Digitisation Technician

Private Secretary’s Office
Windsor Castle
Fixed Term Contract
February 2022
March 2023
circa £24,000 per annum
37.5 hours

It’s bringing centuries of history into the digital age

It's being trusted to deliver. And it’s the satisfaction of presenting, and promoting a uniquely important archive collection. This is what makes working for The Royal Household so different.

Joining our team of experts, your challenge will be to digitise material held by the Royal Archives and the Royal Collection,  producing valuable content for  high profile public access.

You'll capture and produce high quality images of documentary items, before transferring them to  permanent storage.

You’ll analyse every digital image for quality and metadata compliance, carrying out vital quality assurance checks.

The deadlines and standard of work will stretch you, but you’ll be supported all the way, and you'll be driven by the experience you'll gain working with these fascinating collections. And every day your work will allow a broader audience to engage with items from the Royal Archives the Royal Collection.

You'll already have experience of capturing and producing high quality digital images, as well as some expertise in digital imaging software, making you a real asset to our team.

Ideally, you'll also have experience of working with archival and other documentary material and excellent knowledge of workflows in a digital environment.

Good organisational and planning skills are essential, as you'll be meeting regular project deadlines.

Self-motivated with a meticulous eye for detail, you're confident creating and interpreting metadata, meeting all current metadata standards.

With excellent communication skills, you'll be able to work both independently and in a small team to achieve consistently high standards.

This is your opportunity to use your digital imaging skills to deliver the exceptional.

In return you will be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), an employer contribution pension scheme, with training and development to support your continuous professional development.

Vacancy Closing Date: 07/01/2022, 23:55

This vacancy is closed to applications.