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Asset Management Assistant - DK Operations

Asset Management Assistant


Collectively Penguin Random House and DK publish award-winning, bestselling and often visually stunning books, apps and ebooks for adults and children.


Are you interested in what happens behind the scenes when a book is created? Are you an excellent communicator with an eye for detail? Do you enjoy working with beautiful pictures, systems and projects?


DK are currently recruiting for an Asset Management Assistant who is an enthusiastic team player. You will be responsible for supporting the Media Archive team in the end-to-end management of DK’s media assets from post commissioning stage, through to facilitating re-use. You will be updating asset records, whilst maintaining rights data and contracts information within DK’s internal asset management system. You will also support the Product Archive team with processing content requests whilst ensuring rights have been checked. You will support teams globally and promote best practice. You will have a wide range of stakeholders including DK’s Creative and Sales teams.


You’ll need to approach your work with enthusiasm, be confident, flexible and have exceptional organisational skills.


Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter by 31 October 2021.


DK is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the varied communities that read our books across the world. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or social background. DK is proud to announce that we have adopted The Halo Code.


DK supports flexible working and has introduced a new ‘smart-working’ policy. This allows colleagues to work from home for up to three days a week to ensure the importance of a good work-life balance.


The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade, but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews or undertaking internships. For more information, visit


About our Company: 

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in. From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

We are the world's leading illustrated publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann, creating cutting-edge design and stunning visual books for the whole family. We are passionate about inspiring curiosity and bring people to books through their thirst for knowledge. With a global book loving community of over 800 colleagues in the UK, US, Germany, India, China, Canada, Spain and Australia, we produce books in over 100 countries and over 60 languages. Find out more on


Company: Dorling Kindersley Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: SW11 7BW 

Job ID: 168651

Date:  16-Sep-2021

London, LND, GB, SW11 7BW

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Manager, Media Publishing, Book Publishing, Operations, Management, Publishing

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