Outreach Librarian

  • Job Reference: 00001079-1
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Recruiter: BFI
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,141 to £35,662
  • Sector: Not for Profit/Charities
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

We are seeking an Outreach Librarian to join the BFI’s Reuben Library at the BFI Southbank.

You will be responsible for developing outreach and engagement by helping to deepen the public’s understanding of the unique collections we hold at the BFI, and facilitate access to them. You will be a key part of the team that deliver the library service 5 days a week and lead on engagement activities such as student inductions, group tours and public programme events.

You will have experience of managing enquiries within a specialist research library or similar environment, and have the ability to manage and develop staff with one Assistant Librarian reporting to you. You will be creative and understand how to develop audience engagement with the collections, and have experience in outreach activity.

 We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address underrepresentation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups, both of non-white ethnicity and/or those who identify as D/deaf and disabled.

 We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements. How we are doing, including our pay gaps and our commitment to Black Lives Matter can be found on our website at www.bfi.org.uk 

The role is predominantly based at BFI Southbank.

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 found on our website.