Los Angeles, CA: Digital Archivist Specialist, Penske Media

Job Opening Title: Digital Archivist Specialist

Employer Name: Penske Media

Job Location: Los Angeles

Application Deadline: 4/15/22

Salary Range: 60-70k

Link to job posting: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/PEN1022PEKM/JobBoard/6cd1a145-2e14-475a-b78b-4dc9e0c93dae/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=5d51aa9c-2cdb-48b1-8457-13c8c67be15a

Years of experience required: 2

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: PMC: Digital Archives Specialist

Penske Media Corporation (PMC), the parent company to many highly recognized brands like Variety, Rolling Stone, WWD, Deadline, and BGR, is looking for a proactive Digital Archives Specialist with excellent communication skills who is knowledgeable of fashion and entertainment, both contemporary and historical. This person must be resourceful, able to prioritize effectively, and do well under pressure.

This position will play a key role in arranging, describing, preserving and managing PMC media collections.

• Archiving photography from issues by uploading component art files to our DAM as issues are published
• Enhancing metadata information to increase search-ability for issue assets from the various PMC properties, including rights management information within our DAM
• Helping to upload, organize, and enhance metadata in our ongoing digital libraries across the many PMC brands
• Coordinating with various departments to ensure files arrive on time and meet expected standards
• Updating rights on photos in the DAM after embargo periods end
• Syndicating photos to licensing partners
• Photo research within the DAM
• Occasional live event photo editing support
• Assisting with PMC events
• Archiving third party event asset deliveries
• Managing content to deliver to publicity teams (creating folders, sending out links, creating templates, etc.)
• Collaborate on special projects as needed

• Experience in digital image and video capture and processing, including browsing software and manipulation software
• Knowledge of digital imaging standards
• Understanding of rights management and licensing
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; must be able to work independently
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and standard office computer skills
• Experience with Photo Mechanic and Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, and Bridge)
• Mac and PC Proficient
• Demonstrated understanding of the principles of arrangement and description of archival collections and current archival best practices and standards
• Superior written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills, with ability to facilitate collaboration
• Interest in the history, theory and practice of fashion, music, and entertainment
• Experience working on previous DAM projects a plus

It’s all About You…
At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.

About PMC:
PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, TVLine, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and Spy.com, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit www.PMC.com.

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