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Thursday, December 24, 2015

(Temp) Digital Asset Manager, UNICEF (NY)

Consultancy Assignment: Digital Asset Manager

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a consultant to manage UNICEF’s Digital Asset Management (DAM) platform, which houses UNICEF photography, video, brand, publication, as well as other high resolution assets from UNICEF HQ Divisions and other UNICEF offices. The purpose is to identify methods to organize and manage the entire digital asset life cycle from production to distribution and archiving via UNICEF’s DAM platform (see: , while synchronizing with the needs of UNICEF’s Content Management System.
For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.
Minimum requirements and competencies:
• 5+ years of experience managing DAM platforms;
• Higher education degree in Information Science or related field;
• Demonstrable experience with large DAM systems, including technical expertise;
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in coordinating multimedia DAM systems including web, database, API, taxonomy and related components;
• Experience organising and maintaining non-book libraries and special archives online;
• Knowledge of information management and cataloguing standards;
• Understanding of both the challenges of changing working practices around assets and the people challenges of the same;
• Evidence of strong communication skills with team members;
• Experience in directing teams who deliver technical training and technical customer support;
• Demonstrable experience working with taxonomies and metadata;
• Knowledge of international documentary media standards and practices an asset;
• Excellent skills in planning communications;
• Evidence of ability to build good customer relationships with stakeholders and influencers;
• Publishing industry preferred;
• Knowledge of the Orange Logic DAM platform an asset;
• Excellent organisational skills.

How to Apply:

Applications should be sent to: by 12 January 2016. When sending to this mailbox, please ensure that the position you are applying for, ‘Digital Asset Manager’, is quoted on the subject line. Applicants MUST submit their resume along with a signed and dated (not typed) UNICEF P-11. Please send details of the daily fee/rate (in USD) you are willing to accept for the performance of this job. Please state whether negotiable or non-negotiable. To download P11:
Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted. Non-US candidates must be in possession of an existing US G4 visa or be a US permanent resident/citizen.
In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.