Reporting and Publications Officer - Northampton

Job ref:  RPO1019N
Salary:  £27,470 - £29,469 (depending upon experience)
Contract:  Permanent
Hours:  37.5 Hours per week, Monday to Friday. 
Location: Based in Northampton

We are looking for a Project Officer to join our expanding post-excavation and reporting team based in Northampton during a period of continued and sustained business growth. We have a diverse and interesting portfolio of exciting projects throughout the UK and an expanding client base.

MOLA is an educational charity and leading heritage practitioner with Independent Research Organisation status. Our work and expertise are internationally recognised. We maintain strong links with the academic community and seek to develop partnerships with commercial, academic and community groups to produce truly innovative research that makes a genuine impact on our understanding of places, people and the past. In return we offer access to some of the most exciting archaeological discoveries, as they are made, and the expertise of our hugely experienced specialists.

As one of the leading archaeological organisations in the UK, MOLA offers continued career progression within the organisation, and the opportunity to expand and develop personal and professional skills into all aspects of archaeological practice.

The role
You will be working as a key member of our post-excavation and reporting team in Northampton. Your role will be to prepare client reports and publications from our backlog archaeological fieldwork projects but also to assist colleagues in the Developer Services Team with producing and editing WSIs, desk-based assessments, post-excavation assessments and updated project designs, full client reports and publications for ongoing projects.  You will also support your colleagues by using your skills to mentor less experienced members of staff.

Professional Experience
Candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate a track record in successfully producing archaeological client reports or a similar level of related research papers and publications.  Experience of working within multidisciplinary teams and an understanding of archaeological fieldwork processes and methodologies would also be highly advantageous but we would be happy to hear from candidates with different but related skills. 

Personal qualities
You will have a commitment to seeing the results of archaeological work and research disseminated through reports, publication and other media to the highest possible standard and to the widest possible audience.  Excellent communication and problem solving skills are essential as is the ability to work efficiently to tight timescales.  

What we offer you?
Along with a competitive salary, we offer:
•    22 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pro-rata, rising based on service length
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Life Assurance and Sickness Income Protection Policies
•    Free health care cash plan (including dependent children)
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Season interest-free travel loan
•    Cycle scheme
•    Free access to many of London’s museums and galleries (excluding ticketed events)

We are committed to mentoring and training staff at all levels in order to develop individual capability and enhance career prospects.

Please note:
•    Please see the attached documents below to download job descriptions and application form
•    Applications without an application form will not be considered.
•    When completing the application form, please state which position you are applying for quoting job reference RPO1019N
•    Applications should be submitted electronically to
•    The closing date for the vacancy is 23:59 on Sunday 20th October 2019

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required prior to commencement.

MOLA promotes diversity and equality of opportunity at all levels, and welcomes applications from people regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief.