Digital Asset Manager (PT Temp)

AJC | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 1/12/2022

Digital Asset Manager (Part Time Temporary Employment) (3-5 month assignment)

Founded in 1906, American Jewish Committee (AJC) seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the global arena. We are known for our unparalleled access to diplomats, government officials, and faith leaders in more than 100 countries. In addition to our New York headquarters and Office of Policy and Diplomatic Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has offices across the U.S. and around the globe, and maintains partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide.

AJC’s Global Communications Department seeks a Freelance Digital Asset Manager who will be responsible for efficiently transitioning the agency’s creative assets from various storage platforms, into a digital asset management (DAM) system. Creative assets include images, gifs, videos, and stock photography, among others. This person will transfer, appropriately tag, organize, and curate a large amount of assets. This project is projected to last between 3-5 months.


The specific responsibilities outlined below are not exhaustive. The Freelance Digital Asset Manager does all this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Transfer of all creative assets, in coordination with AJC’s Global Communications and IT departments, into the new digital asset management (DAM) system
  • Review, organize, tag, and curate, including adding relevant information and details, for a wide variety of assets (images, video, graphics, and audio files)
  • Create and document tags/taxonomy fields for users to search for all assets
  • Build folder structure and define asset maintenance protocols, including curation and tagging protocols that support AJC's digital asset needs
  • Review materials owned and used by AJC to determine and document details on usage rights; assist with obtaining rights/permissions and managing expiration dates
  • Clean up files by removing duplicate, repetitive, and unnecessary assets
  • Revise and edit images as needed
  • Advise on best practices for naming conventions and ensure images are uploaded adhering to those conventions
  • Provide recommendations for optimal user experience
  • Liaise between AJC departments to develop best practices for DAM users
  • Oversee training of Global Communications digital asset team on newly implemented system of archiving processes and best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree required and at least two years relevant experience
  • Experience working with a digital asset management system, including experience with tagging/taxonomy protocols and asset migrations and deployments
  • Experience working with Canto, a plus
  • Excellent research abilities
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • A self-starter who is able to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Photo editing experience preferred


AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit your application to:




Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
401(k) or 403(b) plans | dental | FSA | leave early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | medical | Paid Holidays | paid vacation | parental leave | sick leave | vision
Job Location

Share this job

Part Time, Seasonal, and Contract Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs

Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs Online

Weekly Email Subscribers