Digital Assets Management Assistant

UN-HABITAT - United Nations Human Settlements Programme

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This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.

This position is located in the Communications and Media Section located in ERSKI at the Nairobi duty station. The Communications and Media Section communicates UN-Habitat’s key messages to stakeholders and partners, creates awareness on urban issues and promotes UN-Habitat’s work and knowledge globally. The post aligns with the broader strategy to make UN-Habitat’s digital platforms more functional, user-friendly, and visually appealing; re-organize advocacy and technical content to raise the profile of UN-Habitat's work; give visibility to countries and global programmes, as well as support timely web updates for theExecutive Board and CPR sessions.

Under the supervision of the Chief of Communication and with the guidance of the Communications Officer and Information Network Officer, the candidate will perform the following duties:

· Organize digital assets, including photos, videos, stories, and publications, for quick access and retrieval. · Maintain an updated digital asset management system, implementing best practices for file naming, classification, metadata tagging, and searchability. · Work with creative teams to optimize assets for different channels and platforms, ensuring high quality and resolution while meeting file size and format constraints. · Maintain asset version control, tracking changes and updates to avoid discrepancies. · Collaborate with IT and information management teams to expand and improve UN-Habitat's digital asset management platform. · Assist with posting content and checking keyword accuracy on digital platforms such as webpages, and social media platforms. · Compile high quality recent photos from all regional offices. · Work closely with communication teams and other relevant units to coordinate the use of digital assets in various communication channels and platforms. · Provide support in identifying and preparing assets for communication campaigns or events. · Regularly examine digital assets for compliance with UN-Habitat branding guidelines. · Collaborate with content creators to improve the quality and appropriateness of digital assets. · Track digital asset inventory, usage, and permissions. · Train staff to use the digital asset management system effectively and follow branding requirements. · Assist colleagues in optimizing the use of digital assets in communication efforts. · Any other task as required by the supervisor

· Planning and organising · Professionalism · Communication

digital asset management, communications, or a related field.

· High attention to detail and strong ability to multitask and prioritize. · Proficiency in digital asset management systems and software. · Experience working with metadata and taxonomy principles. · Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, or equivalent photo editing software. · Familiarity with graphic design principles and tools is desirable. · Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel). · Strong organizational and analytical skills. · Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. · Self-motivated, critical thinker and the ability to thrive in a team environment. · Fluency in oral and written English. · Ability to work with minimal supervision, to tight deadlines, and a high level of resilience.

The Republic of Kenya is an equatorial nation on the coast of East Africa, neighboring Somalia, Ethi-opia, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Indian Ocean. Kenya has two levels of Government; Na-tional Government and 47 sub-national Governments called Counties. Counties are further divided into sub-counties. Kenya is a multi-party state with Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches. Kenya’s population of more than 40 million is growing at an annual rate of 2.2%. The country’s GNP per capita estimated at purchasing power parity (PPP) is $975, and the GNP is growing at an average rate of 0.1% annually. More than 26% of Kenya’s people live below the international poverty line of $1 per day. Kenya’s main food crops are “maize, wheat, pulses, roots and tubers.” (FAO). Nairobi is a modern metropolitan city where most basic goods and services, health facilities, public transport, telecommunication and banking services and educational facilities are readily available. The city is widely connected through its main airport, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and the smaller Wilson Airport. Air transport is also available to many up-country destinations. The city is home to some 3,000 UN personnel mainly attributed to the fact that it serves as the headquarters for both the UN HABITAT and UNEP. The socio-economic and cultural background of the immediate society the UNV would be living and working in is diverse and prevailing security conditions at the place of assignment is modest. The topographic and climatic features of the assignment location is highland cool and warm tropical climate.

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