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Content Management Specialist

Date: Jan 24, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

We are The Weather Company, and our name speaks for itself. We are a company focused entirely on the weather,and we’re proud to say we reach two-thirds of all U.S. adults through a media portfolio that includes The Weather Channel, weather.com and our mobile applications –Weather Services International, and Weather Underground.
 
Our goal is to provide the world’s best weather, powered by the best possible data. Of course, we can’t actually control the weather, but the information we gather from the largest collection of worldwide forecast data, our state-of-the-art forecast technologies, and the industry’s best forecast modeling allows us to accurately predict the weather for people all over the country—and the world. The Weather Channel is the most widely distributed cable network and the most trusted news network in America. On the digital side, our online properties reach 60 million unique Web consumers each month, 32 million of those via weather.com and our mobile apps. In fact, TWC is the 2nd most popular app for iPads, and the 7th most downloaded app on iPhones.
 
We are recognized as the world’s leading meteorological information resource for businesses across the aviation, energy, insurance and utility industries. These statistics say a lot about the quality of our reporting, research, the accuracy of our data, and the talent within our Company.

 

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

The Digital Content Management Specialist is responsible for assisting in the management of The Weather Company’s content asset management system (CAM).   The Digital Content Management Specialist is responsible for ensuring compliance of licensing “rights” as outlined by the Content Media Manager, TWC News Desk and Legal departments.  The Digital Content Management Specialist works closely with Production, TWC News Desk, TWC Legal and Library Archives to maintain the quality and media specifications for long term usage and retrieval of all digital assets.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Maintain the production server inventory based on procedural criteria and licensing agreements.
• Responsible for implementation, documentation and associated “legal usage rights” for The Weather Company platforms within each individual production server metadata entries. Accountable for maintaining all video assets and associated rights for cross-platform usage based on guidelines provided by TWC Legal.

• Monitor and adjust content volume on the production server for the purpose of maintaining acceptable open capacity for video acquisition.
• Responsible for removing unused or expired material from the server based on procedures and search criteria to assure server capacity is maintained. 
• Responsible for performing processes regarding retrieval of media and media records from production server or archive.
• Responsible for assisting in the creation or revision of guidelines for all production server related processes and training for related users.

• Works closely with TWC News Desk and TWC Satellite Operations on material to be fed into server to assign/align proper naming, source attribution, scripting and other essential metadata to each item. Communicates and coordinates media to be ingested on a scheduled basis with TWC Satellite Operations or other designated personnel.
• Works closely with TWC Engineering on issues, solutions, upgrades and specification of all CAM related workflow and processes.
• Train personnel on media management, production workflows, methods required to search system assets, or procedures to remove media from the production server or archives.

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • 3+ years working within a newsroom environment.
  • College degree in television or communications, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in a digital media environment in an asset management role is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of TV production operations, live studio environment, vector scopes, waveforms and digital satellite equipment
  • Proficient knowledge of Avid INews system.
  • Knowledge of high definition and standard definition television standards, both format and aspect ratio conversion techniques.
  • Knowledge of News Desk processes and functions, broadcast edit concepts and terminology
  • Background that demonstrates editorial knowledge and production skills that maintain established standards while satisfying deadline execution
  • Good understanding of digital terminology
  • Work with multiple format machines, test equipment, computers, linear and non-linear edit equipment.
  • Familiarity with FTP client software, scheduling software, satellites and router systems is preferred.
  • Ability to recognize audio and video issues in feeds and experienced in what measures to take for correction of these problems.
  • Must show first-rate skill levels in the following: 1 Effective verbal communications on a variety of levels 2 Time management 3 Positive work environment 4 Organization
  • Amenable to working extended hours when deemed necessary and ability to work days, nights, overnights and weekends as needed and with minimal advance notice.

Disclaimers

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Hours
The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
 
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weather.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. You may also fax the completed form to 770-744-2021, which is a confidential fax number.
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf
 
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.


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