Media Asset Management Assistant (Part-time)

  • 50 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5J 3A5, Canada
  • Part-time

Company Description

At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.  

MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential. 

We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.

Job Description

As a part-time member of MLSE’s Media Asset Management Team you will help with all stages of our content workflows to meet our goal to bring world-class content to our fans in-arena, on television, on the web and on social media. Number of hours will vary depending on experience and our pro team schedules.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure various types of media assets pass corporate quality control standards and are delivered for broadcast or trafficking by deadline, including (but not limited to) video assets for linear broadcast on NBATV Canada and external partner networks; video assets for broadcast on social media and web; and image or motion assets for digital signage
  • Coordinate transmission needs with Production, schedule recordings and monitor incoming feeds for edit and archive as well as outgoing feeds for linear broadcast or streaming live on our team mobile apps and websites   
  • Perform various tasks associated with our ongoing Production storage management effort such as accuming, trimming, and basic maintenance edits using Adobe Premiere or Dalet OneCut
  • Assign searchable game-play specific metadata to our teams’ most valuable video assets using Dalet Sports Logger and other searchable metadata to all media assets stored for permanent archive according to our metadata schema standards using Dalet Asset Manager
  • Search and retrieve archived content as per various internal requests from Production, Game Operations, and Marketing as well as external requests from Global Partnerships, other linear networks, team alumnus, etc.

Qualifications

Note: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience.  We invite you to please share this with us in the "Message to the Hiring Manager" section of our online application.

  • Experience and/or education in information sciences (asset management), broadcast, sports management, or media/communications
  • Experience and/or education in graphic design, ideally with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Encoder, Illustrator) is as asset
  • Knowledge of video and image formats and codecs
  • Experience with Dalet, Media Valet or other MAM and DAM systems is an asset
  • Fan, rec player, or coaching level knowledge of football, basketball, hockey, and soccer
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task and meet various deadlines as well as deal with frequent changes in plan or direction as news develops or new information becomes available
  • Must be flexible at times to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required given MLSE’s evolving event-based schedule
  • A positive, winning approach, incorporating integrity, confidentiality and discretion
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

Additional Information

Apply by: November 14, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected] Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.