Temporary Job

Content Curator, Media Resources

A+E Networks

Remote / Virtual 11-17-2023
  • Paid
  • Temporary
Job Description
Work Locations: With the exception of some select roles that have In-Office requirements, most temporary or third party payroll workers should expect to work remotely, unless otherwise discussed.

Division Story
A+E's Technology team is deep-rooted in the heart of our business. We have great people and great technologies, and together we take on the toughest challenges. As innovators, we choose to iterate, pivot, and adapt quickly. We've reinvented the way A+E leverages technology to produce and sell world-class content. We've modernized our core solutions and embraced a cloud first approach. Perched on the virtues of our ''Technology Code'', we make technology better, create solutions together, and most of all, we have fun with it. Our team members are motivated individuals who help each other do remarkable things every day. Together we deliver best-in-class solutions that transform the way A+E works. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we want to hear from you!

Job Description


Production Operations and Engineering consists of a wide range of media centric roles. We are responsible for managing the entire life cycle of A+E's programming. This is where we produce, transform, broadcast and distribute content as well as run the tech infrastructure for the Media Supply chain. We are an energetic team that fulfills the business objectives within a thriving dynamic industry. Developing new solutions to continually improve the user experience of our customers, consumers and colleagues is our mandate. If you have the determination and aptitude we are seeking for a role in this challenging and rewarding business and are eager to work for a department that sets the standard for our industry, then we look forward to speaking with you!

The Content Curator is primarily responsible for curating backlogged clip content for use by our content creation partners.

The Content Curator will perform exceptional and consistent media evaluations in a high volume, fast-paced, and detail-oriented manner. Leveraging A+E metadata standards and having a keen eye for descriptive relevance to drive discoverability, media will be reviewed for adherence to content standards and suitability for inclusion on the A+E Networks in-house clip content website. The ideal candidate will be an experienced curation professional who is passionate and knowledgeable about digital media curation and metadata application.


Position Responsibilities:
• Curate A+E owned clip content using internal media asset management tool.
• Review and select clips for publication to client-facing platform.
• Use asset management tool to trim clips to desired length.
• Apply accurate and effective descriptive metadata to clips for optimal searchability.
• Review paperwork and clip content to confirm legal rights and clearances.
• Report any patterns of issues observed to help improve database and product performance, and test tools and provide feedback to improve efficiency and accuracy.

On our team, you will have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of operating a clip-based media archive. You will have exposure to all the inner workings of what it takes to receive, organize, and curate clip media, and leverage assets by collaborating with internal and external partners to support content creation. You will learn about media asset management and media storage practices and how to quickly adapt to a rapidly evolving media landscape.


Position Requirements:
• Experience in stock footage content curation and familiarity with stock curation best practices preferred.
• Familiarity with asset management systems.
• Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
• Detail-oriented with ability to multitask.
• Quick learner who continually seeks out improvement and prevent errors from recurring.
• Comfortable navigating ambiguity and making sound judgment calls.
• Wide-ranging, up-to-date knowledge of TV shows, cinema, music, literature, history, as well as cultural sensitivities.
• Research experience preferred.

Please note project assignment associates are engaged to provide service to A+E Networks on a temporary basis in connection with a specific project. Project assignment associates are hired and employed through a third-party vendor with a duration/tenure of no longer than eighteen (18) months.


Contract Hourly Pay Rate: $42.00

The pay rate displayed serves as a good faith estimate for this role.

Compensation for the role will be based on a number of different factors

such as a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, location, and

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A+E Networks proudly provides equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants, and makes employment decisions consistent with this principle. The company's employment actions and decisions – including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, demotion, compensation, transfer, layoff, and termination – are made without regard to an employee's race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, family and medical leave status, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
A+E Television Networks is a joint venture of the Hearts Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw341j-44-197-101-251-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $42.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
A+E Networks

At A+E Networks, we believe that storytelling uncovers the human in humanity, the hero in heroism, and the ordinary in the extraordinary.