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ARCHIVE & RECORDS ASSISTANT
BOOTS UK, NOTTINGHAM
Boots is one of the most familiar and trusted stores on the UK high street, with an archive collection spanning four centuries.
The company archive has been operational for over 15 years and contains a diverse collection of documentation, audio-visual/electronic records and museum objects illustrating our 164 years of trading - firstly as a herbalist and latterly as chemists, healthcare and beauty retailers. Our small team of archivists and records managers provides a fully integrated business archive and records management service at Boots support office for our commercial, new product development, legal, trademarks and public relations teams, throughout the Alliance Boots Group.
As part of our annual training position as Archive & Records Assistant (12 month contract), you will get a broad introduction to the world of business archives and records management, with good practical exposure to a full range of professional activities, experiencing working life in a dynamic and successful records team with the opportunity to visit other archives and attend training events.
The role covers a wide range of duties, including researching and responding to enquiries, assisting in outreach events, organising the daily operational side of records management and implementation of policies, cataloguing archive and museum items, organising store anniversary events, and participating in team projects.
The post-holder should be a graduate (or about to graduate) with a view to pursuing a career in archives/records management.
For an informal chat about the post please call Sophie Clapp (company archivist) on 0115 959 4414 or Jessica Page (our current trainee) on 0115 959 3038
The closing date for applications is Friday 24th May 2013. Please send your C.V. and covering letter to [log in to unmask] Interviews will be held the week beginning 10th June 2013.
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