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Project Assistant (New Museum)

  • Department:
    Information Resources
  • Location:
    London Wall
  • Role type:
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Level of security check required:
    Basic Disclosure
  • Closing date:
    30 May 2019
  • Interviews:
    11 June 2019
  • Salary:

We are looking for an exceptional individual to play a key role in preparing its collections as it prepares to embark on a major capital project to build a new museum in the historic West Smithfield market building and relocate the museum’s collections to this new space.

Working alongside curators, registrars, conservators, collections care and documentation colleagues this post will improve and expand collections information, build new digital assets and address documentation backlogs.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the museum’s extensive collections. Working predominantly at the London Wall site you will be expected to carry out tasks with a high degree of accuracy and enjoy solving complex and challenging documentation issues whilst also being willing and able to record large amounts of data.  You will be highly organised and self-motivated with good attention to detail and the ability to prioritise your own workload. You will also be a committed team player and excellent communicator.

As well as having proven experience of working with collections and knowledge of museum documentation processes you will also have practical experience of using a museum collections (or equivalent) management system, handling and packing objects as well as digital photography.

If you would like to apply for this role, please complete our online application form.  The closing date for applications is Thursday 30 May 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11 June 2019.

The Museum of London is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and BAME candidates, who are currently under-represented in our organisation.

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