Vacancy: Junior Photographer, National Science and Media Museum (Science Museum Group), Bradford

Do you want to be part of a project which will improve public accessibility to a nationally important collection? Do you want to work with one of the world’s greatest photographic collections?

The National Science and Media Museum in Bradford are undertaking the digitisation of the Daily Herald Archive to greatly improve the public accessibility of this nationally important collection. We are therefore recruiting two Junior Photographers to start on the 1st February 2021 in order to undertake large scale, rapid, professional imaging of this collection.

You will be working with Collections Care Assistants and an Archivist to provide high quality images of the archive based in “Insight”, the collections research centre at NSMM. Using your meticulous attention to detail you will ensure accurate handling and photographing of photographic prints within a fast-paced project environment, using innovative workflows and professional technology.

The role offers a unique opportunity to work with one of the world’s greatest photographic collections. You will play a crucial role in making this collection available digitally through the Collections Online portal. As a result, you will be self-motivated and able to work effectively as part of a team.

Joining us you will be willing and able to take on a variety of tasks to support the process, including working collaboratively with other team members to optimise workflows. If you are interested in utilising your photography skills in a specialist environment and working with some truly fascinating collections, we would like to hear from you.

You will be offered excellent benefits including 25 days annual leave including 8 bank holidays (pro-rata to part-time colleagues), 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.

Please note that this role has a provisional start date of 1st February 2021.

For further details and to apply, please click here.

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