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The Wiener Library, Digital Asset Manager
Full-time, permanent post based in Central London, WC1
Responsible to: Head of Collections
Salary: The Wiener Library’s salary structure is based on the CILIP salary recommendations, according to the appropriate level of experience and responsibility. The salary for this role is currently between £24,000 and £28,000.
The Wiener Library is the world’s oldest Holocaust archive and the home of Britain’s largest collection of published and unpublished works, documents and photographs relating to the Nazi era.
The Library is looking for Digital Asset Manager who can be pro-actively implement new workflows and standard operating procedures while working in a team. The key focus of the role will be to take a lead in digital asset management, helping the organisation to make the most of its digital assets, its digitisation facilities and the skills of its staff and volunteers. The Digital Asset Manager’s work will therefore be a crucial part of a diverse range of team workflows including working to organise and access digital assets, cataloguing and digitisation workflows and outreach work including online resources and social media. The role will involve pursuing innovation and best practice in order to facilitate the completion of the Library’s transition to an exciting digital future.
How to apply
To apply, please send a full CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience to:
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP
Senior Imaging Technician – Full Time Permanent
Salary – £26,000 Per Annum
Location – St Pancras, London
• To provide digital (photographic) services in accordance with the needs of collection care.
• To deliver an output to meet the customer’s requirements.
As a senior imaging technician you will be responsible for the photographic production of high quality digital Images, from a variety of item and collection types. A keen eye for quality and an excellent understanding of the importance of productivity and service delivery is key to the role.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a ‘can do’ approach, a flexible and adaptable attitude to change, and a willingness to take on a range of duties which may change over time in response to the service needs. Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to deal with colleagues effectively, and good oral and written communication skills are essential.
Knowledge and expertise of imaging software, such as the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of products, digitisation capture software, such as Capture One, familiarity with Apple Mac systems in a creative environment and colour management knowledge is needed for the role of senior Imaging Technician. The successful candidate will also have relevant experience in a photographic role or a professional qualification / willingness to obtain such qualification as part of the role.
In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits. Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 20.9%. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.
Closing date: 20 May 2018
Interview date: 4 June 2018
For more info and to apply visit: https://britishlibrary.recruitment.northgatearinso.com/birl/pages/vacancy.jsf?latest=01001479