This is a Fixed Term Opportunity for a 4month period, completed over 17 days’ work delivered flexibly as required.
We are looking for an enthusiastic freelance researcher who has the skills, experience and enthusiasm to undertake a piece of research on Sefton’s Civic War memorials.
You will research and write the history of the 11 civic war memorials in Sefton with a view to this being published on a website.
Working with volunteers and schools, you will find the stories behind the names on the war memorials including personal stories before the war, military records, manner and time of death. Where available, you will collate photographs and addresses of the fallen.
You will run a series of educational sessions with schools about the research being undertaken.
You will create a training plan to equip volunteers with the skills and knowledge to support the research with children.
Working with a web designer, you will support the collation of information and development of a website and digital map
Previous experience and knowledge of researching First World War records is desirable.
Closing Date: 12 noon, 06 Oct 2017
For the research brief please click here.
To request background information, make project enquiries and to submit your application please contact:
Dave Ewing – Senior Development Manager, Information and Heritage, Sefton Library Service, C/O Crosby Library Crosby Road North, Waterloo. L22 0LQ 0151 934 4890 firstname.lastname@example.org