Director Swarovski Corporate Archive(F/M)

Location: Wattens
Reference Number: R-23869

It is an exciting time to join our company with 2020 being the year Swarovski celebrate 125 years of its heritage. During this celebratory year there will be a series of events, activities and increased visitors to our prestigious site which is expected to be a very important brand moment.
The Director Swarovski Corporate Archive will be pivotal in this success.
Can you see yourself driving business success to new levels? Would you like to play a major role in shaping the future strategy of a global brand? If so, take the opportunity to apply as Director Corporate Archive (f/m).


As a Director Corporate Archive, you are responsible to enhance Swarovski’s heritage and archive globally (on a Group level) to ensure full access to the history and there with manage and ensure one history communication. Acquire, integrate, build and manage entire archive collection as well as sub-archives within the Swarovski group to ensure centralization of Swarovski’s heritage.

Some of your duties and responsibilities will be, but not limited to:

  • Organizational and further development of the Swarovski Crystal Archive (SCA)
  • Representing the SCA internally and externally
  • Brand Building and Customer Relation - welcome designers, business partners as future customers in the archive rooms
  • Communicate Swarovski history actively inside and outside the organization on and off stage
  • Ensure consistent communication of Swarovski heritage/history resp. content, wording
  • Manages all communications projects internally and externally such as publications, communications tools and curation of exhibitions globally
  • Identify and create new projects and exhibition opportunities for Swarovski's history and mastery
  • Representing almost 125 years of Swarovski´s heritage and mastery
  • Heading a central department to organize and plan agendas for headquarter visits to guarantee a qualified individual guest treatment that results in an adequate Swarovski experience


As a Director Corporate Archive, you are a motivated, enthusiastic personality with a solid academic background and a strong hands-on mentality. The ideal candidate proactively brings forward suggestions for improvements and implements them. You bring exceptional communication skills, creative problem-solving abilities and a customer centric mind-set. At least 8 years' experience within corporate archive and business history.

A background in Fashion, Art History, or Design would be preferred.

  • Strong academical background in humanities (history/art history) and archival science and economics
  • High interest in fashion, jewelry and art
  • Having a big picture mentality
  • Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize work in a demanding business environment to ensure goals are met
  • Strong team lead and management skills
  • Network of Business Archives and historians
  • Fluency in English and German


Since 1895, Swarovski is ranked one of the most valued luxury brands in the jewelry and fashion industry. Swarovski as an entrepreneurial family business offers a high performing people environment, tremendous opportunities to grow and contribute and a modern and architecturally attractive workplace. Furthermore, being located in Tyrol, one of the best-known holiday regions in Austria, Swarovski provides a wonderful work environment, atmosphere and work-life balance. 

As required by law, we advise that the collectively agreed base annual salary for this position is set at a minimum of € 61.671,12. gross. Our actual salaries are market competitive and take individual qualifications and experience into account.

Does this sound like you? If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

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