Audiovisual Preservation Project Manager

Audiovisual Preservation Project manager 

George Blood Audio/Video/Film/Data, LP

Philadelphia, PA 19118

Full Time, Permanent, Immediate opening

Salary commensurate with experience

Post will remain open until filled; will close as soon as filled

Company Background:

George Blood Audio/Video/Film/Data is a leading provider of audio and moving image preservation digitization.  At our studios in Philadelphia, every month we digitize over 10,000 hours of AV recordings in decaying and obsolete formats to a variety of digital formats, according to the needs of our various clients in libraries, museums, archives, corporations and private collections across the country.

Audiovisual Preservation Project Manager Duties:

  • Manage audiovisual digitization projects over its entire life cycle
  • Set up deliverables based on contract specifications in FileMaker Pro database
  • Review, map and ingest client-provided metadata
  • Monitor and resolve any shipment or metadata discrepancies and/or project specifications
  • Facilitate progress of project through production, Quality Control and approval to ensure completion at every step of the way
  • Coordinate with client on delivery, questions, and changes as they arise
  • Track progress against project budget or PO
  • Work with staff programmers to develop tools for managing media and metadata
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings
  • Reports to the Manager of Audiovisual Preservation

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Strong project management and problem solving skills required
  • Prior experience with A/V materials required
  • Master’s degree in library or information science, or comparable work experience, required
  • Ability to work independently and follow instructions required
  • Time-management and stress-management skills required
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to coordinate with staff from all departments required
  • Ability to rapidly change between tasks and environments required
  • Background in metadata and archival processing and/or cataloging preferred
  • Experience with FileMaker Pro preferred
  • Mac users preferred

Benefits:

Eligible for company’s benefits package, including company-sponsored medical insurance; voluntary SIMPLE-IRA contributions with matching, and PTO, as well as company holidays

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references via e-mail attachment to:

Biz Gallo, Manager of Audiovisual Preservation, biz.gallo@georgeblood.com and include

“AV Project Manager – Your Name” as subject.

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