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Junior Photographer
Junior Photographer
Victoria and Albert Museum
Post Date: 14 Oct 2023

JOB OVERVIEW

V&A is the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance, and the custodian of an extraordinary and extensive collection spanning decorative and applied arts. Working with and for our visitors, we are changing how our extensive Collections are cared for, seen, understood, and enjoyed.

The mission of the Collections Care and Access division is to manage, preserve, and provide access to the V&A’s collection in both physical and digital format. The Division is made up of the following departments: Conservation, Technical Services, Collections Management, Photography and Digitisation, and Collections Access.

The Photography and Digitisation department serves as a visual hub for the V&A and all its sites. The team undertakes imaging of the museum collections, its activities, people, and estate that are used for collections management, public access, exhibition catalogues, V&A publications, commercial sales and press and marketing activities. They also undertake imaging for external partnership publications commissioned by the V&A.

If you are considering sending an application, make sure to hit the apply button below after reading through the entire description.

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.8 million objects, books and archives that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The museum holds many of the UK’s national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.

Our Mission Is To Be Recognised As The World’s Leading Museum Of Art, Design And Performance, And To Enrich People’s Lives By Promoting Research, Knowledge And Enjoyment Of The Designed World To The Widest Possible Audience. We Strive To Make The V&A Matter To More People And In That Context We Work To The Following Six Strategic Objectives

  • To create a world class visitor and learning experience across all V&A sites and collections.
  • Focus and deepen the relevance of our collections to the UK creative and knowledge economy.
  • Expand the V&A’s international reach, reputation and impact.
  • To operate with financial and organisational initiative and efficiency.
  • Showcase the best of digital design and deliver an outstanding digital experience.
  • Diversify and increase private and commercial funding sources.

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