Closing date: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
£39,997 - £48,665
Andover, Cirencester, Milton Keynes, or Needham Market (Suffolk)


Cotswold Archaeology continues to grow as a sustainable and strong business, working as one company across our four offices. We have ambitious plans for the future and are committed to achieving them through strengthening and developing our team. We are currently looking for a talented individual to lead our Illustration Team in the new post of Illustration Manager, working on interesting and challenging post-excavation work and some of the UK’s major infrastructure projects.

Working as a member of our busy Publications department, your key responsibilities will include managing the Illustration team, contributing to and quality assuring all illustration work up to publication standard, leading on technical innovation, including all aspects of digital media, providing guidance and support to project team members; and ensuring CA technology and practices remain current and at the forefront of the industry.

You will have proven experience of the management of archaeological illustration projects and will be able to produce high-quality archaeological illustration work using a range of industry-standard software. You should also have experience of completing projects to budget and deadline within a commercial environment.

The successful candidate will need to possess excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills, capable of managing a demanding work schedule, with the ability to lead a project team, prioritise project work, and ensure targets are met without compromising on quality. You will be a member of the CIfA at MCIfA level (or able to demonstrate that you meet the requirements and join if appointed) and hold a full manual driving licence.

Located at one of our four offices, with hybrid working opportunities available. Our benefits include a competitive salary; generous annual leave allowance; company sick pay; pension and life assurance schemes; assistance with relocation expenses; and access to an Employee Assistance Programme.

If this sounds like you, and you are looking to progress your career with a leading, ambitious and forward-thinking company, we would love to hear from you.


If you are interested and want to find out more, for an informal discussion contact Sarah Cobain (07718 570 882).


For a detailed Job Specification, and to apply for this post, please visit our recruitment site and submit an application by Wednesday 14th June 2023.

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