Position:          Footage Researcher

Contract:          Fixed Term

Applications:    Internal applications here

                        External/ Freelance applications here


Reporting to the Production and Rights Manager and Producer, the Footage Researcher will be responsible for researching, sourcing, and clearing a variety of archive footage from various footage providers (e.g. Getty, Wazee, INA, etc) and ensuring the effective management, distribution and storage of all incoming archive and media. The Footage Researcher will act as the first point of contact for all media related issues, will actively improve and maintain Evoke work flows, offer creative solutions to archive research briefs as well as comprehensive breakdowns for logging and reporting and manage digital assets.

The ideal candidate will have proficient knowledge of: film production, footage research and rights clearance, TV production, digital storage, file formats, file transfer, Avid, IPD, EVS and digital archive. Previous experience of archive clearance negotiation, a good knowledge of Ardome, ISIS Interplay, Lines and Sats and HD fibre network and experience of setting up new workflows and systems is also advantageous.

PLEASE NOTE: This role will require weekend work as well as on bank holidays. This role is based at Chiswick Park and Stockley Park.

Applications close on Sunday 18th February 2018

IMG is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.