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Job Vacancy: Archive Assistant (Cataloguer)

23 January 2017

We are recruiting an Archive Assistant (Cataloguer) to work on the Women’s Playhouse Trust Archive at the Theatre Collection. £20,046 - 22,496 pro rata.

The post is on a fixed term contract for a total of 1,000 hours work (with a flexible work pattern) to be undertaken between  1 April 2017 until 24 December 2017. The post is funded by a grant from the Women’s Playhouse Trust and may be undertaken on either a full or part time basis.

The role holder will undertake file level cataloguing of the Women’s Playhouse Trust Archive, which will have been pre-sorted. They will also oversee the repackaging process which will be carried out by volunteers and take place alongside the cataloguing. In addition they will write a report at the end of the project, a Collection Page for the Theatre Collection website and post updates via the Theatre Collection Facebook page.
The successful candidate will be qualified to at least A-level standard, although a degree or equivalent would be desirable. They must have a basic understanding/knowledge of archival standards and practice plus previous experience within an archival or museum environment. Knowledge of/previous use of CALM or other Collections Management Systems is desirable.
For an informal discussion, please contact Jo Elsworth at or 0117 331 5086.

Closing date for applications is 7 February 2017 and interviews will be held on 22 February.

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