Manx National Heritage is an inspiring place to work. We’re all united in our passion for the Isle of Man’s heritage and culture, and together it’s our job to share that with people around the world.
Closing Date: 29/11/2020
Salary: £26,770 – £31,885 per annum
Department: Manx National Heritage
Hours Per week: 37
We are currently recruiting for a Project Archivist to join the Manx National Heritage team.
As part of your role you will work with some exceptional nation-shaping manuscripts, which are key assets in telling the history of the Isle of Man during a fascinating period.
You will check and improve existing catalogue entries for individual manuscripts, printed matter, maps and plans. You’ll also create hierarchical structure for descriptions to item level, using MXG software prior to online release. Identifying content of note you will choose how to promote it, whilst preparing outreach content including talks and social media posts.
Project tasks will be varied and present great opportunities to edit, enhance and refresh descriptions. The emphasis on outreach and promoting the Atholl archives gives scope for creative and rewarding initiatives that you can own, shape and manage.
You will be able to use your excellent written, verbal and communication skills to work effectively with colleagues, stakeholder groups, VIPS and volunteers.
Forming part of our small, friendly team made up of an archivist, a librarian and two assistants with access to a Library and Archives conservator you will also have contact with the curators and educational colleagues who make up our bigger division called Professional Services.