Find Your Place in History Here
At History Factory, you won’t find big machines cranking out widgets and gadgets. Instead, you’ll work with smart, fascinating people doing interesting and unusual work–collecting, organizing and archiving materials found deep within a company’s history. Together, we interpret the gems of authentic content we find in a company’s past and develop programs to help it chart its future.
History degree not required
Only advanced degrees of curiosity and passion
To thrive here, the main requirements are an inquisitive mind, a collaborative spirit, infectious enthusiasm, and a strong desire to help our clients write the next chapter in their history.
Who you are:
Applicants from Continental United States only please. Candidates within a reasonable driving distance from Metro DC preferred.
To apply, please submit your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Email inquiries only, please do not call.
This forward-thinking, commercially oriented business operator will oversee day-to-day operations that include finance and accounting, enterprise services, benefits administration, and facilities. Reporting to the Global President and in partnership with the firm’s Leadership Team, this person must be capable of driving business planning and delivering information and insights for strategy development and executive decision making.
With direct operations experience in a communications agency or business consulting firm, this leader will understand talent-based business models and operating requirements. (S)he will have a proven track record of implementing enterprise-wide initiatives, processes and programs needed to drive operational efficiency, build organizational capabilities, and support profitable growth.
Founded in 1979, History Factory works with Fortune 500 corporations and industry leaders to develop their archives and implement heritage-based communications campaigns to elevate their brands, engage their workforces, and support forward-looking business initiatives. This requires a diverse set of business, creative and information science competencies. This leader must possess the curiosity, business acumen and desire to understand and represent our enterprise value both internally and externally.
We are a well-established firm with an entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to growth. The ideal candidate will have a bias for considered action, agile methodology, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative culture that puts clients first while rewarding accountability and performance.
Report to: Global President & COO
Work Location: Washington DC (Strongly Preferred)
Please direct all inquires and applications to Rick Beller, Global President and COO at Rbeller@historyfactory.com. Please do not call regarding this position.
History Factory is a specialized professional services firm that helps organizations leverage their heritage for strategic business purposes. Central to this value is designing, building and implementing modern archives and content solutions that enable organizations to capture, access and apply their institutional memory.
Over our 40-year history, History Factory has developed unparalleled experience architecting physical and digital archives. Our capabilities, insights, and expertise have enabled us to build and maintain high-performance archives for industry leading corporations, associations, and non-profits. The Consulting Archivist will be a key contributor to this legacy of leadership and future growth of our archives services.
The Consulting Archivist will work within diverse project environments to deliver innovative work that ranges from strategy to execution and ongoing management. The Consulting Archivist’s primary responsibility will be to work with senior client leaders and functional areas to develop a deep understanding of the organization’s current information landscape and recommend archival strategies and programs that will deliver business value. Recommendations will reflect each client’s unique business environment as well as archival best practices, and industry, technology, and cultural trends. (S)he will also be responsible for building and managing client collections, supporting thought leadership and business development efforts, and helping inform future archives and content solutions.
The position will report to the Managing Archivist and indirectly to the Chief Administrative.
Working independently and in collaboration with History Factory’s archives leadership, senior leaders, colleagues, account leads, and others the Consulting Archivist shall undertake the following efforts.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Email only, please no phone calls.