Job Opportunities

We offer free advertising for any job opportunity that may arise in the cultural heritage imaging and photographic field, please contact the Webteam to place an advert.

Current Job Opportunities

Science Museum Group – London
Job title – DAMS Administrator (part time – 21 hours per week)
Job reference – SMG00730
Date posted – 06/07/2018
Application closing date – 25/07/2018
Location – Science Museum – London
Salary – £20,000 p.a. (£12,000 p.a. pro rata) + benefits

Job description
Are you self-motivated with ability to use your own initiative? Do you have experience working with Digital Collections?

We are currently looking for a Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) Administrator to play a pivotal part in accelerating our collections digitisation programme and generate significant new content on a part time (21 hours per week) basis.

As part of the Photography team and working closely with producers and consumers of digital content, you will maintain and improve the quality of information, provide user support and deal with enquiries for the digital collection. In addition, you will identify improvements to processes and procedures relating to the management of digital assets, whilst providing support and training on using the DAMS to users across SMG.

You’ll need to be an excellent team player, personable and have a passion for curating digital content. You’ll have experience of managing digital assets and associated data, enjoying problem solving and ideally, bring experience of working within the museum or heritage sector, although this isn’t essential.

You will be offered excellent benefits, including 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) in addition to bank holidays, BUPA medical and dental healthcare, a contributory company pension scheme, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

Click here for a vacancy information pack and to apply.

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Science Museum Group – London
Job title – Photography Manager
Job reference – SMG00728
Date posted – 04/07/2018
Application closing date – 25/07/2018
Location – Science Museum – London
Salary – £33,000 – £35,000 p.a. + benefits

Job description
Do you have experience managing a photography studio in a high-volume and high-quality environment? Do you have excellent budget management skills, with the ability to motivate and lead a team?

We have an exciting opportunity available that could see you working amongst some of the world’s most fascinating objects. We are currently recruiting a Photography Manager to support the delivery of our digitisation strategy which aims to make our collections more widely accessible to an online audience.

You will oversee and deliver a high-quality photography service whilst managing the daily operations of the photography studio, which works closely with numerous internal teams, providing photographic and reproduction services for objects and flat material.

The role also offers the exciting opportunity to develop a service for 360o photography and photogrammetry using recently procured PhotoRobot equipment.

You will need to bring extensive experience working as a photographer for both 3D objects and flat material with a deep understanding of post-production processes. In addition, you’ll need experience managing a photography studio and excellent budget management skills.

With strong leadership skills, you will also possess technical knowledge of photographic and scanning equipment, studio set-up and image editing software.

You will be offered excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme, BUPA medical and dental care, an annual season ticket loan and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

Click here for information pack and to apply.

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Science Museum Group – National Railway Museum
Job title – Senior Photographer
Job reference – SMG00716
Date posted – 25/06/2018
Application closing date – 15/07/2018
Location – National Railway Museum – York
Salary – £27,000 + benefits

Are you a professional photographer with a creative eye, technical expertise and interest in museum collections?
Across Science Museum Group, our imaging champions are committed to providing a professional, technical, service, helping to deliver our Group vision of creating a more accessible and sustainable museum collection.
To support the growth of this vision, we are looking for a Senior Photographer to join us at the National Railway Museum in York, on a permanent basis.
In this role, you will lead, support and operationally manage a team of photography professionals across our three Northern based, National Museums, located in York, Manchester and Bradford. Working with some truly unique objects, you will support in photographing our growing collection objects, troubleshooting operational imaging issues and using digital processing software to champion our goal of making our collection available and open to all.
Joining us, you will bring excellent studio photography experience in a commercial environment and technical proficiency in software such as Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge and Capture One. You will be an excellent people manager, bringing skills at managing stakeholder expectations whilst having a positive attitude to lead on challenging projects.
You will be offered excellent benefits including 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays, BUPA medical and dental insurance, the ability to join our excellent contributory pension scheme, interest free loans and numerous staff discounts whilst developing your career in a world class museum group.

Click here to view the Vacancy Information Pack which provides you with details of the role and supporting statement questions.
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