Archive Assistant

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom · Archives · VAC734


We currently have an exciting vacancy for someone who is as passionate about our history as we are. We are seeking to recruit an Archive Assistant to work in our new office within Aberdeen Central Library where our collections are accessible to the public as well as our internal users.

This role assists in providing physical and intellectual access to archive material held in the Aberdeen Journals (AJL) photographic and press cuttings collection relating to the Press and Journal and Evening Express titles.

Working with the Archive Manager, the post holder will assist in the development of the collection in response to the strategic direction set by the Archive Manager to support the company’s needs.

The role’s main responsibilities are centred on providing a direct service to internal and external users, both in person and through email and telephone; digitising content as required and developing knowledge of the photographic and newspaper collections within the business to aid their exploitation.

The main duties of this position include:

Closing date for applications is Sunday 25th August 2019


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To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.


This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week from our Aberdeen Office. We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, Gym Discount, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.

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