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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 norfolkapplications@archant.co.uk

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

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