Vaults Assistant



Salary: £23,133 - £24,546

The BFI is looking for a Vaults Assistant to join the Collections Management team at the BFI Conservation Centre.

The Vaults Assistant will support the BFI’s Heritage 2022 project; digitising at least 100,000 video works from the collections of the BFI by 2022 in order to preserve the collections for future generations. You will be responsible for retrieving, transporting and re-filing the film, video and digital assets of the BFI National Archive, ensuring the highest standards of collections care.

You will be responsible for ensuring the safe and timely delivery of the archive’s holdings to clients. You will also undertake inspections of the archive’s holdings, report results and accurately barcode and label the archive’s assets.

You should have good attention to detail, with knowledge of manual handling techniques. You will need a valid UK driving license with a safe driving record, and the ability to drive and load/unload vans, moving heavy weights, on a regular basis.

In addition the BFI recognises that now more than ever there is the need for more tangible actions to be taken in response to racial inequality and/or disability. We therefore strongly encourage applications from these under represented areas. Our guaranteed interview scheme ensures that BAME and/or Disabled applicants who can demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria for the role will be invited to interview.

The role is an onsite position based at the BFI National Archive in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. You will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

The BFI supports flexible working.

For full details and to apply online, visit BFI opportunities

First interviews will be held on Tuesday 9th February 2021.

The closing date for this position is 01/02/2021 at 23:59

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