Travel Alberta

Digital Asset Management Specialist, Tourism

Oct 7, 2015
Sep 29, 2015
Edmonton Economic Development

Position Profile

Edmonton Economic Development cultivates energy, innovation and investment needed to build a prosperous and resilient Edmonton Economy. Our Edmonton Tourism team focuses on destination marketing and is the trusted voice for the city’s visitor experience, regionally, nationally and internationally. We encourage travelers to stay longer, explore more, and share their experience with others.

Now, what do you get when you cross EEDC with possibly the most powerful visual tools in the world? The Consumer Marketing team of course – who embodies the same commitment to consumers as our divisional counterparts, but with a technical twist!

We are looking for a creative and determined professional to join our forward-thinking Consumer Marketing team, as our Digital Asset Management Specialist. To Make an Impact, this individual will be responsible for managing EEDC’s digital assets and the day-to-day management of the digital library. Working with our team, this role will support the Tourism division with mapping, collecting, and editing of photography and videography to obtain innovative marketing objectives.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Job Details

We speak in colours, photos, videos and memories! The Digital Asset Management Specialist will identify, edit, create and most importantly manage our visual assets to support divisional objectives and ultimately promote tourism in our city. With big picture thinking and a passion for storytelling, this role will contribute to putting real systems into place with an initial audit and mass upload of visual materials. In collaboration with our Tourism team, this role will become our digital asset management system guru with the ability to create, teach, troubleshoot and analyze the system. With knowledge of the industry, this role will coordinate logistics for various photo/video shoots, map out inspiring plans, and provide innovative direction to the EEDC creative teams. This exciting role starts out as a 3 month term, and could have the opportunity of becoming part of our EEDC team on a permanent basis, with the right candidate and the best fit for our organization!

As the ideal candidate, you have experience in photo and video editing/digital media complemented by post-secondary education in a related field of study. You are a resourceful, curious individual, with a drive to experiment and get things done! You have a true passion for Edmonton and will flourish when telling the Edmonton story through various digital channels. Because of your superb technical skills and a keen eye for detail, you quickly learn the ropes of how business objectives and messaging can be fulfilled. You excel in a fast paced environment and with outstanding organizational skills; you can manage your workload and deliverables. In addition, you have a good idea of branding and how a brand’s strength is the sum of how it is represented across multiple mediums: web, video, stories, and photo.

Are you a proud Edmontonian and who has passion for the digital world? If so then we want to hear from you! Submit your cover letter and professional resume to no later than October 7, 2015.