Do you have a passion for archiving? Do you understand the importance of curating high-quality digital assets for effective storytelling?
New York Cares’ Marketing & Communications team is looking for a motivated and organized Digital Asset Management Intern who can help fulfill our team’s mission to drive caring New Yorkers to take action by communicating the pressing needs of our city and the volunteer opportunities available to meet those needs.
The ideal candidate will have experience with creating and maintaining a digital library and using a digital asset management software. Reporting to our Marketing & Communications Associate, the Digital Asset Management Intern will work alongside our team to organize systems and help take our digital communications to the next level.
- Archive photos, videos, and documents from our existing file server to our new Digital Asset Management library, Libris.
- Help establish New York Cares’ unique photo and video taxonomy to better classify our assets with well-defined metadata.
- Tag and catalog all photos and videos before adding to our new Digital Asset Management library according to tagging and metadata guidelines.
- Identify, sort, and remove duplicate photos from our Digital Asset Management system.
- Create internal how-to guides for staff instructing how to properly use Libris.
- Organize and maintain our Libris content library.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Experience with archival collections and/or photographic materials is preferred but not necessary
- Working knowledge of the submission, cataloging, storage, retrieval, and distribution of digital assets in a Digital Asset Management system
- Experience with digital library or digital asset management software preferred; experience with PhotoShelter and/or Libris a plus
- Experience with digital photography and Adobe Creative Suite a plus
- Familiarity with IPTC Photo Metadata
- Strong computer skills and ability to learn quickly
- Familiarity with Windows and Mac OS X
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Strong people skills and a sense of humor
- Professional and positive demeanor, both in-person and over the phone
This is an unpaid internship. 10–15 hours a week from late January 2019 through early May 2019 (spring semester).
The schedule is flexible and volunteer credit is offered.