Current Vacancies & Volunteering

Cataloguing Archivist (Archives Revealed)

Newcastle upon Tyne

£23,345 plus pension benefits

Seven Stories is looking to recruit a professionally qualified archivist to work on a project to catalogue and make available two significant archives relating to the history of children’s publishing over the last 40 years. With funding from The National Archives and Pilgrim Trust’s ‘Archives Revealed’ programme, the project will investigate, document and promote the archives of Aidan and Nancy Chambers and Laura Cecil. Working alongside a team of staff including academic colleagues from Newcastle University, the Cataloguing Archivist will lead on the cataloguing of these collections and contribute to the development of a programme of activities for their use and promotion.

For more information, read the Job Specification, download an Application Form or email


The closing date for all applications is 10.00a.m. Wednesday 5 September 2018.


Interviews will be on Tuesday 25 September 2018.


Applicants shortlisted for interview will be notified by Wednesday 12 September 2018. 






Newcastle University’s School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics and Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books are pleased to announce that the application process for 2018 David Almond Fellowships is now open.

Find out more about the opportunity and how to apply here.


Placements and Volunteering

Seven Stories can offer a range of volunteering opportunities and placements across the organisation - from collections to marketing.  To express your interest in volunteering please email us and include the following details:

  • Contact information (full name, address and contact details)
  • Name of school or university (if applicable)
  • Length of placement sought
  • A copy of your CV