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Copyright Executive

Vacancy Details

Salary: £32,000 per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Chief Executive Officers Portfolio
Category: Administration and Operational Support
Closing Date: 26/02/2023
Date Posted: 31/01/2023
Reference: 04410


Full Time, Permanent

The British Library is looking for a Copyright Executive to support the busy Copyright team, to assist in providing copyright expertise, assurance and risk management across all the Library’s activities.

Working closely with the Head of Copyright and the Copyright Manager, the role will provide copyright advice and support across the Library to ensure copyright-related activities at the British Library are managed appropriately. The role will manage the Copyright, and Notice & Takedown inboxes and administer the Access & Reuse process at the Library as well as assisting in implementing a programme of copyright training across the Library.

This role will be involved in projects across the Library and is a fantastic opportunity to develop knowledge and experience dealing with copyright in one of the largest and most diverse Library collections in the world.

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future and make it available to all for research, inspiration and enjoyment. At present we have well over 170 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We make our collections and programmes available to all. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future by anyone, anywhere.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits.  Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes a minimum of 26.6% (this may be higher dependant on grade. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.

For further information and to apply, please visit quoting vacancy ref:04410

Closing date: 26 January 2023

Interview date: 6 and 7 March 2023

We are unable to provide sponsorship under the UK Skilled Worker visa for this role, as it does not meet the eligibility criteria required for this immigration route

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We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy



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