Project Archivist

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is seeking to appoint a Project Archivist on a fixed term, self-employed / freelance basis, to lead a new archive project “Archiving the Past”.  This role has been created to lead and manage a short-term grant funded project to begin the process of cataloguing and digitalising a wealth of material relating to the history of the Eisteddfod. Working with the Chief Operations Officer and volunteer Archive Committee, the post-holder will develop a digital archive system, start the process of recording and making material available online, train volunteers on the system and help support the production of promotional materials relevant to the archive content. The post-holder will also be responsible for assessing options for the future and make recommendations for the long-term development of the Eisteddfod archives as an online resource.

Role description for Archive Project

Application Details

To apply for this position, please submit a current CV which should include:

  • educational and professional qualifications
  • work history
  • details of relevant experience and training
  • notice period required from current post
  • details of 2 referees including current/most recent employer

In addition, please include a covering letter outlining the relevant skills and experience which make you suitable for this post (with reference to the Person Specification and Key Duties and Responsibilities). Your covering letter should be no more than 1 side of A4.

The deadline for receipt of application is 15th May 2019. Please submit your application by email to Sian Eagar (Chief Operations Officer) at  with the subject line Project Archivist application. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email, and interviews will be arranged on the 29th – 31st May.