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Vacancies

THE READING AGENCY

Finance, Commercial and Business Director – £55,000 to £60,000 per annum,          Central London

Purpose of the role:

The Reading Agency is looking for an experienced and skilled individual to be responsible for all of their financial, commercial and business affairs.

About:

The Reading Agency programmes support and keep people reading at all stages of life through innovative reading activities developed with libraries, publishers, authors and other partners.

To find out more:

For full details of this opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please visit The Reading Agency website.

Timescales:

The closing date for applications is 5.00 pm on Monday 13 November 2017

Interviews will be held in Central London on the afternoon of Wednesday 29 November 2017


ARVON

Head of Development – £40,000 to £42,000 per annum

Purpose of the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to lead Arvon’s Development team, as it celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2018.

About:

Arvon is a charity that runs five-day residential creative writing courses and retreats in rural writing houses, offering the time and space to write.

To find out more:

For further details and advice on how to apply, please go to Arvon’s website.

Timescales:

The closing date for applications is midday, Tuesday 21 November 2017.

Interviews will be held on Monday 27 November 2017.


ARVON

Communications and Digital Officer – £28,150 p.a.

Purpose of the role:

To promote Arvon’s creative writing courses and retreats to maximise attendance and assist the development and delivery of Arvon’s digital strategy. This role supports the work of the Head of Communications and Digital and works closely with colleagues in Learning & Participation and the Programming team.

About:

Arvon is a charity that runs five-day residential creative writing courses and retreats in rural writing houses, offering the time and space to write.

To find out more:

For further details on how to apply, please download the Information Pack at the Arvon website here.

Timescales:

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 29 November 2017, midday. The interview date is Wednesday 6 December 2017.


THE POETRY TRANSLATION CENTRE

Chair of Trustees

Purpose of the role:

The Poetry Translation Centre is seeking a new Chair for our Board of Trustees. Their ideal candidate is someone with demonstrable leadership experience who can confidently steer the PTC through an exciting period of growth and transition.

About:

The Poetry Translation Centre was established by poet Sarah Maguire in 2004 to introduce new audiences to leading poets from around the world, as well as better understand and celebrate the diverse communities who have made their home in the UK.

To find out more:

Please visit the PTC website for further details on PTC and the application process.

Timescales:

The deadline for submissions is 1 December 2017.  Interviews for shortlisted candidates are planned to take place in the week of 11 December 2017.


THE LITERARY CONSULTANCY (TLC)

Marketing and Development Officer – £26,000 per annum on a pro rata basis

Purpose of the role:

The newly created role of Marketing and Development Officer at TLC presents an exciting opportunity for a diligent and highly motivated arts professional to join an environment at the cutting edge of thinking around contemporary publishing and ethical author services. You will play an instrumental role in the development and implementation of key business strategies around marketing, audience development, and fundraising as TLC heads into its next strategic funding period (2018-22).

About:

TLC’s mission is to provide professional, in-depth, market-informed editorial advice to people writing at any level through its manuscript assessment service, online mentoring scheme, events, original workshops and debates. TLC receives core funding from Arts Council England as the only editorial consultancy on its National Portfolio, enabling it to provide vital support to talented low-income and marginalised writers.

To find out more:

For details on how to apply, please visit TLC’s website.

Timescales:

The closing date for applications is Timescales 12pm (midday), Monday 4th December 2017.

Interviews will be held on 13th and 14th December 2017 at Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA.

Applicants must be able to start work as close to 2nd January as possible.

 

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