Job Opportunities

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Current Job Opportunities

Photographer (Fixed Term until February 2019) 

£24,079 – £26,183 per annum plus membership of Civil Service pension scheme                  

Based at the National Museums Collection Centre, you will support the work of the Department of Collections Services.

Duties will include working with the collections to make them digitally accessible. You will work towards delivering the Department’s strategic priority projects, exhibitions and digitisation programmes.

You will be qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in Photography. You should be competent and very experience in professional digital photography techniques. You will have a good knowledge of digital imaging and studio flash lighting, be experienced in digital imaging technology and be familiar with imaging software, and scanner and PC related software and hardware. You will also be able to provide evidence of existing relevant specialist knowledge.

You will be organised and methodical, with good verbal and written communication skills and ICT skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook. You should also have experience of managing your own time and workload, working to deadlines and handling multiple priorities. A driving licence is desirable.

This is a fixed term post until 28 February 2019 to support the delivery of the MP4 project. The successful candidate would be expected to start the role from October 2017.

You are asked to upload a sample of your photography portfolio (around 12 photographs) or include in your supporting statement a link to your online photography portfolio.

To make an online application for this post and to find further details of this post and of all our vacancies please visit

If you require further information telephone 0131 247 4094 (answerphone) or email, stating reference NMS17/736

Closing date for completed applications is Friday, 21 July 2017.

It is anticipated that the selection event will take place on/around Monday, 7 August 2017. 

Please note that CVs are not considered as/as part of applications and will not be forwarded to the shortlisting process.

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Lambeth Palace Library, London

Reprographics Officer

Salary: £25,131 probationary rate rising to £26,754 per annum (pro rata)

Permanent post, 14 hours per week by arrangement

Lambeth Palace Library, the historic library and record office of the Archbishops of Canterbury, wishes to recruit a Reprographics Officer (part-time).

Duties include providing copies of manuscript, archive and printed materials in digital formats for users of the Library and for outreach and preservation purposes. The postholder will administer the service on a day-to-day basis, keeping accurate records of orders and payments. Other responsibilities include maintaining the digital image bank, storing new images with standard metadata according to agreed procedures.

Candidates should have proven ability and experience in digital photography, as well as customer service experience and strong IT skills. We’re also looking for someone who is able to prioritise and work well under pressure, and who is able to work accurately and methodically. The ability to handle material with due care for preservation and security, according to guidelines and the advice of colleagues, is also essential.

For further information about the Library, please visit our website:

To apply, please visit

Closing date: 13th August 2017

Interviews: 30th August 2017