Job Opportunities

Job title: Digital Asset Co-ordinator


REF: 5102


HOURS OF WORK: Full Time- 36 hours per week

JOB STATUS: 2 years- Fixed Term Appointment

SALARY PER ANNUM: £22,056-£29,372


LOCATION: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, South West London


The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew) is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.

Kew has a vast collection of scientific, historic and promotional digital images.  The information management systems (IMS) project is developing a central digital asset management (DAM) system to maximise the value of these assets by allowing them to be shared across the organisation. 

The Digital Asset Co-ordinator will be the business expert for Digital Asset Management (DAM) within the project team, managing differing needs across all digital image collections. You will work with Kew staff and suppliers to develop and maintain digital asset policies and procedures as well as design, test and implement the new systems.  This is a new role to develop and subsequently to administer the central system for digital assets, understanding and accommodating changing requirements.

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent experience; demonstrate experience of working in a digitisation environment, preferably developing and administering digital asset management systems. You will be an excellent communicator with all levels of stakeholders and audiences with strong accuracy and attention to detail.  Ability to work on own initiative is also required.

For full details of the job purpose, accountabilities and essential education, skills and experience for this role, please view the job description and person specification document online.

Benefits include 30 days holiday per year, a choice of defined benefit or stakeholder pension, a flexible benefits scheme as well as a great working environment.

CLOSING DATE: 29 May 2013 at 10am


How To Apply

1. Download and read the Job Profile.

Job Description, Person Specification and Additional Information (Word)

2. Complete an Application Form and an Equality and Diversity Form.

3. Return your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Form to Please be advised that we do not accept applications by post.  If you have a disability or a special need that requires support please contact us on 020 8332 3135.

Guidance notes for applicants

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