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Audiovisual Preservation Project Manager


Audiovisual Preservation Project Manager (full-time)


Fort Washington, PA United States

Application Date

January 01, 1970

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The Project Manager is a key team member, responsible for managing a portfolio of projects which will include planning, coordination, and implementation of each project within the scope of client-driven budgets, timelines, and quality expectations. They will also effectively monitor and present project updates to relevant stakeholders, clients, or project team members. As our project managers are the primary point of contact between George Blood, L.P. and the institutions we interact with, the ideal candidate will bring excellent people skills combined with project management experience.

If you are an information professional with a passion for preserving audiovisual media and strong project management experience, we encourage you to apply. This position offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to be immersed in a resource-rich environment at a fast-growing company. This position is a career accelerator that can move you from entry level positions to management positions.


  • Manage preservation projects from inception to completion; work directly with upper management
  • Communicate with client through life of project to manage client expectations, provide updates and provide superior customer service
  • Review contracts to understand the scope and budget for implementation
  • Create project plans with timelines and milestones for internal production teams
  • Monitor project deliverables, including shipments, metadata, quality control, and timely completion
  • Update relevant stakeholders and team members on project progress
  • Monitor progress against project budget and create client invoices
  • Collaborate with the multiple departments responsible for project execution
  • Work with staff programmers to develop tools for managing media and metadata
  • Coach and support colleagues as needed to foster ongoing project progression
  • Proactively address potential obstacles to keep projects on track; make recommendations to improve process and quality control as needed
  • This position can be partially remote, with the ability to start remotely if relocating


  • Master’s degree in library or information science, or comparable work experience
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and remain positive in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to be flexible and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to handle a high volume, process- and deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Background in metadata and archival processing and/or cataloging preferred
  • Prior experience in audiovisual and data migration preferred; interest in audiovisual materials desired
  • Prior experience with FileMaker Pro or database environments preferred
  • A desire to learn and grow on the job


  • $45,000-52,000 salary, commensurate with experience
  • Eligible for company’s benefits package, including company-sponsored medical insurance (Aetna); voluntary SIMPLE-IRA contributions with matching; and PTO, as well as company holidays