Performance of Abel Gance’s 1927 masterpiece Napoleon, September 24, 2007 at the Coliseum in Rome with the Triptych being shown on an 8.5 x 33 meter screen. The screen was built next to the Arch of Constantine on the Plazza del Colloseo, with the seating area and projection room in the Via de San Gregorio. Napoleon image copyright; Zoetrope Corporation and The Film Preserve, Ltd, with permission Courtesy: Boston Light & Sound, Inc.

AV Archives Assistant


AV Archives Assistant (full-time)


Norfolk, VA USA

Application Date

January 01, 1970

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Position Objective:

To assist the Audio-Visual (A/V) Archives Manager with the arrangement, description, and usage-rights management of digital and analog audio-visual materials to ensure long-term preservation and accessibility.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Archive digital photos and videos according to the established practices for PETA’s A/V Archives

• Append detailed metadata to digital files to enhance searchability

• Ensure that usage rights for A/V material is verified and documented

• Handle photo requests and usage rights inquiries from various departments and from PETA and its affiliates

• Assist with A/V projects using material from the archives

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


Position Requirements:

• Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

• Knowledge of general cataloging principles and best practices for digital media

• Experience with Mac operating systems

• Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines in a professional manner

• Proven ability to exercise discretion when working with confidential material

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

The salary for this position starts at $15 an hour.