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Editorial Administrative Assistant – Local Recall Project, Norwich

Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Dec. 14, 2018

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Fixed-term contract – 12 months, full time

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in local history to join a team that is building an innovative new digital platform for engaging with Norfolk news stories from throughout the decades.

You will:

  • Work with the editorial team
  • Provide key administrative support

You have:

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Great attention to detail and organisational skills
  • A good knowledge of Norfolk

Duties will include:

  • Quality checking scanned newspaper articles
  • Uploading volunteer contributions to the Local Recall CMS
  • Managing communications with stakeholders, partners, members of the public
  • Social media for Local Recall project
  • Identifying interesting stories or adverts and informing the Archive Editor
  • Updating project administrative records
  • Sourcing and administering editorial information
  • Liaising with colleagues across the team
  • Handling internal and external enquiries
  • Arranging meetings and calendar updates for the project team
  • Supporting the editorial team and looking for opportunities to enhance and develop the project
  • Attending external PR or informative events to raise awareness of the project and contribute to its continued success

To be successful you must have completed a general education (to A-level or equivalent). Ideally you will have a degree in English Literature, History or Media. You may also have relevant experience in an editorial, marketing, historical and digital environment.

In return, Archant offers a competitive salary, pension scheme, five weeks’ annual leave and other benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and completed application to

The closing date for receiving completed applications is Friday 14th December 2018.

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