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Archive Cataloguer - 2 month Temporary Contract

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Archive Cataloguer - 2 month Temporary Contract

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Knowledge & information management

  • Job ref:

    DR - 26034

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £13.50 - 13.50 per hour

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5459

  • Posted:


  • Duration:

    2 months

  • Startdate:

    2020-02-17 00:00:00

Archive Cataloguer

East London

£13.50 per hour

35 hours per week

ASAP start until end of March 2020

DBS Required

About the company

Our client, a heritage museum in London, is actively looking to recruit an Archive Cataloguer to assist with the cataloguing, to recognised industry and archival standards, and preparing for digitisation, records of an Archive Collection.

What you will be doing

  • Handling historical archive material
  • Listing documents in preparation for selection decisions
  • Cataloguing documents / material to recognised archival standards
  • Sorting and preparing collections of loose items.

This position requires a Basic Disclosure

Why you’ll be hired

  • Proven experience and thorough knowledge of using Archive or Library database systems
  • Experience of using CALM
  • Demonstrable experience of handling historical archive material
  • Experience of working with a mixed media collection which includes photographs, objects and audio-visual material
  • Knowledge of collections care practices
  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to work unsupervised

Why you should apply

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Cataloguer candidate to work within Archives and Collections for a Heritage Museum

If you are interested in learning more information about the role.  

Please get in touch on 020 7378 5459 or