Part time, 21 hours per week
Fixed term contract ending 1 March 2021
Do you believe that archives can make a difference to people’s lives?
About the Role
You will assist our Archivist to deliver a National Lottery Heritage Fund supported project to digitise our historically important sound collection. You will be responsible for project administration, liaising with suppliers, volunteers and funders and will lead on the recruitment of project volunteers. You will help manage volunteer training, the digitisation process, assist with curatorial input and also give awareness talks to our supporters and administer the delivery of a final exhibition and event.
You will bring previous experience of administrating projects, preferably in a museum, library or archive setting. As well as being enthusiastic about heritage and audience engagement, you will have a good level of IT competency and be confident to learn new software. You can effectively liaise with external funders, consultants, suppliers and volunteers to meet our project plan. You will be able to keep to an agreed timetable, track budgets and report on project progress.
About Leonard Cheshire
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. As the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, we do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose.
What we Offer
- A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
- Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
- Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
- A comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
Closing date: 7 July 2019
A satisfactory disclosure check may be required for this post
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.