Vaults Assistant

BFI are looking for a Vaults Assistant!

Vaults Assistant

Fixed Term Contract until 30 November 2023

Salary £23,559 - £24,996 per annum

They support flexible working

They are looking for a Vaults Assistant to join the Collections Management team at the BFI Conservation Centre in Berkhamsted, to be responsible for retrieving, transporting and re-filing the film, video and digital assets of the BFI National Archive, ensuring the highest standards of collections care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work accurately to retrieve the archive’s assets from storage utilising the systems provided.
  • To ensure safe and timely delivery of the archive’s holdings to clients.
  • To re-file assets with complete accuracy.
  • To make accurate use of barcoding systems.

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous relevant experience working in an archive and/or with collections materials
  • Demonstrable ability to drive and load/unload vans, moving heavy weights, on a regular basis
  • Valid UK driving licence with a safe driving record

They support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that they need to address under representation within their teams. As such they strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse.

We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements. How we are doing, including our pay gaps can be found on our website at

This role is based at our BFI site in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.  

You will enjoy benefits such as our pension scheme, excellent support for working parents, 28-33 days annual leave, tickets to BFI festivals and events plus many others.

Further details about the post can be obtained by visiting

The closing date for applications is by midnight on Monday 23 May 2022

First interviews will be held on 09 or 10 June 2022

Header Image Credit: BFI


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