Archives Intern (6m FTC)

HarperCollins Publishers

Location Glasgow, UK
Salary UK living wage
  • Closing: 9:00am, 14th Aug 2020 BST

Perks and benefits

Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Paid volunteer days
Flexible benefits scheme
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.67 (24798)

Job Description

The Archive Intern role will support the Assistant Archivist and Archives Assistant with all aspects the work of the newly acquired Egmont Archive.  The HarperCollins Archive Service is responsible for the preservation of the records and history of the company.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with the records of a 200-year-old business, help ensure its longevity and to gain skills and knowledge within a busy archive department.

Core responsibilities

  • Creating high level descriptions of new material acquired through the recent acquisition of Egmont Children’s Books.

  • Destruction of material as instructed.

  • Ad-hoc projects working alongside the Assistant Archivist.

  • Opportunity to suggest new projects within the archives.

  • Support of day to day tasks related to the HC Archive Service.

Experience required

  • A degree in relevant subject or relevant work experience.

  • Experience of working within an Archival team or a similar setting.

  • Knowledge of archival standards such as ISAD(G) is desirable.

  • Understanding of cataloguing or box-listing.

Skills required

  • Hardworking

  • Efficient

  • Attention to detail

The company

Our mission at HarperCollins is to harness the power of great publishing and to amplify it through world class marketing, global strength, and relentless innovation. We are all working towards the same goal, and we do it guided by what matters most to us. The culture at HarperCollins is defined by our six values, which inform our everyday actions and the way we behave. From Finance to Editorial, our values shape the way we work.

Our values tell a STORY…

Stories - We believe in the power of great publishing. From fiction, children’s and non-fiction to education and reference, our authors and content are at the heart of everything we do

Team - We help each other, work collaboratively, behave with integrity and always strive to communicate in a timely, open, honest and fair manner.

Out as well as in - We aim to lead the industry by looking out as well as in. Through observation of the marketplace, the consumer and the competitive environment we gain a better understanding of our business.

Resourcefulness - We support smart risk-takers and innovators, learning from experience without blame and being both curious and willing to change

You - We embrace difference, champion diversity of thought and being. We treat each other with respect and enjoy what we do.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Fri 14th Aug 2020


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 14th Aug 2020