G. J. Ramstedt in the radio studio with Sakari Pälsi, 1948 On the left G. J. Ramstedt (Gustaf John Ramstedt 1873-1950), explorer and Altai language linguist in the radio studio with colleague, archaeologist and explorer - also journalist, writer and photographer - Sakari Pälsi (1882-1965). Yle Archives, the Finnish Broadcasting Company: yle.fi/yleisradio/about-yle/this-is-yle

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.