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Join Our Team: Archive Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Are you curious, proactive, and passionate about working with historical items? Are you looking to pursue a career in the heritage industry and/or develop skills in archives? If this sounds like you, then we have an exciting opportunity that awaits!

We are currently seeking an organised, collaborative, and methodical individual, who is eager to expand their skillset and make a meaningful impact in our work. The role will work closely with the Archivist, but it is a key link between the Archive, the Holocaust Centre North team, and external users.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a compelling collection and digitise documentary evidence of the Holocaust. You will facilitate clear and open communication between staff, volunteers, and archive users to support access to the collections. You will be able to engage with researchers, artists, and collection donors who use the Holocaust Centre North Archive.

This position is ideal for a candidate seeking practical experience before applying to a postgraduate course in Archives or another route into the profession.

How to apply

Please download and read carefully the Job Description of Person Specification. To apply please submit your CV and a cover letter (no longer than 2 A4 pages). Please send these as attachments to our Archivist, Hari Jonkers ( The closing deadline is midnight on Wednesday 15th May. We will be unable to consider applications received after this time.

Interviews will take place in person on Wednesday 29th May at Holocaust Centre North in Huddersfield.

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