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Collections Assistant

Administration Enquire


Type:Full Time

Full Description

The Société Jersiaise is looking for a Collections Assistant to work in the Photographic Archive.

Our team manage over 125,000 physical and digital photographs dating from the 1840s to 2023. The collections represent one of Jersey’s key cultural heritage assets with a wealth of historical, social, scientific, commercial, and environmental resources. The Collections Assistant will be responsible for delivering central aspects of the department’s access and preventative preservation functions.

You will need proven administrative experience to handle our research, enquiries and requests. As well as strong knowledge of photography and digital camera equipment, you need Microsoft 365, Freshdesk, MS Forms, MS Planner and Adobe Creative Cloud applications; especially Photoshop competence plus some experience using Capture One. 

We want this role to conduct independent research and show an appetite to build a knowledge of Jersey heritage and history so you can get the most from our collections and images, exhibitions and storing of materials.  To succeed in all the various types of administration and records you will require an exceptional flair for sorting and improving systems and keeping them up to date.

For more information about this opportunity, please email

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to detailing your suitability in a cover letter which sets out your interest and salary expectations.

Salary -  £15 / hour depending on exp,
35-hour week

Closing date: Tues 30 May


How to apply

To apply for this job please email

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