Cataloguing Assistant (Part Time)

Salary
Full time equivalent £20,000-£24,000 per annum
Hours
9:30am to 6pm each Thursday and Friday
Position Type
Part Time
Location
London King's Cross
Closing Date
28/07/2019
Advert expires on
24/07/2019

Heatherwick Studio

Main Duties

Heatherwick Studio is looking for a Cataloguing Assistant to join the Archive team to support auditing and cataloguing the collections.


This is a Part Time role with a 3 month fixed term contract. Ideally this person will work on Thursday and Friday every week. The role reports to Collections Manager.


The main responsibilities will be taking photos of models/objects and creating accurate and consistent records for the collections data base. This will be an excellent opportunity for anyone who is interested in gaining experience in cataloguing or archiving.


The day to day job will be:


- Photographing and cataloguing 3D archive material


- Researching provenance and context of archive material


- Uploading imagery to studio’s image database and apply key metadata


- Identify objects in need of repair


Working hours: 9:30am – 6pm each Thursday and Friday for 3 months.


Starting date: Beginning of August, 2019


Location: King’s Cross

Skills and Experience

You should be fluent using Microsoft Suite and have basic knowledge of photography. Knowledge and experience of cataloguing, archives and databases would be advantageous. You should have excellent attention to details. Your work will be overseen by the Collections Manager and you will occasionally be left to work on your own. Therefore you should be proactive and organised.