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Archive Research Coordinator

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Archive Research Coordinator

Jobid 23768-387427

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37188BR

**Job Title** Archive Research Coordinator

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Global Media Operations

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


**Role Purpose:**

As an Archive Research Coordinator you will be responsible for researching and cataloging titles in preparation for the QC process. This research includes identification of titles, metadata about assets, and issue resolution per the QC results. Coordinators should have a strong understanding and knowledge of Excel. They must also be able to understand, and execute various procedures involving title research in a Digital Asset Management system, comprehensive tracking of a multitude of assets, and issue resolution such as metadata accuracy, quality, duplicity, and other discrepancies. The Coordinator will have entertainment archive or asset experience and passion for working with data, customer service and order driven deadlines. The Coordinator needs to be able to effectively communicate issues to management and the QC team, and must be adaptable, as our project priorities often change at a moment's notice. Knowledge of digital file formats (video, audio, captions, subtitles, etc.) and strong knowledge of Film & Television are all a plus.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Navigate title management and inventory systems to research and validate metadata & assets

+ Create and manage comprehensive worksheets and queues, focusing on accuracy and efficiency

+ Coordinate the research and QC of archival and fulfillment assets & associated metadata for new fulfillment orders, special projects, and library migration

+ Clearly track & communicate the status of assets, titles & metadata

+ Act as a primary point of escalation for any content issues found in QC

+ Resolve issues found in research & QC

+ Consistently raise risks & issues and identify ways to improve the process


+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience in entertainment asset metadata

+ Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working with archive metadata and systems with project coordination and customer service experience

+ Knowledge of Content Management and asset coordination, creation and fulfillment.

+ Solid understanding of the creation, maintenance and long-term integrity of asset metadata

+ Thorough knowledge in working with Microsoft Office suite of applications, database applications, and inventory management applications

+ Archive Operations & Supply chain management

+ Willingness to work overtime and weekends on a as need basis with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, CA

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the US

+ Must be 18 years or older

**Desired Characteristics**

+ An individual with a very strong desire to learn, take on new technology, challenges, & teach others

+ Experience working in a team environment

+ Familiarity with Television and Film digital media file types -Quicktime, MXF, MPEG, Mp4 etc.

+ Able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a high pressure deadline driven environment

+ Strong communication skills and ability to interface with multiple departments, clients, and vendors

+ Excellent organizational skills and attention detail

+ Ability to work independently and efficiently under aggressive deadlines to meet project commitments

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Strong analytical skills

+ Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

+ Ability to assess, identify and implement best practices

+ Excellent sense of customer service

+ Sense of pride and responsibility in overseeing an important content library

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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