An Assignment must be created for each content item in order to assign a staff or freelance content creator (author, photographer, videographer, etc.) to the content item. This is where the details and expectations of the content item and associated deliverables will be defined. For freelancers, the assignment record allows them access to a content item, and ultimately drives the payment/buyout process.

General Information

Assignment Id: Automatically generated
Group: Automatically assigned
Assignment Type: Relates to the type of content to be delivered (e.g. Photos, text, etc.)
Assignment Category: Freelance
Contract Type: Contract associated with this particular assignment (if different than the one agreed to when first logging in to ICE)
Assignment Contracts: If additional or different contracts must be associated with the assignment, they can be uploaded under the Assignment Contracts tab and will then be listed here.
Related Freelancer: Assigned freelancer
Supplier Number: Automatically generated number used by the Oracle payment system*

Content Information

Associated Content: select the Content item that the assignment is associated with

Fee Information

Fee type: Basis for the rate associated to the assignment, e.g. per assignment, per word, per page
Agreed Fee: Rate to be applied to the assignment, e.g. $0.50
Fee Note: Any additional information related to the fee

Assignment Information details

Editorial Status: Status of the assigned content item
Person making assignment: Assigning Editor
Department: Should be used to define the department that will be associated with the content being delivered.

  • Video content should be marked as Video
  • All other content should fall under Editorial
    Assignment Type Details: Variable information depending on assignment type. This area should be used to detail the assignment specifics and expectations, i.e. content description, amount, due dates, etc.

Related Info Tabs

Assignment Contracts
Releases
Payments
Expenses

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