National Army Museum – Museum Archivist


The Museum’s mission is to tell the story of Our Army and the people who have served in it; to inspire, engage and educate, though our World Class Museum and Collections. Through our galleries and innovative exhibitions and public programme, the public can explore what it’s like to be a soldier, why we fought in conflicts – past and present, and discover the impact the Army has had on our society.

We are looking for people to join us as part of our journey as an inspiring, vibrant and successful world-class Museum.

Salary: £30,950pa – £33,750pa (plus benefits)

(Full-time, Permanent Appointment – London based)

We are seeking to appoint a Museum Archivist to oversee, manage, and develop the Museum’s Archive collections. The successful candidate will be responsible for a programme of cataloguing, proposing and including new accessions, and revisiting work on existing collections, to ensure they are catalogued to the appropriate sector standards.

This is a varied and key role in the Archives, Library and Information team, working closely with trainees and volunteers, contributing to research outputs, exhibitions, digital, outreach and public programmes.

The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience, ideally be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have a postgraduate qualification in Archives approved by the Archives and Records Association.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th June 2023.

The closing date for all applications is 12.00pm (Noon) on Friday 2 June 2023.

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For assistance, please contact the Department of Human Resources on 02078812456/2444 or email

If you have not had a reply within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications that we receive please note that we are unable to provide feedback at this stage.

The National Army Museum is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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