Join the English Folk Dance and Song Society team at Cecil Sharp House and The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library.
The English Folk Song and Dance Society (EFDSS) strives to attract and appoint top talent to support its development as England’s folk arts development organisation.
EFDSS’ employment opportunities are broad; we offer a diverse range of employment across the Society, as well as within the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library and at Cecil Sharp House. Find out more about EFDSS
We are committed to managing a fair and equitable recruitment and selection process to the highest industry standards. EFDSS welcomes application from all individuals for advertised jobs that match their skills and interests.
All applicants must complete a standard EFDSS Application Form when applying for a vacancy rather than sending a CV. We don’t accept speculative enquiries about employment.
Unless otherwise indicated, our posts are based at Cecil Sharp House, London.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) is offering an exciting opportunity for a committed archives and records management professional to join the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library as Archivist.
Under the supervision of the Library and Archives Director, the Archivist will contribute to the development, maintenance and efficient operation of the library and archives service in collaboration with the library team. The role will specifically focus on the cataloguing and preservation of archival collections.
Deadline for applications: Wednesday 7 March, 9am.
Interviews will be held at Cecil Sharp House w/c 26 March.
Salary: £10,000 (£25,000 FTE)
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Volunteering is a great way to support EFDSS and get closer to all things folk. If you are interested in volunteering for us please see below for volunteer opportunities. At Cecil Sharp House we are always on the lookout for more volunteer stewards to help support our concerts, dances and family activities. It’s a fun way to get involved and have a great experience in one of London’s greatest venues.
Our garden is maintained and planted by Permaculture and we welcome volunteers all year round to keep it looking beautiful.
Volunteers are a valuable part of our staff team. If you are enthusiastic about the folk arts, have good verbal communication skills and enjoy being in a creative environment where your contributions can really make a difference then please do get in touch to register your interest.