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Archivist. Contract. Central London

Industry IT, Other
Location London
Job Type Contract
Package £35-45k per annum pro rata - negotiable
Date 30 September 2016

Have you got professional experience archiving files – documents, video, music/sound, – working with extensive data materials, creating efficient system from scratch? I have an exciting opportunity for you to join an exciting company on a temporary contract basis for 3-5 month period.

You can start straight away, or we can also consider short-time notices (1-2 weeks max). Your responsibilities will be:

  • evaluate records for preservation and retention
  • arrange the acquisition and retrieval of records
  • catalogue information and manage information and records
  • liaise with managers of archives
  • respond to enquiries from members of staff
  • advise users on how best to access, use and interpret archives
  • prepare record-keeping systems and procedures for archival research and for the retention or destruction of records
  • maintain user-friendly, computer-based search systems
  • organise training sessions on archival procedures
  • advise on the ongoing organisation and storage of material in order to encourage organisations to plan for the future

Russian language skills could be a great bonus for the role. But not a necessity!

If you have sound experience in the field and can commit to the contract, please apply ASAP!

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