We have a vacancy for a Collections Assistant to cover maternity leave of one year to commence at the end of May 2021.
The primary role of the Collections Assistant is to work collaboratively with the Museum Manager to document, catalogue, and care for the museum collection. The Collections Assistant will also undertake research relevant to the collection, increase access to the collection, and develop the collection in line with our priorities.
As part of a small highly motivated team it is important that the successful applicant embraces working in a positive, respectful, and team-focused environment.
The post is a 1-year fixed term contract for 40 hours a week, worked over 5 days. Your normal working hours will be 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Reasonable overtime may be expected. Holidays are 25 working days per annum with 14 additional statutory days. Remuneration and all other terms and conditions are set out in the application pack.
How to apply:
Please return a completed Application for Employment and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by 4pm on Tuesday 6th April 2021.
If submitting by email, please send both documents in PDF format with CONFIDENTIAL APPLICATION in the subject header to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an email confirming receipt of the application.
If submitting by hard copy, please post both documents to:
The Monitoring Officer, Northern Ireland War Memorial, 21 Talbot Street, Belfast, BT1 2LD.
CV’s will not be accepted.
If you require assistance or further details about this post, please call 028 9032 0392 extension 1 and leave a voicemail message clearly stating your contact details or email email@example.com.
Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 26th April 2021.
About the Northern Ireland War Memorial:
The Council of the Northern Ireland War Memorial (Incorporated) is a registered charity in Northern Ireland (NIC 103635) and registered as a company limited by guarantee (NI 002888).
Its purposes are threefold: to provide an enduring memorial to the people of Northern Ireland who lost their lives in the First and Second World War, in particular the Belfast Blitz; to provide office accommodation for ex-service organisations; to commemorate the association of the Armed Forces of the USA with Northern Ireland in the Second World War.
The NIWM operates an accredited museum which tells the story of how Northern Ireland was affected by and contributed to the Second World War. The museum has an expanding collection and offers a range of family events and workshops for schools and community groups.
As a charity the NIWM is financially independent and is not reliant on external funding.
The NIWM is an equal opportunities employer.