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Digital Preservation Manager

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Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£40,862 per annum 


Closing date:14 April 2024 at midnight 

Are you an expert in digital preservation, would you like to share your skills with the widest possible audience?
Tate is looking for a committed, enthusiastic person to preserve and manage our digital resources and be an advocate for developing digital preservation expertise across the organisation.

Tate’s Technology Department delivers operational, systems development and information management services to over 1,200 users internally across five sites, as well as supporting our website and platforms which are viewed and accessed across the world.

Reporting to the Head of Business Solutions you will make certain that Tate’s digital resources are well-managed and accessible. As well as developing action plans, reviewing policies and strategies and creating staff training programmes to ensure Tate systems accommodate all defined digital preservation metadata.

To succeed you will need an impressive track record of managing digital rich media resources, developing metadata schemes to support preservation and training users.

A sound grasp of best practice, excellent communication skills and a collaborative working style will also be important.

Please download the job description to find out more about this opportunity.

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Application Information

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please apply online. Please also refer to our Guidance Notes that can be found below.

Frequently, we receive a high level of applications and as such, reserve the right to close applications before the advert deadline. To avoid disappointment, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a ‘Defined Contribution’ pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.