Jobs at the Book Festival

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Communities Programme Director

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £35,000 to £38,000 per annum (+ 5% pension)

We’re looking for a creative and inspiring individual who is a passionate advocate for the power of books, words and ideas to enhance and transform lives. The Communities Programme Director will lead on the development and delivery of our year-round national engagement programme that brings books, stories and ideas to life for people in their own communities across Scotland. This brand new permanent role will be integral to diversifying audiences and increasing equality of access across all aspects of our work.

Closing date: Monday 17 June 2019, 5pm

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 24 June 2019 (to be confirmed)

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Children & Schools Programme Director

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £35,000 to £38,000 per annum (+ 5% pension)

We’re looking for an imaginative and resourceful individual to create the world’s most joyful and innovative celebration of books, words and ideas for children and young people. This is an unparalleled opportunity to produce a programme that encourages thoughtful engagement, challenges expectations and inspires young people of all ages and backgrounds. Outstanding vision and creativity coupled with excellent communication and project management skills will be required to deliver the best possible experience for audiences and participants.

Closing date: Monday 17 June 2019, 5pm

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 24 June 2019 (to be confirmed)

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Information about temporary Festival staff recruitment

We employ over one hundred dedicated and enthusiastic temporary staff each year including short-term staff during August and longer term staff from April/May to September. We expect hard work, commitment, an interest in the arts and a positive, enthusiastic attitude. In return you get a fantastic learning experience that is loads of fun and the opportunity to make valuable contacts. Additional perks include discounted books and access to some of the world's greatest author events. Because of the huge number of applications we receive, and the relative shortness of the contracts, relevant experience is a must.

Please be aware that:

  • We are unable to contribute to accommodation, living and travel expenses.
  • We do not appoint without interview.
  • All candidates will be asked to show evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK if selected for interview.
  • We do not accept speculative applications for positions which are not listed on this page.
  • We do not offer work experience, internships or volunteering opportunities.
 
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