Collections Documentation Officer

Collections Documentation Officer
Employer: Crafts Council
Salary: £24,340 -£28,000
Location: Islington, London

We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual to continue to build on the success of our Collections Online catalogue project, and HLF funded project: The First Decade (1972-1982).

Experience of using and developing collections/asset management databases is essential (ideally Index+), as is working to Accreditation standard for core collections management procedures.

As a member of a busy and productive team there is plenty of opportunity to contribute to digital storytelling via our Collections Online producing content such as audio and film and engaging with platforms such as Periscope and Vimeo as well as hands on collections engagement. However administrative and documentation support to the Exhibitions & Collections Team’s programme of activities – including image rights, object information, object work flow and data management is also a key component.

Reporting to the Keeper of Collections (initially Head of Exhibitions and Collections), and working closely with all Exhibitions & Collections colleagues and external stakeholders, the Collections Documentation Officer contributes to, and helps deliver key strategic objectives across our programme. These comprise an Acquisition Programme, Collections Online, Loans and Touring Exhibitions, the Collections and Asset Management Systems, Collections Audit and Storage, and Collections Management Policy and Procedures – all to recognised museum documentation standards and guidelines.

Job Description & Person Specification

How to Apply

To be considered for the role please submit a copy of your CV along with a Supporting Statement explaining what attracts you to work at the Crafts Council and provide evidence of how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job.

Send your application to hr@craftscouncil.org.uk by noon Tuesday 27th November 2018. Successful Applicants will need to be available for interview w/c 10th December 2018.

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