Job: Paid placement Leeds Historic Photographs / closes 18 June 2024

Project Placement opportunity to help with getting Leeds Historic Photographs online. ​The project will involve preparing Leeds Museums’ historic photograph and local history image collections for export to the Leodis website ( ​

This will include research and identifying content, and cross-checking with images on Leodis to identify images which would be suitable. The project provides valuable experience working with historic collections, digitisation and cataloguing skills, research experience and an opportunity to learn more about Leeds history. This will make more of the museum collections accessible online and help to crowd-source information from the public.​

About You:

Our Project Placements are a training and development opportunity. We are looking for people who are:​

  • Starting out in heritage, culture or the arts​
  • Looking for a change of career and exploring options in the arts and cultural sector ​
  • From a diverse range of backgrounds underrepresented in the arts and cultural sector ​

What matters most is your passion for the project.​

About the role:

This is one of four Project Placements at Leeds Museums and Galleries in 2024. The funding for Project Placements comes from Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation funding to give people paid experience of working in a heritage/cultural setting, training and support. ​

Project Placements are a maximum of 30 days to be completed before the end of March 2025. We are open to it being fewer days to help people access the opportunity. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We are a family friendly organisation and support our employees to work flexibly to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Working days and times are flexible and are agreed between the individual and the supervisor. ​ Pay £12/hour. 

To find out more, we have a video describing each of the Project Placements and giving tip tops for applications. This can be accessed here: Project Placement film LMG - YouTube

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