Job Title: Archivist
Location: Kuala Lumpur and Genting Highlands
Employment Type: Full-Time (10 months contract with possible extension)
Job Summary:
As an Archivist for MDA, we are looking for someone who will assist us in cataloguing, organizing, and digitising archival materials related to a corporate history of a prominent Malaysian corporation. The archivist will ensure accurate documentation, preservation, and accessibility of the company’s historical records. 


  • Conduct research to gather historical information, documents, photographs, videos, and other materials related to the project.
  • Organize, classify, and catalogue the archival materials in a systematic manner, employing appropriate archival standards and practices.
  • Create and maintain databases, digital records, and physical filing systems to ensure the efficient organization and retrieval of archival materials.
  • Implement preservation techniques to protect and maintain the integrity of the collection.
  • Collaborate with researchers and historians to facilitate access to archival materials.

Who we are looking for:

  • Previous experience or internships in archival work.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of archival principles, practices, and standards.
  • Proficient in conducting research and utilizing various archival resources, databases, and tools.
  • Familiarity with digitization processes and digital preservation techniques.
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail, ensuring accurate cataloguing and preservation of archival materials.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with colleagues.
  • Passion for cultural heritage preservation and a keen interest in history.
  • Ability to be part of a committed team and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to travel and be based outside of Kuala Lumpur when it is required.
  • Optional: Basic photography skills. 
How to Apply:
Please submit your resume, and cover letter to ezrena (AT) Please include “Archivist Application” in the subject line.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. The application deadline is 15 August 2023. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.
Last updated: 27 July 2022