Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
The National Media Museum, Bradord, is looking for a cataloguer to work full-time for 16 weeks to help transfer information and images of objects from the collections onto a website which will showcase thier world class collections. As a member of the National Media Museum Project Team, you will ensure that object data is delivered on time and to a high quality to meet the needs of this project. This involves documenting up to 40,000 objects from iBase, enhancing object records and supporting authorities in the museum object database (MIMSY XG) in line with cataloguing standards and guidelines.
To succeed in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate that you can check and create accurate object records and deliver high volume, high quality object cataloguing to very specific deadlines. You will be a real team player, with excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work. A knowledge of and an interest in the history of photography, cinematography and new media would be fantastic, but the ability to plan and schedule work to ensure timely delivery is key.
Award winning, visionary and truly unique, the National Media Museum embraces photography, film, television, radio and the web. Part of the NMSI family of museums, we aim to engage, inspire and educate through comprehensive collections, innovative education programmes and a powerful yet sensitive approach to contemporary issues.
To apply, please email your CV, together with a covering letter explaining clearly how you meet all our stated requirements, to firstname.lastname@example.org
We regret that we can only respond to successful applicants. No agencies.
Closing date: 9th May 2010
Interview date: Thursday 20th May 2010
We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the community in which we work. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people and we guarantee interviews to suitably qualified disabled applicants.
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