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Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Woodhorn and Northumberland Archives. At the moment there are no vacancies, but please check again in the future.

You may be interested in the following opportunities elsewhere:

Opportunities Elsewhere

Berwick 900 Project Officer (freelance)

The Berwick 900 Project is looking for a Project Officer to plan, manage and deliver - in conjunction with the Berwick Archivist - the Berwick 'Our Families' Project. Berwick 900 has received £34,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project that will explore stories from the lives of families in the communities of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Tweedmouth and Spittal in the past. For more information on the project, click here or visit

The Project Officer will work with the Berwick Archivist, community organisations, schools and people in the communities to deliver the project aims, and interface with Berwick 900 to ensure the most effective use of the material developed by the project within the Berwick 900 Festival programme.

This is a part-time post, to be undertaken on a self-employed, fee-paid basis. The appointment is expected to continue from 1 March 2015 until the end of the project on 31 May 2016. The time commitment required to fulfil the role is likely to fluctuate over the length of the project, being a minimum of 5 days per month in the first eight months of the project, reducing to some 2 days a month in the remaining period.

For full details of the role, please click here.

Applications, setting out relevant experience and the approach to the role, must be submitted via email by Friday 6 February 2015 to  Further information can be sought from the Berwick Archivist on 01289 301865.

Please be aware that this opportunity is being advertised on behalf of Berwick 900, and is not a Woodhorn Charitable Trust vacancy.