (one year)
Rotary International is undertaking a project to organize and manage its born-digital video assets for preservation and access. Preserving these assets is of increasing importance given the risk of losing content due to inconsistent storage and backup. The video backlog project will address born-digital media created from approximately 2012-2016, creating a comprehensive inventory of assets and ensuring centralized organization, preservation, and access.
The Video Asset Specialist will work with a range of file types, including video and audio formats, creating preservation and access files. The position entails creating an inventory of our backlog of video assets, following a predetermined workflow process that involves digital file organization, implementation of naming standards, and file quality assurance.
Work will take place at Rotary International headquarters in Evanston, IL.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under supervision of Heritage Communications team and in collaboration with the Visual Media team, the Video Asset Specialist will:
- Create and clean up inventory lists, documenting details related to video shoots and productions
- Find and organize born-digital video assets per established workflow
- Create preservation and access files where needed
- QC file quality and file naming
- Delete duplication and assets no longer needed per Rotary’s retention policy
- Centralize production documents, including contracts and model releases; work with team to fill in gaps
- Document rights restrictions
- Assists with revising and documenting workflow processes