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Assistant Archivist – £ 35,000 per annum, 6 Month Contract (pay review pending)

As one of the four Inns of Court, we are proud to provide support, education and accommodation to barristers at every stage of their careers.

In this full-time (35 hours per week) temporary (6 months) role you will work with the Inn’s archive and historic collections to support the Inn’s mission through the department’s work across the areas of collections development; care and preservation; information and research; access to information; and communication and outreach.

To be successful you should have post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. Archives & Records Management), experience in a similar working environment and the ability to contribute positively to the work of the team.

We provide a raft of benefits to our people including Life Assurance, an Employee Assistance Programme (online resources and access to confidential counselling services), Private Medical insurance (incl, gym membership), medical cashback scheme (e.g. for dental, optical), generous pension (12% employer contribution), Season Ticket Loans, generous annual leave entitlements, access to a range of learning & development opportunities as well as the opportunity to join our dedicated team and work in a beautiful, unique and historical setting in central London.

Middle Temple is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an environment that promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are looking for candidates who share this commitment and we strongly encourage candidates to apply regardless of your socioeconomic circumstances, gender, race, religion and belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability or anything else that makes you who you are.

To download the application pack click here 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

To submit your application for this exciting opportunity send application pack to or via post to Human Resources Department, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Ashley Building, Middle Temple Lane, London EC4Y 9BT,click ‘Apply’ now and visit the Middle Temple jobs page to find further information about us, all our vacancies & the application process. CVs sent in isolation will not be considered. Applications close Monday 4th December 2023. Successful shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview on Wednesday 13th December 2023.