Job Posting: Digital Asset Manager

Pacific Wild is currently seeking a full-time, permanent Digital Asset Manager and Assistant Video Editor with strong visual storytelling, video editing, asset management and post-production skills to support our conservation campaigns.

Pacific Wild is currently seeking a full-time, permanent Digital Asset Manager and Assistant Video Editor with strong visual storytelling, video editing, asset management and post-production skills to support our conservation campaigns.

Do you have experience documenting, storing, analyzing, organizing, and cataloguing digital assets? Are you a self-starter who is able to work independently, yet collaboratively as part of a team? Are you passionate about creating visually impactful and compelling stories to inspire greater protection for coastal ecosystems and wildlife? Do you value creativity and possess a good sense of humour? We do too. Come join us!

Application Deadline: May 22, 2022

Start Date: June 6, 2022

About Us

Pacific Wild is a small but well-established conservation non-profit organization, with our office headquarters located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Using our powerful, authentic, visual storytelling, evidence-based reporting, innovative research, public education, legal action and community-led initiatives, Pacific Wild leverages its many partnerships to influence public opinion, policy, and legislative change to protect ecosystems and sustain biodiversity throughout the Pacific Northwest.

At Pacific Wild, we are committed to defending wildlife and their habitats by developing and implementing conservation solutions in collaboration with First Nations, local communities, creators, scientists, businesses, organizations, and a mobilized citizenry.

We are committed to our work and seek to uphold our core organizational values – passion, integrity, diversity, accountability, and respect – in everything that we do. We are committed to providing a safe, respectful, and inclusive workspace for everyone and encourage applicants who bring unique perspectives, worldviews and backgrounds.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation with a great benefits plan
  • An environment that fosters the spirit of creativity and innovation
  • A remarkably talented, passionate, and strongly self-motivated team 
  • A culture that supports justice, equity, diversity, decolonization and inclusion in the workplace

The Role

In this newly established role, the Digital Asset Manager and Assistant Video Editor will gain access to one of the largest natural history video and still image libraries in the Pacific Northwest. As a video editor, you will become intimately familiar with Pacific Wild’s digital assets and work with a small production team producing short form videos for Pacific Wild’s various online platforms. Beyond editing, this position will work with the editorial and graphics team to plan and schedule new video content, including research and writing short scripts, plus selecting footage. When footage comes in you will prep it and edit it into rough cuts for review by the editorial team. You will put the finishing touches on the final videos and upload them to Vimeo and YouTube. You will archive projects and index and archive raw footage.

Responsibilities

Digital Asset Management

  • Assist with developing the video library catalogue with over 400TB of footage
  • Assist with developing the metadata, tagging, and descriptions of various videos on the Media Asset Management System called Kyno.
  • Help coordinate stock material requests and short clips

Video Editing

  • In collaboration with the Post Production Manager, help to produce and edit video assets that maintain brand integrity, elevate the brand internally and externally, deliver meaningful experiences, and ensure tangible conservation outcomes.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and organize quality footage by scrubbing through extensive RAW footage
  • Knowledge of cataloguing standards, metadata, and linked data
  • Experience with PhotoShelter, SmugMug, Kyno Media Asset Management, YoYotta LTO Archiving, and Synology (Network Accessed Server)
  • Knowledge of metadata and video sub clipping
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Redlog (camera software), Adobe, Google, Red Rushes (post-production software/media transcoder), social media (Vimeo/youtube/kodex), Monday.com
  • Knowledge of Instagram reels, posting, and current social trends
  • Skills and ability in sound design, color correction/grading, and/or animation 
  • Demonstrated ability to create content for diverse multicultural audiences
  • Reliable, responsive, and open to feedback and direction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to meet deadlines while working independently on multiple projects.
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in coastal environments, science, geography, and/or history.

Qualifications

  • Proven experience in digital asset management and video editing
  • Demonstrated experience in MAC and video-editing software and familiarity of industry standards in all aspects of video post production. 
  • A passion for wildlife conservation, natural history and environmental justice.

How to Apply

This is a full-time, permanent position working from our office in Victoria, BC.
To be considered for opportunity, please apply at hr@pacificwild.org with your resume and cover letter outlining your background and experience. Applications will be accepted until April 3rd at midnight

Pacific Wild is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration, regardless of their age, gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, any physical or mental disabilities, or other characteristics protected by applicable human rights laws.