Cataloguing Assistant (Part Time)
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.