Global Digital Asset Manager

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 3 Jan 2021

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the permanent Global Digital Asset Manager. To lead on the continued development, migration and maintenance of Save the Children's global digital asset management (DAM) system - working with all members and Country Offices to support their needs.

To manage visual content using Save the Children's global digital asset management (DAM) system, Content Hub. You will disseminate high quality digital content across the global membership and to country programmes. This role will manage systems for collection, archiving and re-purposing of film, photographs and multimedia assets, including overseeing all licensing and permissions. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile on the development and sharing of content in partnership with the Global Media Unit and be able to vary working hours accordingly.



  • At least 5 years of professional experience with archiving and asset/records management, ideally with digital multimedia in a humanitarian/news agency
  • Knowledge of ingesting, editing and archiving digital media for film production and photography

  • Strong knowledge of asset specific metadata (e.g. IPTC, Dublin Core etc.) and how to build and maintain robust keyword taxonomies

  • Experience of using film and photo editing software

  • Experience of image manipulation in Photoshop

  • Knowledge of digital asset copyright laws and experience with licencing and distribution of material under copyright

  • Ability to write in plain English, and basic copy-editing and proofreading skills

  • A high level of computer literacy (eg word, excel, databases, desk top publishing skills)

  • Ability to understand and accept the requirement for sensitivity/confidentiality when handling


  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, including the ability to inspire and mobilise people from diverse business areas, to support and engage with the Content Hub
  • Excellent understanding GDPR and ensure content is stored and shared accordingly.

Personal Skills

  • A passion for storytelling, amplifying children's voices and highlighting our impact and successes using case studies, images, films, facts, interviews, infographics and inspiring information
  • Excellent organisational skills, and the ability to organise own workload efficiently, prioritise tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional communications skills both written and verbal, ability to research, analyse and interpret information and to summarise complex issues, and tailor communications to different audiences and cultures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A commitment to support for cross-organisational initiatives
  • Enjoy working with a wide range of people, investing time in helping colleagues grow their skills and understanding of content.
  • Good negotiation skills combining toughness with tact
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands on your time while under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to influence and negotiate around client demands
  • Commitment to team working and demonstrable understanding of how to contribute
  • Enthusiasm for our cause and the ability to inspire a team to engage with and deliver at a consistently high quality
  • Fluent English, and excellent English writing skills
  • Fluency in a second language preferable (Arabic, French, Spanish preferred).

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector with an option of flexible of working hours

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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