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Thursday, January 15, 2015

F/T - Digital Research, NBCUniversal (NY)

Digital Researcher - FT, Contract
NBCUniversal Archives - New York, NY

NBCUniversal Archives is seeking a Digital Researcher responsible for providing research and physical/digital content for incoming sales jobs, proactive and business development projects and website upload. Actively contributing ideas for website content, the Digital Researcher plays a key role in helping the team monetize the archives. This individual will be expected to juggle and prioritize requests from several team members and must be able to complete them on tight deadlines and be a flexible team player. Understanding the client’s objectives and constraints, the Digital Researcher will take initiative to find the best source of information for each research request and be able to determine the type of research to conduct to get the material requested in the most productive way. He will show good judgment in providing quick website research or more in-depth text research based on clients’ needs, narrowing or expanding searches depending on the nature and commercial context of the request.


    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university required
    Minimum 3 years experience researching archival or stock footage.
    Knowledge of rights and clearances required.
    Knowledge and interest in popular culture, history, US & world news, geography, etc.
    Curious about new uses of video, social media, digital platforms, etc.
    Excellent knowledge of all collections represented by NBC Universal Archives.
    Excellent computer skills including Office Suite, online research, DAM, CRM systems.
    Strong interpersonal skills to work closely with Sales staff and communicate with clients.
    Multi-tasker, organized and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
    Solid understanding of the production/editing process is a plus.
    Reliable, thorough, attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records and follow up.
    Must be able and willing to work flexible hours to meet clients’ deadline.

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