Programme & Communications Officer (Web Archiving)

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Created: February 22, 2013


Ref EIS00243
Location London, St Pancras
Position Type Fixed Term
Specialism Information Technology
Based at British Library, St. Pancras, London with some international travel
3 year fixed term contract

Salary: £37,937 to £44,059 per annum

Take your passion for the Internet to a role that will impact on research and learning for generations to come. You’ll not only help save the world’s cultural heritage as it is manifested on the Internet, but also have the opportunity to develop expert knowledge in web archiving and display your expertise on an international stage. Working for a consortium of 42 international organisations including the most prestigious libraries and archives in the world will just be an added bonus for you.

Join the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC), a global membership organisation dedicated to the long term preservation of Internet resources. You will play a key role in the day-to-day running of the Consortium by managing all aspects of the communications and its annual programme containing technical and educational projects. You will work closely with and support the IIPC Steering Committee, working groups and member organisations.

The role will be based at the British Library, one of the founding members of the IIPC.
You are an excellent communicator and organiser. You have managed programmes / projects and are able to deliver the intended outcomes on time and on budget. You possess strong stakeholder management skills and know how to persuade, convince and build relationships to obtain cooperation and buy-in. You have good understanding of information systems, web technology or digital scholarship, and most importantly the purpose behind the IIPC initiative.

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