L8 Archives – Project Archivist, Writing on the Wall

We are looking for a passionate, driven individual to be our Project Archivist for our L8 Archives project.

Title: L8 Archives – Project Archivist
Salary: £30,507
Hours: 35 Hours per Week

Working to bring into public access, two nationally significant collections relating to Liverpool’s Black History, the role will see you exploring The L8 Law Centre and Liverpool Anti-Racist Community Art Association. These two vital anti-racist organisations were central to the defence and empowerment of Liverpool’s communities and we’re recruiting for a thoughtful and knowledgeable archivist, who will help document and share these important histories both here in Liverpool and nationally.

Working with Writing on the Wall, supported by Liverpool Central Library and Archive you will preserve, catalogue, digitise and promote the extensive L8 Archive Collection. You’ll work alongside the Project Team and Steering Committee to ensure best practice and community involvement and to recruit and supervise volunteers, who will assist with cataloguing and digitising the collection.

Deadline for applications: is 5pm Monday 30th August (applications arriving by post or email after this time will not be accepted)

Interviews will be held at Liverpool Central Library on Monday 13th September

To apply, please fill out this application pack and monitoring form and email to applications@writingonthewall.org.uk FAO Madeline Heneghan. 

For more information on WoW’s creative heritage work, download our pack here.

Writing on the Wall is committed to equal opportunities, anti-discrimination and anti-oppressive policy and practice. No one we have contact with may be discriminated against, either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of gender, race, nationality, religion, cultural group, marital status, sexual orientation, age, or impairment. The policies apply to job applicants, employees, volunteers and service users.

This post is supported by The Archives Revealed Cataloguing Grants Programme.