Action for Children
Bloomsbury, Greater London
London, Greater London
£35,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The role

Action for Children protects and supports children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives.

We are looking for Digital Asset Manager to Lead Action for Children's migration onto a new DAM platform and take responsibility for managing metadata, categorisation, taxonomy, identification and indexing of our digital assets.  You will use your specialist knowledge and expertise to guide Action for Children stakeholders as we migrate to the new platform.

You will make a difference by:

-Leading the Brand and Strategic Marketing, Storytelling and other teams through a process to organise and index all their digital assets, ensuring accurate metadata entry into the DAM

-Being responsible for ensuring assets are uploaded with proper users and permissions, metadata, tagging etc and maintain standards for all digital assets to ensure consistency.

-Developing instruction guides around proper system use and best practice. Deliver training and provide ongoing support to help stakeholders get up to speed with the system.

-Working  with the IS Security Team and DAM supplier to develop processes that ensure proper use of the DAM and compliance with GDPR.

-Guiding all relevant Action for Children stakeholders to develop workflows and processes on the new DAM, tailored to the needs of various creative projects (e.g. creative workflow and storytelling process). And, as part of this, develop steps to ensure assets have the proper documentation to meet legal requirements e.g. licences and proof of usage.

You will need:

-A professional qualifications and/or significant work experience in Digital Asset Management essential. 

-Degree level qualification e.g. in library science or equivalent desirable.

-Proven understanding of digital image asset workflow, processes and how assets are created and used in an omni-channel fundraising and marketing model.

-Experience of working with a Digital Asset Management system in a business or charity setting.

-A good understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite and Apple iOS

-Knowledge and understanding of digital file formats (image, video, etc) and media usage rights terminology.

-Ability to organise a wide array of assets and associated information at a high level, with accuracy and attention to detail and using a structured approach.

The way we work

We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Have a look at our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work here.

We want our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, a comprehensive employer-matched pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts on our dedicated benefits portal. Find out more about our exclusive Action for Children benefits here.

For safe and happy childhoods

At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Refreshed on: 28 April 2021
Closed date: 03 May 2021
Job ref: 4865
Tags: IT, Digital