Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0044 121 638 0026


A methodical, organised and detail-oriented Archivist who is passionate about her job role. Maxine is an energetic individual with a strong sense of urgency who also possesses the acumen and attention to detail needed to succeed in this role. She is someone who will always be in the place where she is needed the most. In her current role, she has been instrumental in the success of her department and as a reward for her services has been placed in charge of selecting, arranging and cataloguing important archives. Through her career she has strived for making information accessible to users in digital format to enable safer preservation of important material. Right now, she would like to join a winning team with a company that offers its staff the opportunities, resources, and support needed to grow and develop professionally.


ARCHIVIST – Start Date – Present
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Responsible for acquiring, managing and maintaining documents and other materials that have historical importance for individuals, organisations and her company.


  • Preparing and storing casefiles once completed.
  • Cataloguing and organising legal documents.
  • Taking responsibility for allocating resources and ensuring correct procedures and processes are followed.
  • Cataloguing Archives in line with ethical standards and relevant data protection legislation.
  • Maintaining the integrity of records and the context of their creation.
  • Taking responsibility for the general maintenance of hardware necessary for digital material storage and transfer.
  • Preparing record-keeping systems and procedures for archival research and for the retention or destruction of records.
  • Organising training sessions on archival procedures for junior members of staff.
  • Storing and preserving perishable documents.
  • Supervising staff and budgets.
  • Updating the document library and associated spreadsheets/databases with new data.
  • Assembling, cataloguing, preserving and managing valuable collections of historical information.

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  • Possess strong IT skills, including data entry and using Excel spreadsheets.
  • Have the research skills needed to help users access materials.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, Excel and PowerPoint in particular.
  • Operational knowledge of standards, regulations and procedures relevant to the archive sector.
  • A good understanding of copyright, data protection and freedom of information legislation in relation to archives.
  • Can handle fragile archives that need careful handling or conservation.
  • Maintaining user-friendly, computer-aided search systems.
  • Forward-thinking, with an ability to anticipate and prepare for any changing uses of archived information.
  • Logical approach to the work of identification and classification.


  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Super attention to detail and never missing those vital little points.
  • Good keyboard skills and able to type at a fast rate.
  • Ability to make decisions and to plan and prioritise within remit of post.
  • Office duties such as scanning, photocopying, posting letters.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and not afraid to make decisions.
  • Organised and always putting things in their rightful place.
  • Ability to produce accurate work.


Records Management
Archive Administration
Microsoft office
Record keeping
Stock control
Archive search


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