Archive Manager

King's Cross, London
£30,000 per annum pro rata
24 Jan 2019
21 Feb 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is the national fundraising charity for art. They believe that art can make you see, think and feel differently, and through their work they help make art more accessible to as many visitors as possible, wherever they are.

Archive Manager (Temporary, part-time)
Location: King’s Cross, London

Fixed Term, 4 months
£30,000 per annum pro rata

They give grants to help museums and galleries acquire works of art for their collections, share them with wide audiences, and support the training and professional development of curators. They are supported by their growing membership of 151,000 through the National Art Pass, as well as the generosity of many trusts, foundations and other individuals.

Founded in 1903, they have a large physical archive comprising information on both their grant-making and charitable activities and the history of the charity, which is currently housed at Tate. The growth of their charitable activities, and the changes over time in their organisational culture and data management processes, means they are now looking for a proactive archivist/information management professional to undertake a review of their archiving practices and policies. A second objective, as part of the wider review, will be to assess corporate materials held currently at their offices, and prepare them for archiving.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant specialist qualification and have good knowledge of current best practice in archiving and records management, in particular digital and cloud-based solutions. They will be energetic, collaborative, enjoy shaping and leading a project, and able to drive forward change.

Closing Date: 21st February 2019
First Interview date: 5th/7th March 2019
The right is reserved to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.


To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

This charity cares deeply about equal opportunities, and welcome a broad diversity of talent from all sections of the community to apply. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

No agencies please.

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