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Vacancies

FREE WORD

Technician (casual basis), £11/hour

Free Word explores the power and politics of words. In our distinctive building in Clerkenwell, we host dynamic public events and provide a home and hub to other organisations that champion freedom of expression by nourishing writers, speakers and readers.

Purpose of the role: We are looking for a proactive, personable and conscientious Technician to maintain the Free Word technical equipment and operate AV equipment during events.

In addition, to advise Free Word and external event organisers on the optimal set up to achieved desired outcomes, as well as offer advice and knowledge in planning upgrades to the system.

We host a range of events including panel discussions, spoken word performances, book launches and conferences.

To find out more: For further details and advice on how to apply, please download information pack here.

Timescales:  Please send your application by email (with letter, CV and Equal Opportunities Form as attachments) to Free Word Jobs by Friday 12 January with the subject heading ‘Technician Application’.

Interview date: Friday 19 January.

If you have any questions, please contact Tim Fletcher, Head of Venue: Tim@freewordcentre.com

 


ARVON

Development Coordinator (37.5 hours per week) – £29,075 p.a.

Arvon are looking for a confident and self-motivated Development Coordinator to join Arvon’s Development team. You will report to the Head of Development and work closely with colleagues in the Learning & Participation and Communications teams. The Development Coordinator will play a key role in Arvon’s efforts to secure support from trusts and foundations, individuals and other sources, to meet Arvon’s vision as home of creative writing in the UK. It is an exciting time to join Arvon as we celebrate our 50th anniversary year.

Purpose of the role: To raise money from trusts and foundations, individuals and other sources to meet Arvon’s vision as home of creative writing in the UK.

Scope of the role: To build and steward relationships with Arvon supporters and alumni. The majority of the post holder’s time will be spent writing proposals and reports, and implementing fundraising campaigns.

To find out more: For further details and advice on how to apply, please download the Information Pack via the Arvon website here.

Timescales: Closing date for applications: Monday 22 January, midday.
Interview date: Tuesday 30 January.

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