Are you a first-class Archivist looking for a new challenge? Love pop culture in all its forms, from comics and pulp fiction through to children’s magazines and video games?


Rebellion owns the largest archive of British comics and British popular culture publishing in the world. Our collection ranges from 1888 right up to the modern day, and includes comics, pulp magazines and more, from Comic Cuts and Union Jack to the Sexton Blake Library, Roy of the Rovers, Misty, and 2000 AD.

In addition, for 30 years we’ve been at the forefront of independent video game making, creating incredible games at our multiple studios, and amassing an important and wide-ranging digital archive.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Archive Manager, the Archivist will support all aspects of the company archive. The focus of the role will be the Publishing archive, including the cataloguing and preservation of the archive in all formats, both physical and digital, for internal use by the business.

This is an incredible opportunity to work with a significant cultural collection, and to realise its potential as a working archive.


  • Catalogue the archive according to International Standard for Archival Description ISAD(G), with a particular focus on the Publishing archive collection.

  • Work closely alongside and support the editorial and design teams, for whom the archive is a working asset.

  • Process new acquisitions to the archive, from both external and internal sources.

  • Ensure the physical care of the archive, including oversight of a conservation and repackaging programme.

  • Assist in the development of digital preservation strategies and workflows.

  • Contribute to the development of a company records management strategy, including the preparation of retention schedules.

  • Assist in the preparation of a Disaster Plan.

  • Supervise the day-to-day administration, management, and work of archive volunteers, including providing training.

  • Promote the archive both internally and externally, in-person and remotely.


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