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14-18 NOW Digital Archive Assistant

  • Organisation:Imperial War Museum
  • Location:IWM London
  • Salary:£23,970 per annum
  • Contract type:Fixed Term Contract / Full Time

Operating under the IWM umbrella, 14-18 NOW was the UK’s arts project for the First World War Centenary. The records of the project are held mainly in digital format.
The role will focus on improving the information we have about the 14-18 NOW Project. You will be answering enquiries relating to the 14-18 NOW digital archive, researching copyright permissions, updating the catalogue accordingly and reviewing and updating the catalogue structure and content.

You will be expected to work independently as well as across different teams in order to contribute to and deliver the priorities of IWM – using your knowledge, skills, talent and potential to the best of your ability.

You will focus at all times on delivering excellent customer service, ensure value for money at all times while being professional, courteous and demonstrating the behaviours and attributes expected of all IWM employees. You will also adhere to all corporate standards, and use corporate systems as directed to ensure consistency of service, brand and operational standards.

You will be expected to work across departments effectively, working with individuals, partners, and where appropriate volunteers.
To identify and implement learning and development needs for both yourself and your team, including volunteers, if appropriate.

For a full job specification, which your application will be marked against, please see attached person specification. 

The closing date for applications is 9am, Sunday 10th August 2022. Interviews will be held on the week beginning the 5th September 2022.

August 10th 2022, 9:00 AM

The benefits listed below are discretionary and IWM reserves the right, with due notice, to vary or withdraw them at any time. All such benefits apply during the course of your employment only.

  • Our generous full-time equivalent annual leave allowance is 25 days per annum plus public holidays rising to 30 days after 5 years.
  • Access to our Company Group Pension Plan with competitive Employer Contributions.
  • 20% discount in all IWM’s on-site shops.
  • A 25% discount in IWM’s cafes.
  • Free entry to all IWM Air shows at IWM Duxford.
  • Free entry to a large number of other museums & galleries and their exhibitions which we have reciprocal arrangements with.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity benefits dependent on length of service.
  • Access to our in-house training programmes and development
  • Access to an interest free season ticket loan scheme after three months service.
  • Access to a Ride 2 Work Scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme, and Career Development Advice.
  • IWM staff also have access to The Charity for Civil Servants services and support.
  • IWM staff are entitled to membership of the Benenden Healthcare Society (subject to their terms & conditions.
  • Eligibility to join the Civil Service Sports Club, securing additional discounts and benefits.
  • Access to social events run by groups with IWM.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. This role is subject to:

A basic check, which shows unspent convictions and conditional cautions.

October 2023

IWM is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.

We miss out when people feel IWM isn’t for them, and are committed to removing and reducing barriers to make IWM open to everyone.

Our Access and Inclusion strategy has been developed to promote openness, equal opportunities to access, inclusivity and encourage diversity in everything that we do, from employment practices, the services we provide to our visitors to the facilities we make available to public.

At IWM we seek to address the need for greater diversity within our workforce as well as the wider museum and heritage sector. In all our practices we embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and we welcome applications from suitable candidates of all backgrounds.

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