Vaults Assistant

British Film Institute


Salary: £23,559 - £24,996

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

The postholder 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.

Key Responsibilities
  • To work accurately to retrieve the archive’s assets from storage utilising the systems provided.
  • To ensure safe and timely delivery of the archive’s holdings to clients.
  • To re-file assets with complete accuracy.
  • To make accurate use of barcoding systems.
Skills & Experience
  • Previous relevant experience working in an archive and/or with collections materials
  • Demonstrable ability to drive and load/unload vans, moving heavy weights, on a regular basis
  • Valid UK driving licence with a safe driving record
About the BFI

We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address under representation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse.

We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements. How we are doing, including our pay gaps can be found on our website.

This role is based at our BFI site in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.


Further details about the post can be obtained by viewing the job pack on the BFI website.

First interviews will be held w.c. 13 June 2022.

The closing date for this position is 07/06/2022 at 00:00

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