Cataloguer & Researcher
Freelance, part time, paid
Somerset & Wood is looking for an enthusiastic freelance researcher/writer to join our small team, based in Holt near Bradford-on-Avon, for 2 days per week.
Researching works of art and artists
Identifying artwork age and style, and assessing relative value
Basic condition reporting
Writing accurate and engaging copy for publication on our website
Writing copy for weekly company newsletter
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Educated to degree level in Art History
Good, broad art-historical knowledge
Excellent writing and research skills
Meticulous accuracy and attention to detail
Competence in basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, online research)
Conscientious and flexible approachAbility to work well in a small team
Interest in 19th/early 20th-century British art
Experience of writing for web
Experience of using an eCommerce Content Management SystemCommercial art experience
Commercial experience, although desirable, is not essential and the commercial aspect of the role can be learnt on the job.
Summary Terms and Conditions
Hours and pay will be flexible and can be discussed in more detail at interview.
This position would be an excellent introduction to the commercial art industry for a suitable candidate who is looking for a flexible post in which they are able to utilise their writing and research skills.
Applications by CV and covering letter are to be sent to Olivia Nicholls at firstname.lastname@example.org
The extended closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 30 November 2016