The Digital Media Library Specialist works within our inhouse Creative Team to drive forward the delivery and implementation of our new digital media library, Chorus. This is a six-month contract, and the role is responsible for managing the setup, migration, and rollout from IMS (our existing library) to Chorus, working with multiple internal stakeholders across the organisation. Whilst the role is within the Creative Team, the system is used by the whole organisation, including Fundraising, Volunteering and Communications, to store photography, case studies and marketing assets.
This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) pro rata a year.
We recognise that the world looks a little bit different since the pandemic. Therefore, we’re committed to enabling our staff to work where best suits the needs of the individual, their team and the organisation. For this role, there will be opportunities to work from home as well as the office. We want our staff to flourish and work in environments which maximises their potential and best serves our stakeholders.
We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.
More details about this role, the Organisation and the recruitment process can be found in the attached candidate pack and job description.
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Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from people with disabilities as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invitation to interview for all applicants with disabilities who demonstrate, within their application form, sufficient evidence to meet the essential criteria for the job.
Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.
To be able to fulfil this role, the skills and experience we are looking for in a potential candidate include;
- Experience of maintaining a Digital Asset Management (DAM) system (or similar).
- Previous experience in managing complex projects.
- Experience of setting up user guides and training for colleagues across departments.
- Previous management of DAM and/or project management systems within a high-volume studio or creative agency.
- Thorough knowledge of DAM systems and how they contribute to business needs.
- Expert knowledge of different meta-data standards and GDPR regulations.
- Experience in setting up, rolling out and managing a DAM.
- Experience of managing a similar project in the charity sector.
- Knowledge of the charity sector and vision impairment sector.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Project.
- Understanding of digital media formats and their use in marketing.
For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to be successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below. The candidate pack contains more information about this role & the recruitment process at Guide Dogs.
If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.
How to apply
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Applications need to be made using the online application form, accessed using the ‘apply’ button above.
As part of your application ensure you provide evidence and examples of how your skills & experience meet the criteria as set out in the attached job description.
The system has a one-hour time limit. We would advise you to prepare your answers separately and then copy and paste into the online form once finalised.
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Please note that you’ll have to upload a CV as this is a mandatory requirement as part of our Safer Recruitment Policy.
Guide Dogs follow Safer Recruitment practices to ensure we are safeguarding the vulnerable people we work with. As part of this, we require a full work history with any gaps accounted for & a minimum of 2 professional referee details fully covering the past 5 years. If there is not enough space in your application form to provide this information, please ensure you upload additional documentation containing the additional detail.
Please contact our Recruitment Team if you require any support with your application.
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