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Media Researcher - Education

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TVO Media Education Group
Toronto, ON, Canada

The Opportunity

The Media Researcher for Education is responsible for researching and scoping tagging requirements in accordance with stakeholder needs to support search and navigation within the content management system

How you will make an impact

  • Research, screen, and evaluate the suitability of tagging and educational concepts as required by internal and external stakeholders
  • Enter new and edit existing metadata consistently and in a timely manner based on user needs, TVO policies, and industry standards to support searches, promote accessibility, and content repurposing according to business objectives
  • Describe, maintain, and index content in the Digital Asset Management System (DAM)
  • Conduct research to enhance content descriptors, captured as metadata in the DAM, for particularly rare and/or high-profile content
  • Confer with internal clients about requirements and deadlines
  • Assist (internal and external) stakeholders with searches and provide training and support to end users of the DAM
  • Develop intimate familiarity with TVO's collection to facilitate searches
  • Assist with special projects as required
What you will bring to TVO

  • University degree in Library and Information Science (with emphasis on Archival studies preferred). Equivalent post-graduate certification or 5+ years’ experience in related field accepted
  • 2-3 years' experience working with cataloging material and creating metadata to support searches and accessibility
  • Experience working with digital asset management system, and must be fluent with a wide variety of analog and digital formats
  • Experience working in a media environment with a digital, file-based workflow
  • Solid organizational and time management skills and experience working well under deadline pressure
  • Solid research skills/strategies, detail-oriented, and stickler for accuracy
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, prioritizing, and decision-making skills
  • Proven negotiating skills and experience working diplomatically and with tact with all stakeholders, internal team, and outside vendors
  • Solid contributor to a positive and collaborative team environment with emphasis on adaptability/cooperation with peers and superiors
  • Must be able to work independently, establish priorities, have excellent time management skills, and work effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and proactive professional
  • Must be high energy and a quick study, capable of working independently and cohesively as part of a team
  • Skilled communicator with good listening skills, ability to follow direction, exceptional grasp of the English language and good writing skills

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Employer: TVO Media Education Group (@tvo)
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted Date: 31/08/2023
Expiry Date: 31/12/2023
Type: Contract
Categories: DAM Manager / User, Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist, Metadata / Taxonomy Designer
Ref: DN-JB-1429
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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