Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Librarian/Archivist at the Fight Network

This one was on the LinkedIn Job Board. Sign in to LinkedIn to get the contact information for where to apply.

Hello! The FIGHT NETWORK *grin*. Library technicians are also eligible for the absolute in cool job bragging rights.

Company Description

Fight Network is Canada’s only TV channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and the fight lifestyle. It is carried nationally on all major cable, satellite and telco systems in Canada. Fight Network operates on multiple platforms including TV, Web, Mobile and Events.

Job Description
  • Establishes and maintains a cataloguing system to manage library material and the circulation of materials.
  • Prepares detailed summaries of the content of programs and/or library holdings.
  • Provides program material and/or research information on demand and assists Producers, Researchers, on-air personnel and others in the selection of material and the use of the library.
  • Selects and purchases material for retention in the library; prepares appropriate documentation to ensure payment.
  • Advises program production personnel on the availability of broadcast materials and assists them in obtaining items not available in the library.
  • Researches information using local resources.
  • Ensures the safety, security, preservation, maintenance and availability of broadcast materials and related documents or photographs; recommends replacement and/or new purchases.
  • Manages the disposition and removal of broadcast materials when authorized to do so.
  • Operates equipment required to perform library tasks.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Must be able to do shift work or weekends.
  • Experience and/or post secondary education in the field of journalism would be an asset.
  • Strong understanding of computer/information technology, including databases as they relate to libraries.
  • Experience with Google Docs and Excel
  • Experience in with NLE Systems
  • Knowledge of television production including the medium of storage would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of MMA and general sports
  • Experience with a broad range of information resources for consultation and verification.
  • Visual acuity and an understanding of the vocabulary of images.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize workflow.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to train clients using library tools.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to the contact information is available on the job posting in LinkedIn.

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