15 December 2021

Competitive salary on offer, dependent on experience


Brief job description/person specification:

Part of the HENI group since 2016, Prudence Cuming was established in 1967 as a photographic studio specialising in fine art. Prudence Cuming works with museums, institutions, artists, designers and private collectors, and has a wealth of experience photographing objects ranging from paintings to sculpture and luxury goods. Prudence Cuming provides a complete and bespoke photographic service, including photography, filming, retouching, 3D Design, scanning and digital printing, working from their studio in Mayfair, London or on location.

We are looking for a Digital Archive Manager to create systems and manage the digital assets of Prudence Cuming/Heni groups companies and departments. You will be very hands on in the beginning and moving to a more managing position once archive is up and running.

This is a great opportunity for someone to own a large and interesting project.


  • Unifying all data into one accessible platform for all our digital images and film data

  • Taking a hands-on role in the operation of all Archive services

  • Providing strategic direction and develop policies

  • Leading on the adoption of digital technology for cataloguing and conservation

  • Responding to external and internal enquiries about the Archive collections

  • Managing the budget for all Archive activities, including income generation and any special projects

Person specification:

  • Significant experience working in an archive environment, especially digital collections

  • Postgraduate degree in Archives Management or equivalent

  • An effective and empathetic manager of people and teams

  • Familiarity with Archive Standards including BS.4971, ISAD(G), ISAAR(CPF) and TNA Standard for Record Repositories

  • Familiarity with a variety of archive databases, Microsoft applications and archival search engines

  • Experience of implementing or maintaining Digital Asset Management systems specifically in the collections, Archives or museums sector

  • Proactive, self-motivated individual who makes decisions and solve challenges

  • Work accurately with strong attention to detail and be flexible

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, able to tailor information to audience (user, technical and management)

  • Able to effectively plan and organise projects

Due to the volume of applications we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applications. Thank you for your interest in our role.

Further contact details:

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