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Assistant Brand Archive Manager - The Macallan, Temporary 12-month maternity cover, Pay range: £29,000 - £34,000 - Glasgow - City Centre

Ref: 348 Date Posted: Friday 01 Mar 2019
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Due to an upcoming maternity leave, an exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an  Assistant Brand Archive Manager – The Macallan, on a fixed term contract for 12-months.   This role will be based in Glasgow City Centre, however time will be spent at the off-site archive store in Glasgow with occasional travel to 2500 Great Western Road, and The Macallan distillery.


This role will support and develop all aspects of the work of the newly developed archive, with a particular focus on creating a brand catalogue and managing the cataloguing process. 


Reporting to the Head of Brand Development – The Macallan, key responsibilities for this role include:


  • Create and manage when necessary, the comprehensive cataloguing for The Macallan Brand Archive

  • To implement the appraisal and weeding of these collections

  • Share the outcomes of the cataloguing function to management and other colleagues as required

  • Responsible for cataloguing project administration, reporting, and evaluation monthly

  • Utilise cataloguing of the brand archive to directly support other operational and brand marketing requirements

  • Responsible for implementing the project plan to help manage archive systems and procedures

  • Ensure the preservation requirements of different types of media and the need for conservation of specific fragile elements of the collections are implemented

  • Manage projects to digitise material from the collections and be responsible for maintaining appropriate image metadata

  • Responsible for the archive enquiry service and assist with facilitating and supervising internal research visits as and when required


The successful applicant will be a qualified Archive and Information Management professional with experience of managing complex archive cataloguing projects, and using cataloguing software systems.


You will have strong communication skills, and the ability to build strong working relationships. Good inter-personal skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.


To apply for this position please forward your C.V. and covering letter


Closing Date for applications – Friday 1st March 2019

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