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Project Archivist FTC

Project Archivist FTC

  • Location

    Belfast

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact Name:

    Kathy Thistlethwaite

  • Contact email:

    Kathy.Thistlethwaite@tfpl.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5479

  • Job ref:

    LS/25947

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    24 months

A company in the media sector currently has a great job opportunity for an Archivist. The position is offered on a 2 year Fixed Term contract basis and will be based in their Belfast office.

What you’ll be doing
 
The Archivist will manage the collection, ensure the ability to respond efficiently and effectively to internal requests about the archive; and take responsibility for the future development of the archive.  You will catalogue new entries to the collection, and work to enhance existing metadata. You will advise on digital preservation considerations and collection management procedures.

Who you are
 
The successful candidate will possess a post-graduate qualification in Archives Management and relevant experience including:

-             experience in preservation and an understanding of digital preservation and digitisation
-             experience of digital collection management and collection development
-             an understanding of copyright and intellectual property rights
-             competence in archive cataloguing

This job would suit someone who:

-        has strong communication skills
-        possesses project management skills,
-        is IT literate
-        is a good team player, who is flexible and has strong interpersonal skills
-        is methodical and organised,
 

What’s in it for me
 
This is a great job opportunity to take responsibility for the Archives function, to work in a unique environment which offers a varied and interesting collection to work with. You will work in a small team and in tandem with a colleague who has a good understanding of the archive.
 
This position is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and is available on a 2 year Fixed Term contract basis.