Digital Asset Officer

The Royal Armouries

Salary £20,319 per annum

Band 11/Q1 

The Royal Armouries is the United Kingdom’s national museum of arms and armour and one of the most important collections of its type in the world, housed at its headquarters and flagship museum in Leeds, its historic home at the Tower of London, and the Victorian Fort Nelson in Hampshire.

We are looking for a Digital Asset Officer to join our Intellectual property team, providing support uploading and maintaining digital assets within a variety of museum databases. This includes the DAMs (Digital Asset Management System) and Emu collections database.

The main duty of this role will be building on existing information to enhance digital assets. Occasionally this role will be required to creatively support the requirements of the wider museum, generating and editing digital assets.

This role reports to the Senior Digitisation & IP Manager and will also work closely alongside the Licensing & DAMs Project Manager, Senior Licensing and Media Partnerships Manager and Head of Commercial & IP. Close collaboration with colleagues around the museum on a variety of commercial and non-commercial digital and creative projects will also be required.

This position is a permanent role working full time, 37.5 hours per week, 5 days out of 7. Weekend, Bank Holiday and evening working will occasionally be required. Applications for part-time are welcome.


  • Access to the Bike2Work scheme
  • Access to EAP Employee Assistance Program
  • 27.5 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Access to on-site staff car parking
  • 25% off staff shop
  • 10% off food in on-site café plus discounted drinks and meals for staff
  • Pension scheme max employer contribution is 9%
  • Applications for assistance with relocation costs will be considered

Closing Date: 31st January 2024                 

Interview Date: 8 February 2024.  

Additional Information

Successful applicants must have the relevant right to work documentation in place.

A Police Check/ Disclosure will be requested in the event of a successful application. Please refer to the job description for the level of check required. A criminal record would not necessarily be a bar to employment.

Due to the volume of applications, we received we are not able to respond to everyone individually.   If you do not hear back from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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