Collections Archivist-Cataloguer, The Royal Ballet School


The Royal Ballet School is looking for a experienced and proactive Collections Archivist-Cataloguer to join The Royal Ballet School Special Collections, based in beautiful White Lodge, Richmond Park.

The Collections Archivist-Cataloguer will be a fully qualified archivist and cataloguer with excellent communication and computer skills. Hands-on practical knowledge of dealing with raw archival material is essential to fulfil this position in our multi-departmental organisation which is world renowned for its rich history and training excellence. Find out more about the history of The Royal Ballet School.

The responsibility of this role is to appropriately handle and store a mixed collection of historic materials and contemporary records, following advice from the School’s Compliance Officer and cataloguing them on our Special Collections Adlib database.

Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 per annum FTE, dependent on skills, knowledge and experience

Hours: 12 hours per week, working days can be flexible

Duration: Fixed term, 18 months

Locations: White Lodge, Richmond Park

In return we offer 30 days’ holidays pro rata plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and a wide range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes. We also run regular ‘lunch & learns’ and a variety of wellbeing sessions.

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Please note that you must complete our application form to apply for this position and CVs are not accepted. To apply for this role, please visit

Closing date: Sunday 6 February 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 21 February 2022 (via Zoom)

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