[Videolib] Video Assets Internship, PAID position in Chicago

From: Laura Fu <lauraf@answersmediainc.com>
Date: Tue Nov 17 2009 - 12:42:00 PST

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I am looking for an intern for the spring semester (Jan-May 2010). This is a paid position. All interns receive the same flat production day rate. Only current students and recent graduates (within the last year) can be considered. This is a library related position, so please, no production inquiries. This job is located in downtown Chicago and telecommuting is not an option. Sorry! Interested candidates may email me their cover letter and resume at lauraf@answersmediainc.com<mailto:lauraf@answersmediainc.com>.


Job Title: Video Assets Intern
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois (River North)
Department: Video Library and Interactive Department, Answers Media, Inc.
Hours per Week: Approx. 3-5 days/week
Duration: January - May, 2010

Description: The Video Assets Intern will assist the Video Assets Manager in maintaining a new and growing library of physical and digital assets. The library intern may also be asked to assist with the interactive department. Duties will include but not be limited to:

* Library data entry and cataloging

* Tape labeling

* Logging b-roll and transcribing interviews

* Locating and returning materials for Answers staff

* Organizing and sorting video or digital assets

* Working with proprietary Content Management System

* Working the front desk, answering the phone and greeting guests

* Client services: ordering and setting up food for clients, stocking supplies, local errands

Required Skills

* Current student or recent graduate (within last year)

* Experience in a library or information center

* Sincere passion for video and digital asset management

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel

* A punctual, detail-oriented team player who can adapt to a high-paced work environment

* Superb research skills

* Excellent use of the English language and grammar

Desired Skills

* Knowledge of television or video production

* Interest and experience in web development

* Knowledge or interest in health content

* Site testing and quality assurance

* CMS troubleshooting

* Web analytics (Omniture Site Catalyst, Lime Light)

* Knowledge of ScheduALL, Nesbit or other Media Library Systems

Please do not apply if you are looking for work in video production; this is a library/information center internship. All production inquiries will be disregarded. Resumes for production work will be discarded.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to: Laura Fu, lauraf@answersmediainc.com<mailto:lauraf@answersmediainc.com> . Current library students or recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Please specify in your cover letter if you will require school credit. Phone calls, faxes and mail will not be accepted.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Laura Fu
Video Assets Manager

400 W. Erie
Chicago, IL 60654
P: 312.421.0113 ext.5160
F: 312.421.1457


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