Media Manager

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  • Reporting into the Senior Manager, Library and Media Management, the Media Managers will support Asharq with media management across news and current affairs production, and the Asharq library. Shift work will be required.
  • Responsible for the media management, cleaning and maintenance of server space for production and archive.
  • Effectively establish and maintain clear lines of communication with the production and engineering teams to ensure that any potential technical or media management issues are highlighted at the earliest opportunity.
  • Work closely with engineering to troubleshoot and resolve media management and technical workflow issues.
  • Support the Senior Manager with the maintenance and development of new media management and MAM solutions.
  • Establish and follow defined change control processes in relation to archiving and media asset management policies.
  • Work with the Senior Manager, workflow engineers and production teams to ensure use of efficient media management technology and processes.
  • Train and educate production staff and technical teams to create awareness of the media management requirements and best practice.
  • Archive and accurately catalog media, ensuring the content can easily be searched and located by the production teams, and copyright and restrictions are clearly flagged.
  • An ability to adapt rapidly to new technologies would be advantageous.
  • You may also be required to carry out any other duties within the scope and purpose of the department.


  • Experience setting up and managing media asset management workflows across multiple productions.
  • Experience and use of the following systems and storage solutions are advantageous:
  • iNews
  • Avid PAM including Media Central, Access Interplay
  • Nexis
  • Isilon
  • Media asset management
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Airspeed
  • Detailed knowledge is required of the following:
  • Video formats and codecs
  • File transfer
  • Media production processes and tools
  • Archiving

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